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Best Sightseeing Tours in New South Wales

You can talk about one place which is justly famous, but the entire New South Wales in Australia is magnificent for sightseeing tours. The interesting coastal towns, dotted with cinematic beaches and a series of excellent National Parks are covered in the sightseeing tours. Your Journey to New South Wales is your chance to witness the Australia’s highest peaks followed by the spectacular Blue Mountains. The coastal strip is divided by the scenic landscape of the Great Dividing Range. As the humpback whales and southern right whales migrate in the winter to the north of the Australia’s coast, they become a sight for visitors and you can also freeze them in your camera lenses. Visit New South Wales in May and June, when they can be spotted best. June is also the best time to embark on a sightseeing tour in Queensland and Victoria as you might get lucky to see the southern lights. New South Wales is also home to the world’s first koala hospital in Australia, where you can meet them and the pack of the cuddliest creatures and their amusing antics.


This southeastern Australian State is recognized for its distinctive coastal towns. Wandering in some of them will also feel like moving on the set of movies like The Hobbit or Lord of the Rings. Sydney is the capital of NSW which houses iconic structures such as the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge which are certainly included in the NSW sightseeing tours. The unique rainforests and outback mining towns can be visited to see how the opal is mined. Along the coastline are long surfing beaches. The Hunter Valley region which is situated in the north is a paradise for wine lovers and serves the finest. The time of visiting New South Wales is very important depending on what kind of a sightseeing tour you are seeking for but the place ensures a journey that will be ineffable and only pictures can express the splendor and adventures of NSW.

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    Overnight Tour to Byron Bay and Byron Hinterland
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    Byron Bay

    About the Activity:This tour explores both Byron Bay and the surrounding Byron hinterland and offers a wide range of experiences. Discover the ancient rainforests of the Nightcap National Park, 4WD through mountain wilderness, stroll to waterfalls including the awe-inspiring Minyon Falls, swim at pristine and unpopulated Byron Bay beaches, visit local historic hinterland towns and explore Byron Bay markets, galleries and craft shops.It also includes a visit to the famous little town Nimbin, host of the 1973 Aquarius Festival. Tour Nimbins fascinating mix of alternative culture, local shops, galleries and cafes. From Nimbin, the tour weaves through the beautiful Byron hinterland to our Mount Warning camp site. Finish your day sitting around a campfire, toasting marshmallows and enjoying a delicious, locally sourced BBQ dinner before falling asleep under the stars in either your tent or cabin (twin-share room).Swim at pristine and underpopulated Byron Bay beaches which provides you with an exclusive beach experience.The following day visit the beautiful little hinterland town Bungalow with a fascinating mix of local shops, galleries and cafes. Or for tours departing on Saturday, discover something special at the famous Sunday markets where over 300 stalls transform sleepy Byron hinterland towns into vibrant meccas of arts, crafts, live music and local delicious food (Sunday markets are subject to rotation). Finally, we will take you to some of the prettiest and most secluded beaches of Byron for a swim and to hopefully catch a glimpse of the local dolphins or migrating whales (May to October). End your tour with a delicious BBQ at the beach.

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    Sydney

    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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    Byron Bay

    About the Activity: Embark on this once-in-a lifetime opportunity, approximately 30 min scenically unforgettable flight in a Gyrocopter.Start your trip after getting picked up from Byron bay in an air-conditioned van at 7.30 AM Fly over the lighthouse, old ship wrecks, beautiful beaches and explore the beauty of the ocean wildlife from the air. Visit the beautiful little hinterland town of Bangalow and indulge in a memorable lighthouse walk (1 hour circuit walk).Click some memorable pictures along with your loved ones. If your luck favors spot a few whales, dolphins, and sea turtles along the coast. Enjoy Byron’s world class beaches and dig into mouthwatering barbecue style lunch at Byron’s finest beach.End this exciting tour at 1.00 PM and get dropped back to your hotel.

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    Byron Bay

    About the Activity:Embark on this delightful half day walking tour in Byron Bay and visit the beautiful little hinterland town Bangalow.Get picked up from anywhere in Byron Bay at 9.30 AM. The tour starts from Jonson St. Wait in front of the entrance of Byron Bay Visitor Center - car park.Indulge in an exciting walk (1.5 hour walk) to the Lighthouse and lock these memories forever by photographing the beauty of this place. You might even be lucky to spot whales, dolphins and sea turtles along the coast. (Whale watching happens between June and October)Relax or take a leisure walk while enjoying the crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches of Byron Bay.Enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch in Byron’s finest beach and create some wonderful memories while touring this slice of paradise on earth.End this exciting tour at 12:30 PM. 

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    Byron Bay

    About the Activity:Start this fun filled trip at 9.00 AM in Byron Bay and get started for the day as you make your way to the Hinterland.Your adventure starts when we pick you up from your accommodation and drive up to the iconic Byron Bay lighthouse. Be blown away by the 360 degree panoramic views over the Pacific Ocean and mountain landscape, and get up close to the iconic Byron Bay lighthouse. Between May and October, whales can be spotted on their annual migration and this is one of the best vantage points to soak up this majestic sight.Next stop, a tour of the sustainable-farming and food experience that is The Farm, Byron Bay. Meet the resident heritage-breed pigs, Scottish Highland cattle and free-roaming chickens as you stroll through fields of flowers, macadamia and pecan plantations and market gardens filled with in-season produce.Then, it’s off to the mystical Crystal Castle. Here you can marvel at the massive natural crystals on show, get lost in a garden labyrinth, take a gentle walk, touch the World Peace stupa or just enjoy a coffee and soak up the hushed tranquility of this amazing place. The Zen quality of the crystals will put you in the perfect frame of mind for a drive through the beautiful Byron hinterland to our next destination, the historic and delightful town of Bangalow. Enjoy lunch at one of our favourite Bungalow restaurants, followed by a stroll through this beautiful village. Pick up that special keepsake or gift including everything from vintage clothing, home wares, glamorous designer boutiques and an authentic French patisserie. From Bungalow we head back to Byron Bay, where we drop you off with plenty of time to have a late afternoon swim or surf. You will have the sensation of having been away for a week, full of new sights, smells and experiences! End this tour at bout 3.00 PM and get dropped back to your hotel in an air conditioned vehicle.

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    Byron Bay

    About the Activity:Get ready to visit the beautiful Byron hinterland and explore the natural wonder of the World Heritage listed Nightcap National Park.Start your trip after getting picked up from Byron Bay at 9.00 AM in an air conditioned vehicle.Enthrall in a guided walk to the spectacular Minyon Falls and relish the stunning natural beauty accompanying you throughout this trip.Relish a delicious BBQ-style lunch with breath taking views before you set off for water adventure.Indulge in thrilling rounds of ocean kayaking ad beat the raging waves as you soar your way in the clear blue waters. Enjoy a great view of Byron’s coastline and lighthouse from the water. You might be even lucky to spot dolphins, turtles and whales.Enjoy free snorkeling and socializing over afternoon tea before ending this exciting tour at 4.00 PM when you will be transferred back to the city.

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    Sydney

    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.

    h5 Hours
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    Sydney

    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

    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

    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.

    h2 Hours
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    Byron Bay

    About the Activity:Get started at 9.00 AM after reaching the tour locality.Explore the natural wonder of the World Heritage listed Nightcap National Park including a 1.5 hours, 4km return rainforest walk to the base of the spectacular Minyon Falls (moderate fitness required). Take a swim in the pristine fresh water pools, photograph the abundant wildlife or simply relax and get in touch with nature.Enjoy a delicious, locally sourced BBQ lunch before arriving at the oldest white settlement in the Byron Bay area, famous little town of Bangalow (est.1840). Tour Bangalow's fascinating mix of local shops, galleries and cafes.From Bangalow, the tour weaves through the beautiful Byron hinterland and the many historical unspoilt hinterland towns that are sprinkled throughout the countryside.End this tour at 2.30 PM after getting transferred back to your hotel in Byron Bay.

    h5 Hours
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    Sydney

    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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    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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    Sydney

    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

    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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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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Blue Mountains National Park

The Blue Mountains National Park is the country's pride and heritage. It houses a number of endangered mammals, including Tiger Quoll. Situated at the heart of the Blue Mountains, this national park attracts more than 3 million visitors every year.

Highlights: The Blue Mountains National Park is a spectacular area, belonging to Australia. The national park offers a wide range of sports and activities to its visitors, which including mountain climbing, rock climbing, short walks, overnight adventure, long way lookouts, and Canyoning. The largest bird, 'Emu' flies into this park every summer, which is an absolute mesmerizing scene to witness.

Location: Blue Mountains National Part is located in the heart of Blue Mountain hills of New South Wales, Australia.

Price: Entry to the Blue Mountains National Park is free of any monetary value. But it costs $8 per day if you have vehicles parked in the parking lot. 
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Art Gallery of NSW

Art Gallery of New South Wales is one of the most iconic public gallery and among the largest art museums in Australia. The gallery was established long back in 1874, over a century ago. It's one of the best galleries to explore the beautiful artwork from across the world.

 

Location: It is located in Art Gallery Road, The Domain in Sydney, Australia. Public transport is easily available to reach this amazing place.

Highlights: Extensive collections like Australian art, Aboriginal art, Asian art, Contemporary art, European art are displaced in the art gallery. One can also enjoy various programs and facilities that are held in the gallery. Tourists love to visit the art gallery to come close to Australian culture and heritage.

Best time to visit: The place is open everyday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm except on Wednesday when it's open till 10:00 pm. The Art Gallery is closed on Christmas Day and on Good Friday.

Price: The entry to this Art Gallery is completely free, both for adults and kids.

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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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