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How to Get Around in Sydney

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How to Get Around in Sydney
Sydney is a big city, spread along a lengthy coastline and inland to the foot of the Blue Mountains. You could rent a car, but there’s really no need, as the city has a good public transportation network of buses, trains, and ferries. Tour operators offer other ways to travel around, too. Here are your options.

Public Transit: Trains, Buses, and Ferries
Hop on a train to get around the central city. To visit outer districts such as the Northern Beaches, buses are a solid option. As Sydney is set on a large harbor and long coastline, ferries are also a common and scenic way of getting around—the Manly Ferry is especially popular with travelers. Save money by purchasing a daily or weekly pass that covers the entire public transportation network.

Cruises
A relaxing way to see the city, harbor cruises usually include commentary on local attractions, as well as a meal or refreshments. Choose an evening cruise for a nighttime view of Sydney.

Walking Tours
Walking tours of areas such as the Rocks and Circular Quay are a fun way to learn about Sydney. Some tours focus on a theme such as history or ghost stories.

Running and Cycling Tours
With temperate weather year-round, Sydney is a great place to be outdoors. If you’re after something a bit more active than a walking tour and want to cover more ground, check out the city’s variety of running and biking tours. 

Helicopter Tours
For a bird’s-eye look at Sydney, treat yourself to a helicopter tour—and savor views of the beautiful coastline, beaches, and forests.

Private Car
For the ultimate in comfort, sightseeing flexibility, and personal attention, book a private tour of Sydney. Whisked around in a private vehicle, you can stop wherever you like and visit more obscure destinations that other tours don’t include.
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