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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
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  • 4 hours
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The Rocks Walking Tour: the Original Guided Walking Tour of The RocksCity Packages

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
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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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
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney Opera House Walking TourCity Packages

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
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  • 1 hour
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Sydney Dark Stories True Crime TourCity Packages

Sydney Dark Stories True Crime Tour

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Discover Sydney’s most infamous crime scenes and learn about its chilling past on this leisurely walking tour. The saying “Truth is stranger than fiction” plays out as you hear Sydney’s most terrifying tales, walk through its neighborhoods, and visit the sites of its true crimes. Your guide provides fascinating facts about the city’s dark history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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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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Convicts and The Rocks: Sydney's Walking History Tour Led by HistorianCity Packages

Convicts and The Rocks: Sydney's Walking History Tour Led by Historian

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Head to The Rocks to learn about Sydney’s colorful past. Your historian guide will regale you with stories of the first convicts to arrive in Sydney, their early experiences in Australia, and how they ultimately transformed a shanty camp to an enduring settlement. Listen to tales of street gangs, see the city’s oldest cottage, visit the Customs House, and check out maps and murals of old and new Sydney.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Canberra Explorer: Australia's Capital City Tour from SydneyDay Trips

Canberra Explorer: Australia's Capital City Tour from Sydney

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When in Sydney, a full-day tour to Canberra provides a fascinating overview of Australia’s national capital, one of the few planned cities in the world. Designed by visionary architects, Canberra is home to renowned institutions including the Australian War Memorial, the National Museum of Australia, Parliament House, and the Lodge (the Prime Minister’s official residence). Stop for morning tea, lunch and dinner (own expense), and enjoy guided tours of key sites. Admire the town of Berrima, the Goulburn region and views from Mt Ainslie en route to Canberra.
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  • 13 hours
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  • 13 hours
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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
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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

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
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  • 5 hours
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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 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
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Half day in Sydney with a local: private & personalizedHalf-day Tours

Half day in Sydney with a local: private & personalized

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Ditch the guidebook and explore Australia’s most populous city with a local host. Craft an itinerary that suits your interests and hit the streets with a local, visiting landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, as well as amazing hidden spots and vibrant neighborhoods. Enjoy an insider’s view on this beautiful, diverse metropolis.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
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  • 4 hours
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sydney Harbour walking adventure Half-day Tours

sydney Harbour walking adventure

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this tour is guided by a local Sydney born guide and this tour takes you through hidden sydney and explores the harbour and historic rocks area and it’s hidden lane ways and hidden gems where we started in 1788
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Small Group Blue Mountains Day Tour from SydneyDay Trips

Small Group Blue Mountains Day Tour from Sydney

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Discover the highlights of the Blue Mountains on a full-day tour to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed national park from Sydney. Stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park to see Australian native animals including kangaroos, koalas and wombats. Continue into Blue Mountains National Park to lookout points over the Three Sisters, Jamison Valley, Kings Tableland, Grose Valley and Wentworth Falls. In the picturesque town of Leura, have lunch accompanied by a glass of wine or beer. Your tour includes informative guide, morning tea and lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 9 hours
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The Rocks Pub Walking TourCity Packages

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
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Withlocals 90 Minutes Kickstart™: Safe & Private Sydney Tour with a Local expertCity Packages

Withlocals 90 Minutes Kickstart™: Safe & Private Sydney Tour with a Local expert

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Please be aware that this tour is adapted to the local regulations post Covid-19. Our hosts will deliver this experience with the required equipment always keeping the distance suggested by local authorities. It will be safe and entertaining! Kickstart your time in Sydney ​with a 90-minute introduction to the city with the help of your favorite local. See the main highlights of Sydney and discover the best the city has to offer. On this private tour, you’ll visit the must-see historical spots of Sydney, but also see hidden places that will give an authentic feeling of the city. Go to the world-famous Opera House, the incredible Circular Quay, and find out where locals look for the best timepiece in town. Hear all about how an observatory was created for a rebellion that never came and more.​ Ready for a unique private trip into this mix of history and modern culture? Wondering about the best places for food and drinks? Get your personal recommendations from your local host.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Jenolan Caves TourDay Trips

Jenolan Caves Tour

Another ultimate in escape. Visit the Jenolan Caves with us as we pick you up from your hotel in our car, driving up in comfort. Stop along the way through the villages in Blue Mountains. Arrive and go deep down below the earth, tour the oldest caves system in the world on a guided tour and finally see the difference between a stalagmite and stalactite. Immerse yourself in the large caverns, marvellous underground rivers, and magical wonder of Jenolan Caves. People of any age and fitness level can make this trip and walk through the cave systems from easy to the more challenging. Really the caves system is nature at its dazzling best. Truly a must if you have the time. As soon as you see the the Grand Arch, the Jenolan Caves entrance you know you will have made the right choice to come along on this tour. Consider, turn a Blue Mountains day tour into a longer trip and stay overnight at the foothills of the Blue Mountains and tour to caves the following day for outstanding value.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Sydney - Canberra Trip via Grand Pacific Drive (Stay Overnight)Overnight Tours

Sydney - Canberra Trip via Grand Pacific Drive (Stay Overnight)

Explore Canberra without the hassle of navigating on an overnight trip from Sydney, with round-trip transport and accommodation included. Our tour includes Grand Pacific Drive when we are on our way to Canberra! Unlike most group tours, day two offers free time to explore the city at your own pace before the return trip to Sydney.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days

Our Best Hidden Harbour Beaches TourHalf-day Tours

Our Best Hidden Harbour Beaches Tour

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Sydney is a large, developed city, but on this relaxed day tour you’ll visit some of the most beautiful hidden beaches around the harbor. Your local guide will take you to places that tourists don’t usually find--as well as some of the most popular, must-see spots. As this is a small-group tour, you can go at your own pace. Enjoy a refreshing swim if the weather is warm.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Must see Sydney with a local: private & personalizedDay Trips

Must see Sydney with a local: private & personalized

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If you’ve just arrived in the Harbour City, kickstart your time in Sydney on a private sightseeing tour that can be customized according to your interests. Rather than following a one-size-fits-all itinerary, you’ll have the freedom and flexibility to tailor your schedule using the expertise and insider knowledge of a guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

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