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  • Location:Sydney, Australia
  • Duration:3.5-hours or 6-hours

Sydney, Manly and Northern Beaches Morning Tour with Optional Harbour Lunch Cruise

Explore top sights throughout Sydney and the Northern Beaches on a coach sightseeing tour that includes a stop in Manly and the option to upgrade with a Sydney Harbour lunch cruise. Take in iconic sights including Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House from a variety of lookout points on land and water, along with views of the Pacific Ocean, Middle Head, Curl Curl Beach and more as your coach takes you through Manly and the Northern Beaches. Upgrade to include the lunch cruise for another perspective on this celebrated city.


  • Stop at Milsons Point for spectacular views of the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the famous city skyline
  • Cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Tour through the northern leafy beach suburbs
  • Enjoy morning tea (own expense) at the seaside town of Manly
  • Enjoy magnificent views from Seaforth Lookout over Middle Head and Pearl Bay Marinas
  • Conclude your morning with an optional buffet lunch cruise, to be selected at time of booking
  • Includes hotel pickup

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What You Can Expect

Sydney, Manly and Northern Beaches Morning Tour with Optional Harbour Lunch Cruise

Australia Sightseeing Pass - Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House

After morning pickup from select Sydney hotels, your air-conditioned coach sets out on a 3.5-hour tour of Sydney’s highlights.

Soak up the sights as your coach cruises past Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay and Hyde Park, then cross Sydney Harbour Bridge and make a photo stop at Milson’s Point. Snap pics of the bridge with the Sydney Opera House and the city skyline as the backdrop, then continue your drive through the swanky northern suburbs of Sydney. From Seaforth, get picturesque views of Middle Head and boats bobbing in nearby marinas, then disembark at Arabanoo Lookout for sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and rugged headlands.

When you arrive in Manly, have time for morning tea (own expense) and take a stroll along the Corso, a bustling pedestrian street that leads to Manly Beach. You can watch the surfers catch waves before reboarding your coach to pass through the Northern Beaches region, including Queenscliff, Freshwater Bay and Curl Curl Beach. Return to Sydney via Neutral Bay and Mosman, ending your coach tour at King Street Wharf or Circular Quay. Alternatively, you can choose to remain in Manly on your own and return at your leisure on a scenic and easy ferry trip (own expense).

Tour and Lunch Cruise (6 hours total):
Upgrade your morning coach sightseeing tour to include a 2.5-hour lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour. It’s the perfect way to take in the sights from the water while enjoying a delicious lunch buffet with a choice of international hot and cold dishes. You’ll get great photo ops of the Sydney Opera House and other landmarks from a variety of vantage points in Sydney Harbour. Enjoy the fine weather that makes Sydney such an appealing year-round destination with the choice to stroll on the outside decks or see the sights from the spacious air-conditioned interior cabin.


Hotel Pickups:

7:00am Crescent on Bayswater
8:10am Four Seasons (Harrington Street entrance)
8:15am Four Points Sheraton
8:00am Hilton Hotel (Pitt St entrance)
7:35am Holiday Inn Darling Harbour
8:05am Menzies Hotel
7:45am Novotel Darling Harbour
7:50am Parkroyal Darling Harbour
7:55am Rydges World Square (Pitt St entrance)
7:15am Sofitel Wentworth
7:25am Vibe Hotel Sydney
7:30am YHA Sydney Central

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was a most enjoyable tour I could not find anything negative to say

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

Great tour for those with only limited time in Sydney. Hotel pick-ups were all on time and our coach driver (Steve) was the Dogs B----- (excellent at his job). The optional Harbour cruise is a must as it s the only way to experience Sydney harbour and the lunch (serve yourself) was good too

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

This was an AAT Kings tour and was a really good trip. Pickup from near our accommodation (Darling Harbour) was on time. Stops, including morning tea break in Manly, were well placed and our guide demonstrated excellent knowledge through out the tour. A great way to get a 'snapshot' of the north side of the harbour and northern beaches and gave lots of ideas to plan future visits.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Clean and comfortable coach. A very knowledgeable driver who facilitated a very informative and interesting tour. Would definately use this company again. Thank you

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

The tour was really great, we visited many lovely places in a short amount of time. The guide was a very good professional. I recommend this tour to whom has the opportunity to go to Sydney!

Barry J
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2013

A good introduction to parts of Sydney, in fact we preferred Manly to Bondi beach! We took the option of the Harbour Lunch Cruise and enjoyed this - the food was good and the photo opportunities of Sydney, the Harbour Bridge and Opera House were brilliant

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2013

Great tour,very formative not too long and not too short considering it was very hot. The option for the lunch cruise was still available and we made the choice to take the Majestic Cruise and that was really enjoyable. TOP MARKS ALL ROUND

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2012

Excellent trip and fab bus driver, what a great sense of humour he had "WARREN" top guy great trip - pity about the weather 10/10

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2012

Very enjoyable. Food of lunch cruise was better than expected.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2010

My Viator trip was excellent. I have used Viator in many different countries - and have found your tours to be the best of any taken. Always great itineraries and good photo stops - which other tours often do not offer - you just whiz by places. I will continue to book whenever I can with Viator!
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