Australia trips usually include a visit to the New South Wales city of Sydney. Sydney is a large city, with its suburbs, it is the size of an English county, so many types of Sydney attractions are best visited via Sydney day tours. This article will show the different types of Sydney tours.
Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb
Things to do in Sydney
Regular Sydney Harbour Ferries
Sydney activities can include the hop on hop off ferry day ticket, which will take in a tour of the Harbour and Taronga Zoo, which is on an island, and the Botanical Gardens or Rose Bay or Watson's Bay. You can even have a tour of the centre by bus.
Touring Sydney by bus
The open-top sightseeing bus also offers a hop on hop off ticket so that many of the sights of the old city can be seen in a day, some on foot. These would include the sights of King's Cross and Fitzroy Square, the fine architecture of Elizabeth Bay House, the Australia Museum, and the attractions of Darling Harbour.
Wild Life tours around Sydney
Wild Life tours around Sydney could include Koala Park where visitors mingle with native animals and birds. The Grand Pacific Drive with Wildlife run by APT Travel is a one-day tour, the Jervis Bay dolphins part of another.
Royal National Park on Sydney's southern border has protected beaches, bordering the Tasman Sea area of the Pacific Ocean. Bush-walking and camping tours are very popular, taking in spectacular remote beaches.
Blue Mountain tours
Blue Mountains tours take in the breath-taking scenery, some of the viewing platforms that stretch out on rocky overhangs to give panoramic views, and many include a visit to the Jenolan Caves.
Hunter Valley tours in this area include day tours of the wine growing district, with visits to wineries for tasting sessions, and are available as coach tours.
Sydney modern architecture
Rose Seidler House is the earliest example of modernist architecture built in Australia. Rose Seidler's house is in the northern suburbs and is open only on Sundays. The story of Rose and her innovative son, Harry can be discovered here. This will inform Sydney sightseeing around the CBD with understanding of how he changed the skyline and appearance of the city to become what it is today.