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  •  Activities
  •  Sydney
  •  Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Beach Explore Deluxe 48 Hour Ticket: 1 Day Hop on Hop Off Sydney Harbour Explorer

Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Beach Explore Deluxe 48 Hour Ticket: 1 Day Hop on Hop Off Sydney Harbour Explorer

  • Sydney
  • English, Mobile APP
  • 48 hours
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Two consecutive day Big Bus ticket
  • 2. Pre-recorded Commentary available in 8 languages
  • 3. Free WiFi Onboard Big Bus
  • 4. FREE Big Bus Tours Mobile App
  • 5. One day on Captain Cook Sydney Hop on Hop off Cruise
  • 6. Live Guide on selected routes onboard Hop on Hop off Cruise
From AUD
$99.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Two consecutive day Big Bus ticket
  • 2. Pre-recorded Commentary available in 8 languages
  • 3. Free WiFi Onboard Big Bus
  • 4. FREE Big Bus Tours Mobile App
  • 5. One day on Captain Cook Sydney Hop on Hop off Cruise
  • 6. Live Guide on selected routes onboard Hop on Hop off Cruise

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Sydney
Depature point 【Covid timetable】

【Big Bus Tour】
The City Tour (Red Route)
● Departs (19 December 2020 - 26 January 2021): daily*
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December), Boxing Day Holiday (28 December 2020), New Year's Day (01 January)
● First Bus: 10:00 from Stop #1-Circular Quay
● Last Full-Circuit Tour: 14:00 from Stop #1-Circular Quay
● Last Bus: 14:00 from Stop #1-Circular Quay
● Full Circuit Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (approx.)
● Bus Frequency: every 2 hours

The Bondi Tour (Blue Route) is suspended until further notice.

【Captain Cook Hop-on, Hop-off Cruise】
● Departs (19 December 2020 - 26 January  2021):  daily*
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), New Year's Eve (31 December)
● Departure Point: Wharf 6, Circular Quay, Sydney NSW 2000
● Departure Time^: 09:30, 10:50, 12:10, 13:40, 15:10, 16:25
^ Times may vary without notice due to operational reasons or government restrictions.

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【Normal timetable (After Covid) 】

【Big Bus Tour】
● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Good Friday (02 April 2021) and Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point
- City Route: Stop 1 - Circular Quay (Address: George Street, corner of Alfred Street (Opposite DFS Galleria))
- Bondi Route: Stop 24 - Central Station (Address: Pitt Street, Bus Bay 18)
● Departure Time
- City Route: Stop 1 - Circular Quay at 10:00
- Bondi Route: Stop 24 - Central Station at 11:00
● Frequency:
- City Route: every 45 minutes
- Bondi Route: every 60 minutes
● Duration for a full loop:
- City Route: 105 minutes
- Bondi Route: 90 minutes
● Last service departs
- City Route: Stop 1 - Circular Quay at 18:00
- Bondi Route: Stop 24 - Central Station at 18:00
● All services terminate at approximately 19:30

【Captain Cook Hop-on Hop-off Cruise】
● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Good Friday (02 April 2021) and Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point
-Pier 26, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000
-Wharf 6, Circular Quay, Sydney NSW 2000
● First service departs
-Pier 26, Darling Harbour at 09:00 (Monday-Friday), 09:05 (Saturday-Sunday)
-Wharf 6, Circular Quay at 07:15 (Monday-Friday), 09:25 (Saturday-Sunday)
● Last service departs
-Pier 26, Darling Harbour at 17:10 (Monday-Friday), 15:50 (Saturday-Sunday)
-Wharf 6, Circular Quay at 18:00 (Monday-Friday), 16:10 (Saturday-Sunday)
How to get there 【Big Bus Tour】
Please make your own way to the stop of your choice to catch the bus

【Circular Quay Wharf 6】
● By Car
Closest Parking:
- Wilson Parking - Gateway (Address: 155 George St, The Rocks NSW 2000), approximately 3 minutes walk.
- Enacon Parking (Address: 117 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000), approximately 7 minutes walk.
- Parking fees apply.

● By Public Transport
The closest Train Station is Circular Quay Station
The closest Ferry Station is Circular Quay Station
The closest Bus Stop is Circular Quay
The closest Light Rail Stop is Circular Quay

Please check the Transport NSW timetables (https://transportnsw.info/) for more details to plan your trip.
Operating hours
*Covid-City Route 10:00-15:45 Last bus departs Circular Quay at 14:00
*Covid-Bondi Route Closed
*Christmas Day (25 December 2020) Closed
*Boxing Day (26 December 2020) Closed
*Boxing Day Holiday (28 December 2020) Closed
*New Year's Day (01 January 2021) Closed
Ticket Office 07:30 - 19:30
City Route 10:00 - 19:30 Last bus departs Circular Quay at 18:00
Bondi Route 11:00 - 19:30 Last bus departs Central Station at 18:00
Christmas Day (25 December) Blockout
Good Friday Blockout
Captain Cook Cruise-Darling Harbour (Monday-Friday) 09:00-17:10 Last service departs Darling Harbour at 17:10
Captain Cook Cruise-Darling Harbour (Saturday-Sunday) 09:05-15:50 Last service departs Darling Harbour at 15:50
Captain Cook Cruise-Circular Quay (Monday-Friday) 07:15-18:00 Last service departs Circular Quay at 18:00
Captain Cook Cruise-Circular Quay (Saturday-Sunday) 09:25-16:10 Last service departs Circular Quay at 16:10
Check-in requirements If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Camera
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- No Guided Walking Tour
- To minimise the contact between staffs and customers, there's no printing involved - simply show your digital ticket to the driver who will scan it using the contact-less payment process
- Before boarding buses, all of staffs have their temperature checked and have the appropriate PPE to keep them and customers safe
- Service provider encourages a safe distance between all customers and staff and signs are posted throughout the buses as a reminder
- Service provider provides all customers with single use headsets to enjoy the tour, but you're also welcome to bring your own to plug in!
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【Big Bus Tour】
● Tickets are valid for six months from date of purchase and valid for 48 hours from the first use.
● You may join the tour at any time from any of the stops on the routes.
● Suitcases (Including carry-on luggage) are not allowed on the bus due to space constraints and passenger safety.

【Captain Cook Hop-on, Hop-off Cruise】
● Departure point and time is subject to change.
● All children under 18 years must be escorted by an adult that is 18 or over.
● Smoking is not permitted.
● Passengers must not bring any alcoholic beverages or illegal substances onto the vessel.
● Boarding pass tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable and will not be replaced if lost, destroyed or damaged.
● The Master of the vessel reserves the right to refuse entry of a passenger onto the vessel and to require a passenger to disembark the vessel in the Master's sole discretion.  

2 Overview

Take time to explore Sydney and Bondi Beach with a 2 day Big Bus flexible Hop-on Hop-off sightseeing tour. The Sydney tour is the perfect introduction to this dynamic city, showcasing the iconic landmarks including the impressive arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the glorious Sydney Opera House and the sparkling waters of Sydney and Darling Harbour. The tour passes bustling shops, restaurants and attractions set amongst Colonial, Victorian and postmodern architecture.
The Bondi Beach tour is a great introduction to Australia's beach culture. On the way to this famous beach the tour passes by cosmopolitan shopping and dining precincts plus Centennial parklands, one of Australia’s most picturesque parks.

Explore Sydney's Harbour with a 1-day Hop-on, Hop-on ticket onboard a cruise including 8 stops such as Taronga Zoo, Manly, Luna Park or Watsons Bay.

Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Beach Explore Deluxe 48 Hour Ticket: 1 Day Hop on Hop Off Sydney Harbour Explorer

Hop on Hop Off Bus - Discover Sydney at your own pace

The hop-on, hop-off bus tours give you the freedom to explore the best of Sydney at your own pace. Hop off the tour as many times as you like within the validity period of your ticket, and simply hop on again when you're ready. Alternatively, you are very welcome to remain on board for the entire tour.

  

Entertaining and informative

The hop-on, hop-off Sydney bus tours include a commentary that explains the city's rich history, culture, landmarks and surroundings, giving you valuable insight as you explore. Commentary is broadcast in 8 different languages, including English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Mandarin, Korean, and Japanese, and you can easily tune in with a pair of complimentary headphones, distributed when you board the bus.

 

Two Different Routes - Explore Sydney city and Bondi Beach

The Classic Bus Tours ticket includes two different tour routes. Hop on the City Tour (Red Route) to explore the best of downtown Sydney. Then change to the Bondi Tour (Blue Route) to discover one of the world's most iconic beaches. The City Tour takes approximately 90 minutes in full and features 23 different stops. The Bondi Tour also takes approximately 90 minutes, and encompasses 10 stops. Passengers are free to hop on and hop off at any stop.

 

To change between the two routes,

  • City Route: hop off at stops 3, 4 & 12 to switch to the Bondi Tour
  • Bondi Route: hop off at stops 24, 26 & 27 to switch to the City Tour

 

City Tour (Red Route)
  • First Bus: 10:00 from Stop #1: Circular Quay.
  • Last Full-Circuit Tour: 14:00 from Stop #1: Circular Quay.
  • Last Bus: 14:00 from Stop #1: Circular Quay.
  • Full Circuit Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (approx.)
  • Bus Frequency: every 2 hours.

 

Sample Timetable*

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice. 

Stop Location Address First Bus Last Bus
1 Circular Quay George St, cnr Alfred St 10:00 14:00
2 Sydney Tower / Westfield Sydney Elizabeth St, near King St 10:10 14:10
3^ Australian Museum William St near College St. 10:15 14:15
4^ William St. 100 William St, between Crown St & Palmer St 10:17 14:17
5 Kings Cross Darlinghurst Rd. 10:23 14:23
6 El Alamein Fountain Macleay St. 10:25 14:25
7 Woolloomooloo Bay Cowper Wharf Rd 10:30 14:30
8 Sydney Opera House Macquarie St 10:40 14:40
9 Botanical Gardens Macquarie St, Crystal Palace Gate 10:43 14:43
10 State Library Macquarie St 10:47 14:47
11 Hyde Park Prince Albert Rd 10:55 14:55
12^ Central Station Pitt Street, Bus Bay 18 11:00 15:00
13 Power House Museum Harris St, cnr Macarthur St 11:07 15:07
14 Sydney Fish Market Harris St, cnr Pyrmont Bridge Rd 11:12 15:12
15 The Star Pirrama Rd. 11:17 15:17
16 Maritime Museum Murray St. 11:18 15:18
17 International Convention Centre Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2009 11:20 15:20
18 Chinese Gardens / Chinatown Harbour St 11:24 15:24
19 Sea Life Sydney Aquarium Wheat Rd 11:27 15:27
20 King St Wharf Erskine St, cnr of Shelly St 11:29 15:29
21 Barangaroo 21 Hickson Road 11:33 15:33
22 Sydney Harbour Bridge 11 Hickson Road 11:37 15:37
23 The Rocks (City Tour Termination) 11 George St, cnr Hickson Rd 11:45 15:45#

# Last bus terminates at Stop 23 at approximately 15:45

^ Sydney/Bondi tours interchange stops

 

Bondi Tour (Blue Route)
  • First Bus: 11:00 from Stop #24: Central Station
  • Last Full-Circuit Tour: 18:00 from Stop #24: Central Station
  • Last Bus: 18:00 at Stop #24: Central Station 
  • Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes (approx.)
  • Bus Frequency: every 60 minutes.

 

Sample Timetable*

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice.  

Stop Location Address First Bus Last Bus
24^ Central Station Pitt Street, Bus Bay 18 11:00 18:00
25 Town Hall **STOP CLOSED** Stop closed until further notice    
26^ Australian Museum William St near College St. 11:15 18:15
27^ William St. 100 William St, between Crown St & Palmer St 11:17 18:17
28 Paddington Town Hall Oxford St. 11:30 18:30
29 Centennial Parklands Oxford St, between Jersey Road and Queen Street Paddington 11:35 18:35
30 Bondi Beach Campbell Parade, nr cnr Roscoe St 11:45 18:45
31 North Bondi Campbell Parade, opp Brighton Boulevard 11:50 18:50
32 Rose Bay 735 New South Head Rd 12:05 19:05
33 Double Bay 401 New South Head Rd 12:15 19:15
34 Yurong Street William Street (Bus stop outside Australian Museum, near SW corner of William & Yurong Streets) 12:20 19:25*

* Last bus terminates at Stop 24 Central Station at apporximately 19:25

^ Sydney/Bondi tours interchange stops

 

Hop on Hop off - Sydney Harbour Explorer

Experience the world's most beautiful harbour with a Hop on Hop Off Harbour sightseeing cruise. Get a great vantage point for photo opportunities of icons such as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. 

 

Departure Point:

  • Pier 26, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Wharf 6, Circular Quay, Sydney NSW 2000

 

Departure times:

  • First service departs
    • Pier 26, Darling Harbour at 09:00 (Monday-Friday), 09:05 (Saturday-Sunday)
    • Wharf 6, Circular Quay at 07:15 (Monday-Friday), 09:25 (Saturday-Sunday)
  • Last service departs
    • Pier 26, Darling Harbour at 17:10 (Monday-Friday), 15:50 (Saturday-Sunday)
    • Wharf 6, Circular Quay at 18:00 (Monday-Friday), 16:10 (Saturday-Sunday)

* Please refer to timetable available from the bus driver.

 

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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