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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. Full Day Air Safari

    Full Day Air Safari

    The tour begins with a scenic flight over the stunning Blue Mountains before landing on an authentic, working sheep and cattle station. Middlebrook is an 11,000 acre family owned property in the far n...

  2. Zoo Express

    Zoo Express

    Zoo Express is a fun way to travel to the Zoo with commentary. Tour includes entry to Taronga Zoo and Sky Safari cablecar, return Rocket catamaran cruise from Circular Quay or Darling Harbour.

  3. Sunset Tour

    Sunset Tour

    This tour takes in the captivating experience of sunset in one of the world's most beautiful cities.Walk through the rare bushland of Manly's North Head as the sun sets through the t...

  4. 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...

  5. Jacaranda Cruises

    Jacaranda Cruises

    See the most beautiful harbour in the world with breathtaking Jacarandas in full flower. Hear the stories about Sydney's early days on the waterfront from Graham Ross. Graham's passion for Sydney Harb...

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