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Sydney Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Activities in Sydney

Sydney Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

  • 10% off
  • English English
  • 1 or 2 days

The Sydney sightseeing bus (Big Bus Tour) is a comfortable and convenient way to get around the city. This open-top, double decker bus tours the iconic sights of Australia's most cosmopolitan city. You can hop on and off at any of the stops to explore the city at your leisure.

Routes and stops

This sightseeing bus follows two different 90-minute routes, with more than 33 stops located near the main tourist attractions of Sydney. Throughout the journey, enjoy pre-recorded commentary in English about the places you visit.

Discover the city's essential sights on the red line. You'll appreciate the mix of architectural styles that make Sidney so eclectic. The blue route introduces you to the Australian beach and surf culture, as it connects the city to the legendary Bondi Beach.

Some unmissable stops are the world-famous Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and Sydney Tower, the tallest building in the city.

You can consult the different routes and all the stops on the map by clicking on the following link:

Options

  • 1 day ticket: includes unlimited access to the Big Bus service for 1 day.
  • 2 day ticket: includes the use of the Big Bus service for 2 days, plus a guided walking tour of The Rocks neighbourhood (only valid until 31 March 2020).
  • 2 day ticket + Cruise + Sidney Tower (or Madame Tussauds): besides the use of the Big Bus service for 2 days and the guided walking tour of The Rocks, this option also includes a cruise along Sydney Harbour (1-hour cruise) and access either to Sydney Tower's observation deck (Sydney Tower Eye), from where the best views of the city can be obtained, or to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.

How does it work?

The ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days from when it is activated for the fist time. During this period, you can hop on and off any Big Bus as many times as you want, so you can easily explore the most emblematic places in Sydney.

Timetable and frequency

  • Red line (City tour): daily departures every 30 minutes from 8:30 am to 5 pm. Total duration 1 hour 45 minutes.
  • Blue line (Bondi Beach tour): daily departures every 30 minutes from 9:30 am to 5 pm.Total duration 1 hour 45 minutes.
  • Sydney Harbour Cruise: daily departures at 10:50 am, 11:40 am, 12:40 pm, 1:40 pm, 2:55 pm and 4 pm. No service on Christmas Day or Good Friday. The boat trip lasts 1 hour.

Price

Adults Children from 5 to 15 years Children under 5 years
1 day ticket
US$ 39.50 US$ 35.50
US$ 27.20 US$ 24.50
Free
2 day ticket
US$ 51.10 US$ 46
US$ 34 US$ 30.60
Free
2 day ticket + Cruise + Sydney Tower or Madame Tussauds
US$ 71.50
US$ 51.10
Free

1 day ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 39.5 US$ 35.5
  • Children from 5 to 15 years

    US$ 27.2 US$ 24.5
  • Children under 5 years

    Free

2 day ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 51.1 US$ 46
  • Children from 5 to 15 years

    US$ 34 US$ 30.6
  • Children under 5 years

    Free

2 day ticket + Cruise + Sydney Tower or Madame Tussauds

  • Adults

    US$ 71.5
  • Children from 5 to 15 years

    US$ 51.1
  • Children under 5 years

    Free

More Information

Duration

1 or 2 days

Language English

The tour includes audio commentary in English.

Included

Unlimited use of the Big Bus for the selected time.

Individual headphones.

Cruise along Sydney Harbour (optional).

Entry to the Sydney Tower observation deck or Madame Tussauds (optional).

Guided tour of The Rocks (optional).

10% discount on the official ticket price.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes (most of the buses are accessible).

from US$ 39.50
US$ 35.50
No hidden fees or surcharges

Cancellations

Non refundable. You may not cancel this activity.