Explore the most scenic part of Sydney, the beautiful Northern Beaches. Visiting 28 kilometres of the world’s best beaches and ocean views, with an expert local guide on this small group tour. See the impressive natural beauty of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, with its ancient Aboriginal sites, extensive waterways and Aussie wildlife. Visit Palm Beach, home of TV’s famous ‘Home & Away’, then enjoy the amazing lookout points from The Spit, West Head, Narrabeen, Long Reef, and North Head. We also take you to some of the mansions of Whale Beach before returning by Manly ferry to Circular Quay.
This is Go Beyond’s signature tour experience. Your day trip to the Northern Beaches begins with morning pickup at your centrally located Sydney accommodation. Board an air-conditioned minivan for the scenic drive to Ku-ring-gai Chase. This is where you will learn about the local Aboriginal culture, while bush walking to see ancient cave art and sacred rock engraving sites.
Next, check out the Pittwater waterways breathtaking coastal drive over to the famous Palm Beach, home to the rich and famous and Australia’s favourite soap opera, Home & Away, where you will take a tour around the area’s many mansions. We check out all of Home & Away’s vital filming locations, such as the Summer Bay Surf Club, Alf’s Bait Shop, the Palm Beach Pier and the Lighthouse.
Afterward, enjoy an included sit down hot lunch with a choice of six delicious dishes, with scenic views over Pittwater waterway from the balcony at Palm Beach Golf Club.
Then, travel to Narrabeen Beach for a chance to view one of the best surfing spots in Sydney. Enjoy superb photo opportunities from Long Reef Headland with its 70-kilometers of coastline views, where you may even be lucky enough to see a whale. Then, get away from the crowds and stroll the cliffs along the Curl Curl boardwalk.
Stop to soak up spectacular views of famous Freshwater Beach, which is where legendary Hawaiian surfer Duke Kahanamoku first introduced surfing to Australia.
Saving the best to last, say a final farewell to Northern Beaches at the tours last stop, North Head with a bushwalk in the National Park which will reveal a breathtaking view of the entrance to Sydney Harbour.
Wrap up your journey with a ferry cruise on the iconic Manly Ferry. Sail past Sydney Harbour’s entrance between North and South Heads. See expensive water front suburbs, and finally the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Your tour ends when your boat reaches Circular Quay.