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Sydney Bike Tours

Sydney Bike Tours

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Cycling around Sydney is the perfect way to sightsee in this gorgeous harborside city. Join your expert guide for a fun and fascinating look at up to 30 top sights, including the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, along with many others. As you pedal around the city, learn about the history, culture and favorite local spots on your choice of four cycling routes. Choose from various tour durations depending on your schedule.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.62
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$75.62

Sydney The Rocks Guided Walking Tour

Sydney The Rocks Guided Walking Tour

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Delve into the history of Sydney and British Australia on a leisurely 90-minute walking tour in The Rocks district with an expert guide. Enjoy the delights of present-day visuals as you explore The Rocks and hear the story of Sydney’s convict past as you discover shady courtyards, narrow laneways and hidden areas that even the locals do not know about. Stroll along the shoreline of Sydney Harbour with views of the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, past Cadman’s Cottage and Campbell’s Cove. Tour Highlights: • The shoreline of Sparkling Sydney Cove • Harbour views of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge • Cadman’s Cottage, The Rocks oldest surviving cottage built in 1816 • Campbell’s Cove, offering fantastic views of Sydney Harbour • Awe inspiring Argyle Cut begun with convict labour in 1843 • Within The Rocks historic precinct, we will wander through Greenway Lane, Kendall Lane, Suez Canal, Foundation Park and much more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.12
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$24.12

Convicts and The Rocks: Sydney's Walking Tour Led by Historian

Convicts and The Rocks: Sydney's Walking Tour Led by Historian

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Head to The Rocks to learn about Sydney’s colorful past. Your historian guide will regale you with stories of the first convicts to arrive in Sydney, their early experiences in Australia, and how they ultimately transformed a shanty camp to an enduring settlement. Listen to tales of street gangs, see the city’s oldest cottage, visit the Customs House, and check out maps and murals of old and new Sydney.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.50
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$27.50

The Rocks Pub Walking Tour

The Rocks Pub Walking Tour

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Discover the history of Sydney on a 2.5-hour walking tour and pub crawl in The Rocks. Your knowledgeable and entertaining guide takes you to four of Sydney's oldest pubs where you try a different glass of craft beer, cider, or wine in each venue. Learn about the early days of the British colony in Australia and hear the stories of these old-time pubs as you enjoy their rich atmosphere and tasty drinks.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.63
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$75.63

Sydney The Rocks Historical Pub Tour with Drinks and Dinner

Sydney The Rocks Historical Pub Tour with Drinks and Dinner

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Spend some time like a classic Aussie on a historical pub tour of The Rocks, Sydney’s oldest neighborhood. Join a fun-loving and informative guide, and visit some of the quarter’s oldest drinking holes to experience authentic Aussie pub life. Enjoy five drinks and dinner; discover pubs' behind-the-scenes secrets; and uncover the The Rocks' history, discovering how its drink spots have shaped local culture. Includes souvenir gift, photos, and discount vouchers for local shops and restaurants.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.54
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$98.54

Newcastle Dark Stories True Crime Tour

Newcastle Dark Stories True Crime Tour

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Discover the dark side of Newcastle’s past—one that most visitors never experience—on this walking tour. With a guide to show you the city’s spookiest sights, uncover tales of true crimes that you might never hear otherwise. Hear about the Tomahawk Murderer, view locations such as the Convict Lumberyard and Old Jail; and absorb the creepy atmosphere as your guide reveals stories of killings, hauntings, fraud, and more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.62
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$25.62

Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney Opera House Walking Tour

Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney Opera House Walking Tour

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Enjoy an insider’s perspective on the iconic Sydney Opera House during a 1-hour walking tour. Learn about the performances, history, and architecture of the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House as your expert guide takes you behind the scenes of the venue. Get photos ops from vantage points that are normally off-limits, and have the option to include a tasting Plate at Opera Kitchen or dine at the famous Opera Bar. Tours are offered throughout the day, making it easy to schedule into your sightseeing when your cruise ship docks in Sydney.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.41
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$32.41

Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour

Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour

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If you've ever wondered how pearls are made and where they come from, this tour is for you. From the comfort of a catamaran you'll admire the nature of the Central Coast, maybe even spotting pelicans, turtles, and stingrays. Visit a pearl farm, where you'll have a chance to chat with the farmers, learn about Australia's pearl farming history, and see examples of beautiful Broken Bay pearls.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.99
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$48.99

Sydney Dark Stories True Crime Tour

Sydney Dark Stories True Crime Tour

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Discover Sydney’s most infamous crime scenes and learn about its chilling past on this leisurely walking tour. The saying “Truth is stranger than fiction” plays out as you hear Sydney’s most terrifying tales, walk through its neighborhoods, and visit the sites of its true crimes. Your guide provides fascinating facts about the city’s dark history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.97
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$25.97

Experience the Real Sydney with our Signature Tour

Experience the Real Sydney with our Signature Tour

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Explore Sydney on a private full-day tour with a guide who shows you around by car and on foot. Highlights include the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Mrs Macquarie’s Chair. Next, head to the eastern suburbs and see places that most visitors miss. Continue on to view the Pacific Ocean through The Gap and stop at Bondi Beach for lunch (own expense).
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$303.49
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$303.49
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Morning or Afternoon Highlights Tour in Sydney with a Local Guide

Morning or Afternoon Highlights Tour in Sydney with a Local Guide

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Cram all of Sydney’s most memorable landmarks into one tour! Enjoy a 4-hour sightseeing tour, jam-packed with photo opportunities and iconic sights, and pick up insider tips from your knowledgeable local guide. Take in the views from Mrs Macquarie's Chair and The Gap; marvel over Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera house; and visit bustling Chinatown. After strolling neighborhoods like The Rocks, Paddington and Woolloomooloo, head to the coast to discover Bondi Beach, Rose Bay and Shark Beach.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.75
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$104.75

Sydney's Razor Gang True Crime Tour

Sydney's Razor Gang True Crime Tour

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Experience Sydney in a time of a war, when the Razor Gangs battled for supremacy, & the balance between good & evil sat on the finest point of the sharpest razor's edge. Enjoy a leisurely guided walking tour retracing the key events of Sydney's Razor Gang War. Peel back the curtain to reveal the bee's knees soap-opera-like lives of the most celebrated gangsters from Sydney's roaring 1920s-1930s. Tread carefully through Razor Gang territory, exploring the old streets & alleyways, roamed by hatchet men that would not spill the beans- most of the time. Travel back to the high times of Sydney's Speakeasy party scene, replete with button men, saps, molls & dolls. Book your ticket now for the Cat's Meow investigation into a dark, razor-sharp, & crime-ridden history. Relive a time of larger than life personalities engaged in the sharp edge of a fully-fledged gang war. Immerse yourself in the troubles of infamous gangsters & get a taste for what it was like living outside the law.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.62
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$25.62

Sydney Sightseeing Bus Tour with Bondi Beach

Sydney Sightseeing Bus Tour with Bondi Beach

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Explore Sydney at a great price on a half-day highlights tour that travels by air-conditioned bus. Your guide shares live commentary as you pass by landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, Mrs Macquarie’s Point, Bondi Beach, Watsons Bay, Paddington, Kings Cross, Woolloomooloo and more. Hear about the history of Australia’s beginnings in Sydney, and feel free to ask your guide any questions.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.10
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$21.10

Hunter Valley Broken Back Range Helicopter Flight from Cessnock

Hunter Valley Broken Back Range Helicopter Flight from Cessnock

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For travelers short on time, there is probably no faster way to see more of the Hunter Valley than this 15-minute helicopter tour. Hop on at the Cessnock Aerodrome and get airborne over the valley’s wineries, gardens, and golf courses before heading to the Broken Back Range and Mount View area. Plus, you can opt for round-trip transportation from your hotel for an extra fee.
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  • 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.49
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$100.49

Half Day City Heritage Tour

Half Day City Heritage Tour

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A highly informative, fun tour of Broken Hill - the first and only Heritage listed town in Australia. We visit sites of historical and social importance. Learn about the strong Trade Union Movement and those who fought for fairness in the workplace, particularly down the mines, and how this influenced the formation of our city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.43
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$47.43

Eat And Drink Newcastle History Walking Tour

Eat And Drink Newcastle History Walking Tour

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Discover Newcastle’s history and favorite foods and drinks in one go on this small-group tour. Stroll the inner-city Newcastle East neighborhood to see sights such as the Customs House and visit three bars for tapas and drinks (own expense) recommended by your guide. As you eat, drink, and socialize; hear tales of Newcastle's convict escapees, historical music scene, and 1979 pub rock riot that you’d likely miss on your own.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.83
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$67.83

Private Tour: Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney

Private Tour: Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney

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Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Blue Mountains on a private, full-day tour from Sydney. Your experienced guide shares the best of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed region with stops at landmarks in Blue Mountains National Park including Three Sisters rock formation, and visit native Australian animals at Calmsley Hill Farm while enjoying morning tea. Enjoy a 2-course lunch at your choice of venue within the luxurious Hydro Majestic Hotel, the elegant Echoes Restaurant or the relaxed Boiler House Cafe.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$633.04
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$633.04
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Sydney Shore Excursion: The Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks

Sydney Shore Excursion: The Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks

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Go ashore when your cruise ship pulls into Sydney, learning about the city on a guided walking of the Rocks. The 90-minute walking tour proceeds at a leisurely pace and departs twice daily. Your informative guide shows you historic buildings and streets in the Rocks, along with views of famous icons like the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Discover the history found in small alleys and some of the oldest streets in the city on a tour with a knowledgeable local guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.12
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$24.12

Private Sydney Half Day Tour including Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach

Private Sydney Half Day Tour including Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach

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See Sydney’s top sights on a half-day private city tour that still leaves you with time to enjoy the rest of the day on your own. You’ll check off Sydney’s must-see attractions, including the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach and Circular Quay. Hear about the city’s history and modern-day culture from a private guide-driver, and take in daily life around neighborhoods like Paddington and Darlinghurst.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$252.23
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$252.23
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Newcastle Scenic Explorer - 2 hour Tour by Minibus

Newcastle Scenic Explorer - 2 hour Tour by Minibus

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Newcastle is well renowned for its world-class beaches, ocean baths, waterfront venues, and other coastal attractions. This 2-hour tour (in air-conditioned minibus comfort with tour guide) is a great way to get an overview of the city and surrounds, including the impressive coastline and harbour. There are plenty of stops along the way for those fantastic photo opportunities, and some nice free inclusions for tour participants.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.00
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$52.00
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Maitland Dark Stories True Crime Tour

Maitland Dark Stories True Crime Tour

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Take a Walk on the Dark Side... Don't be afraid to scratch beneath the surface of the sleepy town of Maitland and unveil its dark and twisted past... Enjoy a leisurely guided walking tour retracing the steps of the city's most infamous crimes of yesteryear. Travel back to a tough world of brawlers, smoking guns and ladies of the night that has long since been forgotten. Relive a time that proves truth is far stranger than fiction as you explore Maitland's murkiest moments. Great photo opportunities along the High St and the old forgotten laneways. Book your ticket now for a unique investigation into a dark and crime-ridden history. Small towns hold the biggest secrets, and Maitland, with its fair share of haunted streets nestled amongst its glorious old buildings, is no exception. Maitland is an old town with an incredible history full of True Crime stories that time insisted were lost to the dustbin of history...until now. ...stories the city tried to forget...
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.62
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$25.62

Small Group Blue Mountains Day Tour from Sydney

Small Group Blue Mountains Day Tour from Sydney

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Discover the highlights of the Blue Mountains on a full-day tour to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed national park from Sydney. Stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park to see Australian native animals including kangaroos, koalas and wombats. Continue into Blue Mountains National Park to lookout points over the Three Sisters, Jamison Valley, Kings Tableland, Grose Valley and Wentworth Falls. In the picturesque town of Leura, have lunch accompanied by a glass of wine or beer. Your tour includes informative guide, morning tea and lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$218.55
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$218.55

Balmain Pub Walking Tour

Balmain Pub Walking Tour

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Hear the colorful history of Balmain as you explore its pubs on a 3-hour walking tour with a knowledgeable guide. With a high ratio of pubs per person and a legacy of lively characters, Balmain offers a fun and fascinating combination of excellent drinks and a storied past. Enjoy a complimentary glass of craft beer or wine in each of four famous Balmain pubs as your guide provides informative commentary on the people and places that make Balmain a legendary ‘puburb’ of Sydney.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.63
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$75.63

Small Group Essential Sydney Tour Including Lunch

Small Group Essential Sydney Tour Including Lunch

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Explore Sydney on a 5-hour tour that includes a comprehensive city tour, lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia in Rushcutters Bay, and a visit to Bondi Beach. In Sydney, see highlights including the historic Rocks district, Royal Botanical Gardens, Parliament House, Hyde Park Barracks, St Mary’s Cathedral, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. You'll also drive through Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross, Oxford Street and the suburbs of Paddington, Double Bay, Rose Bay, Vaucluse and Watsons Bay, enjoying informative commentary along the way.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.87
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