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Hop-on hop-off Big Bus Sydney tickets

Availability: Every day
Duration: Flexible
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Enjoy over 30 hop-off stops around the city
  • Choose between Classic, Premium and Deluxe ticket option
  • Discover Sydney and Bondi Beach with two bus tours
  • Live commentary in English
What to expect

Experience all the excitement of Australia’s famous harbor city aboard the Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Beach double decker buses with both tours included in one flexible sightseeing ticket. The Sydney tour is the perfect introduction to this dynamic city, showcasing the iconic landmarks including the impressive arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the glorious Sydney Opera House and the sparkling waters of Sydney and Darling Harbour. The tour passes bustling shops, restaurants and attractions set amongst Colonial, Victorian and postmodern architecture. To complement the Sydney tour, the Bondi Beach tour is a great introduction to Australia’s beach culture. On the way to this famous beach, the tour passes by cosmopolitan shopping and dining precincts plus Centennial parklands, one of Australia’s most picturesque parks. There are over 30 stops in the two tours to hop off and experience the diversity of Sydney’s lifestyle. Both tours feature an entertaining and informative audio commentary available in 8 languages including English Spanish, German, French, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese and Italian.

Choose between 3 different options:

  • Classic
    • Hop-on hop-off Big Bus ticket valid for 1 day (2 routes: Sydney and Bondi Beach)
    • Digital commentary in a choice of 8 languages
    • Free Wifi onboard

  • Premium
    • Hop-on hop-off Big Bus ticket valid for 2 days (2 routes: Sydney and Bondi Beach)
    • Digital commentary in a choice of 8 languages
    • Free Wifi onboard

  • Deluxe
    • Hop-on hop-off Big Bus ticket valid for 2 days (2 routes: Sydney and Bondi Beach)
    • Digital commentary in a choice of 8 languages
    • Free Wifi onboard
    • Entry to the Observation deck of Sydney Tower Eye
    • 1.5hr Captain Cook Sydney Harbour Cruise

Tour stops:

Sydney tour: departing 8.30am to 6.30pm (October-March) 7.30pm (April-September)

  • Circular Quay
  • Elizabeth Street
  • Cook & Phillip Park
  • William St
  • Kings Cross
  • El Alamein Fountain
  • Woolloomooloo Bay
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Botanical Garden
  • State Library
  • Hyde Park
  • Central Station
  • Power House Museum
  • Sydney Fish Market
  • The Star
  • Maritime Museum
  • Convention Centre
  • Chinese Gardens
  • Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
  • King St Wharf
  • Barangaroo
  • Dawes Point
  • The Rocks
  • Bondi tour departing 9.30am to 6.30pm (October-March) 7.30pm (April-September)

  • Central Station
  • Sydney Tower Eye
  • Cook & Phillip Park
  • William Street
  • Paddington Town Hall
  • Centennial Parklands
  • Bondi Beach
  • North Bondi
  • Rose Bay
  • Double Bay
  • Deluxe tour inclusions:

    Sydney Tower Eye:

    • Enjoy the best 360° view in town from 250 meters above the city from the Observation Deck of the Sydney Tower Eye the - Sydney's tallest building. Additional to this entry, have fun in the 4D Cinema experience pre-show.
    • The Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck is open 7 days a week 365 days a year.
    • Location: Sydney Tower Eye Level 5 Westfield Sydney. Corner of Pitt St and Market St Sydney NSW 2000
    • Opening times: 3 October-25 April 9.00am-10.00pm (last entry at 9.00pm) 26 April-2 October 9.00am-9.30pm (last entry at 8.30pm)
    • Redemption: Present attraction voucher to the admissions counter for redemption.

    Boat Tour:

    • Experience the world's most beautiful harbor with a Captain Cook 1.5hr Harbour sightseeing cruise. Get a great vantage point for photo opportunities of icons such as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Learn about the city from the live onboard commentary.
    • Location: Captain Cook Cruises Wharf 6, Circular Quay, Sydney NSW 2000
    • Description: One single loop cruising past the Opera House, the exclusive Eastern Suburbs, harbour beaches, islands and national parks return to Circular Quay.
    • Departure Times: Daily excluding Christmas Day and Good Friday. Up to 13 departures daily from 9.45am until 4.05pm. Please refer to timetable available from the bus driver.
    • Redemption: Printed vouchers must be redeemed at the Captain Cook office at Wharf 6, Circular Quay 15 minutes prior to cruise departures.
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    What's included
    • Classic, Premium or Deluxe hop-on hop-off Big Bus tickets
    • Free Wi-Fi on board
    • Recorded commentary on board available in 8 languages
    • Deluxe ticket includes entry to the observation deck of Sydney Tower Eye and 1.5hr Captain Cook Sydney Harbour Cruise
    Reduced price
    • Children 4 and under: free
    • Children 5-15 years of age: reduced
    Meeting point:

    Redeem printed voucher at any bus stop or e-vouchers may be redeemed in the Explorer shop-office at: Shop W6, Alfred St- Circular Quay 2000

    What to remember
    • Tickets MUST be kept in a safe place; if a ticket is lost a replacement cannot be reissued
    • The company reserves the right to deviate from the route of a service where reasonably prudent to do so in the light of circumstances beyond the company’s control.
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    Every day except 25 December (frequency: 35 minutes)

    • Sydney tour departing 8.30am to 6.30pm (October-March), 8.30 to 7.30pm (April-September) (frequency: 15-20 minutes)
    • Bondi tour departing 9.30am to 6.30pm (October-March), 9.30am to 7.30pm (April-September) (frequency: 30 minutes)
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