Highlights of Sydney Half-Day City Tour

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Highlights of Sydney Half-Day City Tour

From € 94.44 per person

Discover the sights of Sydney on a 4-hour orientation tour. Learn more about where the city's best restaurants, beaches and walks can be found. Go to a host of historical and entertainment districts, including The Rocks and Potts Point.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Small group
Limited to 10 participants
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4 hours
Starting times 8:00 AM, 1:00 PM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German

Experience

Highlights
  • See all the hot spots of Sydney in half a day, including Sydney Harbour and Bondi Beach
  • Enjoy panoramic views from Mrs Macquarie's Chair
  • Get a taste of contemporary Sydney life beyond its beaches and dining precincts
  • Hear Sydney's fascinating history, from the Gadigal occupation to the First Fleet and Olympic Games
  • Enjoy a personalized city tour in a small group of a maximum of 10 people
Full description
Explore the highlights of Sydney on a 4-hour tour that can be the perfect kick-start to your time in the city. See the hot spots and tourist icons with an expert guide who will provide you with all the information you need as a first time visitor. Learn where the best beaches are located and how to discover the nicest walks in the city and surrounding area. Hear about some of Sydney’s finest restaurants and atmospheric pubs, and get updates on cultural happenings at venues such as The Basement and Sydney Opera House. Discover where to shop for authentic and/or cheap souvenirs. Get so many ideas that you'll want to extend your stay in the world's most beautiful city! Choose from a morning (08:00) or afternoon (13:00) departure and get ready to see the following attractions: • The Rocks (the oldest part of Sydney where the First Fleet landed) • Millers Point (the oldest pubs and hotels in the city) • Mrs Macquarie’s Chair (best look-out onto Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge) • Woolloomooloo (site of the iconic pie cart of Harry's Cafe de Wheels and the longest timber-piled wharf in the world at Finger Wharf) • Potts Point (eclectic architecture galore) • Kings Cross (the infamous Red Light District) • Rushcutters Bay (start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race) • Darling Point (first of a series of posh harborside suburbs) • Double Bay (site of an exclusive shopping center) • Point Piper (home to the most expensive real estate in the world) • Rose Bay (site of Australia’s first international airport for ‘flying ships”) • Vaucluse (early 19th-century mansions) • Shark Beach (a hotspot for local swimmers and bull sharks) • Watson’s Bay (heritage trails and nudie beaches) • Camp Cove (the location of Captain Philip’s first footprint) • The Gap (where the harbor spills out into the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean) • Dover Heights (for spectacular views of the city and ocean) • North Bondi (golf, whales and sea-eagles) • Bondi Beach (birthplace of free-style swimming and professional lifesaving) • Tamarama Beach (also known as "Glamarama") • Bronte Beach (home of the Bronte Gully and popular for barbecues and dog walking) • Centennial Park (Sydney's largest city park) • Woollahra (home to consulates, mansions and art traders) • Paddington (full of Victorian terraces, boutiques and fashion stores) • Darlinghurst (popular as the gay and lesbian entertainment district) • Surry Hills (trendy and multicultural) • China Town (home to the large and popular Paddy’s Markets) • Darling Harbour (a modern, purpose-built entertainment center)
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  • Expert commentary
  • Water

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    Overall rating

    4.8 / 5

    based on 20 reviews

    Review summary

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    • Organization
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    • Value for money
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    We were lucky to have a private tour due to cancellations because of the fires. We saw so much of Sydney - suburbs, downtown, the harbours, beaches, buildings, parks, with lots of history along the way. Jelle sure knows a lot of interesting places! It was perfectly paced for us, so we could choose the photo ops, short walks, and vantage points. Crazy traffic in the city made us very glad we didn't try to drive ourselves. Thanks, Jelle! We loved your city tour!

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    January 8, 2020

    Jelle, a Belgian who spoke German very well, showed us the most beautiful corners of Sydney on a very individual tour. Jelle had no hesitation in answering every question. He stopped at interesting places to give us time for photos and our own impressions. A tour that you would never experience with a big bus, individual, informative, eventful and humorous .. we would book this tour again and again .. a perfect start with a perfect guide to discover Sydney on your own afterwards ...

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    March 7, 2018

    Immediately again

    The tour was great. Our guide (Alexander) went to all the sights you can imagine. He gave us very detailed information about it so that there really was no question. He also gave us many tips for good restaurants and pubs nearby. Super nice tour with a very competent and totally sympathetic guide. Just great!!!

    June 3, 2017

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