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Sydney Incognita

Sydney Incognita organises private and small group tours, in English, German and Dutch. They offer Sydney highlight tours, and also specialise in tailor made excursions.

Discover with them the eventful past of this ex-convicts' settlement and explore the cultural Sydney of the present. Listen to the historical details and stories of this magnificent harbour city. The Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, The Rocks, Manly, Bondi, Watsons Bay, the Blue Mountains and much more is on offer: they look after you during half day and full day excursions, during city and bush walks and minibus excursions in and around Sydney.

As German-Australian citizens, they know Sydney's and Australia's sights, history and living habits. This is their home.

Special wishes, limited time? They are happy to create your own personal programme.

Share their passion. Be inspired!

For more information: www.sydneyincognita.com.au

Tours

Rocks Tour
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Sydney 1788. Captain Arthur Phillip reaches Sydney with the First Fleet. 1350 convicts, seamen and settlers arrived at their new home. Sydney Cove and The Rocks bear witness of the beginnings of this new penal settlement.

Walk through small alleys passed old buildings. Listen to stories of early life and survival. And then the present Rocks: the Rocks Markets, museums and galleries, concerts, festivals, restaurants and pubs.

Look forward to Sydney Incognita - the unknown Sydney - at The Rocks.
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Cadmans Cottage, Sydney Harbour Argyle Cut, Sydney Harbour
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less, Tailored.
Price
$49.00-$99.00 Price Range Duration two hours. Price is per person. From Adults AUD49.00, Children (three to 12 years) AUD25.00. Requirements: good walking shoes, sun and rain protection. Route includes stairs, steps, walkways.
Sydney Highlights
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City walk including the most famous sites in Sydney. Visit The Rocks, Circular Quay, Queen Victoria Building, St. James Church (outside), Hyde Park Barracks (outside) and the Botanic Gardens.

Hear stories about life in the early days of Sydney and enjoy the buildings and parks. An eye opening walk through the history of this fabulous Harbour City, changing from a penal colony to a world city.

Be amazed at this Sydney Incognita - the unknown Sydney - City Highlights.
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Customs House, Sydney Harbour Queen VictoriaBuilding, Sydney Harbour
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less, Tailored.
Price
$69.00-$139.00 Price Range Duration is three hours. Price is per person. From Adults AUD69.00, Children (three to 12 years) AUD39.00. Requirements: good walking shoes, sun and rain protection, water recommended. Route includes stairs, steps, walkways.
Watsons Bay and South Head
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Food and water shortage forced Captain Phillip to leave Botany Bay in January 1788. Sailing up the coast, he found the entrance to "the finest harbour in the world". He stayed here, at Camp Cove, before heading further into the harbour and into Sydney Cove.

Camp Cove, Watsons Bay and South Head offer stunning views of the city, the harbour and the coastline. Remnants of harbour defences, lighthouses and shipwrecks bear witness to the rough past. Enjoy a ferry trip from Circular Quay to Watsons Bay. Then walk along the coastline and take in the history, stories and views.

If you love eating fish, you might want to stay for lunch at Doyles Restaurant at Watsons Bay, Sydney's most famous fish restaurant (optional).
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Circular Quay Ferry Wharf 4, Sydney Harbour Watsons Bay
Travel by: Duration:
Ferry, Walk Half Day or less, Tailored.
Price
$99.00-$199.00 Price Range Duration approximately 3.5 - four hours (without lunch). Price is per person. From Adults AUD99.00 (without lunch), Children (three to 12 years) AUD69.00. Please note: this is an exposed coastal walk with rocky surfaces. They recommend it for children
Northern Beaches Tour
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Sydney offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Start with breakfast at Balmoral. Watch the morning activities on the beach while you enjoy your coffee and breakfast. After a short walk, they head for Manly.

Stops along the way offer fabulous views of the harbour and the coast. A short stroll along the Corso and Manly Beach and they continue to Barrenjoey Head. A 1.5 hour round trip walk brings you to the light house with breathtaking views of the coastline. If you are lucky, you can watch the humpback whales (April to December).

They also offer the possibility for a swim in the ocean, so don't forget to bring a towel and your swimmers! A barbecue lunch is included.
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Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney Harbour Barrenjoey Head, Avalon North
Travel by: Duration:
Coach, Walk Full Day, Tailored.
Price
$199.00-$398.00 Price Range Duration is approximately eight hours. Price is per person. From Adults AUD199.00, Children (three to 12 years) AUD99.00. Requirements: good walking shoes, weatherproof clothing (sun/rain), water bottle, swim gear, towel, sun screen. Route includes steps
Blue Mountains Tour
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World Heritage listed and only 80 kilometres from Sydney. Steep cliffs, waterfalls, pure nature. In 1815, Lawson, Wentworth and Blaxland crossed this mountain range while searching for new pasture for the expanding colony.

After a short stop at Homebush, site of the Olympic Games 2000, spend the rest of the day in this fascinating mountain region: Wentworth Falls, Leura, Katoomba and Blackheath.

Discover fabulous viewing points and take in the beautiful scenery. Return travel is via Mount Tomah Botanic Gardens. Enjoy a real hot chocolate (included), stops for coffee and lunch (at own expense), and browsing through boutiques.

Optional: at Scenic World, descend to the valley floor on board the steepest railway in the world (or for those who prefer by cableway).
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Sydney City Accommodation, Sydney Harbour Three Sisters, Katoomba
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Coach, Four Wheel Drive, Walk Full Day, Tailored.
Price
$169.00-$399.00 Price Range Duration is 10 hours. Price is per person. From Adults AUD169.00, Children (three to 12 years) AUD89.00. Requirements: good walking shoes, weatherproof clothing (sun/rain), water bottle. Route includes steps, walk ways, nature paths.
Experienc Australia - Animals and Culture
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Travel north passed the Hawkesbury River and the Ku-Ring-Gai National Park and stop near Gosford to visit an Aboriginal rock carving. After a short visit to the Mount Penang Gardens (time and weather permitting) arrive at the Australian Reptile Park, famous for breeding, research and venom extraction. It offers a "hands-on" experience. Short 15 minute demonstrations explain the life and habits of reptiles, spiders, snakes, wombats, koalas and Tasmanian Devils. Check out the Spider World exhibition and the Reptile House. Pet and feed the kangaroos that roam around freely and pet a Koala (photo opportunity, included). There are also short bush walks that lead you past bird enclosures and through Australian bush.

A barbecue lunch is included in the tour.
start Location Highlights
Sydney City Accommodation, Sydney Harbour Australian Reptile Park, Somersby
Travel by: Duration:
Coach Full Day, Tailored.
Price
$199.00-$399.00 Price Range Duration is eight hours. Price is per person. From Adults AUD199.00, Children (three to 12 years) AUD99.00. Requirements: good walking shoes, weatherproof clothing (sun/rain), water bottle. Route includes footpaths, nature paths.
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