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Key Highlights

  • The Sydney Hop-On, Hop-Off tour allows you to plan you own perfect Sydney sightseeing itinerary
  • Two routes; the Sydney Route and the Bondi Beach Route will show you the very best of this remarkable city including Sydney Opera House ,Bondi Beach, Darling Harbour and more!
  • Relax on the open-top bus and enjoy the wonderful views or hop-on and off as often as you wish for a more in-depth look at the Sydney attractions
  • Frequent departures mean your valuable Sydney sightseeing time is not wasted waiting for buses
  • Enjoy the tour with an audio commentary guide in 8 languages.
  • Choose from two ticket options and enjoy up to 48 hours validity and exciting value additions
  • Included is a special Kid’s Channel narrated by Kev the Kangaroo.
  • Enjoy FREE WiFi on all buses
  • Overview

    The Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Beach hop-on, hop-off tour allows you to see the very best of this remarkable city – choose what you want to see and how long you wish to see it for.

    Built around the world's most beautiful harbor, with towering skyscrapers, iconic buildings and monuments, Sydney offers views to die for. A year round climate of blue skies and sunshine make Sydney an ideal location for an open top double-decker bus ride. All the main attractions of Sydney are covered by two routes and over 30 stops. You have two ticket options – Classic and Premium to choose from.

    Your ticket is valid for either 24 or 48 hours, during which time you can hop-on, and off as often as you wish. Enjoy the journey with FREE WIFI and an audio guide along with a choice of 8 languages .With frequent departures every 15-20 minutes you can rest assured that your valuable Sydney sightseeing time is not wasted waiting for the next bus. Besides this, there is also a special kid’s channel narrated by Kev the Kangaroo.

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  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    The ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours after first use.

    Start time

    Sydney Route: Buses depart between 8:30am and 7:30pm, every 15-20 minutes
    Bondi Beach Route: Buses depart between 9:30am and 7:30pm, every 30-45 minutes

    Meeting Point

    You may join the tour at Sydney & Bondi Explorer stops along the route and interchange between the tours at various stops.
    The driver exchanges pre-paid tickets for printed tickets showing the date and time when the passengers initially board the bus.

    Ending Point

    You may end the tour at any of the stops


    On this Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of 34 stops on two routes – The Sydney Tour and The Bondi Tour. Hop on the Sydney tour route to explore the best of downtown Sydney or change to the Bondi tour route to discover one of the world’s most iconic beaches. Each route takes approximately 90 minutes. Also,you have two ticket options to choose from:

    Classic Ticket
    Validity: 24 hours
    Inclusions: Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket, Digital commentary in a choice of 8 languages and FREE Wifi onboard

    Premium Ticket
    Validity: 48 hours
    Inclusions: Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket, Digital commentary in a choice of 8 languages and free Wifi onboard.

    The two hop-on, hop-off routes cover all the major highlights in Sydney. Some of the major Sydney attractions covered are as follows:

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

    You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-on-hop-off ticket
    • Pre-recorded commentary in 7 languages including Spanish, German, French, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese and a special Kids’ channel.
    • FREE WiFi on all buses


    • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On Hop-Off ticket at any one of the stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 24or 48 hours from that time.

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

    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.

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

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

  • 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, 02/May/2018
    • Good experience

      Good trip...

      Rosanna Paine, New Zealand, 02/Apr/2018
    • 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, 27/Jan/2018
    • Very good Apart from a couple of rude drivers

      Tracey jobling, Australia, 19/Sep/2018
    • Awesome way to get at ticket on the Hop on Hop off bus !

      Alan Hehn, New Zealand, 17/Sep/2018
    • I get all the information for attractive spots around me

      Muhammad Aziz, Australia, 02/Sep/2018