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Big Bus Sydney Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus - Choice of Classic, Premium & Deluxe Ticket Options

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Key Highlights

  • The Sydney Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus allows you to plan you own perfect Sydney sightseeing itinerary
  • Choose from three ticket options with up to 2 days validity and explore the city at your pace
  • See the best of the city including Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach, Sydney Tower Eye and more!
  • Deluxe Ticket offers bonus Harbour cruise and choice of entry to Tower Eye or Madame Tussauds
  • Relax on the open-top bus and enjoy the wonderful views of the Sydney attractions
  • Enjoy the tour with an audio commentary guide in 8 languages.
  • Enjoy FREE WiFi on all buses
  • Overview

    The Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Beach hop-on, hop-off tour allows you to see the very best of this remarkable city – choose what you want to see and how long you wish to see it for. Built around the world's most beautiful Harbour with towering skyscrapers, iconic buildings and monuments. All the main attractions of Sydney are covered by two routes and over 33 stops.

    Enjoy views of the city’s remarkable skyscrapers, legendary buildings and monuments and gorgeous harbor on WiFi enabled open-top double-decker buses while listening to the multi-lingual audio commentary onboard offered in 8 languages.

    You have three ticket options to choose from –

    • Classic Ticket: Valid for 1 day; includes 2 routes
    • Premium Ticket: Valid for 2 consecutive days; includes 2 routes
    • Deluxe Ticket: Valid for 2 consecutive days; includes 2 routes, Harbour Cruise & Entry to Tower Eye or Madame Tussauds

    The two hop-on, hop-off routes cover all the major highlights in Sydney. Some of the major Sydney attractions covered are:

    • St. Mary's Cathedral
    • Bondi Beach
    • Hyde Park Barracks
    • Australian Museum
    • Sydney Opera House
    • Sydney Harbour Bridge
    • Royal Botanical Gardens
    • Sydney Tower
    • Darling Harbour

    Download the tour route map

    Captain Cook Harbour Cruise

    Enjoy a scenic 60-minute cruise on Sydney Harbour with Captain Cook Harbour Cruises. Take in the gorgeous views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge as you relax on the cruise while listening to live-onboard guides.

    Choice of Attraction Ticket: Sydney Tower Eye or Madame Tussauds

    Witness 360 degree views of the city on your complimentary visit to the Observation Deck of Sydney’s tallest building - Sydney Tower Eye or choose to visit the famous Madame Tussauds Sydney and see the famous celebrity waxworks. You can ask Big Bus Tours staff member for your preferred attraction when you redeem your ticket. Attraction tickets are valid for 1 day.

  • 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

    Hop-On, Hop-Off: Buses depart between 8:30am and 6pm, every 20-30 minutes

    Cruise: 10:50am, 11:40am, 12:40pm, 1:40pm, 2:55pm or 4pm (timetable on bus)

    Sydney Tower Eye/Madame Tussauds: Check attraction website for exact hours

    Timings are subject to change.

    Meeting Point

    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: You may board the bus at any of the designated stops and present the booking voucher to the bus driver.
    • Cruise: Redeem ticket at Captain Cook office at Wharf 6, Circular Quay 15 minutes prior to cruise departures.
    • Sydney Tower Eye/ Madame Tussauds: Make your choice while redeeming your bus ticket.

    Ending Point

    You may end the bus tour at any of the stops.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 1 or 2 days Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket (as per option chosen)
    • 1-hour Captain Cook Harbour Cruise (with Deluxe Ticket)
    • Sydney Tower Eye or Madame Tussauds Entry (with Deluxe Ticket)
    • Pre-recorded commentary in 8 languages (Spanish, German, English, French, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese & Chinese)
    • Free WiFi on all buses


    • Gratuities

  • Please note

    Voucher information: You must carry a printed copy of the booking voucher to exchange it for tickets. At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On Hop-Off ticket at any one of the stops. You can ask for your choice of attraction ticket from Big Bus Tours staff member when you redeem your ticket.

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change. Frequency and finishing times vary according to season.

    Additional info

  • 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
    • Worth the money and reliable.

      Elizabeth Hurst, United Kingdom, 15/Mar/2019
    • Great cost for inclusions

      Karlee Scanlan, Australia, 19/Jan/2019
    • The Hop-On, Hop-Off bus was really great and I would certainly recommend it to others going to Sydney especially if you have limited time. Being able to get on and off whenever you wanted was good.

      Alison Deegan, Australia, 14/Jan/2019