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Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Regular temperature checks for staff
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Join a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour by double-decker bus to discover the highlights of Sydney and Bondi Beach. Enjoy unobstructed views and recorded onboard commentary as you travel along two routes to top destinations like Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour, and Bondi Beach. Go in-depth at any given place by simply hopping off the bus to explore. You can experience Sydney and Bondi's most noteworthy attractions at your own pace with your choice of ticket, valid for either 24 or 48 hours.
  • Big Bus hop-on hop-off bus tour of Sydney and Bondi Beach
  • Enjoy great views of Sydney's highlights from the open-top, double-decker bus
  • Learn about Sydney's sights and history from onboard pre-recorded commentary
  • Sightsee at your own pace with your ticket that is valid for 24 or 48 hours

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This tour takes you to Sydney’s top destinations so you don’t have to worry about transportation.
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Choice of 24 hour or 48 hour pass
Pre-recorded commentary in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean
Free wifi onboard
Up to 34 stops to Hop-on and Hop-off
4 Merlin Attractions with Deluxe Plus: Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds, Sea Life Aquarium, Sydney Zoo
Food and drinks
Admission

Departure Point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Departure Time

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Return Details

You may disembark at any of the available stops.
The warm and mild year-round climate in Sydney and Bondi makes the open-air double-decker bus tour an ideal sightseeing option. Travel to numerous Sydney highlights, including the historic Rocks district, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney’s CBD (Central Business District). Bondi Beach is a suburb with a popular beach located just east of Sydney’s city center. Enjoy the spacious beach and warm sea, or check out the cafes, restaurants, and shops around town, many with fantastic ocean views.

Hop off the bus to browse the stores in modern shopping areas or admire local institutions like the bustling Sydney Fish Market. Stretch your legs as you stroll around the Royal Botanic Gardens or take tree-shaded paths through Hyde Park.

Hop aboard the open-top, double-decker bus at any of the conveniently located stops around the city. Enjoy pre-recorded commentary, available in several languages, as you sit back and relax on the full ride. Hop off the bus to explore any given destination at your own pace.

The Sydney and Bondi tours connect at Cook and Phillip Park, 100 William Street or Central Station stop. Tickets are valid for 24 or 48 hours from first use. Please check the current schedule for operating hours; the bus does not operate 24 hours per day. Families can save with the Family Pass, which is valid for two adults and two children.
Itinerary
Duration: 
2 hours 
Operating Schedule:
  1st bus departs from Stop 1 Circular Quay at 10.00am. Frequency every approx. 2hrs Last bus departs from stop 1 at 2.00pm We have introduced a number of new health & safety measures to reduce the risk associated with the spread of Covid-19 in line with government advice and requirements of the local health authorities. These include regular cleaning of buses and social distancing measures. To uphold these new safety and hygiene standards in keeping our guests safe during the Covid-19 Pandemic, we may have to operate a reduced service and changes to ticket inclusions. This may also include frequency of departures, changes to routes and reduction/removal of stops. Customers are advised to visit our website or to download our app to find out more about our new health and safety measures and for the most update service information.
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Circular Quay, George St, cnr Alfred St. (opp DFS Galleria)
Martin Place Station, Elizabeth St, Stand E
Sydney Tower/ Westfield
1 William St
Australian Museum
William St at Palmer St
William St, Kings Cross
121 Darlinghurst Rd
Kings Cross Train Station on Darlinghurst Rd.
123-125 Macleay St
El Alamein Fountain
2 Bourke St
Cowper Wharf Rd, outside the Woollomooloo Hotel
2A Macquarie St
Sydney Opera House
Macquarie Street
Botanical Garden, Scenic Walk to Mrs Macquarie Chair
State Library of New South Wales
State Library
Prince Albert Rd opp College St
Hyde Park
Greyhound Australia
Central Station, Pitt Street, Bus Bay 18
Powerhouse Museum, Harris St
Powerhouse Museum
Fish Market
Harris St, cnr Pyrmont Bridge Rd
Marquee Sydney, The Star
The Star Casino
Maritime Museum
ICC Sydney
Chinese Garden of Friendship
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
ibis Sydney King Street Wharf
Kings Street Wharf
Hickson Road
Dawes Point
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks
Points of interest passed by on this route
Hyde Park Barracks
 
Australian Museum
 
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
 
Darling Harbour
 
The Rocks
 
Bondi Beach
 
Sydney Harbour Bridge
 
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
 
Sydney Town Hall
 
Hyde Park
 
Circular Quay
 
City Sightseeing Sydney
 
Madame Tussauds Sydney
 
Big Bus Sydney
 
Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck
 
Duration: 
2 hours 
Operating Schedule:
  1st bus departs from Stop 12/24 Central Station at 10.15am. Frequency every 2hrs Last bus departs from stop 12/24 at 2.15pm
492 Pitt St
Central Station, Pitt Street, Bus Bay 18
1 William St
Australian Museum
Paddington Town Hall, Oxford St
Oxford St opp Moncur St
Bondi Beach
North Bondi Beach, Campbell Pde
Rose Bay
Double Bay
Points of interest passed by on this route
Paddington Markets
 
Centennial Park
 
Bondi Beach
 
Rose Bay
 
Double Bay
 
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • When booking the 24 or 48 hour Family Pass, only the lead passenger name is required for a booking of up to 2 Adults and 2 children 16 years and under. At time of booking you only need to enter 1 adult to complete your booking
  • Infants aged 0 to 4 years travel free of charge
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY Big Bus Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Since the bus only travels only on a one-way route, it sometimes requires riding the route for a while before arriving at the next desired site." See review
  • "Have to wait longer than expected when going to Bondi, but its okay!" See review

Reviews

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star-5
Loved Being Outdoors While Tiding The Bus
Michele_H
, Jan 2021
Loved the fact that I was outdoors while riding on the upstairs section of the bus. Especially important during Covid to have the fresh air in my face.
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Not good value with COVID restrictions
Susanna_L
, Dec 2020
The staff are fantastic but due to COVID the service is only running from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm so I don't think it is worth booking the Hop on Hop off as a way to enjoy Sydney. The train and ferry system in Sydney is amazing so it is better to simply top up an Opal card and go.
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A Must Do Trip Around Sydney!!
Michele_H
, Dec 2020
It was a fantastic trip. The driver was friendly, kind and helpful and went out of his way to ensure I got the return connection from Bondi to the Opera House so I could get back to my hotel.
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Sydney hop on hop off
Denise_H
, Sep 2020
I am a local and have always wondered about the commentary. It was fantastic. I would recommend it to anyone.
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MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE
Bertha_B
, Aug 2020
This experience is one memorable one for me and husband. Regardless of the weather we enjoyed the tour. Listening to the history and seeing it at the time was so beautiful. I highly recommend the Hop-on-Hop-off bus if you want to know Sydney CDB well and the History. i will take my kids and Family back there at anytime. Regards Bex & Fred
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star-5
Time Out in the City .
Peter_Vassallo
, Jul 2020
We travelled by train from Penrith to Sydney to do some sight seeing . Travelling by bus we covered a lot of ground and the commentary informed us about the many sights . My wife Marina and I Highly Recommend Hop on Hop off Bus Tours .
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star-5
Hop on and off...best idea ever
Jenny_V
, Jul 2020
Great time. Even the 24 year old, who lives in Sydney, enjoyed the commentary. We have been twice and there is new information each time....Great for overseas travellers..A snapshot of Sydney for a small cost
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star-5
Two areas !
Graeme_I
, Apr 2020
Great time seeing the sights. The city is in two areas, but we didn’t have time to tour both. Maybe next year ?
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Satisfied in Sydney
BillB
, Mar 2020
Efficient and reasonable priced. Buses came on time and always had space. Would definitely recommend.
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Beautiful Sydney
Ronald_L
, Mar 2020
Let the bus do the driving and get to see the sights. Clean and friendly. Loved the headsets to listen to what we were driving by and seeing.
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