Experience some of the best tours Sydney has to offer during your time here.

There is no better way to explore Sydney than joining a tour. There are heaps of Sydney tours available, but if you have the chance, you should definitely take part in at least one of these.

1. Essential Sydney tour package

This Sydney tour package is one to not miss if it’s your first time in Sydney! The essential Sydney tour package includes a Blue Mountains deluxe tour, a Sydney Harbour cruise, and a Sydney Opera House tour.

If this tour package interests you, you can check availability and book here.

  • Blue Mountains deluxe tour

Start the day by leaving Sydney and going straight to Sydney Zoo to see the native wildlife and interact with kangaroos and koalas. Afterwards, you continue through to the Blue Mountains, making a stop at Echo Point. This viewpoint is one of the best in the area with views across Jamison Valley and the iconic Three Sisters.
Now it’s time to go to Scenic World and experience three different scenic rides that showcase incredible views of the Blue Mountains. There is also the Scenic Walk, where you can walk through Jamison Valley in between rides.
Finally, the day ends at Homebush Ferry Terminal where you buy a ferry ticket back towards Sydney Harbour.

  • Sydney Harbour cruise

A cruise of Sydney Harbour is essential while in Sydney. See for yourself the natural beauty of the harbour on a sightseeing cruise! Learn about and see Sydney’s landmarks as you pass by them while seated comfortably on a premium vessel.

  • Sydney Opera House tour

Sydney’s most iconic landmark, the Sydney Opera House, is well worth going on a tour and learning about its history. You will of course see up close this incredible landmark known worldwide, but you will see the inside of the venue.

2. Hunter Valley tour wine and foodie experience

Calling all wine and food lovers, you won’t want to miss this Hunter Valley tour! Head straight out of Sydney into the Hunter Valley, filled with wineries and vineyards.
Your first stop of the tour will be a winery, where you taste a range of wines and learn about each one from a local wine expert. In total, you will visit three wineries, some paired with chocolate and cheese too! There’s also a stop at a local restaurant for a delicious lunch.

Not only do you taste wine on this tour, but you also stop by the Hunter Valley Distillery to taste spirits and liqueurs.

Ensure you book the Hunter Valley tour and taste some of the best wines in the country.


3. Thredbo Snow Tour

Throughout June to September (depending on snow), you can join the Thredbo snow tour and spend a day out in the snow. You’ll leave late at night, so you can sleep while the driver takes everyone out to Thredbo. On arrival, you’ll have a full day of free time to explore the ski village, go skiing, and snowboarding.


Whether you do all three or just one of the Sydney tours, you’ll explore new places and see breathtaking natural wonders. Ensure you book the tour in advance to avoid missing out, as some can book out early!

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward began with a passion for travel and turned it into a thriving tourism business. He co-founded Sightseeing Tours Australia after starting out as a tour guide in Melbourne. Cameron delights in helping visitors get the most from their trip to Australia. Whether he's leading tours or writing about his favourite places, Cameron loves sharing his local insight with fellow travellers.

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