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  • Sydney: Private Customizable Tour with Transfer

    1. Sydney: Private Customizable Tour with Transfer

    Discover Sydney alongside a friendly local and see the best of the city on a private, customizable tour. Get insider tips on visiting the main attractions of the city as well as the more eclectic places that tourists don’t usually see. Choose to see historic landmarks such as The Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, soak up up the sun on Bondi Beach, or explore Darling Harbour. The choice is yours as you can personalize this tour to your interests along with your knowledgable guide. Get some culture at a museum or gallery, or browse a vibrant market in one of Sydney’s fascinating neighborhoods. If hunger strikes, let your guide provide top tips on a local eatery for an authentic taste of Sydney’s cuisine.

  • Sydney Harbour: Tall Ship Afternoon Cruise

    2. Sydney Harbour: Tall Ship Afternoon Cruise

    Hop on a tall ship and discover the sights and sounds of Sydney on a unique historic-meets- modern harbor cruise. Sail past the Opera House and Fort Denison, as well as under Harbour Bridge, as you enjoy a 90-minute sailing experience on board the 1850s style wooden tall ship. Get involved and make the most of this interactive, unique cruise. Try your hand at steering, or help with the sails. If you'd like to heave on a rope, you can. Otherwise, simply sit back, relax, and enjoy the entertainment provided by your friendly crew. You will get to hear some of Sydney’s rich history and tales of Sydney’s only authentic timber tall ships. You will feel like you are being transported back to days gone by, and will be able to say you know what it was like for the sailors of yesteryear. Make sure to bring your camera to capture the best of Sydney Harbour. And expect to be the subject of many a...

    The whole experience was such a thrill - we loved the welcome aboard and humour of Jim-boy - he’s a natural to put people at ease ! We had a lovely day for it and saw the best of Sydney from the water ! Me & my grand daughter enjoyed it sooooo much !

  • Small Group Harbor Cruise, Secret Beaches & Local Guide

    3. Small Group Harbor Cruise, Secret Beaches & Local Guide

    This tour is about learning, having fun and exploring places off the beaten track. During the tour, your local guide will provide fascinating insights into the harbour’s history, culture and natural environment. Your boat tour begins in the bustling Circular Quay before heading under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and stopping in front of the famous Opera House for photographs. From here, your journey continues past Australia’s largest naval base to the multi-million dollar waterfront mansions of Point Piper, homes to politicians, movie stars and billionaires. After a one hour cruise past all the classic Sydney Harbour landmarks and some fascinating lesser-known sites, you will land on an idyllic National Park beach, where the boat lands right on the beach for you to have a stroll or swim - you may even spot a penguin because this is home to Sydney’s only resident colony of Fairy Penguins. ...

    Both Zane and Elodie are amazing hosts. Awesome overview of Sydney Harbour! We really enjoyed this cruise and highly recommend it!

  • Sydney Harbour to Bondi: Small Group Half–Day Experience

    4. Sydney Harbour to Bondi: Small Group Half–Day Experience

    Depart your hotel for an unforgettable Panoramic Sydney half–day city sights tour. Visit the historic Rocks area and hear stories of convict history. Enjoy magnificent views of the Opera House and Harbor Bridge. See the shopping heart of the city, QVB, Centre point.  Visit Sydney’s trendy new district at Oxford Street. Travel through elegant Paddington with its terrace houses before arriving at the Pacific Ocean. See the superb coast cliff walk around Tamarama and Bronte. Travel on to famous Bondi Beach. Visit the beachfront promenade, and have time to enjoy a coffee or cool drink. See Sydney’s best panoramic view at Dover Heights. Return to Sydney via Double Bay, Kings Cross and Mrs Macquarie’s Point for a final magical viewpoint over the harbor before returning to the city centre.

    Overall a good trip if you don’t have much time. I just wanted some Aussie history and to see Bondi and this definitely delivered. Enjoyed it

  • Sydney: Complete City Walking Tour

    5. Sydney: Complete City Walking Tour

    Get a taste of everything in Sydney on this 3-hour walking tour with a local, English-speaking guide. Find out about the city's history, see its most prominent landmarks, and discover your guide's favorite cafes, pubs, museums, and walks to continue your exploration after. Look for your guide's blue umbrella at the meeting point, then get together for an introduction before beginning a journey town the Tank Stream, the river that started Sydney’s European settlement. Start by learning about Captain Cook and the First Fleet, then reach back further to learn the fascinating Aboriginal history of this place. After some brief introductions, your guide will take on board your group's particular interests and modify the tour route accordingly. Along the way, you'll stop at a cafe for a coffee break before finishing at a pub to enjoy a local beer. The exact schedule depends on the day and the...

  • Sydney: Guided Harbour E-Bike Tour

    6. Sydney: Guided Harbour E-Bike Tour

    Your ride commences at Darlinghurst and will begin by first taking you to Woolloomooloo, where you will see the largest finger wharf in the world. You will then progress on to Mrs. Macquarie's Chair, riding through the Domain. From there you will discover the Opera House and Walsh Bay, before riding over the Sydney Harbour Bridge with a visit to the historic village of Pyrmont and a short stop for coffee! Your tour guide will point out areas of interest, local flora and fauna, and historic sites throughout your ride. You will returning through the city using bike lanes, progressing onward to Surry Hills  and back to Darlinghurst in a 24-kilometer loop that provides travelers with a unique and complete view of Sydney.

    A little bit hard to find but once we were there it was all fun fun fun. Grant was the best and the bikes exceptional

  • Sydney: Kayak to Goat Island At The Heart of Sydney Harbour

    7. Sydney: Kayak to Goat Island At The Heart of Sydney Harbour

    Head out on a morning sea kayak adventure on Sydney's beautiful harbor. Paddle to the centre of the harbor to take photos by Sydney Harbor Bridge, before exploring Goat Island on foot with your expert guide. Escape the noise of the city, and simply enjoy the sound of your paddle in the water and the sea birds squawking above as you paddle in the harbor. Get up close and personal to both the built environs and natural wonders of the harbor, including its marine inhabitants. After reaching the center of the harbor, pose with Sydney Harbour Bridge for your guide to take high-quality shots of you. Then, land in a secret cove on Goat Island (Memel in the local Aboriginal language), and explore the area on foot. Make the most of this experience: Goat Island is closed to the public and landing is by special permit only, included in your tour. Paddle back via Darling Harbour, and take a hot s...

    Paddling with Matt was definitely the highlight of my Sydney visit! So much fun and such a great way to see the harbour, the goat island, the harbour bridge and the opera house! Matt is really knowledgeable and told me a lot about the history of the harbour. Definitely worth it and I would recommend it to everyone! I hope I can come back one day. Thank you Matt for this amazing day!

  • Sydney: Private Customizable Tour with a Local

    8. Sydney: Private Customizable Tour with a Local

    Spend the day with your host who can’t wait to share with you their favorite places to hang out, show you where to get your hands on the best food, and take you through the city with an inspiring view. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Weave your way through a pocket of the city, discovering its diversity and the communities who are lucky to call Sydney home. This city is more than a place, it's a feeling, and that’s exactly what you’ll experience on your day with your host. See some historic landmarks and districts like The Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge or laze your afternoon away soaking up the sun at Bondi Beach or exploring the Darling Harbour. Get cultured at a museum or gallery and maybe you will still have some time to stop by a v...

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Paddling with Matt was definitely the highlight of my Sydney visit! So much fun and such a great way to see the harbour, the goat island, the harbour bridge and the opera house! Matt is really knowledgeable and told me a lot about the history of the harbour. Definitely worth it and I would recommend it to everyone! I hope I can come back one day. Thank you Matt for this amazing day!

Thank you for this lovely tour! It is winter and it is (after) covid time. So I was the only one in this 'group'. The personal walking tour was was so interesting and my guide was excellent to understand. Good to explore hidden places! :)

It was the best city tour we ever had. Our guide, Angus, explained everything very well. It was a great experience to listen to him and.... very important, his English was very good to understand for us ( we are from Germany)

Lot of fun, guides were very friendly and knowledgeable about the areas we visited. I’m traveling alone and they made it feel like I took the tour with friends. The sites were interesting and overall enjoyable experience.

Both Zane and Elodie are amazing hosts. Awesome overview of Sydney Harbour! We really enjoyed this cruise and highly recommend it!