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The Rocks Tours

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The Rocks
Located in central Sydney, the historic precinct of the Rocks is the oldest area in the city and the site of the first European settlement. Full of history and character, today the Rocks is home to fashionable boutiques, artisan markets, historic pubs, trendy restaurants, and a thriving arts and culture scene.
Address: George and Argyle Streets, Sydney 2000, Australia

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.08
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$23.08
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The Rocks Ghost Tours with Guide in Sydney

The Rocks Ghost Tours with Guide in Sydney

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Stroll through The Rocks on this haunted tour in Sydney. Get access to what lies behind locked gages, on narrow alleyways, and exclusive locations while listening to creepy tales from a guide. Learn about Australia's convict history and how that has shaped modern Australia.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.90
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$32.90
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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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$26.32
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$26.32

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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$69.46
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$69.46

Taste of Sydney - Barangaroo and the Rocks

Taste of Sydney - Barangaroo and the Rocks

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Experience Sydney’s history, food, and culture on this guided excursion to Barangaroo and The Rocks. Enjoy amazing views at Barangaroo Park, sample Italian classics, local beer, and pub food—it’s included in the tour price. Then, head to the Rocks and learn about landmarks like the Opera House and Harbour Bridge with an informative local guide. Finish the night with a delectable dinner of fresh Thai cuisine.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.08
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$113.08

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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$91.39
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$91.39

Sydney Combo: Hop-On Hop-Off Harbor Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off City Bus Tour

Sydney Combo: Hop-On Hop-Off Harbor Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off City Bus Tour

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Customize your sightseeing in Sydney with a hop-on hop-off coach tour and harbor cruise. The ferry pass is valid for 2 days and the explorer pass is valid for 48 hours, giving you two full days to explore Sydney. The Sydney Harbour ferry cruise stops include Circular Quay, Manly, Taronga Zoo and Watsons Bay. The double-decker bus tour travels between iconic sites including The Rocks, Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens and Bondi Beach. Choose to hop off and visit places of interest, or simply remain on board for a comprehensive overview with recorded commentary.
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  • 7 hours to 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.79
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$80.79
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Morning or Afternoon Half-Day Sydney City Sightseeing Tour

Morning or Afternoon Half-Day Sydney City Sightseeing Tour

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Make the most of your time in Sydney on a morning or afternoon sightseeing tour that crams all the city’s best bits into just a few hours. Snap photos of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge; visit the glamorous Bondi Beach; travel through The Rocks and Paddington; and take in the views from Mrs. Macquarie’s Point.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.05
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$93.05

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.31
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$94.31
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Sydney Ghost Walking Tour

Sydney Ghost Walking Tour

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Come, if you dare, on a night-time stroll through the haunted corners of Sydney that contain mysteries with a supernatural twist. Your informative guide leads you on a 1.5-hour walking tour around The Rocks district, the site where Sydney was founded and a place full of spine-tingling stories and legendary ghosts. Historical events hold the keys to some of the paranormal phenomena, which include hauntings and ghost sightings that your guide explains in fascinating detail.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.32
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$26.32

Sydney Half Day Luxury Private Tour - Morning or Afternoon Avail

Sydney Half Day Luxury Private Tour - Morning or Afternoon Avail

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See the best of Sydney in this comprehensive 4-hour tour. Visit major sights like the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and Bondi Beach, as well as some hidden gems off the tourist track. Enjoy a morning or afternoon tea with incredible Harbour views. This private tour can be customized to suit travelers’ interests.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$252.47
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$252.47
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Secret Food Tours Sydney w/ Private Tour Option

Secret Food Tours Sydney w/ Private Tour Option

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Benefit from exploring Surry Hills with a food-loving guide on a half-day tour of this fascinating district in Sydney. Discover places that most visitors miss as you stop into restaurants and cafes that serve up a range of delectable bites, with enough samples to make a hearty meal. You’ll also see landmarks including the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Royal Botanic Garden, and The Rocks.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$252.47
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The Rocks & Darling Harbour With A Local: Private & Personalized

The Rocks & Darling Harbour With A Local: Private & Personalized

Experience Sydney’s waterfront and historic district with an insider. Check out Darling Harbour’s biggest attractions, including Sydney Aquarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Luna Park, and Taronga Zoo. Hop on the ferry at Circular Quay, stroll across Sydney Harbour Bridge, get tips from a Sydneysider guide. Then, visit Sydney’s oldest, neighborhood, The Rocks, where you can enjoy a complimentary pint at Sydney’s oldest pub.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$153.74
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$153.74
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Sydney Harbour Luxury Sailing Trip including Lunch

Sydney Harbour Luxury Sailing Trip including Lunch

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Enjoy an exhilarating half-day sailing cruise on Sydney Harbour aboard a luxury yacht with an experienced captain. Take in stunning views of Sydney's waterside landmarks including the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Mrs. Macquaries Chair, Fort Denison, Watsons Bay, Sydney Heads and more. Anchor in a secluded bay in Sydney Harbour National Park with time for beach walks, swimming, snorkeling and a delicious lunch with Australian wine and beer. This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring a personalized experience with your knowledgeable captain.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$222.17
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$222.17

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.27
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$100.27
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Brilliant Sunset Sydney Harbour Photography Tour

Brilliant Sunset Sydney Harbour Photography Tour

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Snap spectacular photos of Sydney at sunset and master the art of twilight photography on this 3.5-hour photography tour of Sydney. Follow your guide, a professional photographer, around Sydney Harbour and The Rocks, then take in the views from Observatory Hill as the sun sets over the city. With expert advice to help you compose the perfect shot, master tricky lighting techniques and learn to use a tripod; you’ll be sure to take some impressive photos.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.04
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$106.04
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Sydney Shore Excursion: Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Sydney Shore Excursion: Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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When your cruise ship docks in Sydney, enjoy a family-friendly hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour that covers Sydney and Bondi Beach. Travel by double-decker bus with an open-top that allows for unobstructed views of all the sights, including Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Have the freedom to create your own itinerary, choosing from 34 stops where you can hop off and explore in depth. Ejnoy the informative pre-recorded onboard commentary in your choice of eight languages along the route, which includes Circular Quay, Kings Cross, the Rocks, Double Bay and Bondi Beach.
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  • 1 hour to 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.51
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$37.51
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Private Tour: Sydney City Highlights

Private Tour: Sydney City Highlights

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Get around Sydney in a day aboard a modern and spacious 8-seater Volkswagen minibus. With this private city sightseeing tour, you’ll cover plenty of ground, from Bondi to Manly Beach and Watson’s Bay. Hop off to linger at sights like the Sydney Opera House, and walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge from The Rocks to Milsons Point. This comprehensive itinerary offers one of Sydney’s best sightseeing values.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$253.45
Price varies by group size
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$253.45
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$173.12
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$173.12
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Small-Group Sydney City Tour with Unique Sydney Harbour Cruise

Small-Group Sydney City Tour with Unique Sydney Harbour Cruise

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Enjoy the ultimate small-group tour of Sydney, including a city sightseeing tour by minivan and a harbor cruise on Sydney Harbour. Travel with a small group limited to 16 participants and see highlights such as The Rocks, Sydney Opera House, and Bondi Beach. See the best of Sydney by land and water on this deluxe tour.
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  • 8 hours
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$186.43
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$186.43

Story of Sydney Tour

Story of Sydney Tour

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This comprehensive tour of Sydney is perfect for first-time visitors or those short on time. Spend a half-day immersed in the history and culture of Sydney, learning through stops at landmarks such as Chinatown, Darling Harbour, and Australia’s largest urban development, Barangaroo. Your guide will follow a curated itinerary centered on the history of Sydney from 1788 to modern day, adding commentary to illuminate the details.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$108.20
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$108.20

Sydney Secrets & Bondi Private 4 Hour Afternoon with 'Personalised Sydney Tours'

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Sydney Secrets & Bondi Private 4 Hour Afternoon with 'Personalised Sydney Tours'

Benefit from a customized half-day tour of Sydney that shares the best of the city and its surroundings. Cover more ground in one afternoon with options such as viewing the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and The Rocks; exploring destinations like Woolloomooloo, Chinatown, Bondi Beach, and beyond; or focusing on interests such as Australian wildlife, food and drink destinations; beaches, historical landmarks, or shopping.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$174.74
$183.94
$9.20 savings
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$183.94
$9.20 savings
Price varies by group size
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Private Luxury Taste of Sydney Gourmet Day Tour

Private Luxury Taste of Sydney Gourmet Day Tour

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To experience the true beating heart of a city, you need to immerse yourself in its local food scene. Known as a destination to experience the freshest and most creative multicultural cuisine - Sydney has its place firmly marked on the international foodie map. Meet your Splendour host (who will feel like a lifelong mate by the end of the day) at your hotel for a walking tour of Sydney’s culinary delights. We have found that walking is the best way to experience our glorious city centre so pop on your comfiest walking shoes and join us as we wander the city, stopping at a few of our favourite spots on the way. 11am - 3pm *Note this is a walking tour
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$411.16
Price varies by group size
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$411.16
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$209.19
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