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Sydney Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Activities in Sydney

Sydney Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Really useful for a 4 day stay.
10 Marcelino Civitillo
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
From
(-10%) US$ 50.10
US$ 45
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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The Sydney sightseeing bus (Big Bus Tour) is a comfortable and convenient way to get around the city. This open-top, double decker bus tours the iconic sights of Australia's most cosmopolitan city. You can hop on and off at any of the stops to explore the city at your leisure.

Routes and stops

This sightseeing bus follows 2different 90-minute routes, with more than 33 stops located near the main tourist attractions of Sydney. Throughout the journey, enjoy pre-recorded commentary in English about the places you visit.

Discover the city's essential sights on the red line. You'll appreciate the mix of architectural styles that make Sidney so eclectic. The blue route introduces you to the Australian beach and surf culture, as it connects the city to the legendary Bondi Beach.

Some unmissable stops are the world-famous Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and Sydney Tower, the tallest building in the city.

You can consult the different routes and all the stops on the map by clicking on the following link:

Options

  • 1 day ticket: includes unlimited access to the Big Bus service for 1 day.
  • 2 day ticket: includes use of the Big Bus service for 2 days.
  • 2 day ticket + Cruise: As well as using the buses for two days, this ticket includes a cruise around Sydney bay for 60 minutes is included.

How does it work?

The ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days from when it is activated for the fist time. During this period, you can hop on and off any Big Bus as many times as you want, so you can easily explore the most emblematic places in Sydney.

Although you must select a date when booking, your ticket will be valid for 12 months following this date. When you book we'll send you a voucher by email which you'll need to hand in on the first bus you take.  

Timetable and frequency

  • Red line (City tour): daily departures every 45 minutes from 10 am to 2 pm. Total duration of 1 hour 45 minutes.
  • Blue line (Bondi Beach tour): daily departures every 2 hours from 10:15 am to 2:15 pm. Total duration of 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Sydney Harbour Cruise: daily departures at 10:50 am, 11:40 am, 12:40 pm, 1:40 pm, 2:55 pm, and 4 pm. No service on Christmas Day or Good Friday. The boat trip lasts 1 hour.

Temporary closures and timetables

Until further notice, the Sydney Sightseeing Bus will only operate on the Red Line from 10 am to 2 pm every 2 hours.

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Price

Adults Children from 5 to 15 years Children under 5 years
1 day ticket
US$ 50.10 US$ 45
US$ 34.60 US$ 31.20
Free
2 day ticket
US$ 60.80 US$ 54.80
US$ 38.50 US$ 34.60
Free
2 day ticket + Cruise
US$ 76.30 US$ 68.60
US$ 50.10 US$ 45
Free

1 day ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 50.10 US$ 45
  • Children from 5 to 15 years

    US$ 34.60 US$ 31.20
  • Children under 5 years

    Free

2 day ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 60.80 US$ 54.80
  • Children from 5 to 15 years

    US$ 38.50 US$ 34.60
  • Children under 5 years

    Free

2 day ticket + Cruise

  • Adults

    US$ 76.30 US$ 68.60
  • Children from 5 to 15 years

    US$ 50.10 US$ 45
  • Children under 5 years

    Free

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

1 - 2 days.

Language The activity takes place with recorded commentary in in english.

The activity takes place with recorded commentary in in english.

Included

Unlimited use of the Big Bus for the selected time.

Individual headphones.

Cruise along Sydney Harbour (optional).

10% discount on the official ticket price.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Varies according to the attraction included.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

From
(-10%) US$ 50.10
US$ 45
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.