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Sydney Guided Tours

Seems it's all about the water when it comes to a tour of Sydney, it's guaranteed to feature in one way or another... Manly and the north coast beaches are worth visiting, while a trip to Bondi Beach could also take you in the vicinity of Kings Cross and it's trendy cafés. See the Sydney Harbour Bridge from a catamaran cruise, or go sailing from Darling Harbour. For land-lovers, there's a Sydney Opera House backstage tour available, as well as excursions to the Rocks area to visit quaint old cottages, pubs and churches. The Sydney Aquarium VIP 'behind the scenes' tour is another favourite.


Here is a selection of hand-picked tours and excursions, bookable through tour partner Viator:


Sydney Sightseeing Pass: See Sydney and Beyond Smartvisit Card

See Sydney and beyond with your Smartvisit Card, it's the smart travel companion for every first-time visitor. The Sydney sightseeing pass includes admission to all the city's top attractions and comes with an informative guidebook. Choose between a one, two, three or seven day pass and customize your own Sydney itinerary.The See Sydney and Beyond Smartvisit card offers exceptional value, with free entry to tours, walks, museums, cruises, wildlife attractions, entertainment and the Blue Mountains. You'll receive a free full-color See Sydney and Beyond Smartvisit guidebook with helpful practical information about every Sydney attraction, including how to get there, opening/closing times and insider tips. You'll also receive additional special offers and savings at selected restaurants and shops, and have the option of including a public transport component when purchasing your card. Attractions covered by the See Sydney and Beyond Smartvisit Card include: Sydney Tower and Oztrek Half-day sightseeing tours Sightseeing cruise Sydney jet-boat ride The Rocks walking tours Queen Victoria building tour Sydney Opera House guided tour Australian National Maritime Museum Powerhouse Museum Museum of Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylon Lookout Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Center Vaucluse House Elizabeth Bay House Elizabeth Farm Experiment Farm Cottage Old Government House Hyde Park Barracks Museum Justice and Police Museum Sydney Aquarium Taronga Zoo Sydney Wildlife World Koala Park Featherdale Wildlife Park Oceanworld Manly Luna Park (two rides) Sydney Observatory 3D Space Theater Click here to find out more about this deal!


Blue Mountains Deluxe Small Group Eco Tour from Sydney

Head for the hills and experience the Blue Mountains on this small group day trip from Sydney. A real Australian journey into the heart of a unique World Heritage Region you'll encounter temperate rainforests, towering sandstone escarpments and ancient landscapes. With an early start to the morning, you'll stop en-route to share your breakfast with the animals at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Lunch at the Imperial Hotel as well as return hotel transfers are also included on your full day adventure.This unique small group tour offers the most complete experience to the Blue Mountains National Park. Starting with an exclusive Breakfast with the Koalas, you will then head on a complete loop of the National Park, taking in sensational views on the way. Stop to learn about the flora and fauna of the region, before continuing on to lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy the experiences at Scenic World and views of the Three Sisters, and then the chance to have a glass of champagne with wild kangaroos. Finally, return to your hotel by coach or as close to as traffic will allow.Top attractions: Featherdale Wildlife Park - Hand feed Kangaroos and pat the Koalas Govett's Leap and the Three Sisters Scenic Cableway and Scenic Rail (additional cost) - Your chance to ride the world's steepest rail plus a gondola ride through the ancient rainforest Find wild kangaroos in their natural environment Special Offer - Save 15% off the recommended retail price. Special offer valid for travel to September 30, 2009 - BOOK NOW! Click here to find out more about this deal!


Sydney Harbour Sunset Dinner Cruise

Cruise Sydney Harbour and watch Sydney light up on an early-dinner sunset cruise aboard the luxurious MV Sydney 2000, the most prestigious cruising restaurant on Sydney's waterways. Whether you're enjoying an early pre-theatre dinner or wanting to complete your Sydney sightseeing in style, you'll enjoy the MV Sydney 2000's relaxed atmosphere, first-class service, fabulous food and superb views of Sydney Harbour. Your 1.5-hour Sydney dinner cruise on board the MV Sydney 2000 includes champagne, canapes and a two-course dinner with wine. Early-evening views of Sydney Harbour on a sunset dinner cruise are unforgettable, whatever time of year, from spring twilight and long summer evenings to the city lights of winter and mellow autumn sunsets. Would you like a window seat? Select the "confirmed window option" to ensure that you receive a window seat to enjoy the spectacular Sydney Harbour scenery. Please note: this seating must be selected at the time of booking, and a surcharge applies.Please note: During the winter season MV Sydney 2000 vessel will be replaced with John Cadman 3 for departures on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and the occasional ThursdaySydney Harbour dinner cruise sample menu:To Start:A mezze plate and breads to share Main Courses:Fillet of Tasmanian salmon with roast chat potatoes asparagus and citrus hollandaise sauceSupreme of free-range chicken roasted Italian-style with sage and pancetta, mash potatoes, steamed English spinach, frizzled leeks and rosemary jusGrilled eye fillet of beef on mushrooms with layered dauphinoise potatoes, julienne pimento sauce merlotGratin of eggplant, potato, tomato and zucchini and sweet capsicum sauce with wild rocket Dessert:Rich dark chocolate mud cake with double creamMandarin almond cake with lime bavarois and berries drizzled with cointreauTea and CoffeeSpecial Offer - Save 20% off the recommended retail price. Special offer valid for travel to September 30, 2009 - BOOK NOW! Click here to find out more about this deal!


Blue Mountains Nature and Wildlife Day Tour from Sydney

Explore the beautiful bushland on Sydney's doorstep by taking a full-day nature and wildlife day trip to the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains. Leaving the city behind, you'll visit quaint mountain villages and Featherdale Wildlife Park on your scenic drive from Sydney. Experience all the Blue Mountains has to offer including the Three Sisters, Aboriginal Dreamtime legends and a boardwalk stroll through the rainforest.You will see stunning vistas such as the Three Sisters at Katoomba, and have the option to ride the scenic railway, skyrail or cableway at Scenic World. You'll also have the opportunity to see Australia's unique wildlife including kangaroos, koalas, wallabies and wombats.Highlights of your Blue Mountains tour include: Free time to visit Leura village, a delightful blend of groomed gardens and quaint shops Stopping at Echo Point to see the famous Three Sisters rock formation Discovering the Aboriginal Dreamtime legends of the mountains and Three Sisters Following the scenic Cliff Drive and enjoying breathtaking views of the Megalong Valley Traveling through Katoomba, the heart of the Blue Mountains' resort region Enjoying an easy walk and stroll along the boardwalk through the rainforest The option to lunch at Scenic World, with 360-degree panoramas and views of the Three Sisters from your table The option to ride the Scenic Railway (the world's steepest incline railway) to the rainforest boardwalk, the Scenic Skyway for views of the Three Sisters, or the Scenic Cableway (the steepest aerial cable car in Australia) over the rainforest of the Jamison Valley Seeing koalas and other Australian animals at Featherdale Wildlife Park Special Offer - Save 20% off the recommended retail price for travel to July 31, 2009 - BOOK NOW! Click here to find out more about this deal!


Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise

Book a table for a dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour aboard the MV Sydney 2000, the most prestigious cruising restaurant on Sydney Harbour's waterways. The choice is yours whether you embark at Circular Quay or King Street Wharf on your 2.5 hour sightseeing cruise. Take your seat as you float past the floodlit Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, while a team of international chefs prepare a three-course a' la carte dinner for you to enjoy.The state-of-the-art MV Sydney 2000 has three separate dining areas, an atrium, a 360-degree viewing deck, a dance floor and music from the Sydney 2000 Band. Dining afloat doesn't get much finer than aboard the MV Sydney 2000, synonymous with luxurious dining, first-class service and entertainment. Would you like a window seat? Select the confirmed window option to ensure that you receive a window seat to enjoy the spectacular Sydney Harbour scenery. Please note: this seating must be selected at the time of booking, and a surcharge applies.Please note: During the winter season MV Sydney 2000 vessel will be replaced with John Cadman 3 for departures on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and the occasional ThursdaySpecial Offer - Save 20% off the recommended retail price. Special offer valid for travel to September 30, 2009 - BOOK NOW! Click here to find out more about this deal!


Sydney Harbour Tour by Helicopter

Fly over beautiful Sydney Harbour by helicopter for a bird's-eye view of Sydney. Your expert pilot will provide informative commentary on all the sites as you soar through Sydney skies for approximately 20 minutes. You'll have the best vantage point of Sydney and its sparkling blue harbor, 1,000 feet up in the air during your memorable helicopter flight.After taking off from Sydney Airport, you'll soar above the city of Sydney for unbeatable views of the world's most famous harbor and its icons – the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, Manly beach and Sydney's spectacular city skyline. You'll be flying with a dedicated team of professionals on your 20-minute helicopter flight over Sydney Harbor. All transfers are included, and you'll be picked up and dropped off from your centrally located Sydney hotel. Click here to find out more about this deal!


Sydney Tower Restaurant Buffet

If you'd like bird's-eye views with your meal out in Sydney, dine at the Sydney Tower Restaurant. Boasting panoramic views from Sydney Harbour Bridge all the way to the Blue Mountains, the all-you-can-eat buffet lunch or dinner is ideal for families looking for casual dining or larger groups on a tight time schedule.You'll see all that Sydney has to offer while dining at the Sydney Tower. Towering more than 300 meters above the city center, the Sydney Tower Restaurant crowns the tallest building in Sydney (formerly known as Centrepoint Tower). It's the highest revolving restaurant in the Southern Hemisphere, with one full revolution taking 70 minutes. The Sydney Tower Restaurant serves a famously wide range of local and international dishes as part of its world-class buffet. You can choose from a succulent fresh seafood, including fresh Pacific oysters farmed in Tasmania, Australian native meats, world-renowned Terra Rossa beef and mouthwatering desserts.Sample menu (subject to change): Selection of local Australian and International appetizers Assortment of fresh seafood including prawns and oysters Roast of the day served with gravy and sauces Range of salads and vegetables Array of pasta and noodles Mixture of International and Australian dishes, some including Australian native meats! Mouth watering desserts Tea and coffee Special Offer - Book early or late lunch and receive unlimited soft drinks for 1.5 hours - BOOK NOW! Click here to find out more about this deal!


Sydney Day Tour with Optional Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise

Discover Sydney on a full one-day tour with the works! You'll combine a morning tour to Manly and Sydney's Northern Beaches with an afternoon tour of downtown Sydney, Bondi Beach and Kings Cross. What you do in between, is up to you: soak up the scene with a lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour or enjoy free time on your own to explore.Highlights of your full-day Sydney tour include: Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay Crossing the Sydney Harbour Bridge Stopping at Milsons Point for spectacular views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge Enjoying views from Seaforth Lookout over Middle Head and Pearl Bay marinas Stopping at Arabanoo Lookout for panoramic views of Manly and the Pacific Ocean Morning tea (own expense) at the seaside resort town of Manly Taking a walk along the Corso and seeing the beach that has made Manly famous Option to take a spectacular lunch cruise Touring the historic Rocks area Seeing the renowned Opera House and the Conservatorium of Music Hyde Park, St Mary's Cathedral, Parliament House and the Art Gallery of New South Wales Views from Mrs Macquarie's Chair Stunning views from the Gap cliff tops Walking along the sands of world-famous Bondi Beach or enjoying afternoon tea (own expense) Touring Paddington and the exclusive Eastern suburbs Click here to find out more about this deal!


Sydney Harbour Sky Deck Gold Dinner Cruise

Treat yourself to a six star dining experience on Sydney Harbour. Cruise in luxury while dining on a seven-course degustation dinner complimented by premium Australian wines. All this to the backdrop of world-famous Sydney Harbour.The six star personalized service commences from the moment you arrive with priority boarding and a welcome cocktail reception. Dinner is served on the Sky Deck. The degustation menu consists of seven superb courses with accompanying wines from Australia's premier vineyards, and a full open bar. Sophisticated lounge entertainment and million dollar views complete the ultimate dining experience on Sydney Harbour.Sydney Harbour, the cradle of Australian history, has been renowned for its spectacular beauty since the early days, when Captain James Cook, in 1770, first discovered the safe anchorage and named it Port Jackson. Enjoy the charm of the many unspoiled foreshores, the sparkling waters, the well known landmarks such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Fort Denison, and other sites that reflect the Australian past.Why not upgrade with the option to secure a guaranteed window seat and take advantage of Sydney's spectacular sights.Special Offer - Save 20% off the recommended retail price. Special offer valid for travel to September 30, 2009 - BOOK NOW! Click here to find out more about this deal!


Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Explore Sydney and Bondi with this 24 or 48 hour ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See all the main sights as you hop on and hop off 30 conveniently located stops around the city. Listen to the multilingual commentary and learn interesting facts. Spend as much or as little time at places of interest before jumping aboard for the next stop - the choice is yours!With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, a hop-on hop-off tour of Sydney truly is the best way to see the sights of Sydney and Bondi. You can hop on and off as many times as you like aboard both the Sydney and the Bondi open-top double-decker buses - giving you unparalleled access to the best of Sydney. There are 30 stops around Sydney's attractions, and the entire route takes approximately 90 minutes. The bus departs every 15 - 20 minutes from each stop and tickets are valid for 24 or 48 hours from first use. The buses connect at the Hard Rock Café stop or Central Station stop. Built around the world's most beautiful harbor the towering skyscrapers, iconic buildings and monuments of engineering maintain views to die for. A year round climate of blue skies and sunshine make the ideal location for an open top bus ride. Highlights: Sydney Opera House Sydney Harbor Bridge Bondi Beach Darling Harbour Circular Quay Sydney Aquarium Town Hall The Rocks Click here to find out more about this deal!