Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney for official visit

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived at Sydney Airport at about 7am on Monday morning on a Qantas flight from London.

Later in the tour they will attend an Invictus Games event on Cockatoo Island in Sydney before enjoying a reception at the Bennelong Restaurant at the Opera House. They were greeted with a huge media and security presence, as the nation shows its excitement for the royal visit!

Prince Harry and Meghan touched down in Sydney today ahead of their first official royal tour.

Meghan and Harry were driven to Admiralty House.

The 16-day royal trip will be packed with 76 engagements, with the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 taking centre stage.

Getty royal photographer Chris Jackson predicts Australians are in for something very special when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive for their mammoth tour.

Their trip coincides with the Invictus Games to be held in Sydney from October 20-27.

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They will rest before beginning official duties on Tuesday.

A Kensington Palace spokesman said: "There is a long history of friendship between the royal family and Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand, and their links with the United Kingdom are extensive".

They were whisked from the airport straight to Admiralty House in Sydney, which they will call home during their 16-day stint in Australia.

On Friday, royal fans will be able to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan at Bondi Beach, where they'll be spending time with OneWave, an initiative that engages with mental health.

We will have to wait and see if the couple get as involved in the dancing as Prince William and Kate did when they visited the tiny Pacific island of Tuvalu in 2012. It is also where Harry launched the 2018 Sydney Invictus Games in May previous year.

The pair will then travel to Fiji and Tonga, before another day in Sydney, and will end their tour with four days in New Zealand.

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