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Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local

Sydney City Highlights Tour

8 hours

Must see Sydney with a local

Cosmopolitan meets coastal with iconic sights, city lights and those laid-back Bondi vibes.

  • From $56.43 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 8 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish)

What you'll do

Sydney’s attractions may be too many to count, but with eight hours and a local insider, you’ll easily squeeze in 20 of them. After a quick coffee in upmarket Paddington, cut through historic Hyde Park on your way to the sun-drenched streets and fizzing fountains of Darling Harbor, home to the tranquil Chinese Garden of Friendship. You could take the ferry across sparkling waters to Circular Quay and the iconic Sydney Opera House, and stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens, an oasis in the heart of the city. Even better, you’ll discover your host’s hidden gems that don’t feature in your guidebook – like the affluent suburb of Kirribilli, where a secret fish and chip shop at the base of Harbor Bridge offers unrivaled views across the bay.

Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local
Must see Sydney with a local

Where you’ll go

From crystal clear beaches and sprawling parks to the odd jewel-toned parrot flapping overhead, nature takes center stage in Sydney. In the sunny CBD, amble up Australia’s oldest street, George Street, past historic buildings like St Andrew’s Cathedral and the Queen Victoria Building, and burst out the other side at The Rocks, where cobbled alleyways in the shadow of the Sydney Harbor Bridge lead to some of the city’s oldest pubs. Just five minutes away, hop on a quick ferry west to Cockatoo Island where you’ll discover fascinating landmarks harking back to Sydney’s convict and maritime history, then head east across the water to the golden sands of laidback Manly Beach for a cocktail and a couple of bar snacks with your new best mate (AKA your local host). 

    • Let your local host lead you by foot, metro, and ferry through Sydney’s most famous districts
    • Discover 20 of Sydney’s top attractions (with a couple of local twists for good measure)
    • See Australia’s oldest street or visit the historic Cockatoo Island, if you’d like
    • Explore Paddington, known for its trendy cafe culture and upmarket boutiques
    • Have your local host on hand to give tips and recommendations for the rest of your trip over a quick meal of fish and chips
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • 100% private and personalized experience
    • 8 hours with a host
    • Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )
    • A mandatory Australian tan, sure to be commented on when you go back home
    • Hotel meet-up ( available on request for central location )
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs (can be arranged at an additional cost)
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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How it works

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    Tell us about you! Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
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  • 2
    We introduce you to your perfect local Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
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