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Beach Tours and Harbour Cruises in Sydney

Hop on a ferry. Sail a boat. Jump in a helicopter. Or let Sydney's experienced tour operators show you the way. With an adventurous spirit, it's easy to uncover the best-kept secrets of Sydney's beautiful waterways and beaches.

Jet speed boats, harbour cruises, twilight sails, fishing charters and whale watching tours (in season) are all great ways to experience Sydney Harbour, but don't forget the ferry. Manly's the most famous destination from Circular Quay, but you can also catch ferries to Watson's Bay, Balmain, Woolwich, Mosman, Taronga Zoo and even Parramatta. Buy a day pass and hop aboard.

Diving enthusiasts can discover the best dive sites and marine life around the harbour with a guided tour. Or, wax up a board and hop on a wave; you'll find surfing lessons in the Northern Beaches, Bondi and Cronulla. A kayaking tour is also a great way to get to know Sydney's lesser-known waterways.

For an aerial perspective, book a helicopter flight or seaplane tour, some of which combine flights and a romantic gourmet lunch. And don't forget the fun you can have from the shore, either. On an eco-tour, you'll learn about lagoons, headlands, rock platforms and flora and fauna. Or, join an Aboriginal fishing tour and learn how to catch your dinner and cook it!

There are also heaps of great day trip tours on offer to the Northern Beaches, the Central Coast and iconic Bondi Beach. And if you've got time, don't miss a day trip to the beautiful beaches of Bundeena and the Royal National Park, around an hour out of Sydney.

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  1. Family Private

    Family Private

    Take your family and enjoy the thrill of surfing beautiful Bondi Beach with your own personal instructor. There is no better way to have fun with mum, dad and the kids. Your private surfing lesson is ...

  2. Three Beaches Tour

    Three Beaches Tour

    This is Sydney's only three beach tour. Go to the beautiful Palm Beach where the television show Home and Away is filmed. Then the tour travels to the beautiful Manly Beach, where you will stop fo...

  3. Pittwater Kayak Tours

    Pittwater Kayak Tours

    Enjoy a guided kayak tour, a scenic bushwalk and morning or afternoon tea. Swim and snorkel in crystal clear waters, see spectacular views and discover Aboriginal caves and middens.Opportuni...

  4. Surfaris

    Surfaris

    The trips are all inclusive of transport, accommodation, meals, and surf gear and surf lessons and there are no extras. Accommodation is at Surfaris Central, adjacent to the Hat Head National Park, th...

  5. Surf Easy Course

    Surf Easy Course

    If you're determined to ride a wave at Maroubra Beach - and stay on it - then the three lesson beginner's package will get you going. The professional team will get you safely up and onto you...

  6. Group Lessons

    Group Lessons

    Are you a beginner wanting to learn the thrill of riding a wave or an intermediate wanting to improve on your existing skills to help gain the confidence to get to the next level, then the coaches at ...

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