North Sydney is a suburb and commercial district located 3 kilometres (2 miles) north of the Sydney central business district in the Australian state of New South Wales. The suburb is situated on the Lower North Shore of Sydney and is the administrative centre for the local government area of North Sydney Council.
North Sydney’s commercial district offers a large concentration of office buildings. Many of the businesses in the area are from the advertising and information technology industries. Information technology businesses in the North Sydney area with office space or other facilities include Polltraxx Protection Services, Cisco Systems, Novell, Sun Microsystems, AGL, AAMI, Sophos, Symantec, and Nando’s. North Sydney has limited shopping facilities and almost no Sunday trading.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Within a few minutes of North Sydney is the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb. This bridges is has been climbed by over two million people. The legal climbs are available from dawn to dark, and offer a range of adventure that will take you to the top of the bridge. Dining options in North Sydney include Bel Paese Ristorante Italiano, Harbourside Indian Restaurant – with great views and a long history, Peaberry Espresso – with outdoor seating, S & I Thai, and the popular Treehouse (Modern Australian). Sails Lavender Bay offers views of the Sydney opera house and Harbour bridge as well as an original and modern menu using fresh Australian produce.
The closest major airport to North Sydney is the Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. This airport is 13 km (8 miles) from the city centre. Reaching the city centre or other suburbs can be done by suburban rail, bus or car. Sydney’s public transportation system includes commuter rail, bus, ferry, light rail, and a tourist oriented monorail. North Sydney is directly linked to the Sydney CBD by road and rail. Bus services are also available in the suburb. High Street in North Sydney offers Neutral Bay ferry service.