Sydney Discovery Tour by Private Charter

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Sydney is a city of stunning views and delightful neighbourhoods. On your private Sydney tour we’ll show you the famous views and destinations as well as some hidden gems. We’ll share stories from Sydney’s past and help bring modern Australian culture to life for you.

You’ll travel in a comfortable, luxurious private vehicle with your expert guide. On our typical tour, we’ll begin with some city highlights before heading east through residential Paddington and onto the beach side suburbs. We’ll visit Bondi Beach and Watsons Bay – allowing time for a short coastal walk or relaxing lunch. We return to the city via well-heeled Vaucluse, picturesque Rose Bay, and historic King’s Cross and Woolloomooloo.

But the day is yours. If there are places you want to see, or interests you want to explore – we’ll work with you to build your perfect tour.

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Duration: 4 to 6 hours
Starts: Sydney, Australia
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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What to Expect When Visiting Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Sydney is a city of stunning views and delightful neighbourhoods. On your private Sydney tour we’ll show you the famous views and destinations as well as some hidden gems. We’ll share stories from Sydney’s past and help bring modern Australian culture to life for you.

You’ll travel in a comfortable, luxurious private vehicle with your expert guide. On our typical tour, we’ll begin with some city highlights before heading east through residential Paddington and onto the beach side suburbs. We’ll visit Bondi Beach and Watsons Bay – allowing time for a short coastal walk or relaxing lunch. We return to the city via well-heeled Vaucluse, picturesque Rose Bay, and historic King’s Cross and Woolloomooloo.

But the day is yours. If there are places you want to see, or interests you want to explore – we’ll work with you to build your perfect tour.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

We’ll begin our tour with a drive through Sydney’s oldest neighbourhood – The Rocks, where we’ll share a bit of Australian history with you, and point out some of the great pubs and restaurants in the area. We’ll stop for our first postcard view of the Opera House, harbour, and bridge.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Milsons Point, Milsons Point, North Sydney, Greater Sydney, New South Wales

We’ll cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge to overlook the city from the northern side. Here is a panoramic view of the city including the Bridge the Sydney Opera House.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, 1D Mrs Macquaries Rd The Rocks Visitors Centre, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

If there are other areas of central Sydney you are interested in getting acquainted with – such as Barangaroo, King Street Wharf, Chinatown, or the main shopping area – we can share those with you now, or on our return at the end of the day.
We’ll roll up Macquarie Street past some of Sydney’s monumental 19th century buildings and on to our second postcard view – this time from Mrs Macquarie’s chair.

We pass St Mary’s Cathedral – the seat of the Sydney Catholic diocese – and Hyde Park before heading east. We can stop for you to visit the Cathedral, if you’d like.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Paddington, Paddington, New South Wales

The Eastern Suburbs – The Drive to Bondi Beach
In Paddington we’ll introduce you to one of Sydney’s loveliest residential neighbourhoods. Here the narrow streets are lined with immaculately maintained Victorian terrace houses replete with wrought iron lacework reminiscent of New Orleans. In the commercial areas, we’ll point out the charming pubs and cafes intermixed with high-end clothing boutiques and art galleries.

The Paddington Markets are a mainstay of the community. If you are with us for a longer tour on a Saturday, we can pop in and have a look at the stalls selling clothes, crafts, and food. Or we’d be happy to drop you here at the end of the tour if we begin early enough.

We’ll do a half-loop through Sydney’s sprawling, green oasis – Centennial Park – as we head for the beach suburbs of Bronte, Tamarama, and Bondi.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bondi Beach, Bondi Beach, Waverley, Greater Sydney, New South Wales

Bondi Beach Coastal Walk, Surf and Restaurants
If you’d like to experience the famous Bondi Coastal Walk – we can drop you off in Tamarama to walk the 20 minutes or so to Bondi Beach. You’ll follow a footpath along the clifftops, taking in breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.

Otherwise we’ll park at Bondi and have time for a stroll along the esplanade, perhaps a quick dip in the ocean, and, on a longer tour – Bondi offers a wealth of lunch options.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales

Watsons Bay Lunch, ride back with us or the ferry
We’ll drive though Dover Heights – stopping for a spectacular view of the city and harbour. We can take in the sparkling seas and sandstone cliffs of Diamond Bay, visit The Gap in Watson’s Bay, and enjoy a stroll around South Head for views of the full expanse of Sydney Harbour and across to Manly.

Watson’s Bay also offers some excellent lunch options – notably Doyle’s Seafood Restaurant (for a proper sit-down meal) or their fish and chip take away, had as a picnic in Robertson Park.

If you’d like to return to the city on the ferry from here, we can walk you to the wharf and help sort out your ticket. It’s a beautiful ride, stopping at Rose Bay, and delivering you to Circular Quay.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vaucluse, Vaucluse, Woollahra, New South Wales

If you stick with us for your return, we’ll drive through leafy Vaucluse, passing some of the grand private schools of Australia. On a longer tour, we can pop into Vaucluse House and gardens – one of the last remaining 19th century mansions with intact grounds – now a museum. We pass Rose Bay – full of yachts bobbing at their moorings. Keep an eye out here for sea planes coming and going – their depot is here.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales 2011 Australia

Lastly, we’ll have a look at Kings Cross and Woolloomooloo – Sydney’s one-time red-light district and a home to the Australian Navy.

At the end of your day, we can return you to your hotel or any other Sydney location you’d prefer.



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