Bespoke Off-the-Beaten-Path Tour of Inner Sydney

8 hr

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It’s not just the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge! A short way from Sydney’s iconic attractions are hidden gems that show both the history of our city and its contemporary sparkle. Here are some of our favourites:

White Rabbit Gallery and neighbouring Central Park

Brett Whiteley Studio

Sydney University

Short walking tour of Balmain and Ballast Point

New South Wales State Library

Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens

The Grounds at Alexandria

Artisan distillery or microbrewery...
It’s not just the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge! A short way from Sydney’s iconic attractions are hidden gems that show both the history of our city and its contemporary sparkle. Here are some of our favourites:

White Rabbit Gallery and neighbouring Central Park

Brett Whiteley Studio

Sydney University

Short walking tour of Balmain and Ballast Point

New South Wales State Library

Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens

The Grounds at Alexandria

Artisan distillery or microbrewery at the end of the day

These places are reasonably close to the city (within 10-30 minutes).

Let us know which destinations interest you and we will reply with a day plan for your approval.

The day includes a nutritious picnic lunch. You may also choose to add a place from one of our other tours (except the Blue Mountains). Why not spend some time in Manly or Bondi Beach, or further a field and then head to your personal selection from the above list. Get in touch and we can provide more options.
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Stop At: White Rabbit Gallery, 30 Balfour Street Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2008 Australia

White Rabbit Gallery and the Brett Whiteley Studio are located in the inner city areas of Sydney. If you enjoy art you will like these galleries. The White Rabbit Gallery contains one of the world's most significant collections of Chinese contemporary art, with an emphasis on 21st Century art.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: University of Sydney, 2006, Sydney, New South Wales 2006 Australia

The University of Sydney was Australia's first university and its campus is ranked in the top 10 of most beautiful campuses in the world. It is an internationally renowned university, has a rich history and some wonderful sandstone heritage buildings.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Balmain Market, 223 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041 Australia

See some...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: White Rabbit Gallery, 30 Balfour Street Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2008 Australia

White Rabbit Gallery and the Brett Whiteley Studio are located in the inner city areas of Sydney. If you enjoy art you will like these galleries. The White Rabbit Gallery contains one of the world's most significant collections of Chinese contemporary art, with an emphasis on 21st Century art.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: University of Sydney, 2006, Sydney, New South Wales 2006 Australia

The University of Sydney was Australia's first university and its campus is ranked in the top 10 of most beautiful campuses in the world. It is an internationally renowned university, has a rich history and some wonderful sandstone heritage buildings.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Balmain Market, 223 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041 Australia

See some heritage architecture, harbour views, a quircky neighbourhood and an ubran renewal project when we do two short walks around Balmain and Ballast Point.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Grounds of Alexandria, 7a/2 Huntley St, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia

The Grounds at Alexandria is a former pie factory which has been converted to several restaurants and an organic garden. Its an off the tourist trail place which offers homestyle food and specialty coffee.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: State Library of New South Wales, Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Often overlooked by tourists the state library which opened in 1869 has the magnificent Mitchell reading room with books located on the walls over three levels. The library offers a changing exhibition program that can be seen on the first level.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

The Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens is located to the east of the city and is an expansive park covering 30 hectares. It contains an outstanding collection of plants and trees from Australia and overseas. If you like nature and would like to see some native flora the Royal Botanic Gardens warrant at least an hour or two of your time.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Brett Whiteley Studio, 2 Raper St Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010 Australia

The Brett Whiteley Studio was the home and studio of renowned contemporary Australian artist, Brett Whiteley from 1987 until 1992. It contains paintings, drawings, sculpture, unfinished art and personal items. The studio provides a unique view of this highly talented artist's world.

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch - Fresh bread rolls, salads and cold water
Not Included
  • Entrance fee to Police and Justice Museum ($12)
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Travellers are picked up from accommodation and dropped off at accommodation.

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.