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Start your hike with an adventure through rugged woodland, passing by lush greenery and exotic plant life. Get a look at the gorge of Nellies Glen and Megalong Creek Valley, and then stop for lunch and spectacular views of the Blue Mountains.
Continue your trek through the valley and cross the Bowtells Swing suspension bridge over the Coxs River. Take a dip in the river's crystal-clear waters to refresh yourself before calling it a night in a nearby lodge.
Rise early in the morning for breakfast before a challenging uphill track of up to 12 miles (19 km), with afternoon tea and lunch stops in between. Follow the fire trail along the Black Range ridge and relax when you arrive at your campsite as your guides prepare your dinner.
Carry on walking along the steep fire trail down Binoomera Ridge and Carlotta Arch before arriving at the Jenolan Caves at noon. Enjoy some free time by one of Australia's most famous caves before returning to your meeting point in a 4-wheel-drive coach. Read More close
Get started by rappelling down a few smaller jumps as your instructors explain each step and help you perfect your techniques. Work your way through a 50-foot (15-m) cliff before finishing off with a thrilling drop from twice the height.
After lunch, start the afternoon with a lesson in rock-climbing technique and take on several single-pitch climbs to hone your technique. Scale a few novice-friendly cliffs under the professional supervision of your instructors, who explain the finer techniques of climbing and show you how to climb efficiently for a true introduction into the vertical world of rock. Read More close
After making your way to the Glenworth Valley meet your friendly guide and take some time to go over the basics of abseiling. No matter your level of experience, you're sure to have a great time on a course that features 3 different descents. Begin with a gentle introductory descent to develop confidence before working up to the more challenging routes.
Once you've got the hang of it, rappel down the sheer rock wall at your own pace, soaking up postcard-worthy views of the Glenworth Valley, including Popran Creek and its striking surroundings. Plenty of safeguards are built into the abseil routes, and your guide is nearby the entire time to make sure you have a fun, exciting, and safe time. There's no better way to marvel at Australia's picture-perfect landscapes while getting a serious adrenaline rush.
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2 hours 30 minutes
Meet your friendly and professional crew at the King Street Wharf and get ready for the adventure. Hop aboard an actual America's Cup yacht and join the crew for a trip through the world of fleet racing.
Discover the thrill of yacht racing, the domain of billionaires, aboard a professional racing-class yacht. Learn about Australia's America's Cup win, take in the picturesque views, and feel the sea breeze in your hair as you sail down Sydney Harbour.
Design your plan of action and head out for a head-to-head sailing battle. Experience grand prix on the water as you race a multimillion-dollar America's Cup Class yacht—combining superior design technology, crew perfection, and a winning strategy to outmaneuver the opposition and win the race.
Take the helm or simply sit back, relax, and enjoy the action. Read More close
Experience the feeling of freedom that comes with cruising around the coastline in a yacht. Meet your experienced professional crew at King Street Wharf and head out to Milsons Point. Rest easy and savor the seascape, or work hard on the grinders and hoist the main sail as you pass under the Sydney Harbour Bridge for views of The Rocks, Circular Quay, and the Sydney Opera House.
The sea breeze tickles your skin as the friendly crew explains the techniques and tactics of championship America's Cup racing. Learn how to steer at the helm and enjoy the scenic coastline as you swiftly glide across the water. Continue on to Manly Cove and take advantage of fantastic photo opportunities.
As you return, admire the beauty and diversity of the natural landscapes, iconic buildings, and magnificent skyscrapers of this enchanting city. Read More close
Set out in a 4-wheel-drive vehicle with a local guide, cruising along forested trails and by dramatic canyons and cliffs as you take in the splendor of the great outdoors. There are 8 different, interconnected national parks and conservation areas in the Blue Mountains, and the natural beauty of the region is on spectacular display as you tour.
Pass by the Three Sisters rock formation. According to Aboriginal dream-time legend, these sandstone outcrops are actually 3 beautiful girls who were turned to stone to protect them from danger during a violent battle. Gaze out over the lush gorges of Grose Valley, and stretch your legs with a nature walk to get up close to tumbling waterfalls and the mountains' rich flora and fauna.
At lunchtime, your guide sets up a table on a high hilltop overlooking a canyon. Sit back with a glass of Australian wine and enjoy cheeses and fresh, seasonal cuisine in this unforgettable setting. If it's windy or cold, lunch is at a special indoor location complete with a cozy fireplace. Continue the adventure after your meal, taking in the grandeur of the mountains as your guide regales you with the area's geological history, ancient myths, and stories about early explorers and their exploits in the hills. Read More close
Begin in Sydney and enjoy hotel pickup via air-conditioned coach. Then climb the Great Western Highway through peaceful townships like Blaxland, Leura, and Wentworth before reaching the quaint coal mining town of Katoomba.
Enjoy views of stunning eucalyptus forests and old rock formations as you travel to the World Heritage attractions within the Blue Mountains National Park. Hear the legend of the Three Sisters rock formation as you gaze upon it from the Echo Point lookout.
Next, experience stunning views on the Katoomba Cliff Drive and then arrive at the magnificent Jenolan Caves, one of the oldest-known open cave systems in the world. Spot the gorgeous Grand Arch and marvel at the cave's amazing lighting, underground rivers, and limestone formations.
Finally, you have the option to join your guide for a caving adventure in the Jenolan Caves or take a break in the Caves House before your coach takes you back to Sydney.
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Set out down tree-shaded boardwalks and rocky staircases as you enter the Valley of the Waters. Babbling streams splash alongside you, and your friendly, professional guide points out the changing flora as you move from dry and rocky terrain to the lush fern gullies of the rainforest gorge. Jump between stepping stones to cross a gurgling brook and descend precipitous cliff faces on rocky stairways during your adventure.
At midday, stop for a picnic lunch at the base of a waterfall. Listen to the calls of whipbirds and lyrebirds as you eat, and then go for a dip in the fall's pool. The rest of your walk takes you past even more tumbling cascades, from the lacy tendrils of Empress Falls to the wide, misty veils of Sylvia Falls, as you immerse yourself in the wild beauty of the mountain scenery. Read More close
Start your beach day with a pick up from your Sydney hotel and journey to the world-famous Bondi Beach. Upon your arrival, your hands-on instruction by a professional surf instructor begins. Learn how to recognize surf conditions and practice your surfing technique on land.
Grab your surfboard and move out into the water amid broken waves and catch them. Paddle out, sit on your surfboard, and watch as your fellow surfers start to paddle for a wave. Start to stand up on lower waves and then disappear down the other side of the wave. Then, it is time to catch a bigger wave, get up, and ride all the way into the beach. Feel all the power of the wave—what an exhilarating experience.
Back on land, tour the surf lifesaving club and see the lifesavers in action. You may recognize one from the famous Australian television show Bondi Rescue. Afterwards, enjoy a beachside lunch with your group, take in the stunning scenery, and relax on the white sands. Read More close
Join a small-group session for an introduction to surfing or choose to receive an exclusive and personalized lesson with your private surf instructor.
Take your board into the water and catch a wave. Paddle out, sit on your surfboard, and watch your fellow surfers start to paddle. After standing up on a few smaller waves, try to catch a bigger one. Feel proud as you catch a bigger wave, stand up, and glide toward the beach.
Throughout your lesson, receive instruction and feedback from your professional surf instructor. At the end of your experience, admire the beautiful scenery of Bondi Beach. Read More close
Immerse yourself in the spirit of Sydney by scaling one of Australia's icons. Begin by latching onto the climb base below the Bradfield Highway. Take a walk on catwalks below the road deck to reach the southeast pylon. Guided by an expert climb leader, gain an unexpected perspective of the bridge, its part in Sydney's story, and its foothold in the current cityscape.
Surrounded by the hum and buzz of Sydney traffic, ascend 4 ladders to the start of the upper arch. With the summit in sight, your journey continues along the bridge's outer arch on the Opera House side.
Once you reach the top, celebrate with your group and enjoy this mesmerizing moment. Marvel at the iconic Sydney Opera House, the city skyline and sparkling harbor. Then cross the spine of the bridge to the Darling Harbour side to make your descent and complete this 1,332-step adventure.
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Begin your adventure by exploring the Climb Base below the Bradfield Highway. After receiving your equipment, follow your professional climb leader. Walk on the catwalks below the road deck, past the southeast pylon, and directly over Sydney Harbour until you reach the base of the bridge's lower arch on the Sydney Opera House side.
This is where your ascent begins, first toward the peak of the lower arch. Break through to the upper arch by taking a staircase to the summit. After 1,002 steps, celebrate your arrival at the top of the bridge by taking in the spectacular views of the famous Sydney Opera House, the city skyline, and its beautiful harbor. Then cross the bridge's spine to the Darling Harbour side to begin your descent. Read More close
Begin your adventure by exploring the Climb Base below the Bradfield Highway. After receiving your equipment, follow your professional climb leader. Walk along catwalks past the Southeast Pylon, directly over Sydney Harbour. Then commence your ascent to the halfway point of the inner arch on the Opera House side.
After walking up 556 steps, cross over to the Darling Harbour side of the Bridge. Here, stop for a group photo at a unique vantage point within the bridge. Take in the spectacular views of the famous Sydney Opera House, the city skyline, and its beautiful harbor. From here, make the quick descent back to the Climb Base. This tour is ideal for those who have height concerns and would prefer not to go to the very top.
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Get started with an easy pickup and feel the power of the chopper's engine as you roar through the streets of the city center and across the Syndey Harbour Bridge to Kirribilli. Stop at some awesome lookout points including Mrs Macquarie's Chair, where you can see the bridge lined up perfectly with the Sydney Opera House.
Next, head south past Tamarama and Bronte to reach the idyllic town of Bondi. Upon your arrival, enjoy the relaxed way of life in this surfer community and stop to pose in your leathers with your exclusive chopper for some memorable photos. Ride back to Sydney and get dropped off in true style. Read More close
Master the best ways to stay safe on the road with a professional instructor in a relaxed and friendly environment. In this course, acquire knowledge about basic vehicle components and deepen your understanding of car control systems such as seating, vision and steering, and skid control in both theoretical and practical demonstrations.
Throughout your experience, develop a positive and proactive attitude toward defensive driving and become a safe driver, capable of minimizing danger through better understanding of your own vehicle, surroundings, and yourself as a driver.
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Meet at King Street Wharf to embark on the Katrina, a luxurious sailing yacht, and get ready for a memorable day watching the majestic whales out on the open sea.
Have your camera ready as you pass world-renowned Sydney sights, the Sydney Opera House, and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Feel the wind and admire the awe-inspiring views as you sail out into the open waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Grab a cup of hot chocolate, find a spot on the 12-person yacht, and enjoy this personalized experience. Keep your eye out for the large number of remarkable humpbacks and southern right whales, which swim very close to the coastline during their yearly migration. Listen to your informative captain on whale behavior, types of whales, and caring for a marine environment.
Don't forget to have your camera ready for the other forms of ocean fauna that might come your way, including dolphins, penguins, seals, and migratory birds. Enjoy 4 hours of unforgettable cruising before heading back to the wharf.
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Your jet boat ride begins as you head upstream. Hold on tight and get ready for a soak as your experienced driver performs slides, twists, spins, power-brake stops, and sweeping fishtails. Then enjoy great views of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Islands, Rose Bay, Watsons Bay, and the scenic Sydney Heads. On your return journey, pass by even more landmarks—like Taronga Zoo, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Luna Park—before being dropped back on shore.
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After a brief orientation on land and in the water, it's time to fly. Your expert instructor is at hand to coach you through your flight via a special headset inside of your helmet. Learn to balance, move your feet, and levitate as you get the hang of the Flyboard.
Once you're comfortable, there's no limit to the high-flying moves you can make on the Flyboard. Soar up, twist, and spiral back down to dive into the water. Speed under the waves and shoot up through the surface, or learn forward and race along the shore, high above the water below. Read More close
Your unforgettable ride starts with pickup from your Sydney hotel, allowing you to get geared up in your leather jacket, gloves, and helmet. Let your professional, experienced driver take the helm, and feel the engine roar as you glide through the streets of Sydney toward Bondi.
Gaze back at the towering Sydney skyline and feel the wind in your hair on your southern route to the coast. Upon your arrival in Bondi, enjoy the relaxed way of life in this surfer town, stopping to take some memorable photos of you posing with your Harley in your leathers. Then cruise back to Sydney and get dropped off at your hotel in true style. Read More close
Get picked up from your central hotel and jump on the back of this stunning piece of machinery. Feel the power of the infamous V-twin engine kick in as you hurtle through the streets of the city center, taking in diverse neighborhoods like The Rocks and Kings Cross, as well as awesome lookout points, including Mrs Macquarie's Chair, with great views over the harbor.
The highlight of the tour is hearing the mighty engine roar as you jet across the Harbour Bridge over to North Sydney. On the other side of the bridge, see Luna Park, a theme park that opened in 1935, sitting on the waterfront with beautiful white-sand beaches and the impressive Sydney skyline in the background. Read More close
Start your unforgettable adventure with pickup from your Sydney hotel. Put on your leather jacket and helmet to get into the spirit and hop on the back seat of your shiny motorbike. Chauffeured by your own personal driver, spin through the streets of Sydney and feel all eyes on you as you cruise past iconic sights including the Sydney Opera House and Luna Park.
On your journey north, look back at the stunning Sydney skyline and feel the wind in your hair before reaching Manly, with its award-winning surfing beach. Take the coastal road north to Dee Why, Collaroy, Narrabeen, and finally Mona Vale, soaking in the relaxed beach-town vibes and stopping for perfect photo opportunities before heading back to Sydney. Read More close
Your exciting tour begins as your red-hot Harley pulls up outside your hotel. Your experienced driver hands you a leather jacket, gloves, and a helmet so you can get right into the spirit of the Harley lifestyle. Then hit the streets and feel the incredible engine power you past Sydney's main highlights.
Marvel at the skyline and the Sydney Opera House as you rocket across the iconic Harbour Bridge and make your way along fast roads toward Bondi. Absorb the relaxed way of life in this surfer's haven, stopping to take some unforgettable photos of you posing with the Harley dressed in your leathers. Speed back to central Sydney and get dropped off at your hotel in style. Read More close
Hear the bike's engine roar as you begin your unforgettable adventure with pickup from the center of Sydney. Climb onto the back seat of the sleek motorbike, put on your leather jacket and helmet, and get ready for your wild ride. A professional Harley fanatic powers you through the north of Sydney, speeding toward the Royal National Park. Take a pit stop at Stanwell Park to admire the breathtaking natural landscape.
Continue your unforgettable experience through the Bulli Pass, Wollongong, and Shellharbour, fueling the bike and your energy with lunch at Kiama. Race along the curving road with the wind in your hair, passing through the quaint town of Berry, the tranquil Kangaroo Valley, and finally Fitzroy Falls, before you are head back to Sydney. Read More close
This adventure through unspoiled Australian bush and lush green valleys is located less than an hour from Sydney. Upon your arrival, be greeted and briefed by your friendly guide before embarking on your memorable riding adventure. Choose from more than 200 quality horses, ranging from challenging to gentle. Your guide helps you to make the right selection based on your level of experience.
Traveling over 31 miles (50 k) of wilderness trails, explore the shady canopy of a rainforest, meander along the banks of Popran Creek, and take a rest or a swim in the natural rock pools. Keep an eye out for abundant wildlife, including wallabies, lyrebirds, cockatoos, king parrots, and bellbirds.
If you are a more experienced rider, you may break away from the group with your guide's permission and explore the valley by yourself. Read More close
Less than 2 hours from Sydney and an hour from Wollongong, this zipline course offers a real chance to immerse yourself in native Australian wilderness. Your adventure begins with a safety briefing at the visitor center, where an experienced guide gets you comfortably strapped into your harness and offers tips for getting the most out of your ride. From there, it's just a quick 10-minute walk down to the start of the course.
Climb to the top of your first platform, step to the edge, and make the leap. The forest blurs around you as you whoosh to the end of the line. The thrills continue across 2 suspended bridges and 2 more cables, which reach heights of up to 115 feet (35 m). Along the way, your guide shares interesting facts about the natural history and characteristics of the region's native flora.
After an hour spent cruising from tree to tree, you can hike back to the visitor center and call it a day, or spend another hour strolling on a 1-mile (1. 5-km) walkway for a chance to discover more about the rainforest ecosystem. Trek along the forest floor, and make the climb up to a central tower that rises 165 feet (50 m) from the ground below, offering spectacular panoramas over the hillsides and coastline beyond. Read More close
2 hours 30 minutes
Arrive at iFLY and get geared up, stepping into your flight suit, strapping on your helmet, and adjusting your protective goggles to fit. An experienced and accredited instructor leads you in an introductory training session so you can get the most out of your adventure, and then it’s time to step into the flight chamber.
The instructor accompanies you inside so they can offer tips and pointers as you fly, and you’re lifted off your feet as the chamber fills with rushing wind. Hover above the ground, spin through the air, and feel the thrill before touching back down on solid ground, catching your breath, and doing it all over again. Read More close
1 hour 45 minutes
Start your adventure from Circular Quay, where a friendly staff member greets and briefs you at the pier. Then hop on board and get ready for a high-speed ride with adrenaline-pumping power breaks. Hold on tight as your captain performs daring 360-degree spins and pulse-pounding twists and turns.
At the same time, enjoy spectacular Sydney skyline and harbor views from the unique vantage point of the jet boat. Travel at speeds of more than 50 knots under the world-renowned Sydney Harbour Bridge. Then glide past top landmarks, including the iconic Sydney Opera House and famous Taronga Zoo. Get a glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous when you pass their elegant estates housed along Double Bay. After this exciting boat ride, explore Sydney back on land.
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Head to the beach and meet your instructor, who gives you a hands-on briefing on the equipment and gets you strapped in and situated. Make your way into the water as your instructor flips the throttle, and then blast off.
On a Flyboard, you're strapped into safety boots on a board that shoots water downward, sending you up, down, or in whatever direction you choose. You can dive beneath the surface and cruise, dolphin-like, through the lake, or hover over the surface like Ironman.
With the Jetpack, the sensation of flying is totally unique, as there's nothing beneath your feet but the open air and the water below. You can levitate up to 50 feet (15 m) to practice steering, lifting, and twisting through the sky.
As you fly, your instructor gives you tips, techniques, and guidance through a special helmet headset. Perfect your balance, hone your steering skills, and learn to fly higher and higher during this incredible air-meets-water activity. Read More close
Head to the beach and meet your instructor, who straps you into your 5-point safety harness and introduces you to your equipment. Start with an orientation on land and then in the water. The Jetpack attaches to a jet ski via a long hose, and the instructor controls the throttle that pumps water toward your backpack. The rest of the controls are up to you—handles let you steer from side to side and change the flow of water to propel yourself up and down.
A Headzone communication helmet lets you hear and talk to your instructor while you're in flight. After you're comfortable with the gear, try out some more skilled moves and maneuvers. Test your stability as you wave at the camera, run across the surface of the water, and blast yourself upward toward the sky—Jetpacks can send you flying as high as 50 feet (15 m) above the water!
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Head out to Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, where your exhilarating experience awaits. Before the adventure begins, get your realistically shaped and weighted laser weapon and suit up in camouflage uniforms that help you blend into the lush greenery around you. Experienced guides give you a safety briefing and basic training before it's time to split up into teams and head to your starting points.
Work together with your team to take out your rivals by hitting their helmets or weapons with your infrared laser. The varied, nature-filled landscapes of Glenworth Valley provide the ideal backdrop for your combat simulation, ensuring that no 2 skirmishes are alike. Keep your adrenaline pumping as you track down other players and avoid being hit yourself, aiming to make your team the last one standing. Read More close
Your unforgettable ride starts with a pickup from your Sydney hotel. Get geared up in your leather jacket, gloves, and helmet before you climb on the motorcycle and let an experienced professional driver take the helm. Feel the engine roar as you ride through the streets of Sydney toward the Lower Blue Mountains.
Marvel at the landscape around Sydney during your journey and whoop with delight as you motor up the Great Western Highway toward Springwood. Take in the stunning vistas before turning around, passing the lookout at Hawkesbury Heights and cruising down Castlereagh Road on your way back to Sydney. Read More close
As you cross the famed Sydney Harbour Bridge and head into the evergreen, leafy landscape of the countryside, pass historic towns near the Hawkesbury River. Once you reach the Australian Reptile Park, enter the Lost World of Reptiles to get a glimpse of ancient animal kingdoms. Feed friendly kangaroos, meet huge and hairy spiders, and see local wildlife such as koalas, wombats, and crocodiles.
Then, travel to Port Stephens, a coastal area with crystal-blue water, golden-sand beaches, pristine marinas, and national parks. Hop on your luxury boat, head out to search for pods of bottlenose dolphins, and be awed as they play in the bow waves.
Next, make your way to Stockton Bight Sand Dunes, the largest sand dune system in Australia. Ride in a 4-wheel-drive vehicle and try sandboarding to feel the thrill of speeding down the dunes. Read More close
Embark on the experience of a lifetime just an hour from Sydney. Hop aboard a quad bike (ATV) and explore Australia’s central coastal area. Upon your arrival, the friendly staff at Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures greets you and puts you on your own quad bike, the ultimate fun machine. Following a brief introduction and a 30-minute practice session, you're off on a 1-hour, fully-guided quad-biking tour.
Hit the open trails to the valley’s purpose built quad-biking track. Explore the bushland around the base of an escarpment, and then cross water and other fun obstacles with technical trails and challenges. Take laps around the quad-biking circuit and feel your heart pumping when you take on the sharp curves. After this thrilling adventure, hop off your bike and feel as your adrenaline rush slowly softens.
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1 hour 30 minutes
Wiggle into your wetsuit and join your small group (up to 4 participants for introductory dives or 5 for certified dives). Then listen as your professional trainer gives a brief scuba diving training session and pool skills lesson for beginners, and a shark identification session for certified divers.
Once prepped, take a few deep breaths, hop in the tank, and watch as these sleek, big fish circle around you. Before you panic—despite how scary they might look, this species of grey nurse sharks is passive and safe to swim with. Majestic turtles, smooth stingrays, and hundreds of fish also join in on the action.
Be sure to strike a pose with your new marine companions—your family and friends can take photos from the viewing tunnel, ensuring you serious bragging rights.
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Meet your guide near the white sand beaches of Rose Bay, where the calm, protected waters are the perfect place to get used to handling your kayak. A brief orientation gives you all the information you need, and state-of-the-art sea kayaks ensure a stable ride, whether you're an experienced paddler or a first-timer.
Zip up your life jacket and set off, skimming over the water's surface as you take in the city skyline and harborfront sights. Pass under the landmark span of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and by the Opera House, one of Australia's most recognizable landmarks. Check out the waterfront property of Australia's Prime Minister, and head into protected coves like Mosman Bay and Kirribili as your guide points out native seabirds and natural features in the surrounding national parks.
At lunchtime, step ashore on Shark Island. Not to worry—the little islet is named for its shape, not for any fearsome underwater creatures lurking around its rocky beaches. The picnic tables that dot the island's grassy knolls are the perfect place to fuel up for the rest of your adventure. Tuck into fresh fare like smoked salmon, prawns, and yummy salads before you climb into your vessel to paddle back to the city. Read More close
Looking out over the water from Lavender Bay, you can see the arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge framing the horizon. Head to the water's edge and listen in as your expert guide provides an introduction to kayaking equipment and techniques. The pace of this outing is leisurely, so experienced and novice paddlers alike can relax, perfect their skills, and enjoy a few hours taking in the sights of the capital from the water.
Once you're ready, climb in and set off, dipping your paddle into the tranquil surface to propel yourself toward the bridge. Pass underneath for an unforgettable, up-close view of this Australian icon, and marvel at the soaring white architecture of the UNESCO-designed Sydney Opera House. Cruise into quiet coves like Mosman Bay and Kirribilli, and see the waterfront property of Australia's Prime Minister. Stop to stretch your legs and enjoy a bite to eat before your adventure brings you back to shore. Read More close
Leaving the calm waters of the marina, cruise past the Sydney Opera House and under the towering Harbour Bridge at speeds just slow enough to allow for a few pictures from a unique perspective.
As you head out toward open water and past the rocky cliffs of North Head and into the open ocean, your expert captain shows you what your super-powered vessel can really do. Reaching speeds of over 60 mph (110 kph), each wave becomes a jump, launching you into the air where wind and ocean spray swirl all around.
In a matter of minutes you reach the waters just off Bondi Beach, one of the most famous stretches of sand in all of Australia. Slowing to a stop, stand up and take advantage of stunning photo opportunities with Bondi and North Head as your backdrop.
When you’ve captured the moment, start the engines and shoot back to the marina where you began, enjoying a few more high-flying maneuvers along the way. Read More close
The area is protected and offers a great environment to get on a paddleboard in calm and safe waters. Your experienced local guide helps you get the hang of stand-up paddleboarding in a fun but safe way. Once you've found your footing, you can head off on your own in search of local marine life and maybe even the famous local white-bellied sea eagle.
This area is famous for being one of the best places in Sydney to see native wildlife in their pristine natural habitat. Be on the lookout for wallabies, sea eagles, kookaburras, and a wide variety of fish as they go about their business. Read More close
Rise early and make your way to Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures. Upon arrival, get acquainted with your enthusiastic guide and set off on a treetop walking tour through the rainforest. Ascend the Knights Tower at 2,330 feet (710 m) above sea level and watch the sun rise on the horizon. Don't miss this opportunity to snap pictures for your album.
Afterward, return to the visitor center for a well-deserved buffet breakfast with a cup of tea or freshly brewed coffee. Spend some time chatting with your fellow early risers or take the opportunity to explore more of Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures at your leisure. Read More close
Enjoy hassle-free, air-conditioned transportation from your central Sydney hotel and arrive at the skydiving center in less than an hour. Check in and grab a cup of coffee before you head to the drop zone on a private airstrip and get excited as you watch other skydivers jump and land. Your professional skydive master helps you get suited up in your gear and gives you a thorough safety briefing.
Next, board a specially designed aircraft and admire the countryside and Sydney's skyline as you climb to 14,000 feet (4,267 m). Your heart is sure to beat uncontrollably as you line up for your jump. Take a deep breath as your tandem master takes the plunge and feel the wind hurtling past your body as you free fall for an exhilarating 60 seconds before the parachute deploys. Enjoy the change of pace as silence suddenly descends and drift gently down for 5 scenic minutes before landing. Read More close
Enjoy a thrilling jet boat ride as you feel the force and exhilaration of powerful engines cutting through crystal-clear water. Witness the wonder of Harbour Islands, Rose Bay, Watsons Bay, and the iconic Sydney Opera House. Hold on tight as you twist, spin, and endure power-brake stops along the way. On your return journey, pass by more landmarks like Taronga Zoo, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Luna Park.
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A half-hour walk through Wollemi National Park brings you to the crack in the ground that marks the beginning of Tigersnake Canyon, with barely 3 feet (1 m) between its walls. Rappel into a pool of cool, ankle-deep water at the bottom of the canyon, the first in a series of abseils and down-climbs that brings you next to a waterfall and out into a beautiful rainforest gully.
Another spectacular long abseil takes you along a big drop between two canyon walls that stand only 6 feet (2 m) apart. A break for lunch surrounded by ancient tree ferns and towering rock formations gives you a chance for some rest, before the steep hourlong exit signals the start of your return journey.
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This experience takes you more than 100 years back in time as you play the role of famous detectives from London on the hunt for a suspect's identity. You have an hour to crack the case, after which you can relax in a luxurious lounge, grab a drink, chat about your experience, and try out some period costumes for a few photos.
With challenges for sleuths of all ages and backgrounds, the Escape Room is designed to suit anyone with a penchant for puzzles and a sense of fun. If you get stuck, you can call on a game master for help, and if you have a bigger group, you can reserve 2 identical rooms to see who can solve the mystery first. Read More close
Enjoy pickup from central Sydney, Bondi, or Coogee Beach and head to the stunning wilderness of the Royal National Park. Take to a remote beach and learn the basics of surfing before getting into the sea with your coach. Enjoy a lesson in the morning as well as the afternoon. In total, you have around 4 hours of top-quality surf training. The lessons are designed to be informative, with safety in mind, but above all, fun.
Enjoy a well-deserved barbecue or buffet lunch on the beach as you soak in the breathtaking coastal views. Get back in the water to put your new skills into practice before heading back to Sydney, full of confidence and memories of your fantastic surfing adventure. Read More close
Meet at King Street Wharf, be greeted by the friendly and professional staff, and hop aboard a high-speed catamaran for your ultimate adventure. Coast along effortlessly through crystal-clear waters aboard the large catamaran while enjoying a freshly cooked barbecue lunch.
Have your camera ready as you pass iconic city landmarks—Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Drift past Elizabeth Bay, Double Bay, and other city beaches and islands. Enjoy sea breezes and unwind whilst admiring the panoramic views as you pass through the magnificent sandstone cliffs at Sydney Head into the Pacific Ocean.
Here, keep a lookout and get ready to observe the whales in their natural environment. Listen to your knowledgeable guide and learn about whale migration, identification, and behavior. There are plenty of photo opportunities of these marvelous creatures here.
On the return journey, it's time to sit back, relax, and enjoy the ever-changing moods of Sydney Harbour whilst enjoying a hot drink. With guaranteed whale sightings, this journey promises to give you a fascinating peek at marine life. Read More close
Departing from Sydney’s Circular Quay, your whale-watching expedition begins immediately. Equipped with 3 powerful outboard motors, your vessel is the fastest in the industry, putting you up close to whales faster than ever. Plus, the boat’s open deck gives you unencumbered 360-degree views so you never miss a sighting.
Spot the tail of a humpback whale slipping below the surface, then watch as its massive body gracefully arcs through the water before dipping back into the deep blue ocean. As you enjoy their tranquil swim around your boat, take the opportunity to snap photos and listen as your captain explains a bit about the whale’s diet and habitat.
When these massive sea creatures retire for the day, hold on and enjoy the rest of your high-speed, wave-jumping excursion heading back to the marina. Read More close
Upon arrival, get acquainted with your guide while you go through a safety briefing. Get geared up and take off in an aircraft. Enjoy the spectacular views of beautiful New South Wales beaches.
Next, count down with your guide as you prepare to leap from the plane. Your instructor accompanies you the whole way on this tandem skydive. Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you soar from 14,000 feet (4,265 m) above earth. After freefalling for up to 60 seconds, your instructor pulls the parachute. Spend 5 minutes airborne while taking in the views.
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