Guided tour

Sydney: Story of the City Small-Group Half-Day Boutique Tour

4.8 / 5

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Sydney: Story of the City Small-Group Half-Day Boutique Tour

From £79.57 per person

Unravel the fascinating history of Sydney and learn how the city transformed from convict dumping ground to the vibrant and contemporary city it is today. Visit Bondi beach, Australia's oldest suburb, and drive along the Bondi to Bronte coastal path.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pick up from your hotel in Sydney, please let us know where you are staying.


  • Enjoy a small-grouped tour of Sydney led by a professional guide
  • Travel through Australia's oldest suburb, discover the best shopping regions, and learn about Sydney's turbulent past
  • See the Opera House, Mrs Maxquarie's Chair, Kings Cross, and China Town
  • Relax with deluxe round-trip-transportation from your hotel
Full description
Get to grips with the history and contemporary culture of Sydney in just 1 day. See some of the famous and not so famous sites from bustling shopping precincts to fabulous beaches. Your professional tour guide will begin the tour in Australia’s oldest suburb, the Rocks. Sit on Mrs Macquarie’s chair and as you gaze out over the harbor. Hear about how Lachland Macquarie transformed Sidney from a convict dumping ground to a proud city. Travel through the infamous Kings Cross and note the contrast to the luxury suburbs next door. Take a small 15-minute bush walk as you look out over the Pacific ocean and Sydney Harbor. Then it’s on to Bondi Beach to see how the locals live. Enjoy panoramic views of the coastline of Australia’s internationally renowned beach. Drive along the Bondi to Bronte coastal path soaking up the atmosphere of Woolahra and Paddington’s leafy streets. See Darlinghurst, a landscape transformed from a hill of windmills to the world-famous home of the Mardi Gras, and witness the vibrant street culture of Chinatown and Darling Harbor. This is a fun and informative tour with professional guide services and deluxe round-trip-transportation included.
  • Luxury transportation to and from your hotel
  • Professional tour guide
  • Meals
  • Entry fees
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • The tour is operated with an English-speaking tour guide.
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

based on 4 reviews

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Fabulous tour even though it was heavy rain throughout. Antonio, our guide, was punctual, friendly, professional and interesting. Highly recommended.

5 March 2020

30 December 2019


2 February 2019

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