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Sydney

Australia's largest city

Sydney with its amazing Harbour is a boaties playground and your cruise ship will berth right in the heart of the city. Its only a short walk to the famous Harbour Bridge, Opera House and the Botanical Gardens. You can explore the Historic 'Rocks' area, full of cafes, bars and some great shops. Take a ferry across to Manly or try surfing on the fam ....

Sydney and Bondi Hop On Hop Off Tour

SYD-24  |  Sydney & Bondi Hop On Hop Off Tour 24H  |  

AU $45.00

The Sydney and Bondi Explorer Hop On Hop Off bus lets you visit the places you want with the 24 hour pass. Two fantastic tours are included in one ticket price. The two circuits interchange at the Central Railway Station and there ....

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Tall Ship Sailing in Sydney Harbour

SYD-25  |  Tall Ships Discovery Cruise  |  1.50 hrs  |  

AU $54.00

Experience the unforgettable thrill of cruising on Sydney Harbour in classic style and comfort on board a historic sailing ship. Try heaving on a rope, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the entertainment provided by crew.

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Children on the Sydney Hop On Hop Off Explorer Bus Tour

SYD-48  |  Sydney & Bondi Hop On Hop Off Tour 48H  |  

AU $65.00

The Sydney and Bondi Explorer Hop On Hop Off bus lets you visit the places you want with this 48 hour pass. Two fantastic tours are included in one ticket price. The two circuits interchange at the Central Railway Station and ther ....

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Your historic ferry boat for the Sydney Convicts and castles cruise

SYD-26  |  Convicts Castles and Champagne Sydney Harbour Cruise  |  2.75 hrs  |  

AU $99.00

Join our unique Sydney Harbour Cruise to visit the historic Goat Island and learn of Sydney's colourful convict past. Includes guided convict history walking tour on the island with delicious lunch as well as a relaxing cruise aro ....

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Outside Opera House

SYD-50  |  The Highlights Bike Tour of Sydney  |  3.00 hrs  |  

AU $99.00

If you have an essential list of 'to sees' in Sydney then most probably we have the same list. Super easy, fun and with magnificent harbour views you will love this tour!

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Soren Larsen Sydney Tall Ships

SYD-21  |  Tall Ships Lunch Cruise  |  2.00 hrs  |  

AU $109.00

Experience the unforgettable thrill of cruising on Sydney Harbour in classic style and comfort while enjoying a delicious Aussie BBQ lunch on board a historic sailing ship. Try heaving on a rope, or just sit back, relax and enjoy ....

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Southern Swan Tall Ship on the Sydney Harbour Twilight Cruise

SYD-27  |  Twilight Tall Ship Dinner Cruise  |  2.00 hrs  |  

AU $109.00

Step aboard a Tall Ship for the perfect ending to any day on this sublime Twilight Dinner Cruise. Experience all that the world's greatest harbour has to offer from the unique perspective of Sydney's only authentic timber tall shi ....

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The real stuff on the Sydney Brewery Tour Shore Excursion

SYD-8  |  Craft Beer Brewery Tour  |  3.50 hrs  |  

AU $130.00

Short on time? Want to get a quick hit of Sydney's beer scene. Our "3 in 3" Brewery Tour takes you to three great Sydney craft beer locations in three hours and is an awesome way to see our local breweries up close without the str ....

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Sydney Harbour Bridge

SYD-12  |  Panoramic Sydney Sights  |  4.00 hrs  |  

AU $125.00

Explore one of the world's most beautiful cities, rich in culture and history, our half day tour takes you on a journey to see some of its most stunning locations, the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, Rose Bay, the beach culture o ....

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Opera House Group

SYD-23  |  The Classic Bike Tour of Sydney  |  -8.00 hrs  |  

AU $119.00

Our most popular cycling tour. This is a unique and fun way to see all the iconic sights of Sydney, and we'll show you the sights that you may miss on your own.

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People Waving Onboard

SYD-30  |  Sydney Sailing Experience  |  2.50 hrs  |  

AU $149.00

Take the helm, trim the sails, work on the grinders or simply sit back and relax as you soak up the atmosphere and sights of Sydney Harbour

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Sailing

SYD-31  |  Sydney Racing Experience  |  3.00 hrs  |  

AU $189.00

Step on board and let the strategising begin before you head out onto the harbour to battle head to head. Our crew will do the hard work, you get to have all the fun!

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Echo Point in the Blue Mountains

SYD-2  |  Blue Mountains Deluxe Tour  |  9.50 hrs  |  

AU $321.00

This Blue Mountains Tour is a journey into the heart of a unique World Heritage Region. From temperate rainforests to towering sandstone escarpments, you'll see and experience it all. Let the landscape work its wonders and become ....

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Sydney Harbour Climb 4

SYD-17  |  Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb - daytime  |  3.50 hrs  |  

AU $298.00

A tour for the more adventurous and at 134 metres [over 400 ft] above the water the thrills is amazing, its hard work, but on the easy 465 widely spaced steps, it's not as difficult as you would imagine, but you will need a steady ....

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Sydney Express Bridge Climb

SYD-18  |  Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb - twilight  |  3.50 hrs  |  

AU $364.00

A tour for the more adventurous and at 134 metres [over 400 ft] above the water the thrills is amazing, its hard work, but on the easy 465 widely spaced steps, it's not as difficult as you would imagine, but you will need a steady ....

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Southern Highlands

SYD-14  |  Wildlife in The Wild  |  9.50 hrs  |  

AU $295.00

Join us on a genuine Wildlife Safari to the Southern Highlands outside Sydney. We see kangaroos, emus and wombats most days, and might be lucky enough to see koalas and platypus in their natural environments as well. The Australia ....

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Crossing the Sydney Harbour Bridge on our Private Shore Excursion

SYD-S10  |  Harley Motorcycle Tours  |  from 1.00 hrs - 1 persons -

from AU $130.00

See Sydney from the pillion seat of an awesome Harley Davidson Motorcycle. Our tours are a favourite for anyone looking for a thrill seeking day out. We cover the city, the Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley so you have plenty of op ....

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Trike Tours in Sydney Australia for Cruise Ship Shore Excursions

SYD-S11  |  Sydney Trike or Sidecar Tour  |  from 1.00 hrs - 2 persons -

from AU $260.00

See Sydney from the back of a awesome VW engined Trike. More comfortable than the Harley bikes but just as much fun. Great for family groups as each Trike can take up to three persons. Our tours are a favourite for anyone looking ....

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Viano

SYD-S1  |  Private Minivan up to 5 persons  |  from 4.00 hrs - 5 persons -

from AU $710.00

Book one of our luxury up to 6 passenger minivans driven by our experienced Guides. They will discuss the options with you on the day and make sure you see and do what you want, getting you back to the ship in good time.

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Sprinter

SYD-S2  |  Luxury 12 seat Minibus  |  from 4.00 hrs - 12 persons -

from AU $1,085.00

Book one of our luxury 14 seat minivans driven by our experienced Guides. They will discuss the options with you on the day and make sure you see and do what you want, getting you back to the ship in good time.

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LDV Minivan

SYD-S3  |  Private Minivan up to 9 persons  |  from 4.00 hrs - 9 persons -

from AU $737.50

Book one of our up to 9 passenger minivans driven by our experienced Guides. They will discuss the options with you on the day and make sure you see and do what you want, getting you back to the ship in good time.

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Vehicle

SYD-S4  |  Private Minibus up to 20 persons  |  from 4.00 hrs - 20 persons -

from AU $1,112.50

Book one of our up to 20 passenger minibuses driven by our experienced Guides. They will discuss the options with you on the day and make sure you see and do what you want, getting you back to the ship in good time.

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Private tour and transfer service in Sydney for cruise ship shore excursions

SYD-S5  |  Outbound Airport Transfer  |  from 1.00 hrs - 2 persons -

from AU $140.00

Book a private transfer to Sydney Airport from your Hotel or cruise ship and travel in comfort. Your driver will make sure you arrive in good time for your flight check in.

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6 passenger minivan private transfers Sydney Australia

SYD-S6  |  Inbound Sydney airport transfer   |  from 1.00 hrs - 6 persons -

from AU $195.00

Book our quality minivans for your transfer from Sydney airport to your Sydney hotel or direct to your cruise ship.

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Caprice

SYD-S7  |  Inbound Sydney airport transfer with tour - sedan  |  from 2.00 hrs - 3 persons -

from AU $220.00

Include a sightseeing tour of Sydney in a luxury vehicle after your pick up at the airport. You choose how long you'd like before being dropped at your hotel or cruise ship.

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Hunter Valley Vineyards

SYD-G1  |  Hunter Valley - Wine - Cheese - Chocolate - Wildlife  |  11.00 hrs

Taste award winning wines, sample local cheese and olive oil. Meet koalas and kangaroos, emus and dingoes, even hold a snake if you're brave enough. Indulge in delicious chocolate and see stunning scenery. A truly memorable day!

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Hunter Valley Vineyard

SYD-G2  |  Hunter Valley - Wine - Cheese - Chocolate - Vodka  |  11.00 hrs

Indulge your taste buds with artisan local wines, organic vodka, gin, liqueurs and more, sample fresh produce and chat with friendly Australian locals. This tour has it all!

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City and The Rocks

SYD-G3  |  Sydney City Harbour and Beaches Tour  |  9.00 hrs

Explore Sydney through the eyes of a local. See the 'must-sees' but also explore some hidden gems that the big bus tours can not reach

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Koala Cuddle

SYD-G4  |  Blue Mountains with Aboriginal Culture & Wildlife Encounter  |  10.00 hrs

This is a truly magic day where you will see the stunning Blue Mountains, have the opportunity of a photo shoot with a koala and take in an Aboriginal cultural performance - a real taste of Australia!

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Getting airborne in your seaplane

SYD-F1  |  Sydney Highlights 15 minute Flight  |  

AU $220.00 pp

Get the best views of Sydney Harbour, The Harbour Bridge, Bondi beach and the iconic Opera House. Take of from Rose Bay just like the Clippers of yesteryear for an amazing flight seeing experience.

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Seaplane over Sydney Harbour

SYD-F2  |  Sydney Secrets 30 minute Seaplane Flight  |  

AU $295.00 pp

If you want to see even more Sydney from above then our 30 minute float plane flight is for you. The Northern beaches of Manly, Curl Curl, Avalon and the iconic Palm Beach. Plus the usual highlights of the Opera House and Harbour ....

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Sydney, the largest city in Australia, is often the start or end point for your cruise. The amazing Sydney Harbour, one of the World's largest harbours, is a boaties playground and your Cruise Ship will berth right in the heart of the City at Circular Quay.

A short walk to the famous Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and the Botanical Gardens, these offer easily accessible options for your shore visit. Visit the Historic 'Rocks' area, full of cafes, bars and some great shops. Take a ferry across to Manly to see more of the Harbour, or how about some surfing on the famous Bondi Beach.

Sydney is well-endowed with open spaces and access to waterways, and has many natural areas (botanic gardens and parks), such as the Chinese Garden of Friendship, Sydney Park, Hyde Park, The Domain and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Sydney also has several popular museums, such as the Australian Museum (natural history and anthropology), the Powerhouse Museum (science, technology and design), the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Australian National Maritime Museum.

The urban area has around 70 harbour and ocean beaches, including the famous Bondi Beach.

Sydney is the capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia with a population of 4.6 million. Sydney was the site of the first British colony in Australia, it was established in 1788 at Sydney Cove by Arthur Phillip, commodore of the First Fleet, as a penal colony.

The city is built on hills surrounding Port Jackson which is commonly known as Sydney Harbour, now the location of the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge.

Radio carbon dating suggests that the Sydney region has been inhabited by indigenous Australians for at least 30,000 years. The traditional indigenous inhabitants are the Cadigal people, whose land once stretched from south of Port Jackson to Petersham. While estimates of the population numbers before the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788 remain contentious, approximately 4,000-8,000

In 1770, British sea captain Lieutenant James Cook landed at Botany Bay on the Kurnell Peninsula. where he made first contact with an Aboriginal community known as the Gweagal. Under instruction from the British government, a convict settlement was founded by Arthur Phillip, who arrived at Botany Bay with a fleet of 11 ships on 18 January 1788. This site was soon determined to be unsuitable for habitation, owing to poor soil and a lack of reliable fresh water. Phillip subsequently founded the colony one inlet further north along the coast, at Sydney Cove on Port Jackson on 26 January 1788.

The official proclamation of the founding and naming of Sydney took place nearly two weeks later on 7 February 1788. The original name was intended to be Albion, but Phillip named the settlement after the British Home Secretary, Thomas Townshend, Lord Sydney, in recognition of Sydney's role in issuing the charter authorising Phillip to establish the colony.

Rapid suburban development began in the last quarter of the 19th century with the advent of steam-powered tramways and railways, by the early 20th century, it had a population of more than a million. The Great Depression hit Sydney badly in comparison to other Australian cities but one of the highlights of the Depression era, however, was the completion of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1932.

There has traditionally been a rivalry between Sydney and Melbourne since the gold rushes of the 1850s made the capital of Victoria Australia's largest and richest city. Sydney overtook Melbourne in population in the early years of the 20th century.

The climate is temperate with warm summers and mild winters, rainfall is spread throughout the year. The weather is moderated by proximity to the ocean, but more extreme temperatures are recorded in the inland western suburbs. The warmest month is January, with an average air temperature range at of 18=26c (65-79f). In winter, temperatures rarely drop below 5c (41f) in coastal areas. The coldest month is July, with rainfall fairly evenly spread through the year.

    Where do the cruise ships leave from?

Cruise ships arrive and depart from one of two dedicated passenger terminals, the Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) - Circular Quay and the White Bay Cruise Terminal. You need to check with your cruise line which one your ship will be using.

    How long does it take to get to the airport?

Its only 13km but as with any city traffic flows do vary so we would suggest a journey time between 20 and 60 minutes outside of peak flows, longer in the rush hour.

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Awesome way to start the cruise, leaving Sydney Harbour was really special, what a city.

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