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    What you'll do

    This Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Discover Tour is one of the best ways to get to know the city.

    Take the Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Discover Tour with Go City®

    • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass.
    • Includes transportation around Sydney for one calendar day.
    • Mix and match between two options: central Sydney (red route) and Bondi Beach (blue route).
    • Entertaining commentary along the way is available in eight languages.
    • Free WiFi.
    • Big Bus app with live bus tracking.
    • Over 30 included stops at great tourist attractions.

    This is the perfect way to get your bearings in the city, and you'll have the chance to hop off at any attractions that pique your interest. Learn all about Sydney’s history, culture, and fun facts from the informative and entertaining narration as you travel. And, stop to take a closer look at landmarks such as the Darling Harbour, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, as well as brilliant vantage points along the Bondi Beach route.

    With the flexibility to hop-on or hop-off at any of the 30+ stops along the two routes, Big Bus provides passengers with a unique orientation of Sydney offering unparalleled views allowing passengers to see the City of Sydney and Bondi Beach from a different perspective.

    Buses run at 45 minute intervals and offer Free Wi-Fi on-board. On the Sydney route, you'll pass bustling shops, restaurants, and attractions, all set among Colonial, Victorian and postmodern architecture. On the Bondi Beach route, watch out for views over Centennial parklands and Sydney's spectacular harbour bays.

    Sydney tour highlights 

    • Sydney Harbour Bridge
    • Sydney Opera House
    • Darling Harbour
    • The Rocks
    • Chinatown

    Bondi Beach tour highlights 

    • Bondi Beach
    • Paddington & Centennial Park
    • Rose Bay
    • Double Bay

    Go City is a better way to sightsee. Your pass includes this tour, plus admission to dozens of top Sydney attractions for one money-saving price.

    Experience Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus: Discover Tour (Red & Blue Routes) and many other attractions with the Explorer Pass.

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    Know before you go

    Getting in: show your pass to a Big Bus staff member at any included stop and you’re in. Click here to download the map for the Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Sydney stops.

    For more information, please visit Big Bus Tour's website. 

    Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus tickets help
    Simply ask our help team if you have any questions. 

    Where you'll be

    Stop #1, corner of George Street & Alfred Street,, null, Sydney, AU

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    Operating hours

    City Tour: every 30 minutes
    City Tour departure: Stop #1 First departure at 9AM, last departure at 4PM. 

    Bondi Beach Tour: every 45-60 minutes
    Bondi Beach Tour departure: Stop #12/24 First departure at 9.30AM,  last departure at 3.15PM.

    Closings & holidays

    Service will not be available on the 24 June

    Buy with confidence

    Free cancellation

    Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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