This hop-on hop-off bus tour is the best way to explore Sydney and all its must-see sights!
Choose from 2 scenic routes, or mix and match throughout a 48 hour period. On the City Tour (Red Route) you'll see Circular Quay, Sydney Tower, the Australian Museum, Sydney SEA LIFE Aquarium and much more. Or switch to the Bondi Tour (Blue Route) to visit Paddington Town Hall, Central Station, North Bondi, Rose Bay, Double Bay and beyond. With lots of stops along the way and regular buses throughout the day, you'll see so much of Sydney in no time. And with audio commentary available in 8 languages, you'll also learn more about our beautiful harbour city and its various landmarks than you thought possible.
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1. City Tour Stops
Stop 1 - Circular Quay
Stop 2 - Sydney Tower/Westfield Sydney
Stop 3 - Australian Museum
Stop 4 - William St
Stop 5 - Kings Cross
Stop 6 - El Alamein Fountain
Stop 7 - Woolloomooloo Bay
Stop 8 - Sydney Opera House
Stop 9 - Botanical Garden
Stop 10 - State Library
Stop 11 - Hyde Park
Stop 12 - Central Station
Stop 13 - Power House Museum
Stop 14 - Sydney Fish Market
Stop 15 - The Star
Stop 16 - Maritime Museum
Stop 17 - International Convention Centre
Stop 18 - Chinese Gardens/Chinatown
Stop 19 - SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
Stop 20 - King St Wharf
Stop 21 - Barangaroo
Stop 22 - Sydney Harbour Bridge
Stop 23 - The Rocks
2. Bondi Tour Stops
Stop 12/24 - Central Station
Stop 25 - Town Hall (stop temporarily closed)
Stop 26 - Australian Museum
Stop 27 - William Street
Stop 28 - Paddington Town Hall
Stop 29 - Centennial Parklands
Stop 30 - Bondi Beach
Stop 31 - North Bondi
Stop 32 - Rose Bay
Stop 33 - Double Bay
Click here to see a map with both routes.
The City Tour is marked on the map as the red route, the Bondi Tour is the blue route.
Please check the front electronic display of each bus to determine if the bus is on the City Tour or the Bondi Tour.
3. Tour Times
You can hop on and hop off at any stop along either route.
Both routes take approximately 90 minutes (without getting off at any stops).
The City Tour starts and finishes at Stop 1 on George Street (corner of Alfred Street, opposite DFS Galleria). The first tour starts at 8:30 am, with buses every 20 minutes. You can switch to the Bondi Tour at stops 3, 4 and 12.
The Bondi Tour starts and finishes at Stop 12/24 on Pitt Street, Bus Bay 18 (near Central Station). The first tour starts at 9:30 am, with buses every 30 minutes. You can switch to the City Tour at stops 24, 26 and 27.
Please note that listed bus times and frequencies are subject to change.
Child ticket: Ages 5-15 years
One child aged 5-15 may travel for free per paying adult. If you are traveling with additional children, please purchase a child ticket for them.
Suitcases (including carry-on luggage) are not allowed on the Big Bus due to space constraints and out of concern for other passengers' safety. Third-party luggage storage facilities are available close to major stops.
The consumption of food and alcoholic beverages is not allowed on the Big Bus.
You can start your tour at any stop, simply exchange your printed voucher for a Big Bus ticket OR at the Big Bus shop-office at Shop W6, Alfred St, Circular Quay 2000.
Bus Operating Times:
The City Tour:
First departure: 8:30 am from Stop 1 (Circular Quay)
Last departure: 6:00 pm from Stop 1 (Circular Quay)
Frequency: Every 20 minutes
The Bondi Tour:
First departure: 9:30 am from Stop 12/24 (Central Station)
Last departure: 6:00 pm from Stop 12/24 (Central Station)
Frequency: Every 30 minutes
Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
Please print the voucher and present it on the day of the tour.
The supplier's contact details are included on the tour voucher.