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Half Day City Heritage Tour

Half Day City Heritage Tour

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A highly informative, fun tour of Broken Hill - the first and only Heritage listed town in Australia. We visit sites of historical and social importance. Learn about the strong Trade Union Movement and those who fought for fairness in the workplace, particularly down the mines, and how this influenced the formation of our city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.16
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$47.16
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Maitland Dark Stories True Crime Tour

Maitland Dark Stories True Crime Tour

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Take a walk on the dark side - revisit the scenes of the crimes. Retrace the steps of Maitland's most ruthless.   Be seduced by the murky world of the past. Relive a time that proves truth is far stranger than fiction and book your ticket for a unique investigation into a dark and crime ridden history. 100% True - 100% Unbelievable.......stories the city tried to forget....... Meets at the corner of St Andrews St and Maitland St (just near the Belmore Bridge).  Bring comfortable shoes.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.47
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$25.47

Broulee Island Nature Reserve: An audio tour of this tranquil island paradise

Broulee Island Nature Reserve: An audio tour of this tranquil island paradise

This self guided audio tour is located in the seaside town of Broulee. It takes a tranquil stroll following the ocean shoreline around Broulee Island Nature Reserve in a clockwise direction. Look out for seabirds and marine life, including humpback whales, as you hear tales of modern and natural history.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
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$5.00
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$5.00

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Broken Hill Historical Pub Tour

Broken Hill Historical Pub Tour

A highly informative, fun tour of Broken Hill - the first and only Heritage listed town in Australia. We visit sites of historical and social importance. Learn about the strong Trade Union Movement and those who fought for fairness in the workplace, particularly down the mines, and how this influenced the formation of our city.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.16
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$47.16
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1856 The Untold Story

1856 The Untold Story

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On 8 June 1856 a total of 194 people, descendants from the Bounty, arrived on Norfolk Island from Pitcairn Island aboard the Morayshire. This consisted of 40 men, 47 women, 54 boys, and 53 girls. They arrived in cold, wet blustery conditions. Few had ever been to sea before, They were seasick, homesick, and heartsick. The journey of 6,00 km / 3,700 miles took five weeks. They arrived to a recently abandoned penal settlement set aside for the ‘worst of the worst’ it was full of ghosts and memories. It was a large and frightening testimony of man’s inhumanity to man. The 1856 untold story will follow their journey in the World Heritage Listed Kingston area.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.27
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$42.27
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Convict Kingston Tour

Convict Kingston Tour

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Learn a bit about Australia's convict history at the Kingston convict site on Norfolk Island on this tour from Burnt Pine. You'll visit the settlement of the island's first penal colony, which is part of the Australian Convict Sites UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.01
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$40.01
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Norfolk Island Commandants Dinner

Norfolk Island Commandants Dinner

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The Commandant's Dinner is a fun evening which explores Norfolk's rich and colourful history. It includes a 3 course dinner and entertainment.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.06
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$70.06
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Private 4-hour city tour of Sydney with Hotel pick up and drop off

Private 4-hour city tour of Sydney with Hotel pick up and drop off

Discover and explore the wonderful city of Sydney with a local expert. Let us show you our city and its most emblematic sites during a 4-hour private guided tour of the city. Enjoy stunning panoramic views of the Opera house and the harbour bridge from Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Enjoy the beautiful scenic drive through Watson’s Bay and The Gap. Visit The Rocks, the first settlement in Sydney. Learn the history of the city with a local experienced driver/guide. Pick up and drop off in your hotel or place of choice in Sydney.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$764.41
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$764.41
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Story of Sydney Running Tour

Story of Sydney Running Tour

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Stretch your legs and get some exercise while exploring Sydney thanks to this running tour covering the city’s history and top landmarks. Run for 4.6 miles (7.5 kilometers), passing Sydney attractions like the Opera House, Cadman’s Cottage, Hyde Park Barracks, and Sydney Harbour Bridge, among others. Celebrate your run by finishing with an included coffee at one of the city’s top caffeine purveyors.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$62.18
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$62.18

Experience the Real Sydney with our Signature Tour

Experience the Real Sydney with our Signature Tour

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Explore Sydney on a private full-day tour with a guide who shows you around by car and on foot. Highlights include the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Mrs Macquarie’s Chair. Next, head to the eastern suburbs and see places that most visitors miss. Continue on to view the Pacific Ocean through The Gap and stop at Bondi Beach for lunch (own expense).
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$301.72
Price varies by group size
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$301.72
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Quay People: Sydney Harbour Walking Tour with Coffee

Quay People: Sydney Harbour Walking Tour with Coffee

Delve into the past as we introduce you to some of the larger than life characters that made the city of Sydney what it is today. Theirs are tales of vision and self interest, of conflict and collaboration, of brilliance and incompetence. Along the way we'll take in scenic highlights like the Royal Botanic Garden, magnificent Sydney Opera House, bustling Circular Quay, the iconic Harbour Bridge, and the colonial sandstone architecture of the The Rocks. A stop at a café with unrivalled harbour views is all part of this immersive experience in the story of Sydney. Ideal for visitors and Sydney-siders alike.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.70
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$51.70
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Private Sydney Half Day Tour

Private Sydney Half Day Tour

Must Do Half Day Private City Tour showcasing the main attractions in the city. We will visit Mrs Macquarie Chair, Observatory Hill, over the Harbour Bridge to Balmoral Beach and cross back to Eastern suburbs to Bondi Beach in our Luxury VW Multivan. We Visit location away from the main group showcasing Sydney's beautiful suburbs.
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  • 4 hours
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$442.04
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$442.04
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Sydney's Razor Gang True Crime Tour

Sydney's Razor Gang True Crime Tour

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Embark on a tour into the not so distant past into the era of Sydney's infamous Razor Gang Wars. Revisit this historic area and learn all about the wars that once raged in Sydney's Underworld with your knowledgeable guide. Meets at the staircase located on the corner of Victoria St, Kings Cross Rd & Craigend St; across the road from the famous Coca Cola billboard sign. Bring comfortable shoes.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.47
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$25.47

Sydney Dark Stories True Crime Tour

Sydney Dark Stories True Crime Tour

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Discover Sydney’s most infamous crime scenes and learn about its chilling past on this leisurely walking tour. The saying “Truth is stranger than fiction” plays out as you hear Sydney’s most terrifying tales, walk through its neighborhoods, and visit the sites of its true crimes. Your guide provides fascinating facts about the city’s dark history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.82
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$25.82

Newcastle Dark Stories True Crime Tour

Newcastle Dark Stories True Crime Tour

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Discover the dark side of Newcastle’s past—one that most visitors never experience—on this walking tour. With a guide to show you the city’s spookiest sights, uncover tales of true crimes that you might never hear otherwise. Hear about the Tomahawk Murderer, view locations such as the Convict Lumberyard and Old Jail; and absorb the creepy atmosphere as your guide reveals stories of killings, hauntings, fraud, and more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.47
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$25.47

Top Harbour Beaches Sunset Tour

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Top Harbour Beaches Sunset Tour

Join us off the beaten track for 2 hours of walking driving ,talking and some local history about this aesthetically beautiful part of Sydney  Also happy to make some restaurant recommendations for you for the remainder of your stay in Sydney. Just BEFORE the 2 hr mark at 645 pm I will leave you to enjoy your sunset drink at a gorgeous local beach. From there,you'd need to taxi or uber back to the main Rd. (a 2 to 5 min walk from the beach)
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.27
per group
$89.10
$17.83 savings
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$71.27
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$89.10
$17.83 savings

Our Best Hidden Harbour Beaches Tour

Our Best Hidden Harbour Beaches Tour

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Sydney is a large, developed city, but on this relaxed day tour you’ll visit some of the most beautiful hidden beaches around the harbor. Your local guide will take you to places that tourists don’t usually find--as well as some of the most popular, must-see spots. As this is a small-group tour, you can go at your own pace. Enjoy a refreshing swim if the weather is warm.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.13
Price varies by group size
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$91.13
Price varies by group size

Australian Pearl Experience & Kangaroo Encounter Day Trip from Sydney

Australian Pearl Experience & Kangaroo Encounter Day Trip from Sydney

On the day of this Australian Pearl Experience tour, your private driver picks you up from your accommodation in Sydney at 7.30 am and head towards northern suburbs. Your first stop is at the Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park where you will encounter free-roaming kangaroos and Emus. Woy Woy fisherman’s wharf is the next stop of the tour where you will enjoy a waterfront seafood lunch. Boarding into a catamaran with an experienced skipper your journey starts with exploring the incredible marine wilderness of the Central Coast followed by revealing the intricacies of Australian pearl farming. All activity and entry prices included in the tour pricing with the care of a private guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$824.13
Price varies by group size
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$824.13
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Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with amazing lookouts (Private Tour)

Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with amazing lookouts (Private Tour)

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains the easy way on this private guided tour from Sydney. Travelers short on time in Australia will especially benefit from this guided tour, as you won’t have to worry about wasting time on public transport. Enjoy some of the area’s must-do activities, such as kangaroo spotting, and spectacular views of mountains and waterfalls.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$599.37
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$599.37
per group
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Story of Sydney Tour

Story of Sydney Tour

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This comprehensive tour of Sydney is perfect for first-time visitors or those short on time. Spend a half-day immersed in the history and culture of Sydney, learning through stops at landmarks such as Chinatown, Darling Harbour, and Australia’s largest urban development, Barangaroo. Your guide will follow a curated itinerary centered on the history of Sydney from 1788 to modern day, adding commentary to illuminate the details.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.38
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$112.38

Sydney Harbour Morning Tea Discovery Cruise

Sydney Harbour Morning Tea Discovery Cruise

Experience the vastness of Sydney Harbour with its rich history, iconic sites, secluded beaches and spectacular sandstone cliffs. Enjoy a delicious morning tea while you listen to the live commentary on the history of Sydney Harbour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.21
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$37.21
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Beyond Byron Hinterland Tour

Beyond Byron Hinterland Tour

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Explore the towns and villages in the Byron Bay hinterland without the hassle of driving or planning public transport on this guided tour that includes hassle-free round-trip transfers from your Byron Bay accommodation. Take a guided walk through Bangalow to learn about its history, see Minyon Falls, the biggest waterfall in the region, and explore the gardens and crystals at Crystal Castle where lunch is included. Afterward, visit quirky Mullumbimby and the quaint village of Brunswick Heads.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.62
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$126.62

Hippy Trail Hinterland Tour from Byron Bay

Hippy Trail Hinterland Tour from Byron Bay

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Skip the driving and hassle of waiting for public transport on this guided tour through the Northern Rivers hinterland. Enjoy pickup and drop-off from your Byron Bay accommodation and relax in a comfortable vehicle as you explore. Check out the markets (farmers or arts and crafts, depending on the day), and explore the hippy towns of Nimbin and Mullumimby, as well as the small settlements of Main Arm and Uki. Includes a locally sourced picnic lunch at Crams Farm next to Mount Warning.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.62
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$126.62

3-Hour Small-Group Byron Bay Tour

3-Hour Small-Group Byron Bay Tour

Take in the highlights of Byron Bay on a 3-hour small-group tour. Check out the Byron Arts Trail at the Arts & Industry Park, see the Cape Byron Light, and look for wildlife such as dolphins, turtles, and migrating whales (June–Oct). Grab a snack at the Byron Bay Cookies shop and visit The Farm Byron Bay for coffee, tea, juice, and a stroll around the farm. Your guide shares commentary with your small group, which is limited to a maximum of six participants for a more personalized experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.68
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$63.68

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