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 23 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 –
The two hop-on, hop-off routes cover all the major highlights in Sydney. Some of the major Sydney attractions covered are:
Captain Cook Harbour Cruise
Enjoy a scenic 60 minutes 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.
Rocks Walking Tour
That's not all! Upgrade your tour to Premium or Deluxe and enjoy a complimentary Rocks Walking Tour. In this 90 minutes walking tour, stroll along the cobbled and bricked lanes and alleys, pass by historic, traditional, modern and contemporary cafes and pubs. Hear the tales of past and present Sydney in English from our expert guide.
The ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days (as per option chosen)
Hop-On, Hop-Off: Buses depart between 8:30am and 5pm, every 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
Rocks Walking Tour: 11am
Since this is an outdoor activity, the schedules might just change sometimes. Check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.
You may end the bus tour at any of the stops.
Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). 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.
From 24 May to 15 Jun 19, due to Sydney Vivid Festival few stops and timings have changed. Click here to check the updated details.
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 trip...Rosanna Paine, New Zealand, 02/Apr/2018
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
Excellent way to see Sydney without the stress of driving/navigating yourself.
Plenty of information and a reliable service
Smooth & informative service, on time bus service. Helpful attendants.