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Sydney: Hop-on Hop-off Harbor Cruise Ferry Ticket

1. Sydney: Hop-on Hop-off Harbor Cruise Ferry Ticket

Get your keys to the city of Sydney with a 1 or 2-day pass for the Sydney Harbour hop-on-hop-off fleet. Cruises depart from Circular Quay and Darling Harbour and allow you the flexibility of visiting up to 8 famous harbor precincts or simply stay on board for a round trip.  • Darling Harbour: Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Wild Life Sydney Zoo, Madame Tussauds, National Maritime Museum, Explorer Bus, China Town, shopping, restaurants, bars, ICC Sydney, Barangaroo and more • Watsons Bay: Home of Doyles famous seafood restaurant and one of Sydney’s best waterfront pubs. Take a short stroll to Camp Cove, the Gap and historic South Head • Circular Quay: Sydney Opera House, the historic Rocks precinct, weekend markets, Royal Botanic Gardens, Harbor Bridge pylon, restaurants, bars and the Explorer Bus • Taronga Zoo: Discover Australia’s amazing wildlife including koalas, platypus and kangaroos plus animals of the world. Park entry fees apply • Manly - A short walk to famous Manly surf beaches, ocean-front restaurants, bars and cafés

Sydney Harbour to Bondi: Small Group Half–Day Experience

2. Sydney Harbour to Bondi: Small Group Half–Day Experience

Depart your hotel for an unforgettable Panoramic Sydney half–day city sights tour. Visit the historic Rocks area and hear stories of convict history. Enjoy magnificent views of the Opera House and Harbor Bridge. See the shopping heart of the city, QVB, Centre point.  Visit Sydney’s trendy new district at Oxford Street. Travel through elegant Paddington with its terrace houses before arriving at the Pacific Ocean. See the superb coast cliff walk around Tamarama and Bronte. Travel on to famous Bondi Beach. Visit the beachfront promenade, and have time to enjoy a coffee or cool drink. See Sydney’s best panoramic view at Dover Heights. Return to Sydney via Double Bay, Kings Cross and Mrs Macquarie’s Point for a final magical viewpoint over the harbor before returning to the city centre.

Sydney Harbour: Luxury Multi-Stop Progressive Lunch Cruise

3. Sydney Harbour: Luxury Multi-Stop Progressive Lunch Cruise

Your cruise will begin with a welcome from your crew as you board your luxury cruiser and depart for the harbor. Soft drinks, sparkling wine, beer, still wine, tea, and coffee will be available from the time you step on board. Whilst cruising past the world famous landmarks of the Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House, your crew will be on hand to tell you about the past and modern day history of the harbor. You will see Woolloomoolloo Bay — home to the Australian Navy’s Sydney Base Garden Island — then venture further down the harbor cruising past Double Bay and Point Piper where some of the most expensive homes in Sydney are to be found.   You’ll then head past Clarke and Shark Islands — two national parks in the middle of the harbor — with Rose Bay on your right. Shortly after you will arrive at Watsons Bay, the destination for your starter course at the renowned Doyles on the Beach where you will have a choice of starters and a selection of beverages. Back on board, you will cruise past the opening of Sydney Heads with Manly off to your right and around Middle Head into Middle Harbour. Your cruise will stop at the Balmoral Jetty where you will disembark for your main course at the Balmoral Public Dining Room. You will choose your main course and have a selection of beverages to choose from.   After you have finished your sumptuous lunch it will be time to return to the boat where you will head to Spit Bridge to see some amazing landscapes while enjoying your dessert and cheese platter. Your return will be back through Middle Harbour and then re-enter the main harbor where you will see the northern shores of Sydney Harbour, cruise past Taronga Zoo, and the prime minister’s house. There is even an opportunity to stop for a swim if there is time before retuning back to shore.

Sydney: Scenic Private Tour with Professional Photographer

4. Sydney: Scenic Private Tour with Professional Photographer

Capture perfect images of Sydney’s most picturesque sights in the company of an experienced photographer and learn fascinating stories about the city while gazing across incredible seascapes. Enjoy an out-of-the-ordinary tour around Sydney’s best and least-known highlights, as you visit the most scenic spots and come away with snaps to treasure. Experience the luxury of a private tour with a knowledgeable local guide, as you explore the Sydney headland and savor panoramic views across the iconic harbor front. Relax in the capable hands of a professional, as you smile for memorable photographs and marvel at this beautiful city.

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What people are saying about Watsons Bay

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 27 reviews

Very friendly staff very informative We didn't get full use for money as we went to Luna park and Taronga zoo over the two days

Excellent value

Very good choice of destinations. Just took a bit of time to get the hang of the timetable. Otherwise brilliant.

Friendly, convenient and fun.

What a great way to get around Sydney. We got to see everything in the most fun way possible!

Great experience in a beautiful day. I was really happy and satisfied with the trip.

Definitely a must. You get to know important places very quickly.