Sydney's Northern Beaches Private Tour with River Cruise to Secluded Beaches

Take yourself off the tourist trail on this unique Private Tour, with a Local who grew up in this seaside region! This tour includes several locations that other tour operators do not visit - including a vintage ferry ride to places only accessible by boat - beautiful Currawong Beach & Mackerel Beach - long time favourite 'hidden' spots for generations of locals!
Leave the city behind on this 8-hour tour as you are driven over the iconic Sydney Harbor Bridge and into the Northern Beaches Peninsula. Stop at the world famous Manly Beach and meander along the beach foreshore, the Corso, and Ferry Wharf area. Head up the coastline to the Northern most point of Sydney while taking in stunning coastal views along the way. Explore the beautiful Palm Beach area, which is frequented by the rich and famous. Take a ferry ride across Pittwater to some of Sydney's most exclusive and remote beaches and bays that are only accessible by boat. Enjoy breathtaking views from the Barrenjoey Lighthouse.

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8 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Private tour guide and driver
    • Snacks - Morning Tea including Fresh Fruit, Cookies or Cakes and Fruit Juices
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • National Park Entry Fee's
    • River Ferry Boat Ride
    • Entry/Admission - North Head Sanctuary
    • Entry/Admission - Sydney Harbour National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
    • Entry/Admission - The Basin
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, New South Wales 2060 Australia

    Pass over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stopping on the Northside for some great photo opportunities.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kirribilli, Kirribilli, North Sydney, Greater Sydney, New South Wales

    Stop for a perfect photo opportunity from the North side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: North Head Sanctuary, Manly, New South Wales Australia

    Stop here for incredible views back to Sydney City.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Balmoral, Balmoral, Mosman, Greater Sydney, New South Wales

    Visit the elegant and exclusive Balmoral Beach

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Manly Beach, Sydney, New South Wales 2095 Australia

    Visit Manly beach and enjoy this 'favourite' local beach and it's unique surf culture

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sydney Harbour National Park, Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman, New South Wales 2088 Australia

    Stop at North head in Sydney Harbour National Park - if you are lucky you might spot some wildlife here!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Barrenjoey Lighthouse, Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108 Australia

    The most northerly point on the Northern Beaches - this location has amazing views and is surrounded by native bush-land

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Avalon Beach, Avalon Beach, Pittwater, Greater Sydney, New South Wales

    Pass through Avalon Beach

    Stop At: Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Pittwater, Greater Sydney, New South Wales

    Visit the exclusive peninsula locality of Palm Beach

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, New South Wales Australia

    Take a ferry ride across to Pittwater to areas in this National Park that are accessible Only by Boat!

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: The Basin, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Pittwater, New South Wales 2084 Australia

    Take a vintage ferry across to 'The Basin'

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Great Mackerel Beach, Great Mackerel Beach, Pittwater, Greater Sydney, New South Wales

    Visit Great Mackerel Beach - Accessible only by Boat!

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Pass By: Sydney Private Day Tours, 4 Waratah Street Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

    Sydney Private Day Tours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Enjoy the luxury of a stress free pick up directly from your Hotel, Accommodation or Cruise Terminal.Ports
    • Sydney Cove Overseas Passenger Terminal, 130 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
    • White Bay Cruise Terminal, 2041 James Craig Rd, Rozelle NSW 2039, Australia
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Sunhat and sunscreen
    • Suitable for all fitness levels – there is a small component of moderate to easy walking
    • This tour can cater for guests with some limited mobility (for example, elderly guests requiring a moderate level of mobility aids such as a walking stick or walking frame)
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Sydney Private Day Tours is a NSW Government Covid Safe Verified and Registered business. We follow the Australian Government Regulations and Recommendations for Health and Safety of Customers and Staff. We use the NSW Government QR Code check-in for all tours.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Sydney Private Day Tours

Activity ID: V-46933P2

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