Unique Sydney ToursBreak the tour norm and see Sydney in a different way.
A new city, a new adventure see Sydney from a new perspective with this range of unique and exciting tours. Forget about the normal sightseeing tours and explore a different kind of Sydney. There are a range of things to see and do away from the norm that many visitors to this beautiful city aren’t away of. Home and Away fans will enjoy the tour around the set which might even lead to meeting some of the famous cast members.
The show is seen to be a launching pad for actors with a number of famous actors and actresses getting their big break in Hollywood after moving to Summer Bay. You may be familiar with some of their actors; actors Chris Hemsworth and Heath Ledger and actresses Melissa George and Isla Fisher.
If you’re looking for a memorable experience in Sydney and to spend your time seeing and doing the most you possibly can, then it is recommended you try at least one of these tours to freshen up your holiday and provide a new level of excitement and fun. Below is the full list of unique tours available both in and around Sydney.
Visit the famous set of Australia soap Home and Away with this official tour of the Summer Bay setting. Departing Sydney you’ll be taken on a scenic journey to the beach side location to explore the set and maybe even get the chance to meet some of the famous cast. This personalised tour will take you through the iconic settings such as the lighthouse, the Summer Bay Surf Club and the Summer Bay Diner. With so many photo opportunities, this is perfect tour for avid Home and Away fans looking to get a behind-the-scenes look at the show.
Prices from $50
Though it’s not a day tour, this Haunted Sydney Ghost Tour is well worth the listing. Taking guests on a journey to see some or the city’s most eerie locations that are believed to be home to a large amount of paranormal activity. Your experienced (and at times, spooky) guide will show you all of the best spots and tell stories about old time Sydney. A time when crime was the norm, prisoners ran rampant and public executions were every other day, the paranormal social scene is said to be livid in the region with ghosts searching for loved ones and enemies.
Prices from $24
The Quarantine Station isn’t for the faint hearted, this tour will take you on an eerie adventure through this historic site to hear all about what went on and what still goes on today. Creeping through the grounds, you’ll hear stories about the people that were trapped in here for long periods of time, away from family and friends and unable to leave. Visiting some of the scariest sites, you’ll walk through the hospital, morgue and the shower block. Keep your eyes and ears peeled as you never know what or who you might encounter. Note: this tour isn’t suitable for children.
Prices from $44
Leave the city and head towards the capital of Australia; Canberra within the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Located a three hour drive south west of Sydney, Canberra is where all of the country’s politicians gather and discuss the future of our country. In addition to this, it is also home to some of the country’s most iconic and important sites such as the Australian War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia and of course, Parliament House. The tour departs Sydney around 7am and returns in the evening around 9pm.
Prices from $88
In the cooler months, snow graces our southern cities and one of the best places to rug up and play in the snow is Perisher. It’s Australia’s largest snow resort and is located around 5.5 hours southwest of Sydney - a big trip but it’s worth it! The trip departs in the evening at 11:30pm and travels through the night to arrive at Perisher early morning. Once at the resort you can do as you please; ski, snowboard, toboggan or just play in the snow - the choice is completely yours.
Prices from $90
Embark on a journey across the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge for spectacular views of the Opera House and surrounding Sydney Cove area all while on the back of a Harley Davidson Trike. For 45-minutes you can enjoy the wind in your hair with this out-of-the-box tour. One of the most unique tours in the Sydney area, this tour provides visitors with a different perspective of the beautiful region that differs from the average coach or walking tour.
Prices from $100
Explore Sydney’s northern areas on the back of a luxurious Harley Davidson Trike. Holding two passengers and driven by an experienced rider, you’ll hit the road and enjoy the beautiful sights while enjoying the fresh air. This one hour or one and a half hour tour will take you to some of the north’s best locations including Manly, The Spit, North Head, Balmoral Beach, Bradley’s Head, Mosman and many more. Departing from the CBD this is a tour with a difference and one you won’t forget any time soon.
Prices from $130
For an hour and a half you can tour around Sydney and the famous Bondi Beach region in style. On the back of a Harley Davidson Trike, you and another person can enjoy the outdoors air while taking the beautiful views and enjoying a smooth ride. All equipment is included in the tour including helmets for your safety. You’ll be taken through the Sydney CBD passing some of the city’s famous landmarks and precincts before making your way out to the picturesque Bondi Beach.