Sydney
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  • Sydney: True Crime Tour

    1. Sydney: True Crime Tour

    Uncover Sydney's disturbing criminal past as you take a stroll through one of Australia's oldest settlements. Marvel at the stories of your knowledgeable guide, and discover the mysteries that lie beneath the streets of historic Sydney. Set off from the meeting point, and amble through some of Sydney's hidden alleyways and nooks, enjoying incredible photo and sightseeing opportunities along the way. Learn about stories that did not make it into the official history books, but which remain 100% true, if not also almost 100% unbelievable. Join an investigation into a dark and crime-ridden history, and see if you can put the facts together for yourself. Perfect for history buffs or lovers of true crime, this tour will engross you with tales of infamous crimes that unfolded right where you stand, and show you the dark side that Sydney has tried to forget.

    What a great tour around the rocks. Jess our guide was a delight and I loved her theatrical presentation. Fantastic and highly recommend.

  • Sydney: Private Customizable Tour with Transfer

    2. Sydney: Private Customizable Tour with Transfer

    Discover Sydney alongside a friendly local and see the best of the city on a private, customizable tour. Get insider tips on visiting the main attractions of the city as well as the more eclectic places that tourists don’t usually see. Choose to see historic landmarks such as The Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, soak up up the sun on Bondi Beach, or explore Darling Harbour. The choice is yours as you can personalize this tour to your interests along with your knowledgable guide. Get some culture at a museum or gallery, or browse a vibrant market in one of Sydney’s fascinating neighborhoods. If hunger strikes, let your guide provide top tips on a local eatery for an authentic taste of Sydney’s cuisine.

  • Sydney Harbour: 45-Minute Extreme Adrenaline Rush Ride

    3. Sydney Harbour: 45-Minute Extreme Adrenaline Rush Ride

    Book one of the best and most extreme experiences on Sydney Harbour. Buckle up and get ready for the jet boat ride of your life and take in views of some of the city’s most iconic sights from the water. On this 45-minute activity, your skipper will ease you into this thrilling experience by increasing to high speeds and performing gentle maneuvers around the harbor. Then get ready and watch for the signs that things are about to get cranked up a bit. Thrill at the incredible high-speed spins and breaks. This adrenalin-pumping jet boat ride isn't for the faint-hearted. Be sure you’re prepared to get wet!

    This was an awesome experience an different way of seen sydney, can definitely count on getting wet was awesome getting soaked, take a change of clothes, having music on the ride made the experience that much better loved loved loved it

  • Sydney Harbour Relaxing High Tea Cruise

    4. Sydney Harbour Relaxing High Tea Cruise

    Hen parties, baby showers, birthdays, charity events and more are all hosted on this cruise, which is a revival of a great British tradition with a uniquely Australian flavor. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon cruise around Sydney Harbour accompanied by high tea goodies and sparkling wine from Brown Brothers, a classic Australian winery. Admire clear views of iconic landmarks such as Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Fort Denison and the city skyline. Sample Menu • Crystal Bay prawns on dill blini crème fraiche • Finger sandwich selections including: cucumber dill and four crème dill fingers, smoked salmon, chive cream cheese & caviar, leg ham and Swiss cheese and chutney • Porcini mushroom, chilli jam and spec pork sausage rolls • Caramelized onion, beetroot and goat cheese baby tartlet • Mini scones with strawberry jam and vanilla cream • Glazed mango and coconut c...

    Great flexibility and reliability with 100% refunds. Customer service support was fantastic. The cruise ran on time and the staff were helpful and friendly regarding last minute requests. Highly recommended

  • Sydney Harbour to Bondi: Small Group Half–Day Experience

    5. Sydney Harbour to Bondi: Small Group Half–Day Experience

    Depart your hotel for an unforgettable Panoramic Sydney half–day city sights tour. Visit the historic Rocks area and hear stories of convict history. Enjoy magnificent views of the Opera House and Harbor Bridge. See the shopping heart of the city, QVB, Centre point.  Visit Sydney’s trendy new district at Oxford Street. Travel through elegant Paddington with its terrace houses before arriving at the Pacific Ocean. See the superb coast cliff walk around Tamarama and Bronte. Travel on to famous Bondi Beach. Visit the beachfront promenade, and have time to enjoy a coffee or cool drink. See Sydney’s best panoramic view at Dover Heights. Return to Sydney via Double Bay, Kings Cross and Mrs Macquarie’s Point for a final magical viewpoint over the harbor before returning to the city centre.

    Overall a good trip if you don’t have much time. I just wanted some Aussie history and to see Bondi and this definitely delivered. Enjoyed it

  • Sydney: Complete City Walking Tour

    6. Sydney: Complete City Walking Tour

    Get a taste of everything in Sydney on this 3-hour walking tour with a local, English-speaking guide. Find out about the city's history, see its most prominent landmarks, and discover your guide's favorite cafes, pubs, museums, and walks to continue your exploration after. Look for your guide's blue umbrella at the meeting point, then get together for an introduction before beginning a journey town the Tank Stream, the river that started Sydney’s European settlement. Start by learning about Captain Cook and the First Fleet, then reach back further to learn the fascinating Aboriginal history of this place. After some brief introductions, your guide will take on board your group's particular interests and modify the tour route accordingly. Along the way, you'll stop at a cafe for a coffee break before finishing at a pub to enjoy a local beer. The exact schedule depends on the day and the...

  • Scenic Sydney Harbour Bridge Bicycle Ride

    7. Scenic Sydney Harbour Bridge Bicycle Ride

    You've seen it and you may have even climbed it - but have you ridden it yet? On this exciting tour you will cycle over the fantastic Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in its amazing views, and enjoy the peaceful surrounds of Sydney’s stunning North Shore. Your tour will begin in the famous Rocks district before you set off on the easy ride over the bridge. As you ride along be prepared for the unforgettable sight you will see as you gaze at Sydney and the Harbour from this famous landmark. After the memorable crossing of Sydney Harbour Bridge, you will explore Kirribilli and the Governor’s House. The next part of your ride then leads you to a breathtaking 2.5 km stretch of easy harbour-side riding, past Luna Park and the tranquil Lavender Bay. The conclusion of the trip includes a short ride back over the bridge, a delicious lunch, and visits to more of Sydney's unique historical and cultur...

  • Sydney Harbour: À La Carte Lunch Cruise

    8. Sydney Harbour: À La Carte Lunch Cruise

    After making your own way to Darling Harbour, step onboard your spacious, fully-equipped cruise boat and set off on the waters of Sydney Harbour.  The welcoming staff will show you to your table, and soon your lunch will be served. Enjoy amazing views of Sydney as you dine on your choice of a 3-course meal. Savor a selection of fresh seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes; drinks are available for purchase from the bar. Your state-of-the-art vessel features several dining areas, large picture windows, an atrium and a 360-degree viewing deck. Upgrade to a guaranteed window seat for unobstructed viewing. Each guest has total freedom to choose their favorite two courses (main course plus entree or dessert) or three courses (entree, main, and dessert). Cruise aboard Sydney’s premier fleet including the spectacular Sydney 2000 and John Cadman 2, both with million-dollar views and expansive co...

    beautiful meal and attentive staff. even though weather was not too good it was very enjoyabls

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

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

    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...

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

  • Sydney: 6-Hour Small-Group Food & Drink Tour

    10. Sydney: 6-Hour Small-Group Food & Drink Tour

    Discover the tastes of Sydney as you drive from venue to venue during this small-group tour in a comfortable minivan. Discover Sydney's many special neighborhoods and appreciate how they are evolving as the city continues to prosper. See how each of the 4 precincts visited is a buzz of activity with plenty of delicious food and drink options to devour. Start the tour at 1 PM with pickup from your city center hotel or your preferred location. Board the air-conditioned minivan, meet your guide and the other members of your small group tour. Set off for the first venue, the streets of Barangaroo, a curated dining and shopping precinct where you can take a gentle stroll and a guided tour as you indulge. Then, get an exclusive behind the scenes look at one of Sydney’s premier distilleries. Dine in a fully restored 1904 tram that has been converted into an amazing restaurant space. After this...

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What people are saying about Sydney

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 93 reviews

It was a great day out on Sydney Harbour that was very well organised. I would have no hesitation in recommending this trip to others. It was a great day weather wise, and it was a very relaxing afternoon. Entertainment on the ship was nice and not too loud that you still couldn't hold a conversation. Service was tremendous and the food was really good.

Great flexibility and reliability with 100% refunds. Customer service support was fantastic. The cruise ran on time and the staff were helpful and friendly regarding last minute requests. Highly recommended

What a great tour around the rocks. Jess our guide was a delight and I loved her theatrical presentation. Fantastic and highly recommend.

Great early evening activity very interesting stories and Sydney by night is spectacular

Really good fun, great views. Food was lovely and cruise was punctual