The Big Bus offers an amazing range of Sydney tours, guided activities and things to do. There are no booking or credit card fees when you book your tour with us*, and if you find the same tour elsewhere at a cheaper price, we will beat it by 10%. Some conditions apply**.

From harbour cruises and whale watching tours to walking tours of The Rocks historic precinct and vibrant inner-suburbs, there really is a tour for everyone in Sydney. Day tours to the Blue Mountains National Park are also popular with many visitors, as are wine tours to the Hunter Valley. The majority of these top Sydney tours and experiences offer a small group size of 14 guests or less.

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Blue Mountains Bushwalking Tour from Sydney
Lunch included

Blue Mountains Bushwalking Tour from Sydney

From$109
11 hours (approx.)
See a side of the magical Blue Mountains that you won’t see on a standard bus tour from Sydney. This great day out will envelop you in the sights, sounds and smells of the Blue …
Blue Mountains Sunset Tour from Sydney

Blue Mountains Sunset Tour from Sydney

From$99
11 hours (approx.)
This relaxed tour will immerse you in the beauty of the Blue Mountains National Park with an afternoon bushwalk and a visit to the spectacular Three Sisters rock formation at sunset — long after the …
2 Day Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley and Port Stephens Tour
Fully accommodated tour

2 Day Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley and Port Stephens Tour from Sydney

From$275
2 days/1 night
Tick off Sydney's three 'must-do' day trip destinations by combining them all in one amazing overnight tour from the Harbour City. Experience the rugged beauty of the Blue Mountains, the delicious delights of the Hunter …
Sydney Flexi Attractions Pass
Save up to 40%

Sydney Flexi Attractions Pass

From$109
Various
Save up to 40% on many top attractions and things to do in the Harbour City with the Sydney Flexi Attractions Pass. Choose a three, five or seven attraction pass.
Walking Tour of The Rocks, Sydney
Cheapest walking tour

Walking Tour of The Rocks, Sydney

From$32
90 minutes (approx.)
Explore The Rocks on one of Sydney's most popular, longest running, and best value walking tours of the historic harbourside district. This leisurely guided stroll takes in all the precinct's key highlights and reveals plenty …
Sydney Cove Walking Tour

Sydney Cove Walking Tour

From$35
2 hours (approx.)
Follow in the footsteps of the early Sydney colonists on this fascinating small group guided walking tour around the shoreline of Sydney Cove — the site of the first European settlement. Your local guide will …
Sydney Small Bar Walking Tour
Bar eats included

Sydney Small Bar Walking Tour

From$109
3 hours (approx.)
On this intimate tour you'll explore Sydney's emerging small bar scene with a friendly local guide. Visit three unique CBD bars, sample delicious bar snacks and small plates, and learn some of the rich history …
Haunted Sydney Ghost Tour
Top seller!

Haunted Sydney Ghost Tour

From$36
90 minutes (approx.)
Catch a glimpse of the Harbour City's supernatural side on this fabulous Haunted Sydney Ghost Tour. As you stroll the dark cobbled streets of The Rocks, you'll hear tales of dastardly deeds of the past …
Kings Cross Walking Tour
Top selling tour!

Kings Cross Walking Tour, Sydney: Crimes and Passion

From$59
2 hours (approx.)
Join a fascinating guided stroll through the infamous Kings Cross precinct in Sydney's inner-east. You'll hear tales of crime and passion in the name of fame and fortune as you explore what was once Australia's …
Sydney Shopping Tour of Newtown
Lots of delicious inclusions

Sydney Shopping Tour of Newtown

From$99
3 hours (approx.)
The inner-Sydney suburb of Newtown is the city's capital of cool and a great place to shop! On this small group walking tour you'll explore Newtown with a local guide and shop for one-of-a-kind pieces …
History and Pubs of The Rocks Walking Tour, Sydney
Three drinks included

History and Pubs of The Rocks Walking Tour, Sydney

From$119
2.5 hours (approx.)
On this fascinating small group walking tour of The Rocks in Sydney, you'll step back in time to the days when rum was the currency of choice in the colony and the renegades of the …
Sydney Highlights Walking Tour

Sydney Highlights Walking Tour

From$59
2 hours (approx.)
Discover the stories behind historic and contemporary Sydney as you explore the CBD's key harbourside precincts on this relaxed guided stroll. See The Rocks, Barangaroo Reserve, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the magnificent Opera House, Circular …
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Cultural Walking Tour

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Cultural Walking Tour

From$59
2 hours (approx.)
Sydney is one of the most inclusive cities in the world and celebrates its gay and lesbian culture with gusto. On this walking tour you'll explore local gay and lesbian heritage, visit cosmopolitan Oxford Street …
Sydney Street Art Walking Tour

Sydney Street Art Walking Tour

From$59
2 hours (approx.)
Immerse yourself in the vibrant, creative buzz of Sydney's inner-west neighbourhoods of Newtown and Enmore on this small group guided walk. You'll explore the colourful, ever-changing street art scene with an expert guide, and finish …
Darlinghurst and Surry Hills Walking Tour, Sydney

Darlinghurst and Surry Hills Walking Tour, Sydney

From$95
3 hours (approx.)
On this small group Darlinghurst and Surry Hills Walking Tour, you'll discover the creativity and ultra-cool subculture of two of Sydney's most vibrant inner-city suburbs. Explore vintage boutiques, contemporary galleries and hipster coffee haunts with …
Chippendale and Redfern Walking Tour, Sydney

Chippendale and Redfern Walking Tour, Sydney

From$95
3 hours (approx.)
This small group guided walking tour offers guests a fascinating insight into the urban renewal of what was one of Sydney’s grittiest inner-city precincts. Discover modern Chippendale and Redfern's fabulous mix of contemporary and heritage …
Australia Multi-City Flexi Attractions Pass
Save up to 40%

Australia Multi-City Flexi Attractions Pass

From$199
Various
Save up to 40% on many top attractions and things to do in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart and the Gold Coast with the Australia Multi-City Flexi Attractions Pass. Choose a five, seven or ten attraction pass.

Top Sydney tours

Ten top Sydney tours & experiences

There are so many amazing tours on offer in Sydney, and you’re guaranteed to find a guided experience that interests you.

Here are ten top Sydney tours and experiences to consider. They’ll show you the best of the Harbour City.

History and Pubs of The Rocks Walking Tour

On this fascinating small group walking tour of The Rocks in Sydney, you’ll step back in time to the days when rum was the currency of choice in the colony and the renegades of the infamous Rum Corps ruled the roost! You’ll learn some of the colourful history of the precinct and enjoy a drink at three heritage pubs.

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Sydney Whale Watching Tour with Lunch

Watching whales is one of Sydney’s most popular leisure and tourist activities. From May through to November, hundreds of people head out daily onto the high seas to enjoy the passing parade. This popular whale watching cruise includes a delicious BBQ buffet lunch, and if you don’t see a whale your next cruise is free!

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Aboriginal Rock Art Tour and Cruise

There are Aboriginal cultural sites located across Sydney — you just need to know where to look. Enjoy a fascinating day of Indigenous discovery in the stunning Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, including a cruise down Coal and Candle Creek.

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Blue Mountains Scenic Day Tour

A visit to the stunning Blue Mountains is a ‘must-do’ for many visitors to Sydney. This popular Blue Mountains day tour offers a small group size and a big introduction to one of Australia’s most beautiful regions.

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Cultural Walking Tour

Sydney is one of the most inclusive cities in the world and celebrates its gay and lesbian culture with gusto. On this walking tour you’ll explore local gay and lesbian heritage, visit cosmopolitan Oxford Street — home of the world-famous Mardi Gras parade, and enjoy a drink at an iconic gay bar.

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Sydney Forsyth Coffee Hunt

Sydney-siders have been drinking coffee since the first fleet sailed through the Heads (having picked up beans enroute in Rio). Today we’re awash with purveyors of the liquid gold and this tour offers a chance to learn more about coffee from the industry’s best and sample the delights of some of the city’s top cafes.

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Sydney Street Art Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in the vibrant, creative buzz of Sydney’s inner-west neighbourhoods of Newtown and Enmore on this small group guided walk. You’ll explore the colourful, ever-changing street art scene with an expert guide, and finish with a refreshing craft beer at a local brewhouse.

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Hunter Valley Food and Wine Tour

The Hunter Valley north of Sydney offers much to tempt wine and gourmet food lovers, but having your own personal chef along for the ride takes matters to a whole new level. A gourmet menu is cooked and served from the back of your tour bus, using fresh produce purchased along the way.

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Sydney Small Bar Walking Tour

On this intimate tour you’ll explore Sydney’s emerging small bar scene with a friendly local guide. Visit three unique CBD bars, sample delicious bar snacks and small plates, and learn some of the rich history of Sydney along the way.

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Ultimate Sydney Historic Pub Crawl

Sydney’s pubs have always played a prominent and sometimes infamous role in the social fabric of our oldest city, with smugglers, illegal betting and the 6 o’clock swill just some of the more colourful chapters. You’ll explore Sydney’s oldest and most atmospheric pubs and bars on this fabulous walking tour. Enjoy great beer (own expense) and tasty included bar snacks, and listen to the stories and histories of these fascinating watering holes.

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*Applies to bookings made directly on The Big Bus tour and travel guide website and may not apply to bookings made via affiliate websites, including Viator.

**Applies to tours available on The Big Bus tour and travel guide website and does not apply to tours offered via affiliate websites, including Viator. If you find the same tour elsewhere at a cheaper price, we will beat it by 10%. To claim, please call our booking line on 1300 330 189 or email [email protected]. The tour must be available for booking on the date you have selected on the competitor’s website. We do not offer the guarantee where a discount or promotional code from the competitor has been applied.

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