Harbor Days Sailing Experience Cruise under Sydney Harbour Bridge and view the Opera House, Circular Quay and the Rocks. Hoist the sails and turn off the engine, sail past the wealthy suburbs of Sydney, viewing the spectacular private homes at Darling Point, Point Piper and Vaucluse and the national parks of Clarke and Shark Islands. Drop anchor in a peaceful bay and relax for awhile while lunch is prepared. Dine on-board with a selection of Australian wines and beers. Return to either Darling Harbour or Rushcutter's Bay, perhaps catching a glimpse of famous residents such as Tom Cruise or Nicole Kidman.
Cruise Like a Local Come aboard Calypso, a 52-foot luxury motor yacht, and cruise Sydney Harbour like a local with your local, friendly Australian hosts. This personalized, tailor-made, five-hour Sydney Harbour cruising experience includes fabulous sightseeing opportunities, swimming, sunbathing & relaxation. Cruise past Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House before dropping anchor in a secluded cove for a barbecue lunch. Swim, take a row, or relax on the deck and sun bed.
Morning/Afternoon City Sights Join your private Walkabout Guide on this half day exclusive tour highlighting the best of Sydney. Hear about Sydney’s colonial days as we pass historic Macquarie Street landmarks en route to the Royal Botanic Gardens – the perfect spot for a photo with views over the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Then it’s onto the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Then see how the real Sydney lives as we drive around the scenic Harbour foreshores with its glamorous waterfront homes and views.
Secrets of Sydney Join us on this delightful day discovering the 'Secrets of Sydney' and its best sights. Enjoy an exclusive inside look at this cosmopolitan city with its impressive Harbour foreshore and homes and coastlines dotted with jagged sandstone cliffs and golden beaches. Discover the beauty of the Australian bush in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park overlooking the shimmering waters of Broken Bay with its ancient Aboriginal sites and engraved rock art, topped off with a relaxing gourmet luncheon on the water's edge.
Full Day Blue Mountains Heading across the western plains of Sydney metropolitan we make our way to the Great Dividing Range of Australia. We visit ancient Aboriginal sites and outstanding lookouts, examine rock formations and the unusual plants and wildlife that abound the area. We enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch including a selection of fine Australian wines and cheeses under the canopy of the Australian bush. Before returning to Sydney we drop into a hidden valley where we roam the area, seeking out the many kangaroos that graze in the wild (conditions permitting).
Full Day Hunter Valley We wind our way through the leafy Northern Suburbs, and then escape through the brilliant sandstone outcrops of Ku-ring-gai National Park to reach the mighty Hawkesbury River. We stop for a traditional Aussie morning tea deep in the bush and then descend into the Hunter Valley and begin our wine tasting at the boutique wineries in the area. At the foothills of the Broken Back Range, we enjoy a sumptuous lunch and then spend the afternoon visiting some of the larger vineyards for more superb wine tasting.
Sydney Bridge Climb The Bridge Climb is the most sought after Sydney attraction. It takes you along the upper span of the arch on catwalks and ladders all the way to the summit, 134 metres above Sydney Harbour.The steady incline leaves you free to focus your attention on your Sydney experience, with opportunities for 360 degree views of Sydney, including east to the ocean, west to the mountains and the harbour city surrounds. When you reach the top you will have a sense of achievement that you'll remember forever - you've conquered an Australian icon recognized the world over!
Sydney City Sights Tour This afternoon tour takes in Observatory Hill overlooking Darling Harbour, Bridge Street, the financial precinct of Sydney, Parliament House, the Mint, Royal Botanic Gardens and more. Take a short stroll to view Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair and for an unsurpassed view of Sydney Harbour, the Opera House and Bridge. Continue along the shores of Sydney Harbour, pausing for a short stroll along the cliff tops and rejoin the vehicle to Bondi Beach and Centennial Park, returning to Circular Quay.
Red Carpet Opera Package The perfect night at Sydney Opera House. Enjoy a pre-theater dinner at one of Sydney’s finest restaurants overlooking Sydney Harbour prior to experiencing world-class performance of your choice. Includes 3-course dinner at Aria (overlooking Opera House) or Guilliaume at Bennelong (inside the Opera House), guided tour, performance and interval drink.
Australian Wild Escapes - Essential Sydney Get to know Sydney’s greatest icons and best-kept secrets. Start by seeing the historic Rocks precinct. You will then climb Observatory Hill for views of Anzac Bridge and Darling Harbour. Next cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge on your way to North Head for unrivalled views and a secluded walk along the rugged sandstone cliffs. See Sydney’s popular neighborhoods and historic sights on the drive between stops. For lunch you will dine at the magnificent Cruising Yacht Club of Australia. Board your vehicle for a road tour of more great sights, making a stop at Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach, before returning to your hotel.
Australian Wild Escapes - Blue Mountains High Country Eco Tour Visit the majestic Blue Mountains. View ancient Aboriginal sites and outstanding lookouts, examine rock formations and the unusual plants and wildlife that abound the area of the Blue Mountains National Park, just 90 minutes drive west of Sydney. Seek out kangaroos in a little known hidden valley. From the quaint little village of Leura, you’ll skirt around Cliff Drive to Katoomba, which overlooks the magnificent Jamieson Valley and the Three Sisters Rock formation. Enjoy several short walks to discover the beauty of the surrounding area. A homemade morning tea and delicious barbecue lunch are included in this wonderful day.
Let's Go Surfing, Bondi Beach Do what the locals do and experience Sydney’s awesome beach culture with a small-group surf lesson on world famous Bondi Beach. You’ll see how easy, safe and fun surfing can be. This lesson is perfect for beginners, making it a great way to see Sydney, meet locals and have some fun!
Sydney Classic Cycle Tour Enjoy a relaxing ride along Sydney’s beautiful harbor, and see the iconic sights of Sydney with a local’s perspective. A great way to start your trip - you’ll have fun, get oriented, and beat jet lag all at the same time!
Sydney Opera House Tour More than 60 years ago and against all odds, a young Danish architect, Jorn Utzon, designed what is now considered one of the greatest buildings of all time, putting Sydney on the map forever. Take the Sydney Opera House Tour and see inside the world’s most recognizable sails.
Backstage Tour This intimate tour grants you exclusive access to areas normally reserved for the stars & their crew. You will visit the backstage area of one of the busiest performing art centers in the world as it prepares for upcoming performances. Stand on stage, see a dressing room, and hear about the real life dramas that go on behind the curtains. The tour ends with a full breakfast in the Green Room.
Taronga Zoo Wild Australia Experience Enjoy an exclusive and interactive behind the scenes tour, led by a Taronga Zoo keeper at Australia’s best known wildlife park. You’ll get up close with koalas, kangaroos and unique Australian nocturnal animals like wombats and feathertail gliders. The tour provides an in-depth experience with native Australian wildlife.
Hiking and walking tours through Sydney’s national parks available as private tours only:
South Head Tour – Half Day Sydney Harbour National Park A superb coastal walk around South Head, starting with an iconic Harbour ferry ride and exploring pockets of bushland with stunning views of the city and surrounding headlands. Rich in early Settler and forgotten military history, this short walk is the easiest way to escape the city and yet still enjoy city vistas.
3 hours / 3 miles
Jibbon Aboriginal Tour – Half Day Royal National Park Walk in the footsteps of the Dharawal people of southern Sydney on your half-day Jibbon Aboriginal Tour. Immerse yourself in the traditions of the Dharawal Aboriginal people who lived in Royal National Park thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans. View ancient rock carvings and listen to Dreaming stories of the spirits who formed this place. Expertly guided, this half-day walk is a great way to learn about Sydney’s first inhabitants while enjoying spectacular coastal scenery.
4 ½ hours / 3.1 miles
Marley Tour – Full Day Royal National Park Reconnect with nature on the Marley Walking Tour in Royal National Park. Wind through bushland and along the majestic sandstone coastline. Learn about the unique native flora and fauna that thrives where the bush meets the sea. Discover the park’s fascinating living history – from thousand-year-old Aboriginal carvings to Depression-era hermit caves.
9 ¼ hours / 9.3 miles
Split Bridge to Manly – Full Day Sydney Harbour National Park Explore one of Sydney Harbour’s most beautiful walks from Split Bridge to Manly. Loved by locals, this walk takes you past some of Sydney’s most desirable harbourside real estate, discovers hidden beaches and an Aboriginal rock engraving site, with variable terrain from urban pathway to tracts of wild coastal heath and dry eucalypt forest.