Morning or Afternoon Half-Day Sydney City Sightseeing Tour

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Morning or Afternoon Half-Day Sydney City Sightseeing Tour
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Choose this morning or afternoon half-day Sydney sightseeing tour and explore Sydney highlights including incredible views of Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, stroll along Bondi Beach.

We start in the Sydney Old Town and CBD heading east along the shores of Sydney Harbour. Journeying through some of the most exclusive harbourside suburbs of the Eastern Suburbs region we take a break at Watsons Bay and The Gap at the entrance of Sydney Harbour – one of the most captivating Panoramic Views in Sydney. Then it’s on to Bondi Beach via where guests can enjoy a stroll along the beach front promenade, enjoy a tea or coffee (at own expense) and see bronzed Aussie lifesavers. Returning to the city via Bondi Junction, Centennial Park, Paddington and China-Town we pause at Darling Harbour. Then driving directly underneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge, we finish the tour back in the old town of The Rocks near Circular Quay.
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In Brief

Location:
Sydney, Australia
Country:
Australia
Duration:
3 hours
Operates:

Daily

Highlights:
Small group ensures personal service
Led by a local guide
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Small-group tour
Great overview and orientation of the city
Hotel pickup included
Overview
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Travel through The Rocks

Stop At: Mrs Macquarie's Chair, 1D Mrs Macquaries Rd The Rocks Visitors Centre, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Learn about Mrs Macquarie and enjoy views of Sydney Harbour

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bondi Beach, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Sydney, New South Wales 2026 Australia

Time to stroll the beach promenade, people watch and have a beverage

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Views of Darling Harbour

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions

  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Please be waiting outside the hotel or pick-up point that we advise

Returns To

Morning tour returns to either Darling Harbour or Circular Quay between approximately 11:30am and 12pm.
Afternoon tour returns to Darling Harbour or Circular Quay between approximately 4:30pm and 5pm.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

This was one of our highlights of seeing Sydney. Graeme our driver was very helpful and full of so much knowledge about Sydney. I would do this trip again.
• Submitted 23 Oct 2019
We took an afternoon tour of Sydney with Paul B. He is an excellent tour guide; very knowledgeable of the history of the area and quite a personable easy going fellow. The was the perfect tour to do on our first afternoon in Sydney after a long flight from the states. We made a few stops where we could get out, explore a bit, and take a few pictures. Well worth the time. We’d highly recommend this tour as a great overview of the area.
• Submitted 17 Sep 2019
I traveled to Australia on business and had the opportunity to swing through Sydney for a partial day. Not knowing anything about attractions in Sydney apart from the famous Sydney Opera House, I looked for a tour on viator/tripadvisor that offered an experience which would fit within my time limitations. I found AEA Luxury tours. Prior to the tour, the company was in touch with me to ensure my needs were met. The day of, I went to the wrong side of the hotel for pickup. Paul went out of his way to find me, the person looking lost outside. Paul was very friendly, patient, and didn't give me any trouble for getting lost. The tour itself was one of the best tour experiences I've had. Paul's knowledge about not just Sydney, but all of Australia, was impressive, and I learned so many interesting historical and current facts. We went all over Sydney; I captured many cool pictures to remember my experience; Paul even offered to take some for me, so I could be in the picture. I highly recommend AEA Luxury tours!
• Submitted 19 Aug 2019
Great tour of the city, Bondi beach...If you find yourself in Sydney for one day, this is the trip to take. Good tour of city highlights with fantastic views.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
The tour guide was very knowledgeable of the area and would immediately fact check if there were issues he was unsure of. We all had a great time.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Lovely afternoon sightseeing in Sydney. Our driver-guide was Paul, who looked after us really well and made sure we had enough time everywhere to take photos without being rushed. We got to see so many neighborhoods in Sydney and enjoyed free time in Bondi Beach. Perfect for anyone who wants to see a lot of Sydney in a relaxed way without too much walking.
• Submitted 13 May 2019
The half day trip was very comprehensive and a great way to see the city and get orientated . Guide was very knowledgeable and very pleasant ! All in all a super 4 hours :)
• Submitted 24 Apr 2019
Mario was an amazing Guide. He was funny, was very versed in Australia history and was all around entertaining. I was only in Sydney for 24 hours and found this tour. It was the right length, price and got to see what I wanted. If you only are in Sydney for a short time, this tour will truly give you the highlights. If you are going to be in Sydney for a few days, this tour will give you directions as to what to do next. Mario gave great suggestions as for places to eat and things to do. Take this tour as it was everything I wanted and more.
• Submitted 25 Mar 2019
Our tour guide Scott went over and beyond to make this tour enjoyable and exciting. So much information he provided! His tour was so much fun that I would do another tour of the blue mountains if I knew he would be our tour guide...
• Submitted 20 Mar 2019
Our guide was outstanding. He shared so much information about Sydney’s past and development. We saw many of the landmarks, opera house, bridge, bondi beach, harbor and several overlooks. Was a great introduction to Beautiful Sydney.
• Submitted 13 Mar 2019
The tour was excellent the sites of Sydney were incredible and our tour guide Paul was absolutely fantastic very enjoyable
• Submitted 13 Mar 2019
Paul was an awesome tour guide. Very knowledgeable and personable. It was a smaller group and that was good. The tour bus was comfortable and they picked us up at the hotel. He gave us good tips about things to see and how to get there.
• Submitted 25 Oct 2018
My tour was fantastic and it was a wonderful overview of this great city. My tour guide, Axl delivered a really great experience. I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Sydney.
• Submitted 29 Jul 2018
Fantastic tour guide Steve gave us a lot of information, was pleasant and helpfull, a most enjoyable tour.
• Submitted 24 Apr 2018
Great tour, fabulous Driver/Tour Guide! Would definitely do this one again. Small group, comfortable seats and they pick you up at your hotel. Perfect!
• Submitted 26 Mar 2018
My sister and I booked this tour before we arrived in Sydney, We were two of four people on the tour and felt that it was so personalized. Our guide was knowledgable and interesting. He picked us up at our hotel and dropped us off after the tour. Worth the money for sure!
• Submitted 13 Mar 2018
This tour is for the architecture and panoramic view lover. The guide took us to the different neighborhoods and talked about the various lifestyles of the people who live there. The stop at Bondi Beach was also very nice. We really appreciated going in a small, comfy van and not with hordes of people in a large bus.
• Submitted 01 Mar 2018
Excellent guide, covered all the highlights for us.
• Submitted 28 Feb 2018
guide was fabulous!! We really got a feel for the city and learned so much. I would highly rec. this tour. Pick up and drop off at our hotel was so convenient.
• Submitted 20 Feb 2018
Our guide/driver Paul was very informative and we really enjoyed this city tour. Sydney is a beautiful city and this tour is perfect for learning about the history and the different areas of the city. Highly recommend.
• Submitted 19 Feb 2018
Our guide Mario was fabulous...he knows the city very well...and made sure to take us to all the best sights and to give us alot of information. This tour was a great overview of Sydney and I highly recommend if your short ontime or you want to see the highlights and then decide what you want to do while in Sydney. We got to see so much in a short period of time.
• Submitted 28 Jan 2018
This was just a fun excursion. Our guide was from Germany but has been in Sydney for over thirty years. His knowledge of the city and the surrounding areas were great. We took this prior to boarding our cruise and it was a great way to get a highlight of the city in a short amount of time.
• Submitted 21 Dec 2017
Great tour, had a young driver that explained everything in detail and was very helpful. Got to see a lot of Sydney, highly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 11 Dec 2017
Paul was the most perfect guide you could wish for, he had great knowledge of the area and he made a real effort into making sure that we got the most out of our trip. We had another trip booked straight after this one and he made sure we were there on time and all checked in.
• Submitted 11 Dec 2017

In Brief

Location:
Sydney, Australia
Country:
Australia
Duration:
3 hours
Operates:

Daily

Highlights:
Small group ensures personal service
Led by a local guide
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Small-group tour
Great overview and orientation of the city
Hotel pickup included

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