Sydney Activities & Tours: Australia

Cultural & Theme Tours

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Sydney BridgeClimb

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge with an expert guide for the ultimate Sydney experience. Get amazing views and learn all about the iconic structure during your climb to the 440-foot (134-meter) summit. You have several options for your climb, including a BridgeClimb Sampler that goes halfway up, or a BridgeClimb Summit Express for a rigorous ascent at a faster pace. No matter which option you choose, ascending this famous landmark gives you a spectacular perspective on Sydney and an exhilarating sense of achievement. Each BridgeClimb is limited to a maximum of 14 participants to ensure personalized attention in a small group.

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See Details → Duration :2 hours 30 minutes
From USD $116.95
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All Inclusive Full-Day Blue Mountains Trip from Sydney

Explore the beautiful Blue Mountains on a day trip from Sydney. Start your day with a visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park where you'll see a number of native Australian animals. From here, head to Echo Point for the perfect view of the iconic Three Sisters. For those nature lovers, a visit to Scenic World won't disappoint. Enjoy a cable-way ride with glass-floor cabins offering stunning views over the valley and finish your day with a river cruise up the Parramatta River back to either Circular Quay (finishes at 6.15pm) or Darling Harbour (near Barangaroo at 6.30pm).

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See Details → Duration :10 hours
From USD $124.34
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Sydney Bike Tours

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!

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See Details → Duration :5 hours
From USD $67.44
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Blue Mountains Day Trip Including Parramatta River Cruise

The Blue Mountains now World-Heritage listed, has deep gorges, steep cliffs, spectacular lookouts, excellent bushwalks and rich flora and fauna. On this tour, you'll discover the meaning of the name the Blue Mountains. You'll travel by clean, modern and air-conditioned buses on a personalized tour with friendly service. Your tour includes a pick up from many accommodation locations in the city centre, as well as from central pick up points in Kings Cross, Darling Harbour, Coogee, Bondi, Manly and Glebe. Travel with passionate, friendly and qualified guides with local knowledge and extensive commentary as you visit the famous places and “get off the beaten track”.

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See Details → Duration :10 hours
From USD $66.54
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Story of Sydney Tour

If you are new to Sydney (or only here for a short visit) this experience is designed to give you the best orientation of Sydney and the inner city suburbs. The tour will also appeal to locals interested in learning more about the history of Sydney, Australia, and how it came to be.

The Story of Sydney takes you on an intimate journey through Sydney from 1788 to today. You will discover the history, lifestyle and culture of the diverse neighbourhoods.

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See Details → Duration :4 hours
From USD $100.82
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Sydney The Rocks Historical Pub Tour with Drinks and Dinner

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

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See Details → Duration :3 hours 30 minutes
From USD $84.02
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The Rocks Walking Tour: the Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks

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’!

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See Details → Duration :1 hour 30 minutes
From USD $21.51
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Private Sydney City Customized Tour

If you are looking for a private tour guided by a Sydney born and bred operator that focusses not only on the city's iconic landmarks but also on its unique aboriginal heritage, colonial beginnings and the multicultural society that is today, then this tour is for you!!! As a general itinerary, the day begins as we make our way to the historic Rocks district, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House foreshores. We then journey to the Botanical Gardens, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair and the ever-evolving suburbs of Woolloomooloo and Kings Cross. Following the harbour, we venture through the city’s eastern bays out to South Head and iconic Bondi Beach for a water view lunch. From Bondi, we take a leisurely stroll along the beautiful coastline. We return to the city via fashionable Oxford Street, Paddington with our final destination at Darling Harbour. This private tour enables guests flexibility in structuring the day to best suit the group. Start and end times can be adjusted accordingly.

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See Details → Duration :6 to 7 hours
From USD $145.33
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The Rocks Pub Walking Tour

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!

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See Details → Duration :2 hours 30 minutes
From USD $63.85
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Blue Mountains Deluxe Small-Group Eco Wildlife Tour from Sydney

Head for the hills and experience the natural beauty of the Blue Mountains on this small group day trip from Sydney. Travel on a complete loop of the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains and see many hidden locations away from all other tourists. This unique small group tour offers the most amazing experience to the Blue Mountains National Park. You'll also come face to face with native Australian animals, such as Kangaroos, Koala's, Emus, and Bird life.

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See Details → Duration :10 hours
From USD $161.98
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Morning or Afternoon Sydney Highlights Tour with a Local Guide

This half day Sydney highlights tour is just perfect to kick-start or end your holiday. See all the city hot spots and tourist icons: Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera, Mrs Macquarie's Chair, Woolloomooloo, Harry Cafe de Wheels, Rushcutters Bay, Point Piper, Rose Bay, Vaucluse, Shark Beach, The Gap, Bondi Beach, Paddington, Darlinghurst, China Town and Darling Harbour. En route, your expert tour guide will provide you with all the insight information you need to know as a first time visitor: where are the best beaches in town? Or the best walks, the finest restaurants or the most atmospheric Aussie pubs. In fact, this half-day Sydney tour will leave you with so many ideas and plans that you'll likely decide to extend your stay in the world's most beautiful city!

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See Details → Duration :4 hours
From USD $106.81
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Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney Opera House 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.

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From USD $28.23
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Canberra Explorer: Australia's Capital City Tour from Sydney

Enjoy this comprehensive day tour of Canberra, Australian's capital city. Travel south by coach from Sydney through the Goulburn region, one of Australia's premier sheep and wool growing areas, and on to Canberra. Take in the highlights of this city including the Australian War Memorial, the National Museum of Australia and Australia's Parliament House.

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See Details → Duration :13 hours
From USD $127.03
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The Rocks & Darling Harbour with a local: private & personalized

We’re nothing if not pragmatic, that’s why we’ve created an experience that takes you right to the heart of Sydney - Darling Harbor. With your local Sydney host by your side, you’ll explore the surrounds of one of Sydney’s most famous spots. From here, you can access most of the city’s iconic attractions, like the Opera House, Sydney Harbor Bridge, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Luna Park and Taronga Zoo. Soak up the colonial era architecture as you cheers to a few hours well spent!

Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

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See Details → Duration :3 hours
From USD $113.83

Original Price : $151.77

Saving Amount : $37.94

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Lonely Planet Experiences: Eat, Drink & Walk Sydney with a Local

Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience powered by Urban Adventures. Walk a little, eat a little, drink a little! Take an evening journey through Sydney's emerging small bar scene and discover the spots that are popping up around the city in heritage buildings and laneways.

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See Details → Duration :3 hours
From USD $76.72