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Other Sydney Day Tours

Activity Tours Australia specialises in providing fantastic day tours from Sydney to the popular Blue Mountains and the Hunter Valley.

We are often asked about other experiences that are available for short day trips from Sydney so we have assembled the the following selection of fantastic tours, and also negotiated some extra discounts for some tours if you click through and book from this website. Please be aware that these tours are not operated by Activity Tours Australia so all bookings, payments, terms & conditions, and other logistical arrangements need to be made directly with the tour operators on the websites linked to below.

Port Stephens - Dolphin or Whale Watching : Feel the freedom! [CTPS]
A day in the paradise of Port Stephens as you sail among the dolphins, play on stunning beaches, sand slide down huge dunes and 4WD on the beach. If you love nature and adventure, then this is the trip for you!

Tour Inclusions / Highlights

  • Dolphin WatchingFeel the exaltation and thrill of wild nature as you get close to the local bottlenose dolphins that call this paradise home.
  • Cruise BoatJoin the crew and relax on the spacious viewing decks, help yourself to free tea or coffee or enjoy a drink from the licensed bar. Get up close to the dolphins and cool off being towed behind the boat in the boom net!
  • Stockton BeachSwim (summer only) or hang out on this amazing 32 km long beach stretching onto the horizon.
  • Anna Bay Sand DunesDirectly behind the stunning Stockton Beach are huge sand dunes up to thirty metres high. A beautiful landscape and a great photo opportunity of you in the 'Sahara Desert'!
  • Port Stephens 4WD & Sand sliding (optional extra **)Take a 4WD vehicle over the huge dunes to find the biggest dunes possible for all the sand sliding you can handle!
  • Camel Riding (optional extra **)Jump up on one of these amazing animals called 'the ships of the desert'. Sway your way down and along the beach for some great photos!
  • Bakery lunchWe support the award winning bakery and enjoy a picnic lunch by the bay
  • Whale Watching Upgrade - A$25UPGRADE to a whale watching cruise during the annual whale migration from JUNE to OCTOBER (approximately). Be amazed as you get close to the biggest creatures on earth. Learn more about these animals and their amazing journey through the oceans. Watch carefully to see the Humpback Whales playfully show off some whale acrobatics as they migrate along our coast. ($25 own expense)
from
$115
AUD
Operator: Colourful Trips
Full Adult Price: A$135.00
Concession price*: A$115.00
* Must show student concession discount card to tour guide on the day of the tour to receive discounted rate.
Tours Depart Saturday (and Wednesday) between 7:15 and 8am,
returning to Sydney around 7pm.
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Enter "activity" as the promotional code to get 10%* off!
* Promotional code is valid only for the tours on this page
Canberra - Explore our unique capital city! [CTCC]
Travel over the mountains into the Australian 'bush' and Australia's sheep country. Canberra is unlike any other capital city and you have to visit it to understand why. World class attractions, amazing architecture and futuristic planning all play their part in making Canberra one of the world's most modern and progressive cities.

Tour Inclusions / Highlights

  • Australian War MemorialA time of reflection as you discover the legends of Gallipoli, the ANZACs, the sacrifices and losses suffered by Australians in past wars fought around the world.
  • National Parliament HouseYou'll feel the might and privilege of our Australian democracy as our guide takes you through this architectural masterpiece costing $1.1 billion. From the inner halls of power to the rooftop views, you'll be very impressed!
  • National EmbassiesWe'll take you to Yarralumla, for a close look at many national embassies, each one unique and designed to reflect aspects of the country's culture.
  • Mount AinslieTake in the impressive 360-degree views over the capital city and surrounding mountain ranges of Canberra.
  • Captain Cook Memorial JetSee the spectacular 145 metre high spire of water soaring above Lake Burley Griffin.
  • Wild KangaroosWe often see wild kangaroos, so we'll be sure to stop for photos!
  • PLUS 1.5 hours of free timeChoose from the following and enjoy lunch (own expense) at their cafes:

    » National Gallery of Australia - Free
    » Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre - $20
    » National Museum of Australia - Free
from
$119
AUD
Operator: Colourful Trips
Full Adult Price: A$139.00
Concession price*: A$119.00
* Must show student concession discount card to tour guide on the day of the tour to receive discounted rate.
Tours Depart Saturday between 7:15 and 8am,
returning to Sydney around 8:30pm.
Check Tour Availabilty and Book Now
Tour Date:   Places:
Enter "activity" as the promotional code to get 10%* off!
* Promotional code is valid only for the tours on this page
Jervis Bay Dolphins - Escape to paradise! [CTJB]
Discover the Jewel of the South Coast, a nationally protected marine park and national park containing the whitest beaches in the world and home to dolphins and marine life. You'll jump on a cruise to relax and appreciate a truly stunning environment as well as walking on some of the world's whitest sand!

Tour Inclusions / Highlights

  • Mt. Bulli LookoutThe first stop is at the stunning Mt Bulli Lookout overlooking the Illawarra escarpment with amazing views over the Wollongong coastline with its renowned beaches.
  • Jervis Bay Marine ParkRelax on a dolphin watch cruise of Jervis Bay Marine Park and feel the exaltation and thrill of wild nature as you get close to the local bottlenose dolphins that call this paradise home.
  • Bakery LunchA delicious bakery lunch is included, so we pre-order on route and then take our lunch to a nearby glorious beach with some of the whitest - and squeakiest - sand in the world! Relax, walk along the shore or jump in for a swim in the clear, calm, turquoise waters. (Conditions permitting).
  • Kangaroo ValleyDescribed by many as "The most beautiful valley in Australia." It is host to a variety of native wildlife such as kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and plenty of exotic birdlife, including lyrebirds, cockatoos and multi coloured parrots.
  • Fitzroy FallsWalk to the edge of a rugged gorge with an 80 metre plunging waterfall and the spectacular scenery of Moreton National Park.
from
$135
AUD
Operator: Colourful Trips
Full Adult Price: A$155.00
Concession price*: A$135.00
* Must show student concession discount card to tour guide on the day of the tour to receive discounted rate.
Tours Depart Sunday between 7:15 and 8am,
returning to Sydney around 7pm.
Check Tour Availabilty and Book Now
Tour Date:   Places:
Enter "activity" as the promotional code to get 10%* off!
* Promotional code is valid only for the tours on this page
IMPORTANT NOTICE!

While all care has been taken in preparing this list of tours, Activity Tours Australia does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of information on the tour operators websites nor the provision of these tour services by those operators.

Tours taken with other tour operators do not count towards multiple tour discounts offered by Activity Tours and do not attract any other discounts offered by Activity Tours Australia unless stated.