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All Inclusive Full-Day Blue Mountains Trip from SydneyDay Trips

All Inclusive Full-Day Blue Mountains Trip from Sydney

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Hit all the highlights of Australia's Blue Mountains on this day tour from Sydney. View native Australian animals at Featherdale Wildlife Park, see the famous Three Sisters at Echo Park, then head for Scenic World (all three rides included). Wind up on a river cruise on the Parramatta back to Sydney for drop-off at Circular Quay or Darling Harbour. National Park fees and round-trip transportation from select hotels included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Sydney Bike ToursMountain Bike Tours

Sydney Bike Tours

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Cycling around Sydney is the perfect way to sightsee in this gorgeous harborside city. Join your expert guide for a fun and fascinating look at up to 30 top sights, including the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, along with many others. As you pedal around the city, learn about the history, culture and favorite local spots on your choice of four cycling routes. Choose from various tour durations depending on your schedule.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Sydney Six Beaches Trike TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Sydney Six Beaches Trike Tour

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Hop on a trike and explore the six beaches of Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. Explore stunning coastline from Bondi to La Perouse. Learn the history of the beaches and see how the locals live. This tour includes helmets, jackets, gloves, and headsets to hear your guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

The Rocks Walking Tour: the Original Guided Walking Tour of The RocksCultural Tours

The Rocks Walking Tour: the Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks

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Delve into the history of Sydney and British Australia on a leisurely 90-minute walking tour in The Rocks district with an expert guide. Along with famous spots like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, you’ll see historic buildings and colonial-era sites such as Cadman's Cottage and Garrison Church. Weave through old hidden alleyways, lanes and courtyards where the past comes alive as you hear fascinating stories of Sydney’s beginnings from your guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Bespoke Off-the-Beaten-Path Tour of Inner SydneyDay Trips

Bespoke Off-the-Beaten-Path Tour of Inner Sydney

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If you’ve already ticked off top Sydney attractions, opt to see a different side of the Harbour City on a tour that takes you off-the-beaten-path. Choosing a private tour means you’ll benefit from the undivided attention and insider knowledge of your guide, and enjoy the flexibility to customize your itinerary to include hidden gems suited to your interests.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

The Rocks Pub Walking TourBeer & Brewery Tours

The Rocks Pub Walking Tour

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Discover the history of Sydney on a 2.5-hour walking tour and pub crawl in The Rocks. Your knowledgeable and entertaining guide takes you to four of Sydney's oldest pubs where you try a different glass of craft beer, cider, or wine in each venue. Learn about the early days of the British colony in Australia and hear the stories of these old-time pubs as you enjoy their rich atmosphere and tasty drinks.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Blue Mountains Day Trip Including Parramatta River CruiseDay Trips

Blue Mountains Day Trip Including Parramatta River Cruise

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Enjoy a full-day tour from Sydney to the Blue Mountains to discover the charms of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed region. Enjoy sweeping views of the Blue Mountains from Kings Tableland. Take a walk at Wentworth Falls or Leura Cascades; visit Leura and Katoomba; stop to see the Three Sisters rock formation and explore the rides at Scenic World (own expense). See ancient Aboriginal rock carvings, then take a boat cruise down the Parramatta River to Circular Quay in Sydney Harbour.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Hawkesbury River Kayak AdventureDay Trips

Hawkesbury River Kayak Adventure

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Come & explore the unspoilt wilderness on Sydney's northern doorstep, just 45 minutes from the CBD - The mighty Lower Hawkesbury. See shipwrecks and waterfalls, hear the Indigenous heritage and settlers’ history – all from our stable and stylish double sit-on top kayaks. The perfect way to experience this incredible Country. Paddle past the towering sandstone cliffs, and pull in to untouched beaches for a tea or a coffee. Take a short hike to a clifftop lookout with breathtaking views over the meeting of the 3 great waterways: Berowra, Marramarra, and the Hawkesbury. All food and equipment provided, no experience required. Tea, coffee, and snacks also provided. Kayaking is easy and fun for everyone, we welcome all ages, just bring a sense of adventure! Come by train: A scenic one hour ride from Central, with trains leaving each way every hour. Or drive a car 45 minutes north from the CBD to Deerubbun Reserve boat ramp. Pick ups also available if you're staying on the river.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sydney Half Day Tour including Sydney Opera House and Bondi BeachHalf-day Tours

Private Sydney Half Day Tour including Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach

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See Sydney’s top sights on a half-day private city tour that still leaves you with time to enjoy the rest of the day on your own. You’ll check off Sydney’s must-see attractions, including the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach and Circular Quay. Hear about the city’s history and modern-day culture from a private guide-driver, and take in daily life around neighborhoods like Paddington and Darlinghurst.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney Opera House Walking TourPrivate and Luxury

Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney Opera House Walking Tour

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Enjoy an insider’s perspective on the iconic Sydney Opera House during a 1-hour walking tour. Learn about the performances, history, and architecture of the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House as your expert guide takes you behind the scenes of the venue. Get photos ops from vantage points that are normally off-limits, and have the option to include a tasting Plate at Opera Kitchen or dine at the famous Opera Bar. Tours are offered throughout the day, making it easy to schedule into your sightseeing when your cruise ship docks in Sydney.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Sydney The Rocks Historical Pub Tour with Drinks and DinnerHalf-day Tours

Sydney The Rocks Historical Pub Tour with Drinks and Dinner

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Spend some time like a classic Aussie on a historical pub tour of The Rocks, Sydney’s oldest neighborhood. Join a fun-loving and informative guide, and visit some of the quarter’s oldest drinking holes to experience authentic Aussie pub life. Enjoy five drinks and dinner; discover pubs' behind-the-scenes secrets; and uncover the The Rocks' history, discovering how its drink spots have shaped local culture. Includes souvenir gift, photos, and discount vouchers for local shops and restaurants.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Aboriginal Heritage Tour at the Royal Botanic Garden SydneyNature and Wildlife

Aboriginal Heritage Tour at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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Discover how the Cadigal people used local plant life to thrive on a tour of the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney. Lead by an Aboriginal guide, you receive insider information on the history, culture, and practices of the first people of present day Sydney. Depending on the season, you may get to try traditional Bush foods along the way.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Canberra Day Trip from SydneyDay Trips

Canberra Day Trip from Sydney

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Take a full-day tour from Sydney to explore Canberra, the fascinating capital city of Australia. Enjoy guided tours of key sights including the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, the National Museum and the Lodge, home to the Prime Minister. As you approach Canberra, stop in the quaint town of Sutton Forest and snap photos from Mt Ainslie. Your guide shares the backstory behind the design of Canberra, conceived of by visionary architects and one of only a handful of planned cities in the world.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Shark Dive Xtreme at SEA LIFE Sydney AquariumCultural Tours

Shark Dive Xtreme at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

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Get the opportunity to dive among grey nurse sharks, stingrays, and sea turtles on this beginner scuba dive at the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. Book your passes ahead for this popular tour, which includes a full scuba training session, use of all gear, and supervision by a guide as you dive in the huge aquarium.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures

Blue Mountains Deluxe Small-Group Eco Wildlife Tour from SydneyDay Trips

Blue Mountains Deluxe Small-Group Eco Wildlife Tour from Sydney

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Leave the bustle of Sydney behind during a full-day tour of the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. Enjoy a picturesque morning tea picnic at Calmsley Hill before seeing the highlights of Blue Mountains National Park including the Three Sisters rock formation and Govetts Leap. Have the option to include a 2-course lunch at the elegant Hydro Majestic Hotel. This is a small-group tour, with numbers limited to 17 people, for a more intimate experience.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Tour: Blue Mountains Day Trip from SydneyDay Trips

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Private Tour: Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney

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Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Blue Mountains on a private, full-day tour from Sydney. Your experienced guide shares the best of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed region with stops at landmarks in Blue Mountains National Park including Three Sisters rock formation, and visit native Australian animals at Calmsley Hill Farm while enjoying morning tea. Enjoy a 2-course lunch at your choice of venue within the luxurious Hydro Majestic Hotel, the elegant Echoes Restaurant or the relaxed Boiler House Cafe.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Morning or Afternoon Sydney Highlights Tour with a Local GuideHalf-day Tours

Morning or Afternoon Sydney Highlights Tour with a Local Guide

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Cram all of Sydney’s most memorable landmarks into one tour! Enjoy a 4-hour sightseeing tour, jam-packed with photo opportunities and iconic sights, and pick up insider tips from your knowledgeable local guide. Take in the views from Mrs Macquarie's Chair and The Gap; marvel over Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera house; and visit bustling Chinatown. After strolling neighborhoods like The Rocks, Paddington and Woolloomooloo, head to the coast to discover Bondi Beach, Rose Bay and Shark Beach.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Canberra Day Trip ex Sydney including Parliament House, Australian War MemorialDay Trips

Canberra Day Trip ex Sydney including Parliament House, Australian War Memorial

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Marvel over the monuments and memorials of Canberra on this full-day tour from Sydney. Look out over the Australian capital from Mount Ainslie; walk through the historic halls of Parliament House and visit the poignant Australian War Memorial. Then, enjoy an independent visit of either the National Museum of Australia or the National Gallery; learn more about Canberra’s fasincating history at Yarralumla; and admire the city’s beautiful parks and lakes.
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Private Tour: Sydney Sightseeing ExperienceFull-day Tours

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Private Tour: Sydney Sightseeing Experience

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Discover Sydney’s history and colonial heritage along with its beaches and natural beauty on a private tour with your choice of half- or full-day tour. The half-day sightseeing tour takes in history along Macquarie Street and The Rocks, lively Kings Cross, the iconic Sydney Opera House, and scenic Watsons Bay, Bondi Beach and the northern coast. The full-day tour upgrade includes a seafood lunch at Dee Why beach on one of Sydney’s stunning Northern Beaches. Traveling with a private guide ensures a personalized Sydney experience.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Top Harbour Beaches Sunset Tour Bus Tours

Top Harbour Beaches Sunset Tour

Join us off the beaten track for 2 hours of walking driving ,talking and some local history about this aesthetically beautiful part of Sydney  Also happy to make some restaurant recommendations for you for the remainder of your stay in Sydney. Just BEFORE the 2 hr mark at 645 pm I will leave you to enjoy your sunset drink at a gorgeous local beach. From there,you'd need to taxi or uber back to the main Rd. (a 2 to 5 min walk from the beach)
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Story of Sydney TourHalf-day Tours

Story of Sydney Tour

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This comprehensive tour of Sydney is perfect for first-time visitors or those short on time. Spend a half-day immersed in the history and culture of Sydney, learning through stops at landmarks such as Chinatown, Darling Harbour, and Australia’s largest urban development, Barangaroo. Your guide will follow a curated itinerary centered on the history of Sydney from 1788 to modern day, adding commentary to illuminate the details.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sydney City Customized TourDay Trips

Private Sydney City Customized Tour

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Explore Sydney with a local guide on a private full-day tour that efficiently covers the highlights. See top destinations including the historic Rocks district, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Sydney Opera House, and learn about the Aboriginal heritage and colonial history of Australia. You’ll also take in attractions such as the Royal Botanic Gardens and Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, stop at Bondi Beach for a walk and lunch, and more.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Iconic Sights of Sydney Tour with FREE Photography packageHalf-day Tours

Iconic Sights of Sydney Tour with FREE Photography package

Capture the perfect angle every time as you check off some of Sydney’s most iconic locations with a professional photographer. After pickup from your hotel, experience the sun, sand, and surf of Bondi Beach, sweeping views from Watsons Bay, native plants in the Royal Botanic Gardens, and, of course, the signature sails of Sydney Opera House. Travel in a group no larger than 13 for a more intimate experience.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Small Group Essential Sydney Tour Including LunchDay Trips

Small Group Essential Sydney Tour Including Lunch

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Explore Sydney on a 5-hour tour that includes a comprehensive city tour, lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia in Rushcutters Bay, and a visit to Bondi Beach. In Sydney, see highlights including the historic Rocks district, Royal Botanical Gardens, Parliament House, Hyde Park Barracks, St Mary’s Cathedral, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. You'll also drive through Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross, Oxford Street and the suburbs of Paddington, Double Bay, Rose Bay, Vaucluse and Watsons Bay, enjoying informative commentary along the way.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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