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Spend an afternoon visiting Palm Beach, aka Summer Bay from the famous Australian TV show ‘Home and Away.’ Your expert guide shares the inside scoop on the people and places from the hit TV series, and you can snap photos at outdoor filming locations from the show. You may even get meet some of the cast and watch the filming in action. Visit the seaside town of Manly and see other renowned surfing beaches. Choose from four different tour options to suit your schedule and budget.
  • Day tour to Palm Beach to see the filming locations in the hit TV show 'Home and Away'
  • See the Summer Bay Surf Club, Alf's Bait Shop, the pier, the lighthouse and other outdoor locations in 'Home and Away'
  • Explore Palm Beach, the real-life location for Summer Bay, and maybe get lucky and catch the show being filmed
  • Hear inside stories about the show from your guide
  • Drive along Sydney’s coastal route and take in Whale Beach, Avalon Beach, and the Bilgola lookout
  • Choose from four different tour options to suit your schedule
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Expertly guided tour of Summer Bay & surrounding area
High chance of seeing filming and maybe meeting some cast (most Mondays and Tuesdays)
Meet a high profile actor. Quality time for photos, autographs and Q&A (Wed, Fri, Saturdays only)
Opportunities to buy official Home & Away merchandise
Unique gathering of Home and Away fan community
Countless iconic photo opportunities around major outdoor filming locations
Air-conditioned vehicle
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Ferry from Manly to Circular Quay at the end of the tour

Departure Point

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 140 George St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

Departure Time

10:30 AM

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Manly Beach, New South Wales, Australia
This official ‘Home and Away’ tour departs from the Rocks in Sydney. You’ll travel by a climate-controlled coach bus to Palm Beach, also known as Summer Bay, which is the main filming location for ‘Home and Away.’ The TV show debuted in Palm Beach in 1987, and over the years has become one of Australia’s favorite TV programs.

During this tour, your guide takes you to numerous outdoor filming locations such as the Summer Bay Surf Club, The Pier, and Alf’s Bait Shop, while telling you fun trivia about ‘Home and Away’ and its cast. You’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the show’s filming locations, and you could even run into the real cast if by chance they’re filming on the day of your tour.

After your time on Palm Beach, follow your guide to Manly Beach, where you can see other filming locations before your tour ends. Here you can choose to explore the beach-side suburb on your own time, independently.

When you’re ready to leave Manly Beach, just take the Sydney Ferry (own expense) back to Sydney, and cross Sydney Harbour on the way to Circular Quay.
Stop At:  
Palm Beach
LOCATION TOURS TO HOME AND AWAY - 2 MAJOR OPTIONS 1) FILMING VERY LIKELY TOUR Want to see the drama of Summer Bay unfold right before your eyes? Book a “Filming Very Likely” tour to get a behind the scenes look at the action. Here's the CHANCE to watch filming take place, and MAYBE meet some of the Home and Away cast, as well as getting some awesome pics and visiting some of the major outdoor filming locations. Most Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the year are considered “filming very likely” days (some exceptions apply). PLEASE NOTE THIS TOUR IS A GAMBLE. YOU MAY MEET ACTORS, YOU MAY NOT! 2) MEET AN ACTOR TOUR On days when filming is not expected (Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun) either Colby, Mackenzie, Robbo, Heath Braxton, Tane or Nikau will be present on part of the tour. You'll see all the same sights as the "Filming Very Likely" tour but you'll also get quality time with one of these actors, including opportunities for photos and autographs and some awesome Q&A time.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • OUR POLICY ON FILMING. The "Filming Very Likely” tour runs on MOST Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the year. Very occasionally, filming is expected but it gets cancelled. In this instance, the tour reverts to being a "Meet an Actor" tour. The "Meet an Actor" tour has the same content as the "Filming Very Likely" tour, but instead of there being filming, a high profile actor will be present on part of the tour. In the event that an actor can not attend the tour, then $30 per adult and $15 per child will be refunded back to the customer. Please request your refund by emailing us.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please bring food, drink, sunscreen and a hat. Lunch is not included and there are limited options to buy food on the tour.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 38 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Flamin' Galah Sydney Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Location Tours to Home and Away?
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Location Tours to Home and Away.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Location Tours to Home and Away?
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Location Tours to Home and Away.
What is the maximum group size during Location Tours to Home and Away?
This activity will have a maximum of 38 travelers.

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  • "Pick up in Sydney was straightforward and the weather was perfect for the trip to Palm Beach seeing other stunning beaches on the way." See review


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The entire tour was incredibly enjoyable
, Mar 2020
Great day had all round Lisa and Paul were out tour guides and they were excellent and very knowledgable. We were very fortunate to be at Summer Bay on a day when they were doing filming and we saw Alf, Bella and Tori and as we left the Bay Tori took the time to give us all a wave which was a nice touch. We then went onto the Morgan’s house and met with Jackson (Brodie) in the back garden who is a great down to earth guy who took the time to answer questions take photos and sign autographs and speak to all the people on the tour. Unfortunately it does not look as though Brodie will be returning to Summer Bay anytime soon as this very talented actor is looking to land a major part in a blockbuster movie in the US and I for one wish Jackson all the best Thanks for a very memorable day This tour is highly recommended
The pier and the bait shop
, Mar 2020
Excellent tour, great to see where home and away is filmed, knowledgeable and very friendly bus driver and tour guide, actually saw some filming, couldn’t meet any of the actors owing to corona virus, lovely part of the world and awesome to see the locations we see on tv in the show, we’ll worth it if you are a home and away fan
Loved it!
, Mar 2020
Grant the tour guide was a legend and Tania was awesome 👏 Had a great time despite the heat and they went over and above so we could all get a photo with Colby! Highly recommend 👍
, Feb 2020
Great day out. Well organised and tour guides were so great with information. Summer bay experience was fantastic :) deffinatly recommend this tour. We travelled with an infant and everything was good. We got to meet robbo too...awesomeeeee!!!
Excellent tour
, Feb 2020
A perfect tour for fans and we were lucky enough to see both filming and have a surprise character meet and greet. Well organised and with an excellent driver and tour guide. Highly recommended.
Fun experience
Louise D
, Nov 2019
Lovely fun afternoon, the team were very attentive and made the experience a pleasure. The pick up was as described, the tour was as expected and the meet and greet was a lovely addition. All very welcoming.
For big fans only
, Oct 2019
Not much to see as only outside locations are shown and most done in studios ages from summer bay beach, even pier and dinner or salt is very different to outside shown on tv, I went on Friday and saw robbo he was lovely but might have been more exciting if went during filming.
My Home and Away Experience
Trevor R
, Oct 2019
I found Grant our driver and Lisa our tour guide very informative and gave everyone doing the your a insight to how the show was put together. It was very nice to see the main points of interest in the show.
Home and away tour
, Sep 2019
Totally recommend this tour, Lisa our guide was very knowledgeable about what we saw and took time to answer any questions we had and Palm Beach where the soap is filmed is amazing, we then went to a house used as the Morgans back garden and Jake Ryan who plays Robbo was there to sign autographed photos and take a question and answer session, was a really down to earth guy who took time to answer all questions asked and took any photos with people who asked, really top bloke and it was well worth the visit
Great tour
, Jul 2019
Great guides very informative good food nice ride guide very proffional and new what she was talkinh about a good day

Product code: 6192SUMMERBAY

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