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See where Home & Away is filmed, you will love Summer Bay! This tour takes you to numerous neighbourhoods of Sydney. You will have no trouble recognising the famous Bondi Beach, Kings Cross, Circular Quay, Manly and more. 

  • On-site film locations (outdoor filming locations only, no studio.)
  • Breathe taking views of the Bush, Bay & Sydney
  • Coffee at Bondi Beach next to the lifeguards
  • Picnic lunch at Palm Beach

Welcome aboard, glad you can join us for Sydney's Guided TV/Movie Tour.

If you love Australia's Home and Away, Bondi Rescue, Bondi Vet, The Bra Boys, Underbelly, Redfern Now, as much as we do then join one of Sydney's best tours. Let us show you the real side of Sydney.

Sit back, relax and let us take you on a journey through the Bones and Brass of the best and baddest places Sydney's history has to offer. From the beauty of Circular Quay to the grit of Kings Cross to the norfolk pined shorline of the Northern Beaches .

Travel to one of Sydney's most elite suburbs, where Hollywood stars play and scenes of the hit show, Home and Away are filmed! See all the important Summer Bay locations, Surf Livesaving Club, The Pier Diner, Brax's House, John Palmers house and much more!

Take in the sites of famous Bondi Beach. The backdrop set for many Australian dramas.

Join us on this great value 6 hour tour. See all the important Home and Away spots. We include morning tea, lunch, bottled water & complimentary pick up from the CBD. We return you to the Manly Ferry at 2.30 pm. This gives you time to check out the famous Manly Corso and Manly Beach.
We've been bringing guests to the outdoor filming locations all over the Northern Beaches for 8 years. Summer Bay is our playground, and we'd love to show you around.
We look forward to seeing you soon.

Your fun filled day consists of:

• On-site film locations (outdoor filming locations only, No Studio.)
• Breathe taking views of the Bush, Bay & Sydney
• Coffee at Bondi Beach next to the lifeguards
• Picnic Lunch at Palm Beach consisting of chicken & salads (bottled water provided)

You will visit:

Harry's Cafe de Wheels is an iconic pie cart located in Woolloomooloo.

HMAS Kuttabul is a Royal Australian Navy shore establishment that provides administrative, training, logistics and accommodation support to naval personnel assigned to the various facilities that form Fleet Base East, the main operational navy base on the east coast of Australia.

Underbelly: The Golden Mile, the third series of Nine Network's popular crime drama series Underbelly, originally aired from 11 April to 27 June 2010. It is a thirteen-part series loosely based on real events that stemmed from the mile-long nightclub/red light district in the Sydney suburb of Kings Cross, also known as the "Golden Mile"

Oxford Street is a major thoroughfare in Sydney, is home to the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Paddington is an inner-city, eastern suburb of Sydney, Paddington is a delight for shopping with boutiques in beautifully restored 19th century terraces. Sophisticated and creative, the neighbourhood is home to cutting-edge designs and bespoke artisans. Known to locals as Paddo, the main thoroughfare is Oxford Street, where you'll find many inviting shops and Sydney's longest-running community markets.

Rose Bay is an affluent harbour side suburb, home to some famous people. Timothy Conigrave actor and writer, Russell Crowe actor and film producer, Russell Drysdale painter, Jodhi Meares, fashion designer and model Peter Overton television journalist and news presenter, and Jessica Rowe, television news presenter.

Bondi Rescue is an Australian factual television programme which is broadcast on Channel Ten. The programme which has aired since 2006, follows the daily lives and routines of the Waverley Council professional lifeguards who patrol Bondi Beach.

Centennial Park is a large public, urban park that occupies 189 hectares in the Eastern Suburbs.

Fox Studios Australia is a movie studio in Sydney, It is one of the three film studios in Australia, the others being Village Roadshow Studios and Docklands Studios Melbourne.
Occupying a 32-acre-site, and 15 minutes from the Sydney CBD, the movie studio features eight sound stages, several production offices, workshops and around 60 independent entertainment industry businesses.

The studio has been involved in the production of a number of blockbusters, including Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie – 1994–1995, Dark City – 1996–1997 Babe: Pig in the City – 1998 The Matrix – 1998 Farscape – Series 1 – 1999 Mission: Impossible II – 1999 Holy Smoke! – 1999 Moulin Rouge! – 1999–2000 La Spagnola – 2000 Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones – 2000–2002 Kangaroo Jack – 2001 The Quiet American – 2001 The Matrix Reloaded – 2001–2002 The Matrix Revolutions – 2001–2002 The Night We Called It a Day – 2002 Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith – 2003–2005 Son of the Mask – 2004 Stealth – 2004 Superman Returns – 2005 Australian Idol – 2007–2009 Australia – 2008 X-Men Origins: Wolverine – 2009 Accidents Happen – 2009 Tomorrow When the War Began – 2009 Hi-5 The Barefoot Rugby League Show – 2010–2013 The X Factor – 2010–present Minute To Win It – 2010 Happy Feet Two – 2011 The Voice Australia – 2012–present Young Talent Time – 2012 Good News Week / Good News World – 2011 The Great Gatsby – 2013 The Wolverine – 2013 A League of Their Own – 2013 So You Think You Can Dance Australia – 2014 Gods of Egypt – 2014 Shark Tank – 2014 Mad Max: Fury Road – 2015 The Great Australian Spelling Bee – 2015 Hacksaw Ridge – 2016

Summer Bay is the fictional town featured in the Australian soap opera, Home and Away. Palm Beach, north of Sydney, is used for the show's exterior scenes in order to depict the Bay

Locations within Summer Bay:

Yabbie Creek RSL Club – The RSL has been mentioned throughout the series' run and seen sparingly. Alf Stewart has attended various functions there and Colleen Smart attended Gamblers Anonymous meetings there in 2002

Summer Bay Surf Life Saving Club As with many real life Australian beaches Summer Bay has its own Surf and Lifesaving Centre (SLSC). It was first seen on screen in 1989

Salt (previously Angelo's) – Located upstairs in the newly renovated SLSC is Salt, a restaurant replacing Noah's Bar as the only licensed premises in Summer Bay.

Pier Diner The third and newest incarnation of the Diner (previously known as the Bayside and Beachside Diner respectively), currently owned by Leah Patterson-Baker and Irene Roberts.

The Bait Shop – The local Bait Shop is owned by Alf Stewart. It was intended to be a business venture between Alf and his grandson Ric Dalby, but Ric instead moved to university with his girlfriend, Matilda Hunter.

The Beach – The beach is an important part of the Bay and several major story lines have revolved around it. It is the main outdoor location, often used for casual encounters between characters. It also serves to showcase the looks of the cast, who are often seen wearing beachwear.

The Lighthouse – The Lighthouse is mentioned as being located at Stewart's Point, and appears in establishing shots.

Pier Flat - This property is located above the Pier Diner in Summer Bay. It was first seen in August 2015 when Charlotte King (Erika Heynatz) and her son Hunter (Scott Lee) moved in. Hunter moved out a couple of months later, while Charlotte leaves the flat after the police come to arrest her for murder.

Northern Districts Hospital – The closest hospital to Summer Bay. Current employees are Dr. Nate Cooper and Nurse Tori Morgan

Yabbie Creek Police Station – The closest police station to Summer Bay. The police station was used frequently when Nick Parrish lived in Summer Bay

Travel with small groups of up to 12 people in our comfortable mini-bus. Some days we also have a larger vehicle taking up to 24 people. Your guide for the day is a local with local knowledge.

Return Trip:

You return back to Sydney via the Manly Ferry to Circular Quay. Please note ferry tickets currently cost $7.60 and is not included in the tour price. We drop you at Manly Wharf where you can choose to have a look around the famous Manly Corso, walk on Manly Beach, do a spot of shopping, or simply catch the ferry back to Circular Quay and enjoy panoramic views of the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Please note: We can not guarantee you will see filming.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Tour and morning tea & lunch are all inclusive. Please note the tour ends at Manly Wharf and does not include a ferry ticket.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Merchandise is available for purchase from the North Palm Beach Surf Lifesaving Club. Hats, T-Shirts, keyrings etc. and also from Alf's Bait shop. Please note we have no control over what days the Surf Club are open to purchase merchandise.

  • Duration:

    9.00am till 3.00pm; approximately 6 hours

  • Departure:

    9:00 AM Sat, Sun

  • Return:

    We have you back to the Manly ferry between 3.00 and 3.30pm.

  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    All passengers to meet the tour at McDonalds, Circular Quay. If you wait outside the entrance to the restaurant your guide will collect you from there.
    Pick up time will be between 9.00 and 9.10am.

  • What to bring:

    Be sure to bring camera, bottle of water, hat, sunglasses, swimmers & towel in summer.

    Jacket in winter.

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Child price applies for children between the ages of 7 and 14 years.

    Tour not suitable for children under 7 years old due to child restraint requirements. If Your child is able to use a lap sash seatbelt and does not require a booster seat, we are more than happy for them to travel.

  • Additional Information:

  • Destinations:

    Palm Beach - (Summer Bay)

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