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Go big in Sydney with our Deluxe Plus Ticket. Valid for 2 days of hop-on, hop-off sightseeing and a 1-day Captain Cook Harbour Cruise*, this ticket also includes entry to 4 top Merlin attractions: The Sydney Tower Eye, Wildlife Sydney Zoo, Sydney Sea Life Aquarium and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.
Please note: Captain Cook Harbour Cruises will start operating from 3 July, 2020.
You must redeem your e-voucher with a Big Bus Tours staff member before visiting Merlin attractions. You can visit each attraction once within 7 days of e-voucher redemption. Our partner Merlin Attractions and Captain Cook Harbour Cruises 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 will be required to purchase additional individual child entry tickets for these attractions if they choose to visit them with their children.
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.
Captain Cook Harbour Cruise
Discover Sydney from the water with a 1-day hop-on, hop-off harbour cruise.
Please note this service will start operating from Friday, July 3, 2020. This ticket includes a 1-day pass for a Captain Cook Hop-on, Hop-off Harbour Cruise. Explore the sights of Sydney and relax while your guide provides fascinating facts and stories about Sydney and its landmarks. Hop on and off from over 4 different points around the harbour. Duration: approx. 1hr 20 min return trip. Location: Wharf 6, Circular Quay or Pier 26, Darling Harbour. Cruises operate daily (excl. Christmas Day and Good Friday). T&Cs Ticket valid for 1 calendar day. Please redeem your ticket with Big Bus Tours staff before boarding the cruise. Note that Captain Cook charge a child ticket fare for passengers between the ages of 4–15 years (3 and under free). Big Bus Tours customers travelling with a child aged between 4–5 will be required to purchase a single child fare from Captain Cook before taking the cruise.
2 Different Routes
Explore Sydney city and Bondi Beach
Your Big Bus Tours ticket includes two different tour routes. Hop on the City Tour (Red Route) to explore the best of downtown Sydney. Then change to the Bondi Tour (Blue Route) to discover one of the world's most iconic beaches. The City Tour takes approximately 90 minutes in full and features 23 different stops. The Bondi Tour also takes approximately 90 minutes, and encompasses 11 stops. Passengers are free to hop on and hop off at any stop.
Available on all buses.
Get connected as you tour around the city, with free Wi-Fi available on all buses.
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. On the Bondi Tour you'll get to explore Sydney's exclusive waterfront suburbs, including Double Bay, Rose Bay and the iconic Bondi Beach.
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. T&Cs: 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.
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. T&Cs: 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.
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. T&Cs: 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. T&Cs: 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.
Extra Hygiene Measures
The health and safety of our staff and customers is our number 1 priority, so we've introduced a number of enhanced health and safety measures. We are continuously following government advice and requirements of the local health authorities to reduce the risk.
Timed & Dated Tours
Before you can board the bus, you will need to pre-book a time and date for your tour.
You can do this on our online booking portal (which will be provided in your confirmation email), or with one our staff members at the departure locations below. Please visit our Service Information page for further information.