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“Best guided tour in a month of touring!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Real Sydney Tours

Real Sydney Tours
Ranked #3 of 338 Tours in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Real Sydney Tours guarantees to show you Sydney and its surrounding areas the way locals see it. We take you to all the nooks and cranny's of this beautiful city exploring some secluded bays and beaches but also making sure you see some of Sydney’s most iconic sites. We include suprises along the way and your driver/guide will make this tour intimate, fun but also informative. We cover Sydney,the Blue Mountains and The Hunter Valley and can tailor tours to other areas specifically for you and your group. Ideal for couples, families and small groups.
Useful Information: Stroller parking, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator
La Jolla, California
1 review
“Best guided tour in a month of touring!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2011

After traveling through New Zealand and Australia for a month, using private guides almost daily, we found Suanne of Real Sydney Tours to be the best! Sensitive, thoughtful (brought cookies, biscuits, juice and water for the 8-hour tour), well-planned (had blankets and jackets for change of temperature), extremely knowledgeable with just the right amount of information without overwhelming us, detail oriented and extremely innovative in helping us to maximize our experience in Sydney and the Blue Mountains!

Visited February 2011
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“The only way to see the real Sydney”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2011

Previous reveiews of Suanne have said everything, but we felt we had to write to confirm all the wonderful comments that have been put on Trip Advisor. Suanne looked after us for 2 days on a recent visit to Sydney, where she showed us the real Sydney, and we had a great trip into the Blue Mountains which she arranged for us to share with another couple, which made the cost very reasonable. The weather on the Blue Mountains trip was very mixed, but she thoughtfully arranged the various stops, so as we kept just ahead of the rain.
She introduced us to a wonderful champagne, and a really great cheese on one of the picnic stops, and never rushed us to move on as other tours will often do.

She will advise you where to get free internet access in Sydney, where to get a good pub meal for a reasonable price, and if she doesn't know the answer to any of your questions she will find out then let you know. You actually feel you have a friend taking you out for the day.

If you have never been to Sydney before, book her quick, you will not regret it.

Visited February 2011
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Realsydneytours, Owner at Real Sydney Tours, responded to this review, March 17, 2011
Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. I always love being able to spend two days with guests as we get to know so much more about each other and then I can concentarte on the things I know you will like. I am glad you noticed my tactics in regard to the mixed weather we were having in The Blue Mountains...it's always a challenge, but we definitely managed to see some wonderful views. Thank you again for touring with me.
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Traverse City
1 review
“Excellent way to see the major sites of Sydney”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2011

We enjoyed having a knowledgeable guide to highlight the sites for a day. The right amount of time was spent at each location. A tour bus would not have been able to get to some of the sites that we were with the guide's vehicle.

Visited February 2011
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Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
“Amazing way to see the city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2011

My husband and I had an AMAZING experience with Suanne. It was the perfect way to see Sydney. Suanne was a great guide and showed us all around Sydney. We were able to experience the real Sydney and couldn't have asked to do it any other way! Thank you Suanne for a great tour!

Visited January 2011
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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
1 review
“Excellent blend of major attractions & local lifestyles”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2011

Suanne conducted an outstanding 6-hour tour for the four of us. She shared history of Sydney with the current lifestyles of locals. Her tour included the beaches, parks & residential neighborhoods outside the city, as well as the Rocks, Botanical Gardens and Opera House. She is an excellent driver/guide, providing us with sunblock, umbrellas and snacks of local foods. She also suggested restaurants for dinner where the locals dine. She is enthusiastic, professional and will tailor her tour to her guests' interests. I highly recommend Suanne to anyone desiring to see Sydney from the locals perspective.

Visited February 2011
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