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

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Sydney, Manly and Northern Beaches Morning Tour with Optional Harbour Lunch Cruise. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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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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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2010

We were picked up from our hotel at the exact scheduled time and after getting a few other passengers on board, we headed through Sydney, along Darling Harbour and over the famed Sydney Bridge! We made the first stop at Milsons Points right after crossing over the bridge, giving us front views of the Opera House for perfect picture shots! Driving through different neighborhoods really gave a better understanding of what Sydney is beyond the CBD, with beautiful houses and small niched harbours all around. Strolling along Manly Beach was really relaxing, watching people surfing, playing beach volley or simply enjoying lunch at one of the numerous coffee shops. It really felt like vacations! Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable, and gave us lots of information about the city and areas we were driving through. This is a really nice tour to see beyond traditional Sydney and a great way to discover the Northern Beaches. Not having to drive was nice, giving me more time to appreciate the scenery!

Michael S
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2009

I really enjoyed it, and our driver was fantastic. I just wish there were more photo stops though. I did both this tour and the Sydney, Bondi and Kingscross tour, and I would recommend the other tour instead of this one. Will definitely use the tour operator again and Viator again.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2008

This is a very nice tour. It was my first view of Sydney and the sights were great. It was a great overview of the area.

4 star rating: Recommended
March 2014

Enjoyed the trip. Manly was great. Tour guide was quite good, great sense of humour, light content and very informative. Only problem was the insensitive tourists that were late back on the bus making us late for the boat around circular quay and generally stressed our tour guide out - not his fault as he did his best to accommodate every one's wishes, just some tourists are dumber than others....

4 star rating: Recommended
March 2014

Had a great time, a lot to fit in, if staying in Sydney l suggest at least 5 days
as there is so much to do. The Manly beach tour was fantastic, Recommend

Richard F
United Kingdom

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2008

Very interesting and good sights.

3 star rating: Worth doing
November 2011

We enjoyed this tour of Manly and the northern beaches but wish that it had included more of downtown Sydney. We didn't know that that portion required a full-day tour or at least was only available in the afternoon.

Keith O
Australia

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
June 2010

Trip was nice but the meal was quite ordinary for the price. Drinks could have been included; 2 beers and a glass of wine for the trip would have topped off a good day. Then was dumped at a circular quay and had no way of knowing where I was.

Kiriaki S
Australia

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
June 2010

We did enjoy our trip although we felt we didn't see as many sights around Sydney. Manly was lovely, but only spent a short time there because of fog, traffic and other clients running late. Although this can't be helped we felt really rushed in Manly because that was where we really wanted to go. It was the reason we chose that particular tour. Perhaps it could be a little longer, an extra hour, to accommodate these unforseen things. We really wanted to spend much more time in Manly. By the time we got something to eat for morning tea, we ended up only having 15 minutes to look around and get back to the bus. We were only allocated 45 minutes in total.

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
June 2010

This is a good tour if you're looking for an overview of the area. However, going on a coach tour always means you're herded around like cattle, there's not enough time to spend at a stop and there will inevitably be people who are late to get back to the coach so there is a lot of waiting for others. All of which take something away from the tour.

Lesley M
United Kingdom

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
March 2010

I was very disappointed as one of the reasons for taking the tour was to go to Neutral Bay and I was told by the driver that although the location was advertised, it was not possible to go there on the tour.

1 star rating: I do not recommend this
April 2013

Stuck in the bus most of the time, with a couple of stops for a limited time. Had a 30min stop at manly beach to get a toilet break and food , overall pretty average

Russell W
United Kingdom

1 star rating: I do not recommend this
January 2008

Everything about this was boring and hurried.

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