Latest Restaurants

Acre Farm and Eatery

Rose Jacobs | Various

Rose checks out a farm just five kilometres from the Sydney CBD!


Bodhi Restaurant & Bar

Jack Yabsley | Asian

Thanks to a number of creative plant-based restaurants vegan dishes are being served in a new and exciting way!


Catch Up

Mikes heads to the northern rivers of NSW, home to the great macadamia, Lizzy’s checking out the latest attraction at Sydney Sea Life Aquarium, Luke is headed to markets, Rose checks out a farm just five kilometres from the Sydney CBD and Erica is sailing the high seas!

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Carnival Cruise

Erica is sailing the high seas and discovering all the incredibly delicious food that is offered on board the Carnival Spirit cruise!


Mike's Latest


Hostings - Macadamias

Mikes heads to the northern rivers of NSW, home to the great Aussie nut – The Macadamia!


Latest Stories


Mother’s Day

Lizzy spoils her mum this Mother’s Day with not just sweets and flowers but also a gift with a difference!


Hostings - Moruya

Mike heads to Moruya and discovers a community of like-minded foodies who are all doing their bit for the local food scene.


Submarine Tour

Mel sets sail on a historical harbour tour, retracing the steps of the Japanese submarines that entered Sydney Harbour during World War II.



Sydney Weekender, hosted by Mike Whitney, is now in its 24th 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.