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Tour ID: 10000511

If you have the time, this is the perfect way to explore Sydney Harbour & her surrounds. Our 2 day "Hop on Hop Off" pass lets you take your time to really discover the charms of Sydney and Sydney Harbour. There are 9 stops to choose from and they cover all the major sights. 

  • 2 day “ Hop On Hop Off” pass for Sydney Harbour
  • 9 stops to explore
  • See & visit the sights along Sydney Harbour at your leisure
  • Live guided commentary will narrate the fascinating stories of historical and modern day harbour living
  • Take your time exploring the best harbor in the world! 

This tour is for those who want the flexibility to really explore Sydney Harbour. The Sydney Harbour Explorer lets you hop on and off at any of the eight destinations over 2 calendar days. You can stop and explore each landmark and reboard the next vessel.

This tour includes eleven possible destinations. In Darling Harbour, you can couple your 2-day hop on hop off ticket with optional attraction entries for the Sea Life at Sydney Aquarium, the wildlife at Sydney Zoo, the Maritime Museum, Madame Tussauds, Harbourside Shopping Centre, China Town, various waterfront restaurants for world-class dining with a view, and even Star Casino.

At Circular Quay, you can stop to get a closer look at the sails of the Sydney Opera House, learn, explore and shop at The Rocks historic precinct, check out the weekend markets if you happen to be here on a weekend, or take a walk through the beautiful Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens. You will also enjoy getting up close to one of the massive steel pylons of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, a great selfie opportunity.

Taronga Zoo speaks for itself as an ultimate destination on this hop on hop off tour. One of Australia's most renowned zoos, you are sure to be captivated by Australia's most amazing wildlife. See animals of the world as well as local platypus, kangaroos and koalas.

Shark Island, at 1.5 hectares, can only accommodate 500 people at any given time. If you want to see this unique island in Sydney Harbour, you need to book ahead, and separate charges do apply for entry to the small, private beach of this island, which is a national park. The next destination is Watsons Bay, where you can visit the famous Doyle's seafood restaurant and waterfront pub. From here, it's just a short stroll to many of the most beautiful swimming beaches of the harbour.

Go for a walk to discover the natural beauty of Manly and North Head Sanctuary.

NOTE: Surcharges apply for entry to attractions.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Hop On Hop Off Harbour Explorer ticket valid for 2 calendar days.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    OPTIONAL ATTRATION ENTRY FARES (NOTE: Only 1 Attraction Entry fare can be combined with the cruise).
    Harbour Explorer + Taronga Zoo: (additional cost) combine your ticket with entry to Taronga Zoo.

  • Duration:

  • Departure:

    No Specific Times Daily

  • Return:

  • Departure points:

    Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney Harbour and Circular Quay

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Departs Circular Quay Wharf No.6 from 9.15am and Darling Harbour Pier 26 from 9.00am daily.

  • What to bring:

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Children are 4-15 years inclusive, proof of age may be required. Children under 4 travel free. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Additional Information:

    Family Ticket consists of 2 Adults and 2 Children.

    OPTIONAL ATTRACTION ENTRY FARES (NOTE: Only 1 Attraction Entry fare can be combined with the cruise).
    Harbour Explorer + Taronga Zoo: (additional cost) combine your ticket with entry to Taronga Zoo.

  • Destinations:

    Sydney, Darling Harbour, The Rocks, Sydney Harbour and Circular Quay

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