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 trips 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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See the New South Wales capital's most iconic sights from the best seat in the house as you cruise magnificent Sydney Harbour. This relaxing afternoon cruise with commentary takes you past the Sydney Opera House, …
This Sydney Harbour Sightseeing and Lunch Cruise offers a relaxing afternoon on the world-famous harbour, and includes a delicious BBQ buffet lunch and a visit to picturesque Shark Island.
Travel in air-conditioned comfort on this superb Sydney morning city tour by coach. You'll see many of the city's highlights and explore its fascinating history. Visit Chinatown, Kings Cross, Darling Harbour, the Royal Botanic Garden …
Relax on your comfortable coach and take in the sights of Sydney on this popular morning city tour, which includes an informative tour of the sublime Sydney Opera House. Your city tour will cover The …
Looking for the complete 'Sydney experience'? This is it! Enjoy a coach tour of the key city sights, a guided walk through The Rocks heritage precinct, a visit to world-famous Bondi Beach, and a delicious …
See the very best of the Harbour City in one amazing day out. Travel by air-conditioned coach and enjoy live commentary as you cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge, visit famous Manly Beach, enjoy a delicious …
Soak up the unbelievable beauty of Sydney Harbour on this luxury sightseeing cruise with a sumptuous restaurant lunch and all beverages included. You'll cruise the harbour and take in its many iconic sights and landmarks, …
Immerse yourself in the fabulous flavours of Sydney and some of its most characterful neighbourhoods on this culinary city tour by air-conditioned transport. You'll take in four vibrant foodie precincts — Barangaroo, Rozelle, Rosebery and …
Visit the nation's fabulous capital — Canberra — on this full day tour from Sydney. Canberra effortlessly blends imposing monuments and architecture with lakeside gardens and open green spaces. A guided tour of Parliament House …
Discover the beautiful Port Stephens region north of Sydney — a landscape of white sandy beaches and the sparkling coastal waters. Go sandboarding on the iconic dunes and enjoy a dolphin spotting cruise. This is …
See a unique side of the Blue Mountains by heading underground at famous Jenolan Caves. You’ll enjoy a guided cave tour, before heading off to Scenic World to take in the spectacular views from the …
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 …
This boutique tour is the perfect introduction to the Blue Mountains and represents great value for money. You’ll visit a wildlife park, take in spectacular views of the famous Three Sisters rock formation and the …
Spend a day immersing yourself in the beauty of the Blue Mountains on this boutique tour from Sydney. You’ll visit a wildlife park, Echo Point and the Three Sisters, the quaint mountain township of Leura, …
This awesome tour is your ticket to ride! See the magnificent Blue Mountains from every angle as you climb on board the world-famous Scenic Railway, Skyway and Cableway at Scenic World in Katoomba (ride tickets …
A visit to the magnificent Blue Mountains is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many visitors. Make it extra special with this all-inclusive full day tour. You'll visit a renowned wildlife park, enjoy a two-course lunch in …
This superb tour of the Blue Mountains by deluxe coach offers lots of special inclusions that you won't find on any other public tour. Enjoy breakfast and a VIP koala encounter at a renowned wildlife …
This unique, boutique Blue Mountains Day Tour by 4WD will take you where the large tourist buses can’t! You’ll head into the very heart of the Blue Mountains National Park, but that doesn’t mean you’ll …
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 …
This relaxed, boutique tour offers a great day out from Sydney in the Hunter Valley. Enjoy wine tastings and an included brewpub lunch, along with a chocolate and vodka tasting!
The beautiful Hunter Valley north of Sydney offers so 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. Enjoy …
Sample fabulous wines and delicious gourmet treats from the vineyards and rolling pastures of the Hunter Valley north of Sydney. Delight all the senses on this deluxe day out, which includes three wine tastings and …
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 …
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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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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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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Tastes of Sydney Food Tour
Immerse yourself in the fabulous flavours of Sydney and some of its most characterful neighbourhoods on this culinary city tour by air-conditioned transport. You’ll take in four vibrant foodie precincts — Barangaroo, Rozelle, Rosebery and Chippendale — and enjoy food and drink tastings in each. It’s a delicious way to spend a day!
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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. Tickets to ride the Scenic Railway, Skyway and Cableway at Scenic World are included in the cost of the tour.
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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 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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Canberra Day Tour from Sydney
Spend a day exploring the nation’s fabulous capital — Canberra — on this full day tour from Sydney. Canberra effortlessly blends imposing monuments and architecture with lakeside gardens and open green spaces, and you’ll see many of the city’s highlights during your visit. Guided tours of Parliament House and the Australian War Memorial are included.
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