Accommodation & Travel
GETTING TO SYDNEY
QANTAS is a Major Partner for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival. Search for flights at qantas.com.
WHERE TO STAY
AccorHotels is Australia's largest hotel group, with over 200 hotels ranging from luxury to economy including city and regional destinations, as well as resort locations. AccorHotels in Australia operates Sofitel, MGallery by Sofitel, Pullman, Swissôtel, Quay West, The Sebel, Grand Mercure, Novotel, Mercure and the Ibis family of brands.
We have also partnered with leading tour operators and travel organisations to help you plan your Mardi Gras escape:
Australia - Flight Centre
Australia - GALTA
Australia - Out & About Travel
Australia - Pink Dollar Travel
Australia - Planetdwellers
Australia - YHA
United States - IGLTA
United States - Rainbow Tourism
It's easy to get around Sydney with trains, buses, light rail and ferries. To find out more and plan your journey, go to Transport NSW.
Discover Sydney's pumping queer nightlife and get the most out of your stay in the Harbour City. See our guide to Sydney’s essential LGBTQI hotspots here.
EXPLORE SYDNEY AND NSW
There's so much of Sydney to see and experience, and the best place to discover all that's on offer is at the official Sydney website.
The City of Sydney is responsible for the city centre and more than 30 other suburbs including Darlinghurst, the traditional gay heartland of Sydney and where Oxford Street is located. You can see more of what the City of Sydney provides on their website.
If you have time to go further afield, New South Wales is home to some of the best beaches, landscapes, attractions and experiences anywhere in the world. Find out more about what NSW has to offer at the Visit NSW website.