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Nature Based Tours

Nature Tours in Sydney

Sydney is famous for its outdoor lifestyle and there are lots of ways to make the most of it. Explore the trails and look-outs in the many National Parks. Learn to surf or ride a horse. You can also take a number of scenic cruises around the city's waterways. Nature-based tours make a lot of sense if you're new in town or simply looking for a new perspective on Sydney and its beautiful surrounds.

Good surf breaks aren't always at the most well-known beaches, and on a tour you can pick the brains of the locals in the know. Newbies will also find surf schools at Manly, Bondi Beach and Cronulla. And horse enthusiasts can get their kicks in Sydney's west and in Moore Park in Sydney's East – or by booking a horseback tour or trail ride in the Blue Mountains, the Hunter Valley or the Central Coast.

If you fancy sitting back and soaking up the views from the deck of a boat, daily cruises departing from Palm Beach travel up picturesque Hawksbury River. You'll also find cruises up the Parramatta River departing from Circular Quay.

From the shore, a range of nature-based tours offer insight into aboriginal heritage – from bush tucker walks and coastal discovery tours to guided Aboriginal experiences around the harbour and the Botanic Gardens. You'll find great guided walks in the Royal National Park and around Bondi Beach, too.

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  1. Coastal Whale Walks

    Coastal Whale Walks

    EcoTreasures Sydney will take you on a relaxed stroll with your expert guide along an amazing part of the Australian East Coast. Enjoy the breath taking view of the Pacific Ocean while searching for W...

  2. Lunch Cruise

    Lunch Cruise

    Enjoy a 2.5 hour lunch cruise aboard the TSMV Gunnamatta exploring the beautiful waterways of Port Hacking, one of Sydney's most pristine waterways. Hear about the early explorers of the district,...

  3. Package B - 1 Day

    Package B - 1 Day

    For those who may be time short this journey allows you to experience some of the Coast Track over just one day, finishing with a massage and four course fine dining or Champagne tasting as the sun se...

  4. Venture West Tour

    Venture West Tour

    A four day eco tour adventure into the heart of the Australian bush. Travel in a small group to meet genuine Australian bush characters, experience authentic Australian country lifestyle, try traditio...

  5. Private Tours

    Private Tours

    Customised tours where you can choose where you would like to paddle - choosing from any of their tour routes or a variation on them.You can paddle under Sydney Harbour Bridge and explore th...

  6. Jenolan Caves

    Jenolan Caves

    Discover the World Heritage treasures of Blue Mountains National Park and the breathtaking natural wonders of the Jenolan Caves. Nestled on the western side of the Blue Mountains, this extensive netwo...

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