Sydney Half Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

Sydney, Australia

From USD 113.81

Price varies by group size

Select Date and Travellers

Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Ditch the guidebook and explore Australia’s most populous city with a local host. Craft an itinerary that suits your interests and hit the streets with a local, visiting landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, as well as amazing hidden spots and vibrant neighborhoods. Enjoy an insider’s view on this beautiful, diverse metropolis.
  • Forget the bus tours and guidebooks and experience Sydney with a local host
  • Develop an itinerary that suits your dietary needs, interests and schedule
  • Enjoy stops at iconic local landmarks and off-the-beaten-path spots
  • Learn about Sydney’s diverse cultures, arts, food and music from an insider

What's Included

  • Private and personalised experience
  • 4 hours with your very own Aussie slang translator (your host)
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • Cupid Statue
    Royal Botanic Garden, Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

    Upon booking your meeting point can be arranged (e.g. your hotel/accommodation), however this MUST be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance.

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

Once you have booked your experience, we will be in touch in order to finalise the meeting point details with you. We can arrange pick up from hotels and other locations in the centre of the city. Your meeting point must be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance. This is a walking experience. If you require a private vehicle please get in touch with our team for details and costs.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
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Great tour very...
spa220, Nov 2022
Great tour very educational and informative about Sydney and its History. 😃 Malcom was punctual and very pleasant to talk to. Thank you so much.
City Tour
Sharon_B, Nov 2022
Tour guide was knowledgeable and did his best ln spite of ... . I will only speak on the positive. Sydney Australia is an awesome place to visit.
The story of Sydney experienced on foot
Jessica_S, Sept 2022
Historical stories and landmarks through out the city. Very knowledgeable on history, culture and politics.
Excellent private tour
Matthew_B, Mar 2020
Peter was an excellent tour guide and provided us with a true insiders view to the city. We enjoyed the insight and the experience.
Sydney with Cassie
Tina_R, Mar 2020
Thank you Cassie for showing me and getting around in Sydney. A nd liked our drink at the Opera House Bar!
Sydney and Australia - how they happened
palguta, Feb 2020
Malcolm led us to many of the famous sights and gave us a history of Australia and its cities. His customized tour was great. We learned so much about the country and it’s historical connections to world events and far away places. Malcolm knows it all, great guide with wonderful sense of humor.