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Best Sightseeing Tours in Sydney

Sydney is one of Australia’s largest cities and is the capital of New South Wales. Its harbour front Sydney Opera House that wears a sail like design, is one of the most identified building structures in the world. Sydney is a happening city that boasts of a lively food scene, crazy parties, sport fanaticism and endless days at the beach. The best sightseeing tours in Sydney give tourists new things to discover at every alternate junctures. Being blessed with an abundance of natural beauty, there are National Parks that penetrate into the concrete city by cutting through the city’s skyscrapers and extending into the suburbs. Sydney is a pretty city where the northern and southern surf beaches are very popular among most tourists visiting the iconic city. The National Maritime Museum is frequented by many travellers; the museum details the history of the nautical stories of Australia and makes up for an interesting visit.

 

The iconic city of Sydney houses many historical landmarks and interesting architectures and strikes a perfect balance between manmade and natural wonders. The iconic Sydney Tower Eye which was formerly known as Centre Point Tower offers a magical 360-degree view of the city, The tower eye lets the tourists experience panoramic sceneries of the most beautiful city in the world. The Queen Victoria Building, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Government House in Sydney are majorly visited by tourists visiting the city. Bondi beach is the most famous beach in Sydney and other options for some hearty sightseeing tours in Sydney include the Blue Mountains, Jenolan Caves and the Sydney Botanical Gardens.

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    Sydney
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity:This 3 Hour walking tour will take you up and close with the heart of Sydney and lets you unravel the city's aboriginal roots.Start your tour after meeting at 10.30 AM in front of Customs House, 31A Alfred Street, Circular Quay. The guide will combine the historical stories of the places you will visit with entertainment.You will be going to unexplored, special and unique places and pick up some great tips on eating, drinking and experiencing Sydney from those who live it.Visit the major attractions of Sydney such as Opera House, The Rocks, Botanic Gardens, Circular Quay, Hyde Park and many more.End this exciting tour at 1.30 PM.

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    Sydney
    h5 Hours

    About the Activity:This tour can be availed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.Start your tour at 10.30 AM and ride through the amazing beauty of the region.Embark on a ride that will take you on a ride on this marvelous piece of art and witness jaw dropping views for over 2.5 km of road.The ride is relatively easy and offers a gradual and good route.Cycle through Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay, Observatory Hill, Kirribilli Street, Luna Park, Lavendar Bay, Barangaroo, Darling Harbour, China Town, ANZAC Memorial, Hyde Park and Mrs. Macquarie's Chair.Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch, wherein you will be served a gourmet sandwich.End this tour at 3.30 PM.

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    Sydney
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity:Tread in the footsteps of the convicts, gangs & locals of the past as you share a drink in 3 of Sydney's oldest pubs.This tour can be availed at different timings 11.30 AM, 2:30 PM or 6:30 PM daily at The Harts Pub.Between watering holes, your guide will take you through the alleys & cobbled streets of The Rocks.After the tour, you can enjoy a tasty meal and another beer with your fellow tour members. You can enjoy your choice of a beer (285ml/10oz), house wine or soft drink at each pub and a 2 hour guided walking tour.End this exciting tour at 1.30 PM, 4.30 PM or 8.30 PM according to your package.

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    Sydney
    h7 Hours

    About the Activity:Taste a range of great beers and learn about craft brewing in Sydney on a tour with a knowledgeable guide.Get picked up from the mentioned point at 11:00 AM on Sunday or Saturday from the Keg & Brew Hotel, 26 Foveaux Street in an air conditioned bus. You’ll also see the inner workings of the breweries and meet the people who are revolutionizing beer-making in Sydney. Enjoy the delicious meal in The Henson at Marrickville and visit Young Henry's, Batch Brewing Company and Rocks Brewing.End this exciting tour at 6.00 PM after getting dropped off at either Central Station or the Royal Albert Hotel, Surry Hills.

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    Sydney
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity:Take a break away from the normal city life and see the highlights and beauty of Sydney on a guided bike tour.This tour runs on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday.Start this exciting tour at 3:15 PM and ride through the amazing beauty of the region.Marvel at the sights of the most famous landmarks like Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay, Barangaroo, Darling Harbour, China Town, ANZAC Memorial, Hyde Park and Mrs. Macquarie's Chair.You will be provided with super comfortable bikes as well safety gears.Breath in the fresh air as you ride through the concrete path.End this tour at 5.45 PM.

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    Sydney
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Cross the splendid Sydney Harbour Bridge and visit Port Stephens for a dolphin-watching cruise and a day of adventure. Along the way, see koalas and crocodiles at the Australian Reptile Park, ride a 4-wheel-drive vehicle, and try sand boarding at the Stockton Bight Sand Dunes.Once you reach the Australian Reptile Park, enter the Lost World of Reptiles to get a glimpse of ancient animal kingdoms. Feed friendly kangaroos, meet huge and hairy spiders, and see local wildlife such as koalas, wombats, and crocodiles.Hop on your boat, head out to search for pods of bottlenose dolphins, and be awed as they play in the bow waves.This tour departs from Nelson Bay at 01.30 PM and return back to Sydney after this exciting tour at  07.30 PM.

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    Canberra
    h13 Hours

    About the Activity: Get a picked up from your hotel in Sydney at 08:00 AM in a luxury tourist coach and embark on this day long sightseeing tour of Canberra. Start an embellishing tour of the historic capital city of Australia, which displays a number of important landmarks and historic buildings. Explore the beauty of Mt. Ainslie in Canberra's National Park and take some amazing photographs. Learn about the wars of the Commonwealth and pay respect to the war heroes who lost their lives in the wars by visiting the Australian War Memorial. Learn the history of Australia by visiting either the National Museum of Australia or the National Gallery of Australia. Get a chance to visit the Australian Parliament House. If you are lucky, you may witness the Houses of Parliament in session. During the tour you can also visit National Library, the largest reference library in Australia.Also take a visit  to the Lake Burley Griffin
 on Aspen Island and get a glimpse of the stunning Carillon Bell Tower. End your trip at 09:00 PM and return back to Sydney followed by a dinner break at your own cost.

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    Sydney

    About the Activity:Get ready for an adventurous ride along the beautiful Opera House and Harbor Bridge in Sydney, Australia. On this journey, adventure seekers will be taken on an exciting and unforgettable journey taking in the spectacular landmarks of Sydney Harbour, such as the world famous Opera House, the awe-inspiring Sydney Harbour Bridge and many other historical landmarks. Once you reach the heads, the throttle opens up and reaches speeds of almost 100 kmph.  After leaving the shelter of the harbor you will be taken out into the open ocean before ‘flying’ past the infamous ‘Gap’ and then on a close up drive by of the gigantic cliffs of North Head. Once back in the harbor, cruise past Watson’s Bay, Shark Island and Clarke Island on the way back to Circular Quay.The total duration of the trip is around 35 minutes and the activity takes place throughout the day and hence, you can avail the same as per your convenience. 

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    Cairns
    d1 Day

    About the ActivityIf you love the wildlife and want to explore its fauna, then this tour is the perfect fit for you.Get a chance to visit the Kuranda village, which should be on your bucket list if you want to explore the aboriginal life.For those who want to explore the wildlife of Australia, the tour offers shot trips to Army Duck Rain-forest and the Wildlife park.You will also get a chance to explore the forest while being hung up in the cable-way.The tour will conclude with a return transfer.

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    Darwin
    h13 Hours

    About the ActivityEmbark on this amazing and adventurous tour and explore the Australia's largest National Park like never before..Get picked up from your hotel early morning at around 06:30 AM and drive through one of the longest roads in Australia, the Stuart Highway, and witness some of the most elegant terrain of Australia.The Kakadu National Park, with an area of 19,800 sq. km, is a combination of mangrove-coastal areas, expansive floodplains, low land hills and forest habitats, hence is the most diverse landscape in the whole country.While exploring the Kakadu National Park, you will get a chance to see some of the most beautiful Australian animals like koalas, kangaroos, emus, and many more.Be mesmerized as you wander the Nourlangie rock art site, which provided shelter to the indigenous people for many thousands of years.Enjoy a lip-smacking lunch at one of the bests restaurants during your trip.After lunch join the local guide for a cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong with picturesque yellow waters which is home to thousands of saltwater crocodiles and up to 60 species of colourful bird.Head back at around 07:30 PM with lots of amazing memories.

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    Sydney
    h1 Hour

    About the Activity: Explore the world famous Bondi beach with this signature experience that has been a hit with thousands of people for over a decade.The tour departs from Cambell's Cove Circular Quay at 9 am.After passing all of the beautiful landmarks that Sydney Harbour has to offer, head out of its calm waters and into the open ocean.First, you will 'fly' past North Head and then head over for a close up view of the 'Gap.'  From there, you will be taken south along the 5 km of incredible Sydney coast line all the way down to one of the world's most recognised beaches.After a long and sweeping turn, the vessel will pull in for a memorable photo opportunity you won’t get anywhere else – the water and sand being your backdrop.The total duration of journey will be approximately one hour. 

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    Sydney
    h11 Hours

    About the Activity:Get picked up from any point in Sydney around 08:00 AM to engage yourself in this sightseeing trip like never before.Escape Sydney’s urban bustle for a day to explore the World Heritage-listed wilderness of the Blue Mountains.Embrace the  panoramic views of lush valleys and forests from Echo Point, and learn about the ancient rock formations.Explore Jenolan Caves in depth by squeezing through chambers and  small passages for an unforgettable caving experience.Marvel the shimmering beauty of the region and see the mysterious vivid blue colored lake in the cave. The trip ends back in  Sydney at 07:15 PM, this tour is operational throughout the year.

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    Sydney
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity: Set out to explore the beautiful and iconic corners of Sydney on a see-through roof of a Double-Decker bus.Explore the historic Milsons Point, one of the most picturesque and affluent suburbs of Sydney.Soak in the magnificence of Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House and take a walk across the alluring Sydney Harbour Bridge. Roam around the Rocks district to traverse the local markets, heritage sites and indulge in a spectacular sightseeing experience. Stroll past Mrs. Macquarie's chair, a sandstone rock carved into a bench, located at Mrs. Macquarie's Point and feel the revering bird's eye view of the Sydney Opera House. Embark on this guided tour along the harbor for some delightful memories.You can avail this tour at three different timings: 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM.

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    Perth
    h12 Hours

    About the Activity:Embark on this amazing Margaret River wineries tour and get a chance to indulge in the tasting of some of the most authentic wines of Australia.Get picked up from your hotel in Perth at around 7.30 AM and proceed towards your destination.Visit at least three wineries during your trip and also the famous Margaret River cheese Company and Margaret River Chocolate company.Enjoy a refreshing morning tea or coffee with tasty bakery cakes and have a five course lunch in the afternoon and matching wines at Vasse Felix.End your trip at around 7.30 PM in the evening by heading back to your hotel.

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    Sydney
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Get picked up from any point in Melbourne at around 08:00 AM to engage yourself in this sightseeing trip like never before.Escape Melbourne’s urban bustle for a day to explore the World Heritage-listed wilderness of the Blue Mountains.Embrace the  panoramic views of lush valleys and forests from Echo Point, and learn about the ancient rock formations.Explore the  Featherdale Park and have your photos taken with a cuddly koala, see kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and cute little fairy penguins.Stop at Homebush Bay,  Here, you have the opportunity to catch the Rivercat ferry back to Sydney along the Parramatta River- optional.The tour ends at Melbourne at 05:45 PM from where you can depart to your favored location.

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Attractions

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Chinatown

Showcasing the best of China's food and culture is Sydney's Chinatown, an urban locality in the southern part of Sydney's central business district. An enthralling experience for any food lover, you can get all of your favourite classic Chinese food right here. Chinatown is sure to give you an intensely rewarding experience as here you can immense yourself in Chinese culture and history and partake in its many festivals that take place throughout the year. It is an absolute family destination with something for everyone. With its cheap hotels, it makes for a great place to stay for the weekend.

Location: Located in Haymarket, between Darling Harbor and Central station. It is Australia's largest Chinatown.

Highlights: What makes Chinatown extraordinary are the specialty shops wherein one could buy things which would not normally be available elsewhere. You could get art, crafts, tea sets, dinnerware and Chinese herbs. There is a Chinese supermarket as well which houses ethnic Chinese goods.

Best time to visit - September to November, March to May.
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Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbor bridge is also known as Coat hanger and is the world's largest steel arch bridge. It is also one of the iconic symbol of Australia. The bridge carries eight vehicle lanes, two train lines, footway and a cycle way too. The bridge helps in connecting the Sydney central business district and the North Shore.

 

Location: Sydney harbor is located at Sydney New South Wales and is in close proximity with most of the transportation facilities. For tourists, it is great to get along to different famous places from here.

Highlights: The place looks beautiful and the scenery is just amazing overlooking the waters. The bridge and the river together look more beautiful and captivating. The design of the bridge is inspired from the Hell Gate bridge in New York City, USA.

Best time to visit: The bridge looks beautiful at night so you might choose to visit it after dusk for capturing good pictures.
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Madame Tussauds

Famous for its wax statues of people who are achievers in their fields, Madam Tussauds was first opened in London. It showcased the work of great wax statue artists who worked tirelessly day and night to appeal to high artistic and aesthetic sensibilities. After its raging success in London it opened in many other places with similar success. After a long wait, in 2012 Madam Tussauds opened in Sydney with great fanfare and pomp. Right now in Sydney, it showcases many brilliant artists, businessmen, politicians, sportspersons who have made their life living examples of success and achievement. Madam Tussauds aims to commemorate this achiever spirit and challenges us to look within and carefully nurture the achiever within us all.

Location: It is located in near the central business district in Sydney.

Highlight: Wax statues of many famous people can be found here so, if you wish to be photographed with celebs, this is the place to visit.

Best time to visit: Can be visited any time of the year. It might be crowded during holidays and weekends.
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Shelly Beach

Among the Famous Manly beaches, Shelly beach is the Crown jewel. It is a protected marine reserve. The beach is near North head and fairy bower. Due to its marine diversity and shallow depth of 12 meters it is popular with snorkelers and divers. One can also walk around the bush track which had spectacular views of the north head and northern beaches. There is also a restaurant called le kiosk located in proximity to satiate your hunger.

Location: Shelly beach is located in the northern suburbs of Sydney.

Highlights: It is a haven for marine life enthusiasts, as it offers amazing under water tours with an intricate view of marine life. So, if you are a water baby, nothing really should stop you from visiting this much delightful and amazingly refreshing, Shelly beach.

Best time to visit: September to November, March to May.
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The Rocks

Scenically adorned by Sydney Harbor Bridge and Sydney Opera House, on the edge of breathtaking Sydney Harbor, The Rocks gives you an unparalleled mix of the new and old. From old cobblestoned laneways, to stylish modern bars, The Rocks has some of Sydney's finest restaurants and bars. As Sydney's art hub it has been transformed into a creative hub of modern art, festivals and evolving DIY spaces. The Rocks is an amazing blend of culture, cuisine and experiences that are worth living and ensuring to give you memories that will last a life time.



Location: The Rocks starts from the Harbor from the north and east to Kent.

Highlight: A total urban indulgence, The Rocks is one of the busiest tourist places in Sydney with festivals and concerts all around the year.

Cost: There is no general cost, but individual events cost may vary.

Best Time: Research when your favorite concerts are being organized, and accordingly make a visit.
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Sydney Fish Market

For all the fish lover’s this place will be like a true heaven for you. You can shop your favourite fish from the Sydney Fish Market which is the third largest seafood market in the world in terms of variety.



Highlights: The Sydney Fish Market caters to six seafood retailers, greengrocer, sushi bar, restaurants, gift shops and more. To help you fill your weekends with seafood delight the place offers constant offers from Friday 2pm to Sunday 4 pm.

Location: Bank St & Pyrmont Bridge Road, Sydney NSW 2009, Australia
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Museum of Contemporary Art

For art lovers, the museum of contemporary art is one of the finest places to visit in Sydney.



Location: It is located in The Rocks area of Sydney and getting there is very simple as well. You can check the map on its website for the exact location.

Highlights: It is among the only museum which houses Australian and international modern art so art lovers will have a great time here. The museum is also home to Aboriginal art which is quite rare to find elsewhere.

Price: The entry is free to the museum so anyone can visit it during the given timings.

Best time to visit: The museum stays open from 10 in the morning to 5 in the evening so you can visit it during these times. There is a certain amount of rush experienced between 11 to 12 in the evening so you can avoid the time slot if possible.
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Susannah Place Museum

Sussannah Place Museum is a historic museum which was built in the year 1844. The architecture of the four terrace house is something which will take you back in time. The museum stands as a sign of all the working class people in the locality. A few things were recently repaired in the museum so that it stays stable to be visited by tourists.



Location: It is located in The Rocks, Sydney. Getting to the place is quite easy as you can get many public transportation facilities heading to the museum.

Highlights: Tourists mostly visit the place for its architecture and rich heritage. It has been in existence since more than a century back so it's definitely worth a visit.

Best time to visit: The museum is open from 2 to 5 in the afternoon on all days so if you wish to visit here, be sure to visit it during the given timings.

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