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Sydney's Northern Beaches and Ku-ring-gai National Park Small-Group Tour

  • Full-day tour of the Northern Beaches from Sydney
  • Marvel over Aboriginal rock art in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
  • Visit ‘Home & Away’ filming locations like Palm Beach, Summer Bay Surf Club and Alf’s Bait Shop
Sydney's Northern Beaches and Ku-ring-gai National Park Small-Group Tour
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Sydney's Northern Beaches and Ku-ring-gai National Park Small-Group Tour
From $135.62
Set out in search of Sydney’s sun, sand and surf on this full-day tour of the city’s famous Northern Beaches. Stroll the golden sands of Narrabeen; visit Palm Beach, where popular Aussie soap ‘Home & Away’ is filmed; and look out along the coast from The Spit and Long Reef. That’s not all: uncover Sydney’s fascinating Aboriginal heritage as you explore the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park; admire the lavish villas along Whale Beach and ride the Manly ferry back to Circular Quay (optional).
What to Expect
Your day trip to the Northern Beaches begins with a 9am-9:30am pickup at your centrally located Sydney accommodation. Board your air-conditioned minivan for the scenic drive to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park to learn about local Aboriginal culture while bushwalking to sacred rock engraving sites.

Next, take a Pittwater Waterways coastal drive over to Palm Beach, home to the rich and famous. Visit famous ‘Home & Away’ filming locations, such as the Summer Bay Surf Club, Alf’s Bait Shop, the Palm Beach Pier, and the Lighthouse, before enjoying an included hot lunch (if chosen) with a choice of six dishes and scenic views from the balcony at the Palm Beach Golf Club.

After lunch, travel to Narrabeen Beach, one of the best surfing spots in Sydney. Take advantage of the superb photo opportunities from Long Reef Headland, with its 43 miles (70 kilometers) of stunning coastline and where you may even be lucky enough to see a whale. Then, escape the crowds and stroll the cliffs along the Curl Curl coastal walk, stopping to admire the spectacular views of Freshwater Beach, where legendary Hawaiian surfer Duke Kahanamoku first introduced surfing to Australia.

The tour concludes with a ferry cruise on the Manly Ferry. Sail past Sydney Harbour’s entrance between North and South Heads, passing affluent waterfront suburbs, before finally the mighty Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House emerge into view. Your tour ends when the ferry reaches Circular Quay in the afternoon.

Lunch, transport, and national park fees are all included on this small-group day tour.
Reviews (16)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Perfect Day Seeing Sydney

What a fabulous day spent in Sydney with a GREAT guide. I booked this tour solo and was so glad that I did! I was able to see so many beaches and sites in Sydney that I would have missed. Mike picked me up from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 497karenannd
GoBeyondTours, Owner at Go Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much Karen for the amazing review. I'm so glad you enjoyed it all so much, and got to experience all these fantastic secret spots on Sydney's undiscovered Northern Beaches and in Ku-ring-gai National Park too! A real pleasure to meet you, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
You will be stunned by the beauty of this part of Sydney.

Mike was an awesome tour guide. I was a little nervous about spending so much on a day tour...but this tour was worth every cent. The places you visit are spectacularly beautiful and Mike is happy to tailor what you do to your interests. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank debskender
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excellent service and great sight seeing!!!

Michael was a great host, he took us to the most picturesque locations and was able to provide great insight and facts of the areas. I would highly recommend the tour!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jason D
GoBeyondTours, Owner at Go Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much Jason for your kind words. It was really great to meet you both, and I'm glad you enjoyed the scenic Northern Beaches and Ku-ring-gai National Park Tour! Mike

Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile
Excellent trip and guide

Excellent tour guide and wide view of all coastal schenery from the natural park down to manly. Also really awesome timing when taking the ferry back to sydney as end of the trip and tour has been planned just for the sunset time! Also available...More

Thank 100tiiah
GoBeyondTours, Owner at Go Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you very much for your nice review Tiia. It was a pleasure to show you as much of Sydney's stunning nature and sights in a short time as we could...on the gorgeous Northern Beaches. I hope you have some great memories and photos to...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Excellent day!

This tour was excellent. Michael picked me up at my hotel in a comfortable van. He was very good driver and tour guide. We saw many beautiful views and Mike answered any and all questions. He is very friendly and knowledgeable. Lunch was particularly good....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank csamaras2018
GoBeyondTours, Owner at Go Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you Charles for your nice review of our day exploring the beautiful Northern Beaches and Ku-ring-gai National Park together. It was a pleasure meeting you, and I agree the lunch on the balcony at Palm Beach Golf Club overlooking the waterways is always very...More

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