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Itinerary
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.
Locations visited
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Sydney Opera House
Palm Beach
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Overview
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).
Highlights
  • 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
  • Admire the views from The Spit, Narrabeen and North Head
  • Cruise past the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House on the Manly ferry
  • Travel by comfortable air-conditioned minivan
  • Great-value tour includes hotel pick-up and lunch
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a personalized experience
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Reviewed 1 week ago
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

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GoBeyondTours, Owner at Go Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Perfect Tour for a Family

We had 2 wonderful days out with Mike to the Blue Mountain and Northern Beaches. Both days are just as planned, one day apart and it work perfectly for the kids to get enough rest. Uncle Mike; both my kids called him - is very...More

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GoBeyondTours, Owner at Go Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you Pui for your lovely review of your two tours in the Blue Mountains and the Northern Beaches. It was a pleasure sharing my favourite Sydney spots and experiences with all of you. We certainly had some perfect winter sunshine for those 2 days...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Very organized tour and beautiful view

Not quite sure why this route is not very popular to most tourists. But we did enjoy the small group tour very much. Since it is a small group, we had a very flexible itinerary with our tour guide Mike. The view at West head...More

Thank Roger K
GoBeyondTours, Owner at Go Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank You Chiaoping, I totally agree with you and think the Northern beaches should be a must for all Sydney visitors! I appreciate your lovely review, and I hope your family do come back to visit Australia soon. Mike

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Excellent tour

We had a fantastic day with Mike and our small group. Well before our tour date he contacted us to plan the hotel pickup. Mike did a great job driving us to fascinating sites and breathtaking views. He was a very congenial host and he...More

Thank rexcoast
Reviewed 19 February 2018
Great excursion

We went to the beautiful Northern Beaches and to Ku-ring-gai NP with Michael. He picked us up on time. It was an excellent tour and we really enjoyed it !!! Michael is a great tour guide and a nice person. Included in the tour was...More

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