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

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from US$ 40.31
  • Original Price: US$ 40.31
  • SALE Discount: US$ 4.30
from US$ 36.01 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Discover the iconic Harbour City and Bondi Beach with a single hop-on, hop-on bus ticket
  • Get EXTRA 1 DAY FREE on Deluxe and Deluxe Plus tickets - for travel between January 20 and February 29!
  • 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

    Hurry! FREE 1 DAY EXTRA - on Deluxe and Deluxe Plus Tickets!

    Book now and redeem between January 20 and February 29 to avail this exciting offer!

    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?



    The ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days (as per option chosen)

    Start time

    Buses run between 8:30am and 6pm, every 20 - 30 minutes - depending on the routes

    Full Loop: 1 hour 30 - 45 minutes - depending on the route

    Meeting Point

    You can hop on to the bus at any of the stops and show your voucher

    Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 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


    • 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!)

    No need to redeem! Just hop on the bus from any of the stops and show your ticket. 

    Please remember, however, that if you have a Deluxe Plus ticket, you must redeem your voucher on the bus before visiting the Merlin attractions.
    Don't forget that you can visit each attraction only once within 7 days redeeming your voucher.

    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.


    • Rocks Walking Tour (Till March 31, 2020) - with Premium, Deluxe & Deluxe Plus tickets
      Duration: 90 minutes
      Schedule: Daily // 11am
      Meeting Point: Just hop off the bus at Stop#1 - Circular Quay
    • Captain Cook Sydney Harbour Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise  - with Deluxe & Deluxe Plus Tickets only
      Duration: 1 day
      Schedule: Daily // 10:50am, 11:40am, 12:40pm, 1:40pm, 2:55pm or 4pm
      Does not operate on Christmas and Good Friday.
      Meeting Point: Make your way to Captain Cook Cruises, Wharf 6, Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW 2000
    • Sydney Tower Eye - with Deluxe Plus Tickets only
      Opening Hours: Daily // 9am - 9pm   
      Address: 100 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    • Madame Tussauds - with Deluxe Plus Tickets only
      Opening Hours: Daily // 10am - 6pm 
      Address: 1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - with Deluxe Plus Tickets only
      Opening Hours: Daily // 10am - 6pm

      Address: 1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

    • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo - with Deluxe Plus Tickets only
      Opening Hours: Daily // 10am - 5pm
      Address: 1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

    Please check the official website of the attractions for opening hours during public holidays.

  • 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
    • perfect tour (-: had fun with my family

      Danielle Chenhall, Australia, 20/Jan/2020
    • ontime service. clean buses and friendly people.

      Montana Kimel, Canada, 14/Jan/2020
    • I can see everything u need to see and perfect bus stops

      Ivette Hern?ndez, Australia, 07/Jan/2020