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From the cobblestone lanes of The Rocks neighborhood to the postcard-worthy landmarks of Sydney Harbour, there’s plenty to explore in Sydney. To experience the city like a local, a walking or biking tour is the way to go—here are your options.  

Highlights
  • See more of Sydney by touring the city on foot, by bike, or on an electric bike.
  • Explore local neighborhoods such as Darlinghurst, Surry Hills, Kings Cross, and The Rocks.
  • Discover the city’s hidden sights and little-known landmarks with the help of a local guide.
  • Opt for a private or small-group tour for a more personalized experience.

Walking Tours
Choose a walking tour that suits your interests: learn about Australia’s convict history as you stroll around The Rocks; admire colorful street art in Newtown and Enmore; brave an after-hours walking tour of haunted Sydney; or hunt down the best coffee shops in Darlinghurst and Surry Hills. Alternatively, escape the city for a hike in the Sydney Harbour National Park or enjoy the ocean views on the famous coastal walk from Bondi to Coogee.

Biking Tours
Bike tours mean you can cover more ground and take in more of Sydney’s attractions on a short tour. Perhaps cycle over Sydney Harbour Bridge and enjoy spectacular views of the harbour and Sydney Opera House; follow Sydney’s cycleways to sights such as Hyde Park, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Olympic Park, and Mrs Macquarie's chair; or zip around Manly Beach on an electric bike.
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Sydney Bike Tours

Sydney Bike Tours

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737
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$74.80
From
$74.80
Cycling around Sydney is the perfect way to sightsee in this gorgeous harborside city. Join your expert guide for a fun and fascinating look at up to 30 top sights, including the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, along with many others. As you pedal around the city, learn about the history, culture and favorite local spots on your choice of four cycling routes. Choose from various tour durations depending on your schedule.
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* A traveler said: "One of the best days ever! Mike, our tour guide was amazing, he knew so much and was so informative. Could not recommend this enough and a must do if in Sydney"


Sydney The Rocks Guided Walking Tour

Sydney The Rocks Guided Walking Tour

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627
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$23.85
From
$23.85
Delve into the history of Sydney and British Australia on a leisurely 90-minute walking tour in The Rocks district with an expert guide. Enjoy the delights of present-day visuals as you explore The Rocks and hear the story of Sydney’s convict past as you discover shady courtyards, narrow laneways and hidden areas that even the locals do not know about. Stroll along the shoreline of Sydney Harbour with views of the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, past Cadman’s Cottage and Campbell’s Cove. Tour Highlights: • The shoreline of Sparkling Sydney Cove • Harbour views of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge • Cadman’s Cottage, The Rocks oldest surviving cottage built in 1816 • Campbell’s Cove, offering fantastic views of Sydney Harbour • Awe inspiring Argyle Cut begun with convict labour in 1843 • Within The Rocks historic precinct, we will wander through Greenway Lane, Kendall Lane, Suez Canal, Foundation Park and much more.
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* A traveler said: "Easy walking very informative talk, leant a lot more about the rocks & visited places not seen before. Excellent tour. Very good tour guide."


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

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

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166
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$27.20
From
$27.20
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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* A traveler said: "This was one of the best tours we have ever done. Our guide, April, was fantastic. She was both knowledgeable and entertaining. Whoever said history was boring has never taken a tour with April. If you only do one guided tour while you are in Sydney, this has to be the one."


Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

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218
  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$51.69
From
$51.69
Take in panoramic views of top Sydney landmarks as you cruise through Sydney Harbour en route to Taronga Zoo. Your package includes round-trip cruise from Circular Quay to the zoo, and a ride on the Sky Safari Gondola, which whisks you uphill from the boat dock to the main entrance of Taronga Zoo. From the gondola, get an early peek at some of the zoo's inhabitants, such as giraffes, big apes, and native animals like kangaroos and koalas.
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* A traveler said: "First time in Australia from the U.K., the trip to Taronga was great! Ferry on time, friendly staff & made us a memorable time. The time Taronga was far exceeded our expectations! Beautiful, clean, brilliant animals & staff, very friendly & helpful - didn’t want to leave!"


Sydney The Rocks Historical Pub Tour with Drinks and Dinner

Sydney The Rocks Historical Pub Tour with Drinks and Dinner

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114
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$97.47
From
$97.47
Spend some time like a classic Aussie on a historical pub tour of The Rocks, Sydney’s oldest neighborhood. Join a fun-loving and informative guide, and visit some of the quarter’s oldest drinking holes to experience authentic Aussie pub life. Enjoy five drinks and dinner; discover pubs' behind-the-scenes secrets; and uncover the The Rocks' history, discovering how its drink spots have shaped local culture. Includes souvenir gift, photos, and discount vouchers for local shops and restaurants.
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* A traveler said: "Had a great time. Rob, our guide, did an outstanding job. He made the tour a lot of fun with interesting facts and stories about the area and culture. The beer was good as well."


Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Afternoon Discovery Cruise

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Afternoon Discovery Cruise

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127
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$36.53
From
$36.53
Enjoy an afternoon sail on Sydney Harbour aboard a historic tall ship. Learn about Sydney’s maritime roots and your ship’s sailing history during a cruise that provides close views of iconic sights including Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, and Fort Denison. Get great photo ops and soak up the spectacular scenery. You can even lend the crew a hand by steering the ship and hoisting the sails.
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* A traveler said: "Jim, captain James and crew. Great afternoon of portering around the Harbour. My 7 yo nephew Leo was so happy to be able to have a go at steering the ship. The experience overall was just the right amount of time for a young boy's attention span. Thanking you for helping me make my Aunty's weekend memorable for him."


The Rocks Pub Walking Tour

The Rocks Pub Walking Tour

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166
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$74.80
From
$74.80
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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* A traveler said: "This walking tour is a great way to visit historic “The Rocks” Sydney neighborhood and enjoy craft beer at 4 pubs. Our guide Adam had a wealth of history about the Rocks as well as knowledge of the beer at each stop. If you don’t like beer, you can have a glass of wine instead"


Sydney Harbour Discovery Tour

Sydney Harbour Discovery Tour

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26
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$79.02
From
$79.02
Discover Sydney Harbour, from its world-famous attractions to hidden places missed by most visitors. This small-group (maximum six people) bicycle tour lets you soak up the views while avoiding the crowds as you travel around the harbor, past stunning coves, and over the famed Sydney Harbour Bridge.
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* A traveler said: "Fabulous day. Wonderful way to see some great parts of the city. Linda our tour guide took some great photos of the day for us to remember our trip to Sydney. Good value for your money. Really enjoyed it."


The Big Easy

The Big Easy

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23
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$73.80
From
$73.80
Imagine yourself spending a leisurely afternoon sitting on the comfort of a modern electric bike, sweeping past the Sydney Opera House, gliding over the iconic Harbour Bridge and taking in unforgettable views of the world famous Sydney Harbour! And experiencing all of this through the eyes of friendly local Aussie tour guides. That is The Big Easy guided bike tour! Join a small group of no more than 6 guests for our signature sightseeing tour, and you will experience all of the highlights of Sydney and some hidden gems, learn about Sydney’s amazing history and funny stories from locals, and leave with unforgettable memories!
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* A traveler said: "We thoroughly enjoyed our ebike tour. Dave our guide went above and beyond to accommodate our needs and time restrictions. He was very informative & our stops were great photo opportunities . Thank you Dave, we will definitely do this again!"


Sydney Food Tour with a Local Guide: Private & Personalized ★★★★★

Sydney Food Tour with a Local Guide: Private & Personalized ★★★★★

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1
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$186.79
Price varies by group size
From
$186.79
Price varies by group size
Wine and dine your way through Sydney's Paddington neighborhood on this food-focused, half-day private tour. Stroll through scores of sidewalk cafes representing cuisines from around the world, stopping to taste several different dishes at three restaurants paired with Australian wines. This tour allows you to truly integrate into the local culture of a vibrant Sydney neighborhood and learn about its history through guided commentary.
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Manly Self-Guided Bike Tour

Manly Self-Guided Bike Tour

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480
  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
From
$31.29
From
$31.29
Escape the city for a full-day cycling adventure and pedal your way along the soaring sea cliffs, golden beaches and tree-lined promenades of Manly. Hop on your rental bike and set out on a self-guided route, passing landmarks like Manly Corso, Manly Lagoon and Cabbage Tree Bay. Stop along the way to take a dip at Shelly Beach, see the Collins waterfall or admire the scenery of Sydney Harbour National Park.
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Blue Mountains Private Full-Day Tour from Sydney with Cruise

Blue Mountains Private Full-Day Tour from Sydney with Cruise

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116
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$164.00
Price varies by group size
From
$164.00
Price varies by group size
Convenient city hotel pick up in our new SUV your PRIVATE fully guided tour to the Blue Mountains World Heritage national park. Please ask for a special price for 4 or more people. Visiting the Featherdale Wildlife sanctuary for around one hour with all the native Australian animals - Koalas, Kangaroos and more. Seeing all the Mountains sights- The Grand Canyon, The 3 Sisters, Echo Point, Katoomba, Leura, Kattomba Falls, Orphan Rock, Cahill Lookout Aboriginal culture, visit Scenicworld to ride the Scenic Railway down to the forest Boardwalk and ride 2 Cablecars ( optional $49),and enjoy a relaxing River Cruise return to Sydney Harbour stepping off nearby the Opera house. Start about 8am return 5-6 pm ( Please email or phone 0421892760 the day before for hotel pick up time )
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* A traveler said: "Fantastic day Amazing area of the world Very knowledgeable and good guide Reccomend to anyone wanting to know more of the area"


Full Day Sub-Tropical Rainforest Canyoning Adventure from Sydney
Explore the tropical rain forest around the Illawarra Escaprment on this full-day adventure tour from Sydney. Learn about Australia's flora and fauna, including water dragons, echidnas, wombats, and swamp wallabies. Trek though the rain forest and go canyoning around waterfalls. This tour is suitable for those with a moderate level of fitness.
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* A traveler said: "I loved everything about this adventure and the tour company! First, I had some scheduling challenges and James from Eagle Rock Adventure was supremely accommodating and responsive which allowed me to join the day's activities. The abseiling and canyoning was AWESOME! The guides, Ryan and Sean, were fantastic in that they gave excellent instructions but also gave us room to learn by doing; perfect balance between guidance and independence. The abseiling and canyoning were physically challenging and exhilarating all at the same time. And the setting was GORGEOUS! As a bonus, I met a group of really nice people who were interested in having a great time outdoors and supporting each other on the adventure. This trip was absolutely one of the highlights of my Australian vacation."


Ultimate Blue Mountains Private Tour including Scenic World and Featherdale

Ultimate Blue Mountains Private Tour including Scenic World and Featherdale

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37
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$443.54
From
$443.54
Experience the beauty and history of the Blue Mountains on this private full-day tour. Start with a cable car journey for views of the Jamison Valley and then see the Three Sisters rock formation. Visit Scenic World and ride the ‘world’s steepest railway’, and stop for lunch in the picturesque town of Leura (own expense). Next you’ll experience a traditional Aboriginal dance performance, and feed a Kangaroo if you choose. This tour is ideal for visitors who want to get out of the city learn about Australian culture and history.
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* A traveler said: "Scott showed us a wonderful time visiting the Blue Mountains. He was attentive, professional, and helpful. I would high recommend this tour of the Blue Mountains."


Blue Mountains Ultimate One-Day Tour

Blue Mountains Ultimate One-Day Tour

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33
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$197.79
From
$197.79
Explore the beautiful Blue Mountains National Park on this small-group excursion with a local guide. After a convenient hotel or AirBnB pickup, watch for koalas, wombats, and crocodiles at Featherdale Wildlife Park, marvel at Katoomba Falls and the amazing Three Sisters rock formation, enjoy a rainforest railway ride and a complimentary lunch, and learn about important elements of aboriginal culture.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide was one of the best guide I ever had. He was knowledgeable, always made sure they we take care of and wanted us to have a great time which we did. Plus he would go out of way to make sure we enjoy every moment. For an example, One of are party wanted to retake the railroad up and down the hill again he let her after asking us do we mind. I wish I did it with her. Rain forest was outstanding because our guide answered all of our questions, ."


Blue Mountains Private Tour with Wildlife Park and River Cruise

Blue Mountains Private Tour with Wildlife Park and River Cruise

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20
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$252.70
Price varies by group size
From
$252.70
Price varies by group size
Explore the beautiful Blue Mountains on this private excursion with just your party and a local guide. After a convenient hotel or AirBnB pickup, watch for koalas, wombats, and crocodiles at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Then, enjoy an optional cable car ride with amazing views of Katoomba Falls, visit Australia’s Grand Canyon, and learn about important elements of aboriginal culture.
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The 3 Bridges Harley Tour - see the main iconic bridges of Sydney on a Harley
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$104.36
We have experienced, NSW Government accredited riders who just love their job. They are knowledgeable and fun. You will feel the breeze on your face and the sun warming your skin. There is not much of an opportunity to feel the freedom these days. Our tours will give you the chance to 'let your hair down'. The adventure of a lifetime!
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Eastern Sydney Panorama trike tour

Eastern Sydney Panorama trike tour

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10
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$119.27
From
$119.27
Open for tours! We are following the NSW Government health guidelines re: COVID19. You will have a safe and clean tour. We have experienced, NSW Government accredited riders who just love their job. They are knowledgeable and fun. You will feel the breeze on your face and the sun warming your skin. There is not much of an opportunity to feel free these days. Our tours will give you the chance to 'let your hair down'. The adventure of a lifetime! We can provide Harleys instead of a trike if you'd prefer.
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* A traveler said: "Pickup was on time. Safety equipment was fitted and explained. Craig gave a running commentary and fully answered all of our questions. We booked the tour on a lark (we aren’t riders) but we really had a great time. Exceeded our expectations."


Sunset Blue Mountains Wilderness & Wildlife Tour (Without the Crowds)

Sunset Blue Mountains Wilderness & Wildlife Tour (Without the Crowds)

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10
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$108.09
From
$108.09
Nature lovers—this is the tour for you! Swap the hustle and bustle of Sydney for a day exploring the natural beauty outside the city. Avoid spending time stuck in traffic by going on a tour designed to miss peak hour traffic jams. A guided bushwalk is included, so you won’t have to worry about studying a map. See Wentworth Falls, and the Three Sisters rock formation. A highlight is an incredible sunset over the Blue Mountains—the ideal photo opportunity.
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* A traveler said: "Nice trip, a lot of walking (medium trail- so little physical ability required- and comfortable walking shoes (not sandals!). Unfortunately sunset was very short (because of clouds coming down very fast). All in all- superb nature and a candy for photographers"


Access the Inaccessible Sydney Luxury Golf Packages

Access the Inaccessible Sydney Luxury Golf Packages

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9
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$350.86
From
$350.86
Spend a day in a golf lover’s paradise and visit your choice of Sydney’s most prestigious and exclusive golf clubs. Start the day with a chauffeured ride to the club in a Porsche, get ready with exclusive Callaway golf-wear, and hop on board your motorized cart. Admire Pacific Ocean views as you spend the day on the golf course and relax with lunch or a cold drink (own expense) in the luxurious surroundings when your game is through.
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* A traveler said: "Bought this as a Xmas present for my husband, whilst we were touring Australia. He absolutely loved it, and couldn't recommend Travis highly enough.|The course was excellent and the whole package was professionally managed and presented.|Would absolutely recommend for any golf fan."


Explore Sydney's Secrets In A Series Of Fun Cryptic Clues

Explore Sydney's Secrets In A Series Of Fun Cryptic Clues

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8
  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$26.09
per group
From
$26.09
per group
Central Sydney is known for its charming laneways and sidestreets. This travel game lets visitors explore these streets while solving puzzles and riddles with an online app, the perfect activity for families or friends looking for exciting and playful things to do while learning about Sydney’s attractions.
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* A traveler said: "A great way to explore hidden gems across a city, learn more about its history and significant events. Brilliant way to work out what you’d like to spend more time doing or exploring another day. Thoroughly recommend this!"


Pittwater Discovery Kayaking Tour

Pittwater Discovery Kayaking Tour

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6
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$93.18
From
$93.18
Kayak the waters of the Pittwater estuary north of Sydney with an instructor-guide and in the safety of a small group on this tour. Board a 2-person kayak and paddle the bays, cliffs, and mangroves of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Scotland Island, and Salvation Creek. Then, break for a walk, picnic, and optional swim before kayaking back. Upgrade to add return transfers from central Sydney. All equipment included.
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* A traveler said: "We thoroughly enjoyed the Discovery Kayaking Tour. Prior communication with Paddlecraft was very responsive, informative and uncomplicated, such as change of date, weather conditions, what to wear, parking possibilities etc. Helen and Phil fitted us with life vests and gave us a "dry" introduction to kayaking. All in a very personal pleasent and friendly fashion. On the water, Helen and Phil made sure everyone felt comfortable and safe. With various stops on the way, Phil gave very informative and passionate commentry on the Pittwater, the National Park's background, history, aboriginal background, flora and fauna and how to respect this environment. We stopped at a beach for a short and easy walk to the Elvina Waterfalls, again with very informative commentry on flora and bush tucker by Phill, followed by a moring tea break, all included in the tour. We definately recommend this tour. A totally different way to get to know the Pittwater region."


Discover Sydney

Discover Sydney

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3
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$42.06
per group
From
$42.06
per group
Trixity offers a series of trails which are not only sightseeing experiences around some of Australia’s most beautiful cities but we will also give your brain a work-out on the way round You will guide yourself on your ‘smart’ device along the trail solving clues as you go - get the answer correct and we send you the next clue – easy! There are ‘Help’ & ‘Hint’ options if you get stuck and of course you can use your device to look things up if required. We think this is an excellent way to spend 2-3 hours discovering the city you live in, work in, play in. See our website for more details www.trixity.com.au
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Sydney Half-Day City Highlights Tour

Sydney Half-Day City Highlights Tour

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3
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$474.83
Price varies by group size
From
$474.83
Price varies by group size
Make the most of your short stay in Sydney with our Half-Day City Highlights Tour. Explore the city in comfort and style with a professional tour guide in our spacious SUV. With huge windows and a panoramic sunroof, you’ll see Sydney from every angle. This is your opportunity to explore the highlights of Sydney at your own pace and style.
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