Sydney Highlights :The Story of Sydney


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Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), Italian (conversational)

Highlights drive with a private guide

Welcome to Highlights of Sydney in 4 hours

The story of Sydney unfolds in the historic Rocks where 220years of Australian settlement has taken place, and which has seen more than 30, 000 years of indigenous settlement.
Here are buildings and stories of the convict days, the colonial development, the foundations of a modern city.
We see the very earliest house beside modern hotels and boutiques. .
***a short guided walk into the public spaces of Sydney Opera House is included.

We drive Bridge St and Macquarie St past some of our city's finest colonial buildings, making our way eastward through quirky Woolloomooloo, Potts Point and Kings Cross.
Further east to drive through the expensive eastern suburbs of Double Bay, Rose Bay and Vaucluse.

We'll pass Watson's Bay, make a short stop at the entrance to Sydney Harbour, see Macquarie Lighthouse on our way to Bondi Beach where the first lifesaving Club was formed in 1907.
Photo stop at Bondi Beach.
Return via charming Paddington to the dropoff point.


0830 iMeet City hotel, airport or cruise ship terminal
Short walk into public spaces of Sydney Opera House
See Darling Harbour, Casino, Chinatown and Paddys Market,
The Rocks, Circular Quay and Opera House,
Queen Victoria Building City shops and Westfield Tower,
Macquarie Street, St Mary's Cathedral, Hyde Park, the great Synangogue,
Mrs Macquarie's Point, Australian Museum and Woolloomooloo, Potts Point, Kings Cross
*Photostop at Bondi Beach
*Return via Paddington to city hotels, cruise ship terminals, airport
1230 Tour concludes

*Dropoff Sydney Cruise Ship Terminal, airport or hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: City hotel, airport or Cruise Terminal

End location: Dropoff City hotel, airport or Cruise Terminal

Duration: 4 hours

Any 4 hour period according to traveller's requirements


This is a walking/ driving tour.
All tours are conducted using fully accredited and licensed vehicles and drivers.

A moderate level of fitness needed for the short walks.

*** IMPORTANT *** I can accommodate various groups of travelers. If you have specific transportation requirements, pricing inquiries or if your preferred start time isn't listed, please send me an email by clicking on the 'ASK A QUESTION' button that's listed on my tour page and profile. I will reply to you promptly. Thanks!

What’s Included

Other: * Private transportation , parking and tolls in fully insured vehicle with driver for up to 6 guests
*4 Hour Sights Sydney City and East
* Private Guide service

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 A$ - Coffee/wine stop if needed

What’s Extra

Other: * Refreshments /meals
*Add a private Harbour Cruise $450
*Sunday surcharge $100 payable locally
* Shopping and souvenirs

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