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Sydney ‘Best Day Ever’ Tour by Land and Sea

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Start time

    8 hours

  • Duration

    8 hours

Inclusions
  • Guided Tour
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Boat Cruise
  • Free onboard WiFi
  • Bottled Water

Key Highlights

  • Learn about Sydney’s colonial history in a fun way, first with a city tour and then a cruise
  • See the iconic landmarks, quirky neighbourhoods, historic colonial settlements and luxurious waterfront villas
  • The only Sydney cruise that takes you to a secluded beach accessible only by boat
  • You may catch a glimpse of penguins, dolphins or seals
  • Enjoy lunch at waterfront Beach Club at the famous Watsons Bay Hotel
  • Afternoon coffee, tea & cakes, served in waterside café
  • Our local supplier is highly rated and awarded 2019’s Boat Tour of the Year!

Overview

Unveil Sydney’s colonial past and embark on a journey through Sydney from 1788 till today. A one-of-a-kind experience that starts with a city tour and then takes the waters. See its world famous beaches, bohemian suburbs, iconic landmarks, historic colonial settlements and hidden beach and spots. Top it up with a typical Aussie lunch at Watson Bay and at the end of the tour you will say – ‘This was the best day ever!’

Here’s the plan…

Your city tour starts from Australia’s oldest suburb, The Rocks where your guide will tell you about the first European settlers. You will travel past Sydney’s iconic landmarks and charming neighbourhoods en route to Watsons Bay and Bondi Beach. Discover the lively street culture, entertainment and shopping opportunities of Paddington, Chinatown, Darling Harbour, and Australia’s largest urban development, Barangaroo, before heading to Circular Quay to begin your Sydney Harbour Cruise.

You will board your fast boat from Circular Quay and cruise up-close alongside Sydney’s iconic landmarks such as the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. When it is time for lunch, you will get off at Watsons Bay and relish a typical Aussie lunch at the Beach Club at the famous Watsons Bay Hotel. After lunch, you will walk to the imposing cliffs of The Gap from where you can take in splendid view of the Pacific Ocean.

Next, you get back to the boat and cruise past historical sites, naval dockyards and luxurious waterfront homes of the rich and famous. The onboard guide will give interesting insights into the local Aussie culture and how the Sydney Harbour is a crucial part of the lives of the locals. If lucky, you may also spot resident penguins, seals or dolphins. Fingers crossed!

This Sydney Harbour boat cruise includes two shore stops – first on the secluded Store Beach where you can take a stroll or enjoy a swim, and second visit a historic Quarantine Station and museum for afternoon tea.

The other major highlights of the boat tour are:

  • Double Bay & Rose Bay
  • Garden Island Naval Base
  • Shark Island
  • Fort Denison
  • Camp Cove
  • Kirribilli House
  • Point Piper Waterfront Mansions

About the Supplier: Sydney Harbour Boat Tours undoubtedly offer the best cruise experience in the city. They were awarded 2019’s Boat Tour of the Year. Their tours are eco-tourism certified and sell out fast. 

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    8 hours

  • Start time

    8 hours

  • Meeting Point

    Circular Quay

  • Ending Point

    Same as start point.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Guided Tour
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Boat Cruise
  • Free onboard WiFi
  • Bottled Water

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (if you wish, go on then)
  • Hotel transfers (we'll see you there)

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this).  At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 10 minutes early.

Additional info

We advise you to bring along
- Sun protection: Glasses, hat, sun cream.
- Warm top/jacket: It can be cooler on the harbour.
- Comfortable shoes: No high heels - you'll be walking on the beach.

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