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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 experience
  • 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
  • Travel on two routes covering popular Sydney attractions, from early morning to late evening
  • 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 4D cinema experience pre-show at Sydney Tower Eye
  • Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Sydney Harbour and admire the city views from the water
  • Overview

    Enjoy the most exciting and comprehensive tour of the beautiful city of Sydney with a 2-day Sydney hop-on, hop-off bus tour, admission to Sydney Tower Eye and a 90-minute cruise on Sydney Harbour.

    Travel around on open-top double-decker buses and hop on and off as much as you want, to explore Sydney at your own pace. Enjoy views of the city’s remarkable skyscrapers, legendary buildings and monuments and gorgeous harbor from the bus while listening to the multi-lingual audio commentary onboard. All the buses are WiFi-enabled and travel on two distinct routes, while stopping at over 30 handpicked locations. Discover the wonders of downtown Sydney on the Red Route and travel around world-famous beaches and waterfront suburbs on the Blue Route. Some of the major destinations you may explore on the way are Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanical Gardens and Bondi Beach amongst many others.

    Witness the 360 degree views of the city on your complimentary visit to the Observation Deck of Sydney’s tallest building - Sydney Tower Eye. 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.

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  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    All details are mentioned in the itinerary.

    Start time

    Sydney Hop-on, Hop off Tour:
    The bus departure timings from the two routes are as follows: Sydney Route (Red Route): Buses depart between 8:30am and 7:30pm, every 15-20 minutes
    Bondi Beach Route (Blue Route): Buses depart between 9:30am and 7:30pm, every 15-20 minutes
    Sydney Tower Eye:9am to 9:30pm (last admission 8:30pm) Cruise: Upto 13 departures between 9:45am - 4:05pm (excluding Christmas Day and Good Friday).

    Meeting Point

    Sydney Hop-on, Hop off Tour:You may board the bus at any of the designated stops on both the routes and present the booking voucher to the bus driver.
    Cruise:Printed vouchers must be redeemed at the Captain Cook office at Wharf 6, Circular Quay 15 minutes prior to cruise departures.
    Sydney Tower Eye:Present attraction voucher at the admissions counter at Sydney Tower Eye, Level 5, Westfield Sydney, Corner of Pitt St and Market St, Sydney, NSW 2000 for redemption.

    Ending Point

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


    Sydney Hop-on, Hop off Tour:

    Duration: Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket is valid for 2 consecutive days.

    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. Then, hop off at stops 3, 4 and 12 to switch to the Blue Route that gives you a chance to discover the world’s most iconic beaches and exclusive waterfront suburbs with 10 stops en route. You may change to the Red Route anytime from stops 24, 26 and 27.

    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

    Refer to the tour route map for complete details on routes and stops

    Hop off at any of the stops to end this tour.

    Sydney Tower Eye Admission:

    Duration: Approx 1 hour

    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.

    Captain Cook Harbour Cruise:

    Duration: 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.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket valid for 2 days
    • Captain Cook Cruise
    • Entrance ticket to Sydney Tower Eye
    • Audio Guide in English, Spanish, German, French, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese & Italian
    • WiFi on all buses


    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Admissions to any attraction covered by the tour route
  • Please note

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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

    No wheelchair access available. However, staff can help people get on and off the bus.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Suitcases (including carry - on luggage) are not allowed on the bus due to space constraints and passengers safety. Third party luggage storage facilities are available close to major stops.

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

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-on, Hop-off ticket at any one of the stops. Simply choose the stop you wish to start your tour from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 2 days from that time.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • 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
    • Worth the price for the access to transportation and all the sights!

      Erin Maude, United States, 31/Aug/2018