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Big Bus Sydney: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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    • Adult (16+)
    • Child (5-15)
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from US$ 35.36 US$ 31.71 per person pp
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Key Highlights

  • Discover the iconic Harbour City and Bondi Beach with a single hop-on, hop-on bus ticket
  • Explore Sydney and its top attractions at your own pace - over 1 or 2 days
  • Easily visit attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Hyde Park, Chinatown, and more
  • Take advantage of the free Guide Book featuring exciting discount vouchers
  • Upgrade to Premium, Deluxe or Deluxe Plus tickets to enjoy a thrilling walking tour of the Rocks
  • Choose the Deluxe Plus ticket to enjoy a Free Harbour Cruise and Entry to four Merlin attractions
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Overview

    COVID-19 – Cancellation Policy

    • For bookings between 17 March and 30 April, the voucher automatically will be valid for 12 months giving greater flexibility.

    • Please make sure to cancel/modify tickets up to 24 hours before the travel date.

    Explore the gorgeous Sydney and the iconic Bondi Beach with this curated and convenient Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour from Big Bus. Discover the beautiful locations at your own pace, just as you wish - over 1 or 2 days. With comprehensive bus routes and strategic stops located close to all the major attractions in the city, it is perfect for first time visitors looking for an engaging introduction to the city.

    Enjoy views of the city’s remarkable skyscrapers, legendary buildings and monuments as well as the gorgeous harbour on WiFi-enabled open-top double-decker buses while listening to the multilingual audio commentary onboard offered in 8 languages. What’s more? All the tickets come with a free Guide Book featuring maps, discount vouchers, local travel information and more!

    You have four ticket options to choose from –

    Classic Ticket: Valid for 1 day +  Access to 2 routes

    Premium Ticket: Valid for 2 consecutive days +  Access to 2 routes + Free Rocks’ Walking Tour

    Deluxe Ticket: Valid for 2 consecutive days +  Access to 2 routes + 1-day Captain Cook Hop-on, Hop-off Cruise + Free Rocks’ Walking Tour

    Deluxe Plus Ticket: Valid for 2 consecutive days + 4 Merlin Attractions - Madame Tussauds, Sydney Tower Eye, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo + 1-day Captain Cook Hop-on, Hop-off Cruise + FREE Rocks' Walking Tour

    • Attractions Covered
    • St. Mary's Cathedral
    • Bondi Beach
    • Hyde Park Barracks
    • Australian Museum
    • Sydney Opera House
    • Sydney Harbour Bridge
    • Royal Botanical Gardens
    • Sydney Tower
    • Darling Harbour

    Click Here for the Complete Route Map

    About the Supplier: One of the largest operators of open-top sightseeing bus tours, Big Bus Tours have been fuelling the spirit of adventure in over 20 cities across four continents.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: Valid for 1 or 2 days // Walking Tour: 90 minutes

    Hop-on, Hop-off Cruise: Valid for 1 day (Deluxe & Deluxe Plus tickets)

    Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: 8:30am - 6pm, every 20-30 minutes - depending on the routes

    Walking Tour: 11am

    Hop-on, Hop-off Cruise: Runs approx. between 9am and 5pm 

    Please check with your bus driver or or operator's staff members for the exact schedule of Cruises & Attraction Tickets

    Meeting Point

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: You can hop on from any of the stops

    Walking Tour: Just hop off the bus at Stop#1 - Circular Quay

    Hop-on, Hop-off Cruise: Hop on from either:

    • Wharf 6, Circular Quay
    • Pier 26, Darling Harbour

    Please check with your bus driver or or operator's staff members for the best way to reach the Cruises & Attractions

    Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • 1 or 2 days Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket (as per option chosen)
    • Pre-recorded commentary in 8 languages (Spanish, German, English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Korean, Japanese & Italian)
    • Free WiFi on all buses
    • Free Rocks’ Walking Tour (with Premium, Deluxe and Deluxe Plus Tickets)
    • Captain Cook Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise (with Deluxe and Deluxe Plus Ticket)
    • Access to 4 Merlin attractions (with Deluxe Plus Ticket)
    • Free Guidebook with Maps and Discounts

    Exclusions

    • Entrances, unless specified

  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    COVID-19 – Cancellation Policy

    • For bookings between 17 March and 30 April, the voucher automatically will be valid for 12 months giving greater flexibility.

    • Please make sure to cancel/modify tickets up to 24 hours before the travel date.


    Your voucher is valid for 6 months from the date of purchase.

    Our local partners do everything in their power to ensure the tours runs to schedule. However, Sydney is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

    Don't forget to collect your boarding passes for the Captain Cook Hop-on, Hop-off Cruise from any of the harbours at least 20 minutes prior to departure. 

    Please remember that the Cruises do not operate on Christmas Day and Good Friday.

    If you have a Deluxe Plus ticket, you must redeem your voucher on the bus before visiting the Merlin attractions.

    You can visit each attraction only once within 7 days of redeeming your voucher.

    Don't forget to check with the bus drivers or our activity partner's staff members at any of the stops for the exact attraction schedules and the best way to reach them.

  • Customer Reviews
    • It proved to be the best way of exploring the city and surrounds

      It was a late decision to take this option but it almost certainly was one of the best decisions we made. The driver was very informative and numerous with it...

      Ian Cronin, United Kingdom
    • Good experience

      Good trip...

      Rosanna Paine, New Zealand
    • An excellent wat to see Sydney in a short time

      Although we had a few problems with the audio system ,they didn't detract fro the overall experience. All in all an excellent experience...

      Paul Nixon, Australia
    • perfect and relaxing tour . we got to view so many attractions .

      Susan Taylor, United States, 04/Mar/2020
    • wow

      Christina Vidovich, United States, 10/Feb/2020
    • Best Products and prices.

      Karen Lawless, Australia, 31/Jan/2020