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Circular Quay Tours and Activities

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Perched on the edge of Sydney Harbour and backed by the sleek skyscrapers of the city’s central business district, Circular Quay is the scenic gateway to Manly Beach, Taronga Zoo, and Watson’s Bay. From this transportation hub—from which ferries depart every few minutes—you can enjoy unobstructed views of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

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Take in panoramic views of top Sydney landmarks as you cruise through Sydney Harbour en route to Taronga Zoo. Your package includes round-trip cruise from Circular Quay to the zoo, and a ride on the Sky Safari Gondola, which whisks you uphill from the boat dock to the main entrance of Taronga Zoo. From the gondola, get an early peek at some of the zoo's inhabitants, such as giraffes, big apes, and native animals like kangaroos and koalas.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$54,87
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US$54,87
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Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

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Experience a close encounter with humpback whales without having to leave the city on this thrilling 2-hour speedboat tour from Sydney. Hop on-board the city’s fastest commercial ship and blast off across Sydney Harbour, past iconic landmarks like Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. Leave the city behind and speed out into the Pacific Ocean, where you’ll have chance to spot majestic whales swimming and playing in their natural environment.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$94,16
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US$94,16

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

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

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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.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$39,05
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US$39,05
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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise

Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise

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Cruise the ocean waters off of Sydney to look for humpback and southern right whales as they migrate between Antarctica and the Great Barrier Reef from May to November. Your whale-watching experience starts out of Sydney Harbour and heads to the open ocean on a custom-built catamaran with large viewing windows and spacious decks that provide excellent sightlines. Often, dolphins, sea birds and other marine animals make an appearance during the nearly 2.5-hour whale-watching tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$62,51
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US$62,51
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Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with Wildlife Park

Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with Wildlife Park

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Enjoy a visit to the Blue Mountains while in Sydney. Your full-day tour of the World Heritage-listed park visits highlights including the Three Sisters, Wentworth Falls, and Jamison Valley. En route, stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park, and have your photo taken with cuddly koalas. Travel with a small group, providing a more intimate experience.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$122,64
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US$122,64
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Sydney Harbour High Tea Cruise

Sydney Harbour High Tea Cruise

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Enjoy a relaxing afternoon cruise around Sydney Harbour accompanied by high tea goodies and sparkling wine from Brown Brothers, a classic Australian winery. Admire clear views of iconic landmarks such as Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Fort Denison and the city skyline during your 1.5-hour scenic sightseeing cruise. Upgrade to guarantee a window sea with excellent sightlines on the famously beautiful harbor city.  You’ll want to keep your camera handy for great photo ops in every direction.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$59,34
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US$59,34
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Australia Multi-City Attractions Pass

Australia Multi-City Attractions Pass

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The Australia Multi-City Attractions Pass allows you to visit top attractions throughout Australia at a great savings. Choose from five, seven or ten tickets to be loaded onto a smartcard, which you then use for easy entry to the best attractions in Sydney, Melbourne, the Gold Coast and destinations throughout Tasmania. You have an entire three months to use your tickets from the date of card activation. Use your tickets all in one city, or spread them over as many cities as you like, and save up to 40% on regular admission prices.
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  • 90 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$157,46
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US$157,46
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Private Sydney Half Day Tour including Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach

Private Sydney Half Day Tour including Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach

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See Sydney’s top sights on a half-day private city tour that still leaves you with time to enjoy the rest of the day on your own. You’ll check off Sydney’s must-see attractions, including the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach and Circular Quay. Hear about the city’s history and modern-day culture from a private guide-driver, and take in daily life around neighborhoods like Paddington and Darlinghurst.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$264,82
Price varies by group size
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US$264,82
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Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise

Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise

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Explore Sydney aboard a hop-on hop-off Sydney Harbour cruise that stops at top destinations including Circular Quay, Watsons Bay, Manly . Get a great vantage point for photo ops of icons such as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Simply jump on and off at as many stops as you like; when you're ready to move on to your next destination, just catch the next boat. Upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Taronga Zoo, another fantastic attraction located on the harbor shores.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$33,23
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US$33,23
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Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Intimate Catamaran Cruise with Canapes

Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Intimate Catamaran Cruise with Canapes

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The Vivid Sydney Festival is one of the most spectacular events on central Sydney's calendar, and you'll enjoy the show from a prime position on Sydney Harbour. Get away from the crowds on a comfortable luxury motor catamaran, with both indoor and outdoor seating. Sip a complimentary drink while being mesmerized by the colorful light show outside.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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US$48,76
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US$48,76
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Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Catamaran Cruise with BYO Drinks

Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Catamaran Cruise with BYO Drinks

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Get the best views of the Vivid Sydney Festival without the crowds on a 35 foot (10.5meter) Seawind Resort 1050 catamaran. Glide along the Sydney Harbour on an intimate cruise with delicious antipasto and bread rolls enjoy unobstructed views of the incredible light shows projected on to the Sydney Opera House and other landmarks. Spend a relaxing 90-minutes on the water and bring your own alcoholic beverage with no corkage if you choose.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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US$35,61
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US$35,61
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3 Hour Discovery Cruise Whale Watching Experience

3 Hour Discovery Cruise Whale Watching Experience

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Spot majestic humpback whales swimming and playing in their natural environment during this whale-watching cruise from Sydney. Sail across Sydney Harbour, past the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, to the open waters of the Pacific and get up close to the gentle giants. This seasonal tour runs between May and November, and cruises pick up from either Circular Quay or Darling Harbour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$70,61
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US$70,61
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Private Sydney Full Day Tour Including Sydney Opera House, Bondi and Manly

Private Sydney Full Day Tour Including Sydney Opera House, Bondi and Manly

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First time in Sydney? Tick off all of Sydney’s most memorable sights on a private full-day tour that can be customised to your preferences. See star attractions like Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House; take in the views from Mrs Macquarie's Chair and The Gap; and stroll along glamorous Bondi Beach. The day is yours to do as you please, so you can visit fashionable Paddington, drive through the waterfront suburbs of Double Bay and Rose Bay, or ride the ferry from Manly to Circular Quay.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$402,04
Price varies by group size
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US$402,04
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Small-Group Blue Mountains Tour with Bush Walks and Featherdale Wildlife Park

Small-Group Blue Mountains Tour with Bush Walks and Featherdale Wildlife Park

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See the highlights of Blue Mountains National Park, one of Australia’s most famous wilderness areas, on a day trip from Sydney. Your guide takes your small group to gorgeous locales including Echo Point a lookout with great views of the Three Sisters rock formation. Learn about Aboriginal culture, see the rainforest near Wentworth Falls, explore the Jamison Valley and observe native animals at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Enjoy leisurely walks in nature with a knowledgeable guide and a maximum group size of 14 people.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$122,64
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US$122,64
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 Small-Group Sydney's Northern Beaches and Ku-ring-gai National Park Bus Tour

Small-Group Sydney's Northern Beaches and Ku-ring-gai National Park Bus Tour

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Set out in search of Sydney’s sun, sand and surf on this full-day tour of the city’s famous Northern Beaches. Stroll the golden sands of Narrabeen; see where popular Aussie soap ‘Home & Away’ is filmed in Palm Beach; and look out along the coast from Spit Bridge and Long Reef. That’s not all: uncover Sydney’s fascinating Aboriginal heritage as you explore the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park; admire the lavish villas along Whale Beach and ride the Manly ferry back to Circular Quay.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$154,29
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US$154,29
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Shore Excursion: Sydney's Northern Beaches & Ku-ring-gai National Park Bus Tour

Shore Excursion: Sydney's Northern Beaches & Ku-ring-gai National Park Bus Tour

Explore Sydney’s famous Northern Beaches and enjoy a day of sun, sand, and surf on this small-group sightseeing tour. Take a stroll along the golden sands of Narrabeen, visit Palm Beach where the famous Aussie soap ‘Home & Away’ is filmed, and look out along the coast from The Spit and Long Reef. Learn about Sydney’s fascinating Aboriginal heritage with a visit to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, admire the affluent waterside properties along Whale Beach, then taking the included ferry from Manly to Circular Quay. We ensure that every passenger will always be back to their Cruise Ship well prior to their evening departure!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$154,29
From
US$154,29
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Private Luxury Sydney Harbour Cruise

Private Luxury Sydney Harbour Cruise

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Experience Sydney like a VIP on this private sightseeing cruise. On board your own yacht with your own captain, you can view iconic landmarks around Sydney Harbour, even stopping to fish, swim or kayak during the afternoon tour. Get great photo ops of Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Fort Denison, Shark Island and more. The morning tour includes morning tea, and the afternoon or sunset tour come with a three-course barbecue lunch or dinner accompanied by Australian wine and beer. Linger at your favorite places on this customizable tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$1 202,92
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US$1 202,92
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The Rocks & Darling Harbour With A Local: Private & Personalized

The Rocks & Darling Harbour With A Local: Private & Personalized

Experience Sydney’s waterfront and historic district with an insider. Check out Darling Harbour’s biggest attractions, including Sydney Aquarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Luna Park, and Taronga Zoo. Hop on the ferry at Circular Quay, stroll across Sydney Harbour Bridge, get tips from a Sydneysider guide. Then, visit Sydney’s oldest, neighborhood, The Rocks, where you can enjoy a complimentary pint at Sydney’s oldest pub.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$167,24
Price varies by group size
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US$167,24
Price varies by group size
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Private Helicopter Flight Over Sydney & Beaches for 2 or 3 people - 20 Minutes

Private Helicopter Flight Over Sydney & Beaches for 2 or 3 people - 20 Minutes

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Sydney is a huge city, but there’s one way you can see it all in just 20 minutes: on a private helicopter ride. You’ll fly over the city and the northern beaches, and enjoy some spectacular views. Look out for landmarks like the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, and Manly Beach. Listen to your pilot’s live commentary through personal headsets so you understand what you’re seeing. This is an unforgettable trip that’s ideal for couples seeking romance.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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US$538,91
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US$538,91
per group
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Sydney Scavenger Hunt: Inside Sydney

Sydney Scavenger Hunt: Inside Sydney

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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  • 2 hours
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US$12,31
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US$12,31

Helicopter Flight Over Sydney and Beaches - 20 Minutes

Helicopter Flight Over Sydney and Beaches - 20 Minutes

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Discover all of Sydney's famous icons during a thrilling 20 minute helicopter flight. Take off from Mascot Airport and fly over the spectacular Sydney Harbour, experiencing the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, Fort Denison, Watson's Bay, Taronga Zoo and Bondi Beach from above.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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US$162,53
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US$162,53
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Taste of Sydney - Barangaroo and the Rocks

Taste of Sydney - Barangaroo and the Rocks

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Experience Sydney’s history, food, and culture on this guided excursion to Barangaroo and The Rocks. Enjoy amazing views at Barangaroo Park, sample Italian classics, local beer, and pub food—it’s included in the tour price. Then, head to the Rocks and learn about landmarks like the Opera House and Harbour Bridge with an informative local guide. Finish the night with a delectable dinner of fresh Thai cuisine.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$124,04
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US$124,04

Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Small Group Catamaran Cruise

Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Small Group Catamaran Cruise

Experience the Vivid Sydney Festival from a prime location #onaboat cruising Sydney Harbour. See the spectacular sights and sounds and enjoy the scenic views of Sydney’s enlightened buildings and landmarks. Cruise on board an intimate motor catamaran (Enigma X) and enjoy the water, see the lights and landmarks and skip the crowds. Enigma X is a homely catamaran cruiser that can accommodate for up to 20 guests. Consisting of four deck areas, the vessel has upper and lower deck spaces, an internal cabin and bow area. This vessel is an all weather boat and with internal and covered areas on board. The vessel has a modern, fresh look throughout and there is plenty of room on board to enjoy the harbour views and Vivid lights. Light snacks are provided on board, including an Italian inspired antipasto spread with bread rolls + 1 complimentary beverage will be provided (select from beer, wine, soft drink or juice). BYO is not permitted.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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US$48,76
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US$48,76
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Small-Group Sydney City Walking Tour

Small-Group Sydney City Walking Tour

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Dig deeper into Sydney’s dark history and multi-cultural heritage on this 3-hour walking tour of the city’s best bits. Learn about Sydney’s Aboriginal roots, convict past and colonial history as you follow your guide around Circular Quay, The Rocks and Sydney Harbour. Stop along the way to admire landmark buildings like the Customs House, Parliament House and St Mary's Cathedral; stroll around Hyde Park; and snap photos of Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Tower.
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  • 3 hours
From
US$96,24
From
US$96,24

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Should I book Circular Quay tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Circular Quay can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 34 Circular Quay tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Circular Quay 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Circular Quay costs USD 12.31. Guided Circular Quay tours start around USD 12.31 per person. See all 34 Circular Quay tickets and tours on Viator.
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