The NIH Cardiovascular Bioengineering Symposium, 1-2 March 2019, Sydney, Australia

Pre- and Post-Conference Activities

Close to Home

There's a huge range of things to see and do right on the doorstep of the conference! We've listed some ideas below to get you started.

Discover tours across Sydney West

Try an adventure tour or a food and wine tour

Things to do in Sydney West

Discover Sydney West's best attractions, beaches, walks, restaurants, nightlife and kids' attractions

Try the local flavours of Sydney West

Sydney West restaurants, food and wine, cafes and dining

Sydney West Accommodation

Find out about hotels, apartments, b&bs and guesthouses in Sydney West

Further Afield


If you have more time to explore our wonderful country, there are transport options from Sydney to the marvellous destinations and fun adventures in the regions. There are trains and coaches, as well as flights from Sydney Airport to many regional airports.

What about getting to an island paradise? The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island is only a short plane trip from the mainland. A top destination all year, the island is home to the world’s most southerly coral reefs, as well as lovely beaches and great fishing, snorkelling and diving.

Wondering where to stay in NSW? Then search the accommodation on the website. There are options to suit various budgets, including camping and caravanning, B&Bs, classic pubs, motels, heritage guesthouses and farm stays, as well as eco-retreats, luxury hotels and spa resorts.

Visit the following pages to explore some of the very best opportunities NSW has to offer: