A full day experience of Sydney’s beautiful Northern Beaches, this is luxury day tour that includes life as a local at Manly Beach, with either a surf lesson or a bike ride; a visit to one of the most important Australian institutions, an operational Surf Lifesaving Club; some intriguing Aboriginal history and of course, an opportunity to live The Beach Life at some of Sydney’s most spectacular coastal areas.
Your private tour guide will meet you in your hotel lobby at 7.30, as an early start is required to maximise all of the inclusions of this luxury day tour. You will drive across the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the northern side of Sydney. The first stop is at a magnificent lookout to Sydney Harbour and beyond. View Sydney’s famous sandstone cliff faces, learn about Sydney’s colonial past, maritime history, flora and fauna and discover links to the Aboriginal culture. You spend approximately 30 minutes marvelling and absorbing views from one the highest sandstone cliffs overlooking Sydney Heads.
You are offered two ways to enjoy our beaches. The first option is with a Private Surf Lesson at Manly Beach and the second option, for those who prefer to keep their feet dry, is a discovery bike ride around Manly and its laneways. For those who don’t ride bikes, we can also offer a walking tour of the area.
Whichever activity you choose, 90 minutes is allocated to surf, bike ride or walk.
The chosen activity finishes around 11:00am and its time to venture further north for morning tea at a local seaside cafe.
After morning tea you’ll visit one of Sydney’s cultural institutions a Surf Lifesaving Club. Surf Lifesaving is rich in history and unique to an Australian way of life. Here you take a look behind the scenes where you will discover everything from surfing memorabilia to modern racing surf craft.
The next stop is Long Reef headland. It is a 30 minute return walk to the headland and set at the end of a magnificent golf course. Long Reef is a marine sanctuary and an amazing vista approximately half way to Palm Beach, Sydney’s most northern suburb.
You depart Long Reef at around 12.45am and time for lunch at a funky beachside café.
After lunch you will head back to the city via another amazing vista from a National Park. Your guide will take you on a short stroll in the park to take in some great vantage points for photos out over some of Sydney most picturesque waterways.
You then depart the National Park and head back to your hotel for a well-deserved rest.
Your tour will conclude upon arrival back at your Sydney CBD hotel at approximately 4:30pm.
Comfortable walking shoes or joggers are recommended if you decide upon biking or walking option
This itinerary can be taken all year round, however seasonal considerations may apply and availability will need to be confirmed at time of enquiry.
This tour does not operate on Christmas Day – other dates subject to availability
Public holiday dates will incur a 20% surcharge
Prices valid from 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2019
No refunds are payable to the Client for any changes to the Tour requested by the Client after departure, the Client’s failure to appear for the Tour or any component part of the Tour, the Client leaving the Tour after its commencement, the Client being excluded from the Tour or any component part of the Tour in accordance with this Agreement.
Sydney (New South Wales)
Sydney (New South Wales)
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