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SYDNEY FEATURED PARTNERS AND LOCAL TOURING / Australia Australia / BEYOND SYDNEY FEATURED PARTNERS AND LOCAL TOURING 4 Day Sydney City Stay Magical Manly and Beyond BridgeClimb Sydney___________ This spectacular city is built on the hills surrounding Port Jackson, more commonly known as the Sydney Harbour. The city's gorgeous harbour, lifestyle and great natural beauty offer an array of sightseeing and activities. Learn to surf at Bondi Beach or swim in the calm waters of Coogee. Lose yourself in the cobblestone cul-de-sacs of The Rocks or in the markets, boutiques, cafés and pubs of Paddington. On top of a world-famous harbour and more than 70 sparkling beaches, Sydney offers fabulous food, festivals and shopping. From Sydney you can easily explore the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains area, known for its sheer cliffs and deep valleys, and the Hunter Valley, one of Australia's oldest wine producing areas. Enjoy spectacular views as you travel over the Harbour Bridge for stunning photo op- portunities of the city skyline and Sydney Opera House. Travel north over the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Milsons Point and North Head for once-in-a-lifetime views of unin- terrupted Pacific Ocean and a panorama of the harbour and city skyline. Then spend time discovering the relaxed vibe of one of Sydney’s famed surfing and holiday destinations. Manly is surrounded by the harbour on one side and the ocean on the other, with famous Norfolk Pines running the length of the beach. There will be an opportunity to stop for morning tea (own expense) at Manly Beach, followed by a walk along the Corso, which separates harbour from ocean. See the beautiful beach that has contributed to Manly’s reputation as a popular waterfront suburb. Highlights (included): • BridgeClimb Sydney • Sydney Outback Tour • Sydney Harbour Cruise Day 1: Day 2: Day 3: Day 4: Return to the city via the exclusive and trendy suburbs of Mosman and Neutral Bay, where you will conclude your morning tour at Darling Harbour. Perfect add-ons to this day include a lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour. See Sydney at its best – take the climb of your life with BridgeClimb Sydney. Absorb a 360 degree panorama of Sydney as you journey to the summit on the original climb experience. As the sky remains just past your outstretched fingertips, take the upper arch to the peak of an Australian icon. Arrive Sydney Sydney Sightseeing Sydney Sightseeing Package ends Package includes: 3 nights of accommodation, airport transfers, sightseeing and attractions as listed above. Pricing from. $749 Pricing is per person, double occupancy With climb Leaders as your guide, you will suit up in specially designed outdoor gear and ascend. From its fascinating underbelly to its summit, 134 metres above the Harbour, the Bridge is the pride of Sydney. From dawn until dusk, the view from the top is always different. Climbs are available at dawn (limited departures), during the day, twilight or at night. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable, and uniquely “Sydney” experience. Attraction Full Day Touring Wilderness and Aboriginal Explorer plus Cruise - Full Day Tour from Sydney Panoramic Sydney City Tour You will be greeted by our driver/guide at your Sydney accommodation before heading off to explore the beautiful city of Sydney. Learn about and drive through the historic Rocks area famous for its architecture, markets and early convict history. As we make our way across the city towards Sydney Botanical Gardens, you will enjoy magnificent views of the inner harbour, Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. You will also pass the shopping heart of the city, Queen Victoria Building and Centre Point Tower. Visiting Mrs. Macquarie’s Point offers magnificant views out towards the entrance to Sydney Harbour, before contining on to Potts Point, renowned Kings Cross and the elaborate Double Bay before arriving at The Gap near Watsons Bay. Take a short stroll along the coastline cliff tops admiring the views before reboarding your vehicle and continuing onto Sydney’s best panoramic view at Dover Heights and then onto famous Bondi Beach. Take time to visit the beachfront promenade before following the coast line, into Centennial Park, through Paddington and onto Oxford Street. Arrive into the Darling Harbour area where you are welcome to take a stroll or be dropped back at your accommodation. Sydney Harbour Long Lunch Day Touring Sydney Sydney Whale Watching Harbour Progressive Long Lunch, Sydney's exclusive long lunch cruise for an experience of the best of what Sydney Harbour has to offer. As you board your luxury cruiser your host will welcome you with a glass of bubbles or beverages of your choice. Then cruise the sparkling waters of Sydney Harbour, taking in famous icons such as Darling Harbour, Harbour Bridge, Opera House and spectacular beachside suburbs before arriving at your first restaurant. After your starter, re-board your luxury vessel, continue cruising the Harbour before arriving at your second restaurant to enjoy your main course. Dessert will be served back on board as we cruise back into downtown Sydney. This is an exclusive progressive dining experience on the magnificant Sydney Harbour. Oz Whale Watching is Sydney's most comprehensive and inclusive Whale Watching cruise experience. Not only do you see hump back whales near the entrance to Sydney Harbour but your cruise includes a full Sydney Harbour experience taking in all the icons of Sydney Harbour such as Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House. As you cruise along the harbour enjoy a full BBQ buffet lunch with live commentary onboard our 2 level 70 foot catamaran. Marvel at these magnificant creatures in their natural habitat often breaching with Sydney City in the background. On return to Sydney enjoy a beverage from our bar lounge area, sit back, relax and take in the magnificent sites Sydney Harbour and surrounds has to offer. All this with less than 100 persons on the vessel at any one time. Lunch and Cruise Experience Day Cruising 50 ANDERSON VACATIONS Sydney Outback’s Wilderness and Aboriginal Explorer offers nature, Aboriginal and coastal day tours to the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Located just 45 minutes north from central Sydney, it is one of Australia’s most picturesque and diverse landscapes. Learn about Australian colonial and Aboriginal history as you make your way to your first stop for the day, the world-class West Head Lookout where you can take in incredible views of the Tasman Sea, Lion Island, Pittwater, the historic sandstone lighthouse at Palm Beach, Broken Bay, and more. The second stop is at one of Sydney’s most significant Aboriginal rock art sites with 15 images etched into the ground thousands of years ago. The Park is home to over 1,500 sites and this is one of the most impressive of the collection. Our third stop is Akuna Bay marina where we begin a 2.5 hour scenic cruise through pristine National Park waterways and admire the Aussie bush landscape. During the cruise, you will enjoy interpretation at several ancient Aboriginal sites that are only accessible by water. A number of historical, cultural and indigenous presentations take place during the day. We use a 25 seat coach and 50 foot power catamaran (64 passengers) for our tours which is available on private charter basis. Inclusions are morning and afternoon tea, onboard lunch, coffee and beverages. Departure days are Mon, Thurs, Fri and Sat subject to availability. www.andersonvacations.ca Full Day Touring 51