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“outback tour”(7 reviews)
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Sydney Outback offers visitors an amazing, authentic, nature based experience, just 45 minutes from Sydney's CBD. Combining the best of the Northern Beaches, an aboriginal experience and cruising the Hawkesbury. This is one tour not to be missed on...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time on this tour. The tour leader provided much insight to Australian and Aboriginal culture and history. He and his staff were all very courteous and helpful. Excellent way to spend a day in Australia.

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Thank flywme4fun
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The experiences in the the bus, walking and in the motor cruiser was greatly enhanced by the depth of commentary provided by the tour host Paul. The highlighted aboriginal rock engravings were visually most appealing and alone worth the trip. Refreshments provided were most appropriate.

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Thank bwgpenhall
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This activity is perfect for anyone who would like to see another side of Sydney. The cruise is relaxing (we were the lone boat out on the waters that day) and the walk through the national park was enjoyable. And I do mean it when...More

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Thank kwilson05
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The tour with Paul was a really unique and personal experience. His knowledge about the park is impressive, and our small group of only nine people made the tour very familiar. Especially the boat tour was very nice.

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Thank Florian van R
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We spent a beautiful sunny winter day on this tour (July) to Ku-Ring-Gai. We had an opportunity to learn a lot about Australia and the Aboriginal culture. The places we visited were not packed with tourists (like when you go to Blue Mountains) so it...More

Thank Ula G
Sydney O, Owner at Sydney Outback, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thanks so much for your review, Ula. We really appreciate that you chose our Wilderness and Aboriginal Explorer Tour and Cruise for one of your tour experiences while staying in Sydney - even if it was just a short stay (this time!). We love the...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018

Parents: a fantastic day; fascinating, historical (while culturally very respectful), and classy with great food. Each family member had their own favorite moment. Highly Recommended! (Age 16): Amazing experience! The overlook was remarkable with breathtaking views, the boat ride had lovely scenery and the Aboriginal...More

2  Thank erikbuice
Sydney O, Owner at Sydney Outback, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Erik, I cannot say how important your feedback has been, especially affirming that your 16 and 10 year olds enjoyed the day as much as you did; they experienced their own tour highlights and felt it was "their" tour too. As a family owned business...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018

The tour vendor was Sydney Outback Tours and they provided a great tour. Paul and Jeff provided excellent history of the Aboriginal sites and the boat cruise (piloted by Ron) was simply amazing as we were able to see art in the river sandstone. Best...More

1  Thank cmccord910
Sydney O, Owner at Sydney Outback, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Hi Cedric, the team really appreciate the encouragement and feedback from your tour on our Wilderness and Aboriginal Explorer Tour and Cruise in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Your words "Best land and water tour we have had. A must see when visiting Sydney" is the...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

A great day. We have lived in Sydney for many years, however have never see many of the sights, rock art and heard about the Sydney tribes and their culture. Not only is the day educational, it is day where you appreciate the natural beauty...More

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1  Thank Michael M
Sydney O, Owner at Sydney Outback, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

I means a lot when people enjoy the day and leave feeling it was time (and money) well spent. As people with our own, personal connection to the region and its waterways, I think we have as much fun and reward from sharing it with...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Paul and his team took us to one of Sydney's hidden Gems! They showed us scenic splendor, interesting artifacts and gave us an insight into the ways of the Aboriginal peoples. The views of Palm Beach, Lion Island and the Barrenjoey Lighthouse from West Head...More

1  Thank Ian W
Sydney O, Owner at Sydney Outback, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor - we really believe this is a special corner of Sydney, indeed of Australia. It means a lot to us that you enjoyed your time with us. Travel safely - and a big...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

While we enjoyed this tour, we felt it was very overpriced for what you got. Also our tour guide was just okay. Would increase rating significantly if price was closer to $100/person. We were picked up at our hotel at around 8:45am and were dropped...More

Thank Deb W
Paul P, Owner at Sydney Outback, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Deb, We are disappointed that your review doesn't reflect the quality of tour we provide or that we have consistently been reviewed for highly in the past. I am personally looking into the day's logistics because the customer's experience is really important to us....More

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Larry G
12 July 2018|
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Response from Sydney O | Property representative |
Hi Larry - we've just discovered this part of the site! Sorry for the delay. The boat is a 52ft motor catamaran, that seats up to 64 people. It has a front, open air 360 degree viewing platform, as well as two open air but... More
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Lama D
12 September 2017|
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Response from Sydney O | Property representative |
Hi Lama, we have just discovered this part of the site and it may be too late for your inquiry... however all our tours pick up in the Sydney CBD region, with guests staying on the Northern Beaches given the option of the... More
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Lama D
12 September 2017|
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Response from Sydney O | Property representative |
I hope we answered this question above. Apologies again! We will be watching this section more in future.
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