Sydney Shore Excursion: Half-Day Sydney City Highlights and Manly

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  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
  • Location: The Rocks, Australia
  • Product code: 10784P12
From USD $125.77
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Adult (Age : 10 to 99)
Child (Age : 3 to 9)
Infant (Age : 0 to 2)

After pickup from the cruise ship port, your shore excursion starts with a visit to Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay Wharf before enjoying views of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.

Continue with a drive along historical George Street to see landmarks like the Queen Victoria Building, Town Hall, and Martin Place, and then cross Harbour Bridge, heading north toward Manly and stopping on the way at Milsons Point for photo ops of the Opera House, harbor, and city skyline. As you travel through the exclusive northern suburbs of Sydney, visit a lookout point in Seaforth for views over Middle Head and the marinas of Pearl Bay, and stop at Arabanoo Lookout for a panorama of the Pacific Ocean and the rugged headland.

Upon arrival in Manly, take a stroll along the popular Corso to soak up the atmosphere of the town. Then continue your tour through the leafy 'beach suburbs' and Queenscliff, passing by Freshwater Bay and Curl Curl Beach before returning to the Sydney city center via the exclusive suburbs of Neutral Bay and Mosman. Your shore excursion ends with port drop-off.


  • Port or hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Live commentary on board


  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Schedule Details

Departure Dates:


Departure Point:

Rydges Sydney Harbour, 55 George St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered


  • Sydney Airport, Airport Dr, Mascot, Botany Bay, New South Wales 2020 Australia


  • Circular Quay Overseas Passenger Cruise Terminal, 130 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
  • White Bay Cruise Terminal, 2041 James Craig Rd, Rozelle NSW 2039, Australia

Departure time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/1/2017 - 3/31/2022

Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 01:00 PM


5 hours(approx.)

Return details

Returns to original departure point

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infants must sit on laps

At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Posted By : Kenneth B

The ship arrived early. We could not use our American cell phone to get early pick up. The driver and tour guide, John was excellent.

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Posted On : 2019-10-11

Posted By : Eladio B

This tour was a great introduction to Sydney. Our private guide met us at the pier and drove us around different neighborhoods. He was friendly, personable, and knowledgeable. Although we did have brief photo ops, our one disappointment was that the tour didn’t include a walk on one of the beaches.

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Posted On : 2017-11-05

Posted By : calapier1

Beside the obvious, we were guided to some beautiful outlying places around the city and enjoyed our day- thank you!

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Posted On : 2016-12-31

Posted By : dab

This was our first time in Sydney and we expected a knowledgeable guide who would show us what was described in the tour description.
Instead we were asked what we wanted to do and did not see a lot plus the guide was not that knowledgeable.
Save your money and go on the Hop on Hop off.
If you must go on this tour, print out the itinerary and hand it to the guide and tell them
all of it.

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Posted On : 2016-04-16