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Go big in Sydney with our Deluxe Plus Ticket. Valid for a day of hop-on, hop-off sightseeing, this ticket also includes entry to 4 top Merlin attractions: The Sydney Tower Eye, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.

Important Information: Please note that this ticket must be redeemed with a Big Bus Staff member before visiting any of the included Merlin attractions. You can visit each attraction once within 7 days of voucher redemption. You must book a visit time and date for your visits to each of the Merlin attractions separately. Times and dates for the Big Bus Tour and SEA LIFE Aquarium must be booked via our booking portal (a link to this will be supplied in your booking confirmation email). Times and dates for the remaining Merlin attractions must be selected directly on each attraction's website (links to these sites are provided in the highlights below). If you do not have booked a timeslot, you can do so at a Merlin kiosk. Please note that our partners for this ticket (Merlin Entertainments) may have a different age range for their child tickets. This means that Big Bus Tours ticket holders travelling with children between 3–4 years of age may be required to purchase additional individual child entry tickets for these attractions if they choose to visit them with their children. It is mandatory to wear a mask on your visit to Merlin attractions.

Hop on, hop off

Discover Sydney at your own pace.

Our hop-on, hop-off bus tours give you the freedom to explore the best of Sydney at your own pace. Hop off the tour as many times as you like within the validity period of your ticket, and simply hop on again when you're ready. Alternatively, you are very welcome to remain on board for the entire tour.

City Tour (Red Route)

Discover the city of Sydney on our Red Route bus tour.

Join our open-top City Tour (Red Route) to explore all the must-see sights of Sydney, including the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, The Rocks, Botanical Gardens and more! Hop on and off from over 20 different stops. For more information, see our City Tour (Red Route) Timetable.

Sydney Tower Eye

Get sky-high views of Sydney.

Enjoy unique 360° views of Sydney and its beautiful harbour from the Sydney Tower Eye, an internal observation deck that rises 309 metres above the city. You'll also get to enjoy the Sydney Tower Eye 4D film experience. Important Information: After purchase , you will need to pre-select your visit date and timeslot on the Sydney Tower Eye website. Sydney Tower Eye & SKYWALK hours are 10:00am–8:00pm daily, with final entries at 7:00pm. It is mandatory to wear a mask on your visit. Merlin attractions charge a child ticket rate for visitors between the ages of 3–15 years (2 and under free). Big Bus Tours customers travelling with a child aged between 3–5 will be required to purchase an additional single child ticket for each Merlin attraction they visit.

Madame Tussauds

An A-List experience in the heart of Sydney

Madame Tussauds Sydney is home to a huge number of celebrity waxworks from the cinematic, sporting, musical and political worlds. You'll get up close to waxworks of all your favourite stars, and with a great variety of props available, you can snap some fantastic photos too. Don't miss the chance to enjoy some quality stargazing at Madame Tussauds Sydney. Important Information: After purchase , you will need to pre-select your visit date and timeslot on the Madame Tussauds website. Madame Tussauds is open 10:00am–4:00pm daily, with final entries at 3:00pm. It is mandatory to wear a mask on your visit. Merlin attractions charge a child ticket rate for visitors between the ages of 3–15 years (2 and under free). Big Bus Tours customers travelling with a child aged between 3–5 will be required to purchase an additional single child ticket for each Merlin attraction they visit.

SeaLife Aquarium

Discover Australia's amazing aquatic creatures

SeaLife Sydney Aquarium takes you on an exciting underwater adventure through Australia's unique ocean and freshwater environments. Along the way you'll encounter some of the world's most incredible animals, including beautiful dugongs, huge sharks, massive sawfish, mysterious stingrays, jellyfish, penguins, seahorses and thousands of tropical fish. Important Information: After purchase, you will need to pre-select your visit date/time via our booking portal. A link to this will be supplied in your booking confirmation. SEA LIFE is open 10:00am–4:00pm daily, with final entries at 3:00pm. It is mandatory to wear a mask on your visit. Merlin attractions charge a child ticket rate for visitors between the ages of 3–15 years (2 and under free). Big Bus Tours customers travelling with a child aged between 3–5 will be required to purchase an additional single child ticket for each Merlin attraction they visit.

WildLife Sydney Zoo

See some of Australia's most famous creatures

Come face to face with iconic Australian animals at WildLife Sydney Zoo. You'll get to explore a huge variety of unique habitats, home to some of Australia's most famous native animals. See koalas, kangaroos, platypus, saltwater crocodiles, snakes, wombats, quokkas, tropical birds, exotic butterflies and more at this wildlife oasis right in the heart of Sydney. Important Information: After purchase , you will need to pre-select your visit date and timeslot on the Wildlife Sydney Zoo website. The Zoo is open 10:00am–4:00pm daily, with final entries at 3:00pm. It is mandatory to wear a mask on your visit. Merlin attractions charge a child ticket rate for visitors between the ages of 3–15 years (2 and under free). Big Bus Tours customers travelling with a child aged between 3–5 will be required to purchase an additional single child ticket for each Merlin attraction they visit.

Pre-recorded Commentary

Available in 8 languages.

Educational and informative pre-recorded commentary is available in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Mandarin, Korean, Chinese and Japanese. Complimentary earphones are available from your driver.

See all the top Landmarks

Take in top-deck views with Big Bus.

Our two comprehensive tour routes are carefully designed to show off Sydney’s most famous landmarks, including the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and the Royal Botanical Gardens.

Timed & Dated Tours

Before you can board the bus, you will need to pre-select a time and date for your tour.

You can do via our online booking portal (a link will be provided in your confirmation email), or with a Big Bus Tours staff member stationed at one of our stops

Free Mobile App

Now with live bus arrival times!

Download our free mobile app for the perfect pocket companion to your sightseeing adventure. Our live bus arrival times feature lets you spend a little longer sipping that latte, browsing at the museum or taking that all-important selfie, so you can simply arrive 5 minutes early at the bus stop. In addition to live bus arrival times, you'll also get detailed maps and route information, live bus tracking, walking directions, facts about famous landmarks and attractions, ticket offers and more. Save memory-making minutes on your city adventure with Big Bus Tours.

Check Service

Plan ahead for your tour with our service updates

Visit our Service Information Page for up-to-date information about our current service.

  • St. Mary's Cathedral
  • Bondi Beach
  • Hyde Park Barracks
  • Sydney Tower
  • Australian Museum
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Darling Harbour
  • Blue Mountains Explorer Bus
  • Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Luna Park
  • Australian National Maritime Museum
  • Taronga Zoo
  • Sydney Harbour Eco Hopper Ferry
  • Captain Cook Cruises
  • The Rocks & Circular Quay
  • Queen Victoria Building

Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top bus sightseeing tours in the world, providing sightseeing tours in 22 cities across four continents.

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