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Sydney Harbour Morning Tea Discovery CruiseDay Cruises

Sydney Harbour Morning Tea Discovery Cruise

Experience the vastness of Sydney Harbour with its rich history, iconic sites, secluded beaches and spectacular sandstone cliffs. Enjoy a delicious morning tea while you listen to the live commentary on the history of Sydney Harbour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$630.03 
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Poihakena tours: stories of Maori in SydneyPrivate and Luxury

Poihakena tours: stories of Maori in Sydney

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Poihākena tours: stories of Māori in Sydney is based in The Rocks where Māori have lived, loved, visited, traded and worked for over 225 years. It is the only Māori tour in Australia, where one in five Māori now live. Poihākena tours are led by Māori Guides, passionate and knowledgeable about Māori Culture and history.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

Family Day In Sydney With A Local: Private & PersonalizedHalf-day Tours

Family Day In Sydney With A Local: Private & Personalized

Explore Australia’s most populous city with a local host for a hassle-free family travel experience. Craft an itinerary that suits your family’s needs and make the most of your time in Sydney. Visit landmarks like Sydney Opera House and Royal Botanic Garden and check out the aquarium and wildlife park. Enjoy amazing views, learn about Australia’s aboriginal heritage, and discover fun places to let your little ones play.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.93 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Newtown And Enmore: Sydney's Hip NeighbourhoodsHalf-day Tours

Newtown And Enmore: Sydney's Hip Neighbourhoods

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Escape Sydney’s crowded center and discover two of the city’s hippest neighborhoods on a private walking tour of Newtown and Enmore. Exploring with a guide allows you to stray from the beaten path and see eclectic shops, bars, and restaurants that you may otherwise have missed. Plus, this private tour ensures you receive undivided attention and benefit from the flexibility to customize your tour according to your preferences.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.11 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sydney Photography Walking Tour to Create Postcard Like PhotosCultural Tours

Sydney Photography Walking Tour to Create Postcard Like Photos

Capture Sydney Harbour and its famous landmarks such as the Opera House and Harbour Bridge at its best with award winning photographer.  You will be guided to the best spots, some only known to locals, to witness the city at sunset and create those postcard perfect images. This 2.5 hours walking and shooting tour is the best way to experience Sydney in magical lights. You will be shown how to work with your camera settings.  This tour suits professional photographers or enthusiasts. Tours available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Bahasa.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
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Blue Mountains Full Day Nature Tour for FourDay Trips

Blue Mountains Full Day Nature Tour for Four

Lets Explore Sydney provides guests with true experiences, local knowledge and a focus on doing things a little different. We focus on small groups for more enjoyable experiences. We guarantee to take you to the places other big operators can't, or won't. The Blue Mountains is a beautiful place to enjoy amongst nature, so let us show you the very best of its huge natural diversity and enjoy a great day out.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$801.32 
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Sydney Discovery Tour Full Day Private CharterCultural Tours

Sydney Discovery Tour Full Day Private Charter

An exceptional Sydney experience your family or group will never forget           A Custom Private Charter Tour. Australia's oldest and most cosmopolitan city is literally overflowing with thrilling views, fascinating history, and fun things to do. We'll cover the must-sees in five of the six major districts to familiarize you with all that's on offer. Then you'll know exactly how to spend the rest of your stay.  Hotel or Airport Pick-ups and tailored itinerary to suit you!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Guided Tour Valentine's Day

Guided Tour "Love Stories of Sydney"

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Did you know that The Sydney Harbour Bridge is nicknamed “The Coathanger” because of its arch-based design? You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Also Sydney officially became a city in 1842. Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness met on the set of Australian TV show Correlli in 1995. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period! * You will be guided by a local charismatic guide * You will hear the romantic legends of the city * You will visit the charming places
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$478.88 
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  • 2 hours
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The Best of Sydney Walking TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

The Best of Sydney Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Did you know that The Sydney Harbour Bridge is nicknamed “The Coathanger” because of its arch-based design? Or that The smallest beach in Sydney is McKell Beach at Darling Point, accessible only by boat at low tide? Also Sydney officially became a city in 1842. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Sydney. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it! * You will be guided by a local charismatic guide * You will hear the stories and legends of the city * You will visit the charming places
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures

Explore Sydney Like a Local on a Small-Group Day TourCultural Tours

Explore Sydney Like a Local on a Small-Group Day Tour

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GET OFF THE TOURIST TRAIL AND INTO SOME OF SYDNEY'S LOCAL HOT SPOTS! EXPLORE THE CITY AND MEET THE LOCALS IN THE LEGENDS BUS WITH OUR EXPERIENCED GUIDES. MINI BUS, KAYAK AND WALK A full day tour packed with adventure, we get you off the bus and into a fun variety of activities, and places. Admire the graffiti, experience a pocket city farm, paddle rose bay, explore a local brewery, meet local barristers, candle makers and more. Explore the city, make new friends and come see a truly authentic side of Sydney, all while cruising in comfort in a freshly renovated mini bus!
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

Half-Day Walking Tour in Sydney Half-day Tours

Half-Day Walking Tour in Sydney

Up-close views of the world-famous Sydney Opera House Exploration of the historic The Rocks neighborhood Incredible lookout point at Mrs. Macquarie's Chair Spectacular Bondi Beach to Bronte Beach coastal walk Diverse areas like Darling Harbour, Chinatown & Darlinghurst
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

See Sydney With A Local: Private & PersonalizedDay Trips

See Sydney With A Local: Private & Personalized

You’ll join one of our local Sydney hosts for an exhilarating experience of their city. Whether you have 3, 4, 6 or 8 hours to spare, it does not matter- your host will create an itinerary around your schedule and interests. Depending on how you envisioned your Australian adventure, you could explore Darling Harbor the famous Bondi Beach, or the Sydney Harbor National Park. Whether it’s a low-key day of discovering a few hip neighborhoods, or an action-packed day of sightseeing - your host can’t wait to share a slice of this Aussie gem with you! Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

The Beauty of Sydney Private Bike TourMountain Bike Tours

The Beauty of Sydney Private Bike Tour

What could be more thrilling than flying through the streets of Sydney on two wheels? Experience the child-like joy that only comes from biking as you whiz around taking in everything from the colonial-era Cadmans Cottage to the trendy spaces of the Museum of Contemporary Art and beyond. Cycling is a locals’ favorite way to get around. So hop on, blend in, and set off to discover Sydney. You’ll be surprised by how much more you can see when you explore by bike. Sydney is a city that embraces the outdoor lifestyle, with a fantastic mix of neighborhoods and open spaces to explore. By bike, you can see it all. As well as checking out the unmissable Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, you’ll get off the tourist trail and discover a side to Sydney that only the locals see. Your cycle-loving host will be by your side at all times, so follow their lead for an easy-going ride.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Withlocals 90 Minutes Kickstart: Safe & Private Sydney Tour with a Local expertPrivate Sightseeing Tours

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
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Walking Tour to Balmain and Iconic PubsHistorical Tours

Walking Tour to Balmain and Iconic Pubs

Wonderful mix of juicy tales & delicious drinks at each pub Chance to learn about Balmain with entertaining stories Refreshing beers, bold glasses of wine & cold soft drinks Expert guide taking you to the suburb's 4 most iconic pubs Glimpse into the past of local gangsters & movie stars
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private and tailored tiny group tour of Sydney with travel writer and historianBus Tours

Private and tailored tiny group tour of Sydney with travel writer and historian

Everything about this boutique tour is tailored for your maximum enjoyment. Your guide Graeme Philipson is a successful travel writer and long-time Sydney resident with a degree in Australian history. Maximum two couples or one family (with some exceptions). This is a special tour for discerning visitors. The aim is to get behind-the-scenes and see how the locals live. Sydney is one of the world’s most attractive and exciting cities. You can’t hope to see it all in a day or even a week. But we can try! Sydney has so much to offer. To make it easy we work with you to tailor your visit, concentrating on the things you want to see and the experiences you want to have. Many of them blend into each other. We’ll spend some time beforehand working at an itinerary that best matches your interests. And if you want to make it up as we go along, that’s fine too!
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  • 3 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Sydney City Customized Private TourHalf-day Tours

Sydney City Customized Private Tour

Experienced Sydney born and bred tour guide Visits to iconic as well as lesser known locations Greater understanding of Sydney's unique short history Panoramic coastal views including famous Bondi Beach Luxury 15 seat Mercedes Benz vehicle
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Deluxe Blue Mountains and Megalong ValleyDay Trips

Deluxe Blue Mountains and Megalong Valley

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Our tours are unique because we are flexible and are able to deliver to our guests preferences they may have. We have exceptional value in running a private tour. Our tours show unique perspectives of the Blue Mountains from guides that have lived amongst it their whole lives.
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  • 9 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 9 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private City Walking Tour Half-day Tours

Private City Walking Tour

Do what the locals do and access the gems of Sydney by joining us on a privately guided walking tour. Immerse yourself in the local culture by utilising our local transport system including our Ferries, Trains and Buses
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Whirlwind Blue MountainsDay Trips

Whirlwind Blue Mountains

Our tours are unique because we are flexible and are able to deliver to our guests preferences they may have. We have exceptional value in running a private tour. Our tours show unique perspectives of the Blue Mountains from guides that have lived amongst it their whole lives. Our guests get dropped off at Homebush and catch a ferry back to Sydney which is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Covid-19 Regulated Sydney Private TourHalf-day Tours

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Covid-19 Regulated Sydney Private Tour

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! A multicultural melting pot with the most beautiful harbor in the world and a laid-back atmosphere. On this private tour, get ready to discover the best highlights the city has to offer, as well as its unique hidden gems with your favorite local. Enjoy the city to the max and hear more about the origin, history, and culture of Sydney. Explore the past highlights and historical treasures. Visit Wendy's secret garden and hear the story behind her hard work. And for a fun carnival ride, there's no better place than Luna Park! Follow your local through Sydney's harbor,and cross the bridge that connects the North Shore to Sydney CBD. Go to Observatory Hill for panoramic views, and make a stop at Church Hill and hear about its religious upbringings.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Highlights and Hidden Gems Private TourFull-day Tours

Full Day Highlights and Hidden Gems Private Tour

If you’re wondering how to see the best of Sydney in just one day, this tour is what you need. Go to the must-sees of the city and cover more ground on this extended experience. See the essentials and learn what makes Sydney such a fascinating place, from culture to hidden gems, open spaces, and landmarks. Get to know Sydney and its main spots on a 7-hour tour that will give you lots of in-depth insights into the city. Check out the iconic shell-like structures of the Sydney Opera House and take a walk across the world-famous Sydney Harbour Bridge. Embrace the local Australian culture as you mingle with locals at a traditional pub, see some of the parks where they hang out, and take a ferry ride to a former prison island that’s become a much-loved arts and events venue. And how about the hidden gems? Of course, they are included too! Stroll through a secret garden, and admire the classic styling of an early 20th-century department store. Discover several special places!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Luxury Sydney's Royal National Park Full Day TourDay Trips

Private Luxury Sydney's Royal National Park Full Day Tour

Breathe in the fresh air and immerse yourself in the Australian wilderness within the majestic Royal National Park, less than 2 hours from Sydney CBD. Today you will be met at your accommodation by your specialised Splendour host and private vehicle for your exclusive full day tour of hiking, picnicking, swimming and sightseeing in the bushland of Australia’s oldest National Park. There are so many optional extras that can be added to your day – from mountain biking to kayaking, beach fishing or even hang-gliding off the sea cliff. Think of the Royal National Park as your COVID-free playground today, let us know what makes you smile and we can make it happen! (*Please note that additional charges apply). 8am - 5pm
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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