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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. Package A - 2 Days/1 Night

    Package A - 2 Days/1 Night

    This journey allows you to experience most of the Coast Track over two days, an amazing coastal walking tour, massage on arrival, comfortable camping accommodation and genuine four course fine dining ...

  2. Nepean River Secret

    Nepean River Secret

    The Nepean River is fantastic for overnight camping expeditions. As soon as you depart down stream you will be immersed in nature at its finest. Enjoy clean fresh-water swimming holes, abundant wildli...

  3. Nature Walk

    Nature Walk

    Experience the beauty of the natural landscape. Join a guide, take a stroll through the National Park and view some of North Head's most well kept secrets. Learn about the endangered plant and ani...

  4. You Decide Tour

    You Decide Tour

    This is where you get to decide where to go and what to see. You might want to ride up to Katoomba and visit the Three Sisters, or take a trip out to Warragamba Dam? If you have some sights you want t...

  5. 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,...

  6. Behind the Scenes

    Behind the Scenes

    Visit areas and collections normally reserved for working scientists, researchers and staff. Sneak a peek at an irreplaceable collection of more than 16 million objects, specimens of creatures large a...

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