Private Tour: Half-Day Iconic Sydney

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From $315.97

7 reviews   (4.57)

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Pricing Info:

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Sydney, Sydney

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This 4-hour, guided Sydney highlights tour is the perfect way to kick-start or end your holiday. See all the city hot spots and tourist icons. An expert tour guide will provide you with all the insight info you like to know as a first time visitor. Where are the best beaches in town? Or the best walks, the finest restaurants or the most atmospheric Aussie pubs? In fact, this tour will leave you with so many ideas and plans that you'll likely decide to extend your stay in the world's most beautiful city.

What's Included

Bottled water

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Live commentary on board

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Specialized infant seats are available

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

The Rocks
The oldest part of Sydney, site of the first settlement

• Admission Ticket Free

Observatory Hill
360 degree view over the harbour

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dawes Point Park
Fantastic views on the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Lunapark.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Sydney Harbour Bridge

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Woolloomooloo Wharf
With the Fingerwharf, Harry Café de Wheels

• Admission Ticket Free

Mrs Macquarie's Chair
Where Elizabeth Macquarie, wife of Governor Lachlan Macquarie, waited for tall ships to bring news, clothes and furniture from home!

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Sydney Opera House
Iconic building, opened in 1973.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Potts Point Galleries
Eclectic architecture of the Victorian era, art deco and Manhatten style red-brick buildings.

• Admission Ticket Free

Kings Cross
The Golden Mile, playground of Sydney's underground.

• Admission Ticket Free

Rushcutters Bay Park
Starting point of the Sydney to Hobart Yaught Race

• Admission Ticket Free

Vaucluse House
Build in 1805, Home of Charles Wentworth, politician, lawyer, explorer, newspaper owner.

• Admission Ticket Free

Nielsen Park
Home of Shark Beach, where the kiddies frollic in the surf without fear for the 25 bull sharks of Sydney harbour.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Watsons Bay
At Sydney's South Head, where the harbour spills out in the Pacific.

Marvel at the wooden, multimillion dollar cottages.

15 min Gap walk (for those who feel like it)

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Gap Park
15 min walk along Jacob's Ladder for the best views over the harbour, the Gap and the Pacific.

From May to September, and November to December: spot a humpback or a southern right whale on their yearly migration to and from the tropics.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bondi Beach
Iconic beach, birthplace of Australia's beach culture.

Coffee break!

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Tamarama Beach
AKA Glamourama

• Admission Ticket Free

Bronte Beach
Family friendly beach.

• Admission Ticket Free

Paddington Markets
Paddington, as in the suburb.

Marvel at the Victorian terraces.

Fashion district!

• Admission Ticket Free

Aurora Rooftop Hotel
As in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst the trendy suburb where the locals play.

• Admission Ticket Free

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras
Darlinghurst is where Sydney's Mardi Gras takes place every year (usually in March).

• Admission Ticket Free

Paddi's Markets!

• Admission Ticket Free

Darling Harbour
Entertainment district in the old working harbour

• Admission Ticket Free


Fantastic way to see Sydney!
KerryGorgone, 07-07-2022
Lovely way to see the city! We mentioned to Andrew that we like history and architecture, so he brought us through some of Sydney’s many neighborhoods and told us about them, pointing out certain houses. He also brought is to several scenic vistas, including Sydney Harbor National Park and Bondi Beach.

Andrew knows all the best tea shops, too! He left us off at the Queen Victoria Building so we could have tea there on the top floor.
A Personalized view of Sydney
marjoriefitzmd, 25-01-2020
This tour was fantastic! We covered all the highlights, toured many neighborhoods which we had requested and our driver even stopped at some out of the way spots we hoped to see. His Mercedes Van was very comfortable...
Wonderful introduction to the city !!!
Sucharita D, 02-06-2019
It was a wonderful tour and excellent introduction to the city. Alexandra has a fountain of knowledge on the history and special stories about the city. He was extremely understanding and took excellent care of us. Would highly recommend this to everyone on their first day in Sydney.
Highlights of sydney
Thalia_P, 06-03-2020
Great tour of iconic Sydney spots plus beautiful coastal suburbs we wouldn’t have seen without this tour - our guide was very accommodating and very informative
Not what I expected. We got into the...
Elizabeth C, 23-03-2018

Not what I expected. We got into the van and drove around the city in traffic

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