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Felicity Urquhart | Pub

A trip to the pub no longer means you have to settle for an average steak and fries for lunch.

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1st May 2016

Laugh yourself silly at the World Laughter Day event at Bondi Beach, experience spectacular aerial displays at the annual Wings Over Illawarra and meet Thomas and his friends at Day Out With Thomas at Trainworks.

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Catch Up

Mike gets a taste of the new Southern Highlands Food & Wine Clusters; Lizzy is cruising the coast; Jack’s riding the rapids; Felicity finds some posh pub grub at West Village and Bellevue and Erica has some mates rates on some great Canberra accommodation that includes your entertainment.

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Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport

Make Canberra your next family holiday for mate’s rates with accommodation, breakfast and entertainment covered.

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Mike gets friendly with the animals - from surf to turf in Port Stephens; Darren hits the tools at a locomotive workshop; Karen settles in for a long lunch in the Hunter; Daniel’s got some fresh Eating Out ideas and Erica has a coastal Hot Deal that’s almost half price.

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Hostings - Southern Highlands Clusters

Mike’s getting a taste of the new Southern Highlands Food & Wine Clusters.

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Hostings - Southern Highlands Clusters

Mike’s getting a taste of the new Southern Highlands Food & Wine Clusters.

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Penrith Whitewater Stadium

Looking for some adrenalin pumping adventure close to home?

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Trike Tours

Lizzy gets the ride of her life on a Harley trike tour.

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About

Sydney Weekender, hosted by Mike Whitney, is now in its 23rd year!
Travelling around the city and throughout the length & breadth of the state, each episode investigates the best places to stay, eat and play so you can make the most of your weekend. 

After retiring from international cricket, Mike first appeared on Sydney Weekender back in 1994, and since then has loved every minute of it. 

Over the years, Mike has hosted Sydney Weekender from all over New South Wales; from Eden in the south, to Tibooburra in the far northwest of the state. 

One of Mike's favourite moments was when he had the chance to fly in a fully restored De Havilland Vampire fighter jet at the Temora Aviation Museum. "The pilot opened the throttle and sent the Vampire vertical," he says, "It was such a blast - the whole time I was thinking - I've got the best job in the world."

Sydney Weekender is on every Sunday at 5.30pm on the Seven Network in Sydney, and across N.S.W. & the A.C.T. on the PRIME Network. It's repeated a week later on 7TWO.

We're also on 7TWO on Saturdays - Please check your local guide for times.