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Private Sydney Full Day Tour Including Sydney Opera House, Bondi and Manly

Trading As: Runaway Tours

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Explore the best Sydney has to offer on this full day private tour. Discover the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, the beaches, the cafes and the people. Learn about the city's rich history and culture from your expert guide and driver.

Discover Sydney's hidden delights further afield such as the Seaforth, Arabanoo lookouts and the Northern Beaches. Return to Sydney Harbour on the famous Manly ferry back to Circular Quay and enjoy the famous Sydney Harbour from the water (own expense).

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Stop At: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point Easy walk from Circular Quay Train Station, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Explore the outside of the iconic Sydney Opera House and capture that perfect shot. Your guide will take you on a fascinating journey through the drama and intrigue which led to the building of this architectural wonder of the modern world. If you have time, book an optional interior tour of this wondrous performance venue

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Have your camera ready for the best view in Sydney! Look across the sweeping harbour view to the Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and learn the story of Mrs Macquarie and why of all things, she has a stone chair named for her.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: St. Mary's Cathedral, 2 St Mary_s Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Enjoy a driving tour past the Royal Botanical Gardens, the heritage State Parliament House and the landmark St Mary’s Cathedral. Your guide will provide expert commentary for all of the driving tour.

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

Learn about Sydney’s seedy underbelly as you drive through the infamous Kings Cross. Once the notorious Red Light district of Sydney, these days it is the popular night life area. Be entertained by the stories and characters of this district, and maybe observe a few for yourself as you drive down Darlinghurst Rd.

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

Meander up the eastern arm of Sydney Harbour to the spectacular Watson’s Bay. Look back at the expanse of the largest and deepest harbours in the world. Take a short stroll to the lookout point at The Gap, a dramatic ocean cliff which faces out over the vastness of the Pacific Ocean.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bondi Beach, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Sydney, New South Wales 2026 Australia

Visit one of the most famous and beautiful beaches in the world when you stop at Bondi Beach. Look out for the celebrated Bondi Surf Rescue crew in their distinctive Yellow and Red caps. Stroll the promenade, grab a drink or even twinkle your toes in the sea.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, New South Wales 2060 Australia

Cross over the heritage-listed Sydney Harbour Bridge. Completed in 1932, this steel structure carries trains, cars and pedestrian traffic between the south and north shores of Sydney. Hear about the harrowing construction as you pass under its enormous arch.

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

Stop at McMahon’s Point for a completely different perspective of the Sydney Harbour. The majesty of the Harbour Bridge looms large and frames the Opera House as you look back across the waters. This is the postcard shot that everyone wishes they had!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Manly Beach, Sydney, New South Wales 2095 Australia

“Seven miles from Sydney and a thousand miles from care" an old advertising slogan once sang. Manly really is a unique Sydney beach experience. With the wide expanse of the Norfolk Pine tree-lined ocean beach, dotted with surfers, and only a short walk down the open air shopping mall known as The Corse, lies the gentle harbour beach, a haven for tiny tots and families. Relax and soak in the easy going atmosphere or take a wander around to the hidden gem that is Shelley Beach.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: North Head, Scenic Drive, Manly, New South Wales Australia

Stop at the lookout to the gateway to Sydney. North Head is one side of the narrow passage that, just like a hidden doorway, reveals the secrets beyond. Look out on the unparalleled views that stretch out before you. Imagine Captain Cook and the Endeavour sailing through these Heads to the magnificent harbour within.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales Australia

If time allows your guide can take you to some of our secret spots. Places with names such as Arabanoo, Bradley’s Head, Dee Why, Curl Curl and Balmoral. We can customise your tour to make sure you get exactly what you want during your time in Sydney.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • While on our tours: • You must scan the QR code before entering the vehicle. • You must show your Vaccination Certificate to our guide • Your group must wear masks at all times while on the vehicle. • At most venues, they will also require you to adhere to their COVID-Safe policies
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Expert Driver/Guide
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water

  • Food and drinks
  • Manly ferry
  • Gratuities

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
You will be picked up from your Sydney Hotel or other central location within 5km of the city center. We can also meet you as you arrive at Sydney International or Domestic Airports.

For groups of 11 people or more, there is an additional fee of AUD$10 per person to accommodate your luggage for Cruise Ship and Airport pickups or drop offs. This can be paid to your guide in cash on the day, or we can send you a payment link to prepay by credit card.

You will need to load and unload your own luggage. Our guides are not professional porters and under Work, Health and Safety regulations are not permitted to lift heavy bags.


  • Sydney Airport, Airport Dr, Mascot, New South Wales 2020 Australia


  • Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay
  • White Bay Cruise Terminal

Departure Time
9:00 AM

8 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Trading As: Runaway Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

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Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.