Walking & Biking Tours
This big day out to the south of Sydney winds through Australia’s oldest national park, takes in spectacular coastal scenery along the Grand Pacific Drive, traverses the Sea Cliff Bridge, then climbs the sandstone escarpment to return via the forests and farmland of the picturesque Southern Highlands.
Enjoy up close and personal experiences with iconic Australian wildlife, expansive vistas of coastal scenery, eucalyptus-clad valleys and waterfalls plunging over sandstone cliffs, scenic drives through national parks and along bays, beaches and country backroads, beachside dining and cool-climate wine tasting.
Tour includes a private koala experience with a keeper, lunch at a popular seaside cafe, wine-tasting at a boutique winery, National Parks and wildlife park entry fees, friendly and knowledgable guide, transport in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus. Maximum 11 guests.
Come on an all-inclusive journey to Sydney's oldest and most charismatic pubs as you wander through Australia’s oldest neighbourhood, The Rocks. With dinner and drinks all included, you will be “Edutained” by an expert, local, passionate guide as you venture into the heart of Australian pub culture, and experience first-hand how much these charming locations have shaped Aussie culture.
Maximum group size: 16 travelers
What could be more fun than touring the beautiful waterfront city of Sydney by bike? Your no-stress cycling tour takes you through Sydney's historic neighborhoods for unforgettable harbor views. Cycle over the Sydney Harbor Bridge, spot the Opera House, see the sites by night or do a quick highlights tour for those pressed for time. With four cycle routes to choose from, there's something for everyone!
Enjoy a 2-hour guided ghost tour along cobbled lanes, through narrow alleyways and behind locked gates with exclusive access into the haunted buildings of The Rocks. Listen to your professional guide and discover how a haunted past has created the spirit of today as you listen to amazing stories of the early convict days. Hear macabre tales of murder, suicide, hangings and hauntings in The Rocks, the birth place of Australia.
The Rocks Walking Tour (est. 1978), is Sydney’s longest established walking tour and offers the ‘original’ guided walking tour of The Rocks! Tours depart daily at 10:30am and 1:30pm from a convenient location in The Rocks, for a duration of 90 minutes, walking at a leisurely pace. This memorable Sydney tour throughout the historic and picturesque Rocks precinct will weave its way through hidden alleyways, along charming lanes and into shady courtyards, areas that could be overlooked by the casual unguided visitor. A Sydney ‘must-do’!
To experience the true beating heart of a city, you need to immerse yourself in its local food scene. Known as a destination to experience the freshest and most creative multicultural cuisine - Sydney has its place firmly marked on the international foodie map. Meet your Splendour host (who will feel like a lifelong mate by the end of the day) at your hotel for a walking tour of Sydney’s culinary delights.
We have found that walking is the best way to experience our glorious city centre so pop on your comfiest walking shoes and join us as we wander the city, stopping at a few of our favourite spots on the way.
11am - 3pm
*Note this is a walking tour
Take a guided walking tour of Sydney Opera House while your cruise ship is in port to experience one of the world’s most famous performing arts centers. Plus, you’ll see the best views of the Sydney Harbour. Book this Sydney Opera House shore excursion ahead to ensure you don’t miss out on this popular tour.
Please note: in line with the Australian government decision to cease non-essential gatherings due to Covid-19, all public performances and tours will be temporarily suspended up to 17 June 2020. Thank you for your support and understanding in this time.
Drink In History and explore Sydney's most historic settlement on The Rocks Pub Walk. This 2.5 hour small group historical walking tour visits four of Sydney's oldest pubs, stopping for a drink of craft beer, wine or cider in each. Discover the myths, meet the legends of Sydney's oldest pubs!
Sleep in, avoid the Sydney traffic peak,the big bus groups and crowds.
Listen to sounds of nature, as we take you along the bush trails and discover majestic waterflows and waterfalls. Two extended bush-walks, three remote scenic lookouts and executive vehicle travel. Capture photos of the Three Sisters at the very best time of the day as the late afternoon sunlight highlights this unusual sandstone rock formation when most of the other big tour groups have long left the area. Our final stop overlooks the vast Megalong Valley to embrace the sounds of nature and the colours of the sky as the sun sets.
This is an immersive ten hours to enjoy this famous World Heritage listed area. A small group fully guided tour including snacks, bottled water and hot dinner in a local pub. Ideal for nature lovers or travelers who want to avoid the tourist traps. A truly different Blue Mountains tour.
Your private guide will meet you at your hotel and also return you to your hotel at the end of the tour. We provide comprehensive commentary, bottled water and all buses, ferry or train fares are included in the tour. Be led by an experienced, knowledgeable local that can customise your tour to suit your interests.
Expect fascinating history, delivered with energy and insight on a walking exploration of Sydney's colonial birthplace: The Rocks. Together your group will uncover the scallywag stories of convicts, soldiers, sailors, rum & rebellions. This tour is led by vibrant historians who share their passion for the past through great storytelling, visual imagery and extensive research.
Before reaching the narrow alleyways & hidden ruins of The Rocks district, you’ll enter inside Sydney’s historical Customs House & discover the colonial relics at Macquarie Place.
In The Rocks your guide will bring to life the convicts, craftsmen & cut-throats littered throughout its early history. You'll also venture below street level to discover a sandstone cellar connected to Sydney's gold-rush era.
After getting lost in the area's rich history this tour finishes at an historic local Pub. This is a unique opportunity to soak in the stories you've shared over a refreshing drink with your guide and group.
For those who think they have seen everything Sydney has to offer, escape the city and discover these hidden gem locations.
The South Coast tour is a one of a kind that includes the coastline, remote beaches, dairy countryside and bush trails. Learn about our local aboriginal tribes and trek thru the bush to view six indigenous engravings. A truly Aussie day out with a gourmet BBQ lunch. Walk across remote beaches, spot wildlife and see the Kiama Blowhole. Our ocean viewing opportunities allow you to spot whales during their migration season (May – November).
Our return scenic drive past some of the best local beaches in the Illawarra and South Coast region before sweeping over the Sea Cliff Bridge.
Our last walk is across a remote sandy beach to view the aboriginal engravings in the late afternoon sun. Look out across the ocean as the sun sets and you may just see a pod of dolphins swimming by. A truly authentic adventure and a memorable day in the Australian countryside.
Sydney's Harbour is undoubtedly the most beautiful in the world and this tour hugs the harbour to the east and west around stunning coves and over the Harbour Bridge (3 hours - 23kms). Includes Electric Bike, Helmet, Water and Tour Guide.
Enjoy a relaxed 2-hour snorkeling and walking tour at Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve in Manly, just a short hop from Sydney. This morning or afternoon tour gives both beginning and experienced snorkelers a chance to see some of the diverse marine life of Australia, launching right off the beach into calm waters with a variety of marine life. Your guide also takes your small-group, limited to 10 people, on a short walk on the headlands where you get great views of the Northern Beaches.
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.