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Story of Sydney Tour

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    Pass By: The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

    The tour begins in Australia’s oldest suburb, The Rocks, you will explore the history and discover how the area has evolved from a penal colony to housing two of the world’s most prominent icons. Listen to intriguing stories of early European settlers, like how Governor Lachlan Macquarie and his wife, Elizabeth, changed the face of Sydney with their tremendous vision.

    The story unfolds as you travel past iconic landmarks, and through many charming and vibrant neighbourhoods on route to Watsons Bay and Bondi Beach. Discover the lively street culture, entertainment and shopping opportunities of Chinatown, Darling Harbour, and Australia’s largest urban development, Barangaroo, before returning to your hotel.

    Stop At: Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales Australia

    View the Harbour from lookout locations

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: The Rocks, The Rocks, New South Wales

    This is where the Story begins

    Stop At: Mrs Macquarie's Chair, 1D Mrs Macquaries Rd The Rocks Visitors Centre, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

    Enjoy the spectacular views across the harbour towards Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Woolloomooloo Wharf, 6 Cowper Wharf Rd Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011 Australia

    Starting from Woolloomooloo then onto neighbourhoods such as Kings Cross, Potts Point and Paddington

    Pass By: Double Bay, Double Bay, New South Wales

    Luxury neighbourhoods of Double Bay, Darling Point, Rose Bay and Vaucluse

    Stop At: Watsons Bay, Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales

    View and take a short coastal walk of The Gap

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Bondi Beach, Bondi Beach, New South Wales

    Another photo opportunity and time to have a short walk

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Darlinghurst, Darlinghurst, New South Wales

    Home to our fabulous Mardi Gras

    Pass By: Chinatown, George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

    Chinatown, Darling Harbour and Barangaroo
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    8:30am pick up from Four Seasons, Harrington Street. Please be waiting 10 minutes before. We pick up from other CBD Hotels between 8:00-8:20am - please notify us at time of booking and we will confirm by return email.
    Return Details
    Hotel Sydney CBD Pick up and drop off (or convenient city location).
    • Travel in a Luxury Mercedes vehicle upto 11 passengers and sit back to explore Sydney at it's best
    • Intriguing commentary that reveals interesting stories of Woolloomoloo and Kings Cross, and explores why and how Sydney/Australia has come to be
    • Must-see iconic landmarks like The Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Mrs Macquarie’s Chair
    • Travel through Double-Bay, for Sydney’s most exclusive shopping
    • Coast through charming and hidden neighbourhoods like Paddington and Woollahra, while soaking up the ambiance of the leafy streets
    • Discover how Darlinghurst went from a hill of windmills to the home of Sydney’s Mardi Gras
    • Witness the vibrant street culture, entertainment and shopping in Chinatown and Barangaroo
    • Relaxed short walks along stunning harbour and coastal paths at The Gap, Watsons Bay and Bondi Beach
    • Plenty of photo opportunities of iconic Sydney architecture and famous landmarks along the way
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Food and Beverage
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Pick up and drop off from your CBD city hotel (or convenient CBD city location)
    • Wear comfortable shoes for other optional short walks
    • Remember your camera
    • Sunhat / warm jacket as per weather conditions
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat. Passengers to supply infant seats.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We two couples decided to take a smaller, tour to get away from the cattle car of a full bus, and hopefully see and hear more about Sydney. Mission accomplished. The tour was in a mini-bus with about a dozen people, and our guide drove and talked continuously for almost 4
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    Response from UltSyd, Manager at Story of Sydney Tour
    Responded Apr. 11, 2019
    Thank you for your AMAZING review!! We very much appreciate it!
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    I only had a few hours in Sydney this tour was wonderfully, plenty of stops to take pictures, saw all the important stuff. A good way to see the city
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    Response from UltSyd, Manager at Story of Sydney Tour
    Responded Apr. 11, 2019
    Thank you for your review!! We hope to see you again sometime soon.
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    We did this tour on our first afternoon in Sydney and thoroughly enjoyed it! Antonio was our guide, and he was informative, friendly and energetic. He obviously loves the city! The tour was comprehensive and included some areas not traveled by the busses. You will learn a
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    Response from UltSyd, Manager at Story of Sydney Tour
    Responded Mar. 9, 2019
    Thank you for your review Cynthia! Yes, Antonio is a living gem and we are very fortunate to have him on our team!
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    my mum who is 82 & myself have lived in Sydney all our lives but there is so much we still need to see. They are so knowledgeable & great story tellers. We had a fantastic day out
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    Response from UltSyd, Manager at Story of Sydney Tour
    Responded Nov. 7, 2018
    Thank you Michelle, It was a pleasure to have you and your awesome Mum travel with us. You got everything out of the experience that we hoped for.
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    We had the best time on this tour with Evan last week! Incredible overview of Sydney coastal suburbs as well as stops as all iconic and historical spots. We learnt so much about the history, current situation and future deveopments for Sydney. Really knowledgeable guide,
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    Response from UltSyd, Manager at Story of Sydney Tour
    Responded Nov. 7, 2018
    Thank you for your review, Evan will be thrilled. He puts so much passion into every tour. Happy travels.
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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