Sydney Activities & Tours: Australia

Cultural & Theme Tours

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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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From USD $136.67
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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 $93.59
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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 $74.13
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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 $23.64
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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 $110.81
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Morning or Afternoon Highlights Tour in Sydney 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 $102.69
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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 $180.99
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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.

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.

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From USD $31.03
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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 $71.13
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Private Coogee to Bondi Walk from your city hotel

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.

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Small Group Blue Mountains Day Tour from Sydney

This all-inclusive, small group tour includes a visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park. We arrive early to beat the crowds and allow you to observe kangaroos, koalas, wallabies and wombats. Enter a little known hidden clearing to enjoy some home style morning tea. You will have time to roam the area and seek out the wild kangaroos and birdlife. View the famous 3 sisters Rock formation and marvel at the stunning views of the Jamieson Valley. Lunch with a glass of local wine or beer is included in a cafe in the heart of the rainforest. After visiting more lookouts and enjoying a short scenic walk in the mountains you will return to Sydney.

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See Details → Duration :9 hours
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Convicts and The Rocks: Sydney's Walking Tour Led by Historian

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.

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See Details → Duration :2 hours 30 minutes
From USD $26.96
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Must See Sydney With A Local: Private & Personalized

You’ll join one of our Sydney hosts, who can’t wait to share their city with you. Deciding where to go and what to skip in a city as golden, big and shiny as Sydney is a challenge for any mere mortal, but not for an insider. From cocktail bars to scrumptious eateries and historic neighborhoods to energetic markets the day’s sights are yours to command! Your host will have a few suggestions of their own, but the gist of this experience is to blend city highlights with local insights and come up with a Sydney cocktail that’s authentic and fun!
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 :8 hours
From USD $169.80
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Small Group Essential Sydney Tour Including Lunch

The perfect way to see Sydney and all the icons including the Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, and Royal Botanic Gardens on a 5-hour 'Essential Sydney' tour. Enjoy lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia with a glass of local wine or beer overlooking Rushcutters Bay, and visit Bondi Beach, where you'll have time for a short walk. Hotel pickup and drop-off by air-conditioned luxury vehicle is included.

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From USD $177.30
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Shark Dive Xtreme at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Think you’re brave enough to come face to fin with a shark? Get up close and personal with fascinating, critically endangered creatures including Grey Nurse Sharks, stingrays and an amazing array of fish! With no experience required, SCUBA training is provided before you dive into our 1.5million litre oceanarium -all without the safety of a cage!

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See Details → Duration :2 hours 30 minutes
From USD $220.89