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  •  Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Beach Explore Deluxe Plus 24 Hour Ticket: 4 Attractions

Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Beach Explore Deluxe Plus 24 Hour Ticket: 4 Attractions

  • Sydney
  • English, iPod Multi-language
  • 24 hours
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. 1-day Big Bus ticket, unlimited travel on 2 routes: City and Bondi Beach Routes (24 consecutive hours validity from first use)
  • 2. Commentary in a choice of 8 languages
  • 3. Single entry to Sydney Tower Eye
  • 4. Single entry to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
  • 5. Single entry to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
  • 6. Single entry to Madame Tussauds Sydney
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Included

  • 1. 1-day Big Bus ticket, unlimited travel on 2 routes: City and Bondi Beach Routes (24 consecutive hours validity from first use)
  • 2. Commentary in a choice of 8 languages
  • 3. Single entry to Sydney Tower Eye
  • 4. Single entry to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
  • 5. Single entry to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
  • 6. Single entry to Madame Tussauds Sydney

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】
● Departs: Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays (effective 18 January 2021 until further notice)
● 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 10:00
● Frequency#:
- City Route: every 2 hours
- Bondi Route: every 2 hours
# Bus frequency will fluctuate during the day
● Duration for a full loop:
- City Route: 90 minutes
- Bondi Route: 90 minutes
● Last service departs
- City Route: Stop 1 - Circular Quay at 14:00
- Bondi Route: Stop 24 - Central Station at 14:00

【Merlin Attractions】
● Sydney Tower Eye
- Address: 100 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000
- Departs*: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays Mondays
* During NSW school holidays the attraction will be open 7 days a week
- Operation hours: 10:00-20:00, Last admission at 19:00

● WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
- Address: Aquarium Wharf, 1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000
- Departs*: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays Mondays
* During NSW school holidays the attraction will be open 7 days a week
- Operation hours: 10:00-16:00, Last admission at 15:00

● SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
- Address: Aquarium Wharf, 1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000
- Departs*: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays Mondays
* During NSW school holidays the attraction will be open 7 days a week
- Operation hours: 10:00-16:00, Last admission at 15:00

● Madame Tussauds Sydney
- Address: Aquarium Wharf, 1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000
- Departs*: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays Mondays
* During NSW school holidays the attraction will be open 7 days a week
- Operation hours: 10:00-16:00, Last admission at 15:00
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【Normal timetable (After Covid) 】

【Big Bus Tour】
● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Good Friday Day (10 April 2020) 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

【Merlin Attractions】
● Sydney Tower Eye
-Address: 100 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000
-Open daily: 09:00-21:00
-Last admission at 20:00

● WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
-Address: Aquarium Wharf, 1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000
-Open daily: 10:00-17:00
-Last admission at 16:00

● SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
-Address: Aquarium Wharf, 1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000
-Open daily: 10:00-18:00
-Last admission at 17:00

● Madame Tussauds Sydney
-Address: Aquarium Wharf, 1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000
-Open daily: 10:00-18:00
-Last admission at 17:00
How to get there Please make your own way to the stop of your choice to catch the bus
Operating hours
*Covid-City Route Please refer to [Departure Time & Place]
*Covid-Bondi Route Please refer to [Departure Time & Place]
*Covid-Sydney Tower Eye Please refer to [Departure Time & Place]
*Covid-WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo Please refer to [Departure Time & Place]
*Covid-SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Please refer to [Departure Time & Place]
*Covid-Madame Tussauds Sydney Please refer to [Departure Time & Place]
Big Bus Sydney Booking Centre 08:30-18:00
Big Bus-City Route 10:00-18:00 Last bus departs Circular Quay at 18:00
Big Bus-Bondi Route 11:00-18:00 Last bus departs Central Station at 18:00
Christmas Day (25 December) Blockout
Good Friday Blockout
Sydney Tower Eye 09:00-21:00 Last admission at 20:00
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo 10:00-17:00 Last admission at 16:00
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium 10:00-18:00 Last admission at 17:00
Madame Tussauds Sydney 10:00-18:00 Last admission at 17:00
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】
- Please note it is now mandatory to wear a Face Mask at all Merlin Attractions.
- 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 24 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.
● For accurate times on the day of travel please ensure your guests download the Big Bus Tours App.

【Merlin Attractions】
● Must redeem e-voucher with a Big Bus Tours staff member before visiting Merlin attractions. You can visit each attraction once within 7 days of e-voucher redemption.
● Please check with The Service Provider for up to date opening hours when closer to travel date to plan your visit.
● Sydney Tower Eye: Please be advised that flashing lights and small water sprays are part of the 4D experience. If you are sensitive to any effects please advise your Tower Host. 4D glasses are available in one size fits most. (4D Experience currently not available)
● Merlin attractions charge a child ticket rate for visitors between the ages of 3–15 years (2 and under free). Big Bus Tours customers travelling with a child aged under 5 will be required to purchase an additional single child ticket for each Merlin attraction they visit.

2 Overview

Take time to explore Sydney and Bondi Beach with a 1 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.

Get a chance to visit the 4 top Merlin attractions: Sydney Tower Eye, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Madame Tussauds Sydney.

Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Beach Explore Deluxe Plus 24 Hour Ticket: 4 Attractions

Hop on, hop off - 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.

 

2 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: 90 minutes (approx.) 
  • Bus Frequency: every 2 hours.

 

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. 10:20 14:20
6 El Alamein Fountain Macleay St. 10:23 14:23
7 Woolloomooloo Bay Cowper Wharf Rd 10:27 14:27
8 Sydney Opera House Macquarie St 10:31 14:31
9 Botanical Gardens Macquarie St, Crystal Palace Gate 10:39 14:39
10 State Library Macquarie St 10:43 14:43
11 Hyde Park Prince Albert Rd 10:47 14:47
12^ Central Station Pitt Street, Bus Bay 18 10:50 14:50
13 Power House Museum Harris St, cnr Macarthur St 10:55 14:55
14 Sydney Fish Market Harris St, cnr Pyrmont Bridge Rd 10:59 14:59
15 The Star Pirrama Rd. 11:02 15:02
16 Maritime Museum Murray St. 11:05 15:05
17 International Convention Centre Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2009 11:08 15:08
18 Chinese Gardens / Chinatown Harbour St 11:11 15:11
19 Sea Life Sydney Aquarium Wheat Rd 11:14 15:14
20 King St Wharf Erskine St, cnr of Shelly St 11:18 15:18
21 Barangaroo 21 Hickson Road 11:22 15:22
22 Sydney Harbour Bridge 11 Hickson Road 11:25 15:25
23 The Rocks (City Tour Termination) 11 George St, cnr Hickson Rd 11:28 15:28#

 # Last bus terminates at Stop 23 at approximately 15:28

^ Sydney/Bondi tours interchange stops

 

Bondi Tour (Blue Route) 
  • First Bus: 10:00 from Stop #24: Central Station 
  • Last Full-Circuit Tour: 14:00 from Stop #24: Central Station 
  • Last Bus: 14:00 at Stop #24: Central Station 
  • Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes (approx.) 
  • Bus Frequency: every 2 hours.

 

Timetable*

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice.  

Stop Location Address First Bus Last Bus
24^ Central Station Pitt Street, Bus Bay 18 10:00 14:00
25 Town Hall  Pitt St (near cnr with Bathurst St, opposite 'The Edinburgh Castle' bar) 10:10  14:10 
26^ Australian Museum William St near College St. 10:15 14:15
27^ William St. 100 William St, between Crown St & Palmer St 10:17 14:17
28 Paddington Town Hall Oxford St. 10:30 14:30
29 Centennial Parklands Oxford St, between Jersey Road and Queen Street Paddington 10:35 14:35
30 Bondi Beach Campbell Parade, nr cnr Roscoe St 10:45 14:45
31 North Bondi Campbell Parade, opp Brighton Boulevard 10:50 14:50
32 Rose Bay 735 New South Head Rd 11:05 15:05
33 Double Bay 401 New South Head Rd 11:15 15:15
34 Yurong Street William Street (Bus stop outside Australian Museum, near SW corner of William & Yurong Streets) 11:20 15:20*

* Last bus terminates at Stop 34 Yurong Street at apporximately 15:20

^ Sydney/Bondi tours interchange stops

 

Sydney Tower Eye

Enjoy the best 360° view in town from 250 meters above the city from the Observation Deck of the Sydney Tower Eye - the Sydney's tallest building. Additional to this entry, have fun in the 4D Cinema experience pre-show.

● Address: 100 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000

● Open daily: 09:00-21:00

● Last admission at 20:00

 

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

Discover the best of Australia at Wildlife Sydney Zoo. Step into an animal adventure and meet your favourite iconic Australian animals – meet cute koalas, wombat, kangaroos and platypus. 

● Address: Aquarium Wharf, 1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000

● Open daily: 10:00-17:00

● Last admission at 16:00

 

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Embark on a journey of amazing discovery through SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium’s extraordinary zones including Day and Night on the Reef. Experience the iconic wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and be amazed as it transitions from night to day in the largest Great Barrier Reef exhibit in the world. Meet the marine turtles, reef sharks & hundreds of tropical fish that call the reef home.

● Address: Aquarium Wharf, 1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000

● Open daily: 10:00-18:00

● Last admission at 17:00

 

Madame Tussauds Sydney

Madame Tussauds Sydney features an all-star cast of the world’s best known personalities and heroes, including a-list celebrities, sports heroes, rock legends, world leaders and an array of home-grown Australian legends. 

● Address: Aquarium Wharf, 1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000

● Open daily: 10:00-18:00

● Last admission at 17:00

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