Sydney Shore Excursion: Half-Day Sydney City Highlights with Bondi Beach and Watsons Bay

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When your cruise ship docks in Sydney, enjoy a 4.5-hour shore excursion to explore the city’s top sights, as well as the eastern suburbs and Bondi Beach. Attractions you’ll see include Sydney Harbour Bridge, historical George Street, and the Gap. Port pickup and drop-off by air-conditioned minivan is included at either Circular Quay or White Bay.

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Duration: 4 hours
Starts: Sydney, Australia
Trip Category: Shore Excursions >> Ports of Call Tours



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When your cruise ship docks in Sydney, enjoy a 4.5-hour shore excursion to explore the city’s top sights, as well as the eastern suburbs and Bondi Beach. Attractions you’ll see include Sydney Harbour Bridge, historical George Street, and the Gap. Port pickup and drop-off by air-conditioned minivan is included at either Circular Quay or White Bay.

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Stop At: The Rocks, The Rocks, New South Wales

After port pickup, your city sightseeing shore excursion starts in the Rocks precinct, where you’ll visit the Sydney Observatory lookout for views over the city. Stop under Sydney Harbour Bridge, and walk along the waterfront with Sydney Opera House in the background.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Continue your tour with a drive along historical George Street to see landmarks such as the Queen Victoria Building and Town Hall. Pass by Martin Place, and cross back through the city via Elizabeth and Macquarie streets, heading toward the Royal Botanic Gardens with a look at St Mary’s Cathedral on the way. Stop briefly in the Botanic Gardens to take in the lush scenery before continuing to Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

You’ll pass through Woolloomooloo and Kings Cross to reach some of the most expensive suburbs in Australia, such as Rushcutters Bay, Darling Point, Double Bay, Point Piper, Rose Bay, and Vaucluse, where your guide points out celebrity hot-spots and homes. Then head out to Watson’s Bay to walk along the clifftops of the Gap, the opening of Sydney Harbour from the Pacific Ocean.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bondi Beach, Bondi Beach, New South Wales

On the way back to the city center, stop at Bondi Beach, the country’s most iconic stretch of sand, a beautiful location home to surfers, sunbathers, swimmers, and lifeguards.

Duration: 20 minutes



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