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  •  Day Trips
  •  Sydney
  •  Sydney Full Day Harbour and City Tour with Lunch and Hotel Return Transfers

Sydney Full Day Harbour and City Tour with Lunch and Hotel Return Transfers

  • Sydney
  • English
  • 8 hours (approx.)
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Transfer from/to selected hotels. Must be prebooked
  • 2. Information regarding harbour and Sydney history
  • 3. Four (4) hours touring by road
  • 4. Four (4) of cruising Sydney Harbour
  • 5. Morning Tea
  • 6. Local and fresh Three course lunch
  • 7. All drinks including high quality wine and beer

1 Key Facts


  • 1. Transfer from/to selected hotels. Must be prebooked
  • 2. Information regarding harbour and Sydney history
  • 3. Four (4) hours touring by road
  • 4. Four (4) of cruising Sydney Harbour
  • 5. Morning Tea
  • 6. Local and fresh Three course lunch
  • 7. All drinks including high quality wine and beer

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Sydney
Depature point ● Departs: daily, all year round
   Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December), New Year's Eve (31 December), New Year's Day (01 January)
● Departure Point: Sydney CBD
● Departure Time: 09:30
   Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time. Must be pre-booked.
● Arrives back at approximately 17:30
How to get there Complimentary transfer from/to selected hotels included. Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation.
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, pick up location and time, and departure time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
Check-in requirements Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the pick is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
Please refer to for the latest updates during the post-Covid period.

● The maximum is 7 person in each group with minimum of 2. Tours may not proceed if minimum number is not met.
● It is against the law to sell or supply liquor to anyone under the age of 18 years old in Australia. Travelers who travel with children under 18 years, please book products without alcohol items. It is strongly recommend that travelers who are 18 years old and over please bring a valid photo ID (a valid passport, drivers licence, or proof of age card) which can prove your age when dining / travelling.

2 Overview

Truly the best of Sydney by road a sea. You cannot say you have visited Sydney unless you also see it from the water. Avoid the tourist traps and join your knowledgeable local guides on this behind the scenes discovery of Sydney .

Sydney Full Day Harbour and City Tour with Lunch and Hotel Return Transfers


From Sydney Harbour to Bondi Beach, this experience has Sydney's famous sites and secret spots covered. The first part of the morning is to collect you from your hotel and take you on a road discovery of The Rocks, Walsh Bay, Dawes Point, The Botanical Garden and Paddington's fashionable laneways en route to the wharf where you join "Iluka" for a 3.5 hour cruise of Sydney Harbour with a gourmet lunch.


Your day is very inclusive where you will be hosted to a very local perspective of Sydney - dipping your toes in Bondi's world-famous surf, wandering barefoot on the sands of the stunning harbour beaches, strolling down historic laneways lined with quaint galleries and old world pubs, marvelling at the dramatic cliff views from 'The Gap' at historic Watson's Bay on Sydney Harbour's southern headland, enjoying a slice of Sydney's cosmopolitan lifestyle as you explore the boutiques of the leading designers, the restaurants of the celebrity chefs and the street coffee culture.

Aboard Iluka you immerse yourselves in the famous sights of Sydney Harbour. The iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge dominate the vista, but the tour adds more than a touch of local flavour as they share intriguing stories of Sydney's past and their favourite harbour enclaves, accessible only by boat, with you.


The Highlights

  • See the best of Sydney by road and from the water aboard one of Sydney's newest charter vessels.
  • For those who want to see the best of Sydney in a day this is the ultimate and most luxurious way to do it. The day covers all the icons of Sydney where by road:
    • The Rocks
    • Walsh Bay
    • Dawes Point
    • The Botanical Gardens
    • Woollomooloo
    • The laneways of Paddington
    • The Eastern Suburbs including – Double Bay, Rose Bay, Watsons Bay, The Gap and Bondi Beach
  • Aboard Iluka you will be taken on a 3.5 hour journey of the magnificent harbour where you cruise close to her icons. The cruise pasts:
    • Sydney Harbour Bridge
    • Sydney Opera House
    • Darling Harbour
    • Into Woollomooloo
    • Kirrbilli and Admiralty House
    • AND you'll anchor at a beautiful tranquil bay – here you will be tempted with a swim in Sydney Harbour's shimmering waters. Then you will be enticed with a sumptuous three-course luncheon matched with the selection of boutique Australian beers and wines.


Sample Itinerary

Reference Only. Subject to change without notice. Itineraries may operate in reverse order, in a different sequence, be swapped around, or in rare circumstances be replaced by other best suited items to suit tides, times & conditions.


The bus will pick you up at your city hotel for the start of the best of what Sydney has to offer. A half day seeing Sydney from the water and the other half the best Sydney has to offer by road. All done in privacy and luxury away from the tourist traps.

  • 09:30 – Bus departs from your hotel and commences the first portion of the land tour. This is a great introduction to the icons of Sydney where the tour starts appropriately from the birth place of Australia, The Rocks. Here you will learn about the settlement of Australia and the early days of life in Sydney. The tour weaves around the back streets of The Rocks, under the Harbour Bridge and on to Walsh Bay. This is the recently developed theatre district of Sydney.
  • En route to The Botanic Gardens you will stop under the Harbour Bridge for a magnificent view back to The Sydney Opera House at Dawes Point.
  • After some iconic shots the tour continues to The Botanical Gardens where the vista back to The Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Government House, Kirribilli House and Admiralty House all within view.
  • Following the drive around The Botanical Gardens you will head to Woolloomooloo and into Kings Cross, the hub of Sydney nightlife.
  • The next suburb is Paddington, known for its historical period terrace houses, fashionable laneways and art galleries.
  • The tour will make the way through some back streets of Paddington and into Woollahra. From here you commence the decent to Double Bay, the Rodeo Drive of Sydney shopping and the start of some of Australia's most exclusive real estate, the Eastern Suburbs.
  • 11:30 – The tour stops by a local wharf in Rose Bay where you meet your skipper and crew to commence your Sydney Harbour Cruise aboard the luxury motor 48' cruiser, "Iluka".
  • Following a short on-board briefing the cruise commences taking in some of Sydney's most iconic landmarks. Cruises to the north side of the harbour, past Kirribilli, home to the Prime Minister and Governor General and under The Sydney Harbour Bridge and into Darling Harbour. Then turn to the east past the new Barangaroo development and pass within meters of the Sydney Opera House with views back to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and up the harbour to the Eastern Suburbs. The cruise make its way east past Woolloomooloo and Garden Island on the way to a quiet picturesque bay for a wonderful gourmet lunch.
  • Lunch will include an assortment of fresh local seafood, delicious salads and some BBQ treats. The cruise conclude the meal with a homemade desert. This is accompanied with a selection of local beers and wine.
  • Following lunch you will head back to Rose Bay via the magnificent waterfront properties of Double Bay, Point Piper and Vaucluse.
  • At approximately 15:30 you will arrive back to the Rose Bay Wharf.
  • The second half of this discovery of Sydney by road recommences as the bus drives a short distance from Rose Bay to Vaucluse House. This is a magnificent of colonial architecture set in a manicured landscape.
  • Following the stop off at Vaucluse House, bus continues to the most eastern suburb of Watsons Bay via some of Sydney's most affluent real estate.
  • 16:00 – Stops at Watsons Bay where you will visit the ocean side of South Head call “The Gap”, close to the entrance to Sydney Harbour. There are dramatic cliff views from this location and amazing views back to the city.
  • 16:30 – Departs Watsons Bay and make the way to one of Australia's most famous beaches, Bondi.
  • 17:00 – Arrives at Bondi Beach. In Bondi, you can take a short coast walk or venture onto the white sands of Bondi Beach and dip your toes in the ocean.
  • 17:30 – Returns back to your Sydney CBD hotel.



  • Hotel Transfers
  • Information regarding harbour and Sydney history
  • 4 hours touring by road and 4 hours of cruising Sydney Harbour. The timing is 2 hours by road, followed by 4 hours on "Iluka" cruising and lunch, then finally 2 hours to finish the day by road.
  • Local insights to Sydney laneways, fashion and shopping precincts, visiting the icons by road and water to see some of Sydney's most exclusive waterfront real estate
  • Morning Tea
  • A very local and fresh 3 course lunch
  • All drinks including high quality wine and beer


3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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