Online editor of Qantas Travel Insider:
Here is some info for kayaking both in and just outside of Sydney: http://travelinsider.qantas.com.au/sydney_kayak_paddle_power.htm Enjoy :) about 10 years ago
If you are willing to go for a 15-min walk, you should try spice i am - www.spiceiam.com - on 90 Wentworth Avenue. It's not fancy, but fantastic. about 10 years ago
My parents are in Sydney for a week from the states. Any good restaurant recommendations around Sydney?
Oh my, there are many :) Some of the best tapas in town: http://travelinsider.qantas.com.au/bodega_sydney.htm Amazing and delicate dumplings: http://travelinsider.qantas.com.au/din_tai_fung_sydney.htm Incredible desserts: http://travelinsider.qantas.com.au/pier_sydney.htm Comfort food: http://travelinsider.qantas.com.au/coffee-cup-on-crown-and-bettys-soup-kitchen-sydney.htm There is also a fantastic Thai restaurant on Reservoir Street in Surry Hills, Sugarcane, that does some of the best roti and beef curry in town: www.sugarcanerestaurant.com.au Bon appetit :) about 10 years ago