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Big Bus: Sydney Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus with Harbour Cruise, Rocks Walking Tour & Choice of Attraction

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from US$ 72.20
  • Original Price: US$ 72.20
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from US$ 64.98 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy Sydney’s best value tour that includes a 2-day hop-on, hop-off bus tour with a bonus cruise and Sydney Tower Eye entry
  • Explore the city at your own pace while travelling comfortably on open-top, double-decker buses
  • Hop on and off as often as you like at over 30 stops with easy access to major city attractions
  • Spend time on the WiFi-enabled buses while listening to audio commentary in 8 different languages
  • Enjoy complimentary admission to the Observation Deck of the city’s tallest building – Sydney Tower Eye
  • Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Sydney Harbour and admire the city views from the water
  • Enjoy a complimentary Rocks Walking Tour!
  • Overview

    Enjoy the most exciting and comprehensive tour of Sydney with a 2-day Sydney hop-on, hop-off bus tour, admission to Sydney Tower Eye or Madame Tussauds, Rocks Walking tour and a 90-minute cruise on Sydney Harbour. Enjoy views of the city’s remarkable skyscrapers, legendary buildings and monuments and gorgeous harbor on open-top double-decker bus while listening to the multi-lingual audio commentary onboard.

    Hop aboard the bus from any of the designated stops to start this exceptional Big Bus sightseeing experience of the beautiful city of Sydney. With a two-day validity of this deluxe ticket, hop on and off as much as you want and feel free to explore Sydney at your own pace.

    Receive complimentary earphones onboard to listen to the entertaining and informative audio commentary in 8 languages. Travel on two different routes –

    Red Route (City Tour) and Blue Route (Bondi Tour) to see unique facets of the city.

    Explore the best of downtown Sydney on the Red Route with 23 handpicked stops on the way. Buses on both the routes arrive frequently at each stop and complete a full loop in 90 minutes. While you are free to get off the bus at any stop to explore the attractions of your interest, you are welcome to spend time onboard to enjoy top-deck views of Sydney, while enjoying the free WiFi services.

    Some of the most famous landmarks you may explore on both the hop-on, hop-off routes are –

    • Sydney Opera House
    • Harbour Bridge
    • Australian Museum
    • Crystal Palace Gate
    • Royal Botanical Gardens
    • Double Bay
    • Rose Bay
    • Bondi Beach

    Download the tour route map

    Witness the 360 degree views of the city on your complimentary visit to the Observation Deck of Sydney’s tallest building - Sydney Tower Or choose to visit the famous Madame Tussauds Sydney and see famous celebrity waxworks. This trip isn’t complete without a relaxing Captain Cook Harbour Cruise, so you could admire the city views and its many landmarks from the water.

    Captain Cook Harbour Cruise (Approx. 1 hour)

    Enjoy a scenic 90-minute cruise on Sydney Harbour with Captain Cook Harbour Cruises. Take in the gorgeous views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge as you relax on the cruise while listening to live-onboard guides.

    Choice of an Attraction Ticket: Sydney Tower Eye Or Madame Tussauds (valid for 1 day)

    Reach the Observation Deck of Sydney Tower Eye to enjoy complimentary admission to Sydney’s tallest building. Admire the breathtaking panoramic views from 250 meters above the city and experience a 4D cinema pre-show. Or you can choose to strike a pose with the unique lifelike wax figures of A-list celebrities at Madam Tussauds.

    That's not all! With every purchase you can enjoy a walking tour of Sydney’s historic The Rocks district for FREE!

    Rocks Walking Tour (90 minutes)

    In this 90 minutes walking tour, stroll along the cobbled and bricked lanes and alleys, pass by historic, traditional, modern and contemporary cafes and pubs. Hear the tales of past and present Sydney in English from our expert guide. This walk will get you up close and personal with the living history and heritage of Australia's first British settlement.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus ticket is valid for 2 consecutive days.

    Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off: Buses depart between 8:30am and 5pm, every 30 minutes

    The Rocks Walking Tour: 11am (90 minutes)

    Cruise: 10:50am, 11:40am, 12:40pm, 1:40pm, 2:55pm or 4pm (timetable available on bus)

    Sydney Tower Eye or Madame Tussauds: Check attraction website for exact hours

    Timings are subject to change.

    Meeting Point

    Sydney Hop-on, Hop off Tour: You may board the bus at any of the designated stops and present the booking voucher to the bus driver.
    Cruise: Vouchers must be redeemed at the Captain Cook office at Wharf 6, Circular Quay 15 minutes prior to cruise departures.
    Sydney Tower Eye/Madame Tussauds: Make your way to the ticket counter of the attraction for redemption.
    Rocks Walking Tour: Tour starts from Circular Quay (Stop 1).

    Ending Point

    You may get off at any of the designated stops on both the hop-on, hop-off routes.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket valid for 2 days
    • 1-hour Captain Cook Cruise
    • Entrance ticket to Sydney Tower Eye
    • The Rocks guided walking tour in English
    • Audio Guide offered in 8 languages
    • FREE WiFi on all buses
  • Please note

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On Hop-Off ticket at any one of the stops. You can ask for your choice of attraction ticket from Big Bus Tours staff member when you redeem your ticket.

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change. Frequency and finishing times vary according to season.

    This 2-day hop-on, hop-off ticket must be used on consecutive days.

    No wheelchair access available.

    Additional info

  • Customer Reviews
    • Great experience

      This was an excellent tour and highly recommended....

      Pamela Connolly, Ireland, 02/Mar/2018
    • Everyone was very helpful and knowledgeable. We saw ehat we wanted to see. No real problems.

      see above...

      Elmer Wahl, United States, 27/Feb/2018
    • We'll worth it!

      The best way to start a visit to get your bearings for the rest of it!...

      Alan Gray, United Kingdom, 11/Feb/2018
    • Could be improved with digital pass and scanning through phone. Need to get with the times. Love Captain Cook cruises. The bonus Rocks tour was excellent. Also I like the Sydney tour inclusion.

      Kylie Jackson, Australia, 20/Jan/2019
    • Rapport qualité-prix excellent.

      Sylvie Dolbec, Canada, 29/Oct/2018
    • Worth the price for the access to transportation and all the sights!

      Erin Maude, United States, 31/Aug/2018