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More Excursion Ideas

Here are some other ideas that we can include for you in a personalised programme. How about visiting a rugby or cricket game, or try your hand at the game of golf? A walk across the Harbour Bridge or a visit to the Q-Station, Sydney's old quarantine station? Or would you like to know more about the time of the first settlers and prisoners, the historic houses and museums? Transport by minibus, public transport or walks. Prices are on request. Please contact us, we help you design your own unique experience! 

   Cockatoo Island

Convict island 1839-1869
Ship building 1847-1979
Orphanage 1871-1888
Maritime 1913-1979

Only accessible by ferry. A small island in Sydney's harbour with a great variety of history. This island has been used for filming (Wolverine) and TV shows (Masterchef). A fascinating destination for a few hours or a full day! Combination ideas: Harbour Bridge, The Rocks, Q-Station, Watsons Bay. Also used frequently for special exhibitions and festivals. 


1830-1984: Quarantine station for immigration boats who had diseases and illnesses on board. Sometimes passenger had to wait for weeks or even months to be allowed to continue into Sydney. Exhibitions and buildings showcase the medical quarantine requirements and procedures. This place of Australian history is often overlooked. Local tours inside the buildings are only available in English. Combination ideas: Cockatoo Island, Watsons Bay, Manly. 

Historic Houses

In and around Sydney there are several historic houses offering insights into the lives of those at the top of the society in the 19th and 20th centuryt. Most of these houses are open Fridays to Sunday (daily during school holidays), some offering cafes and/or beautiful gardens. Examples: Vaucluse House, Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Farm oder das Government House (tours inside only if no government sessions held). Combination ideas: combingin two or more houses, Watsons Bay, Bondi.

Australian Sports

Australians love their sport, so why not use the opportunity to watch a game? Rugby, cricket, soccer, at state or national level, something is happening every weekend. Sports are seasonal and tickets not always obtainable on short notice. We are happy to provide an introduction to the sport in question so you can enjoy it even more! And with the new variant of Twenty Twenty in cricket, this fast game only lasts 2-3 hours, although one-day and test matches over several days are also high in demand. Game fixtures on request. Indication of seasons: Rugby: February until August, Cricket: December until March, Soccer: October until April. 

Hunter Valley - Wollombi

Just under two hours north of Sydney lies the Hunter Valley, one of Australia's most famous wine regions. Wollombi is a small, cosy village with plenty of history and enchantment. Discover old houses and museum, enjoy wine tasting, roam through the streets and boutiques or exhibitions (seasonal). We accompany you on this tasty tour and alter the tour to your wishes. A great combination is a short coffee stop at the Australian Reptile Park and see and feel the Australian animals! Or continue this tour to Pokolbin and the Hunter Valley Gardens.

Golf - the Australian Way

Golf is widely played in Australia, by young and old. There are plenty of public courses and also courses for members only. You have always wanted to try to hit a ball? Why not try it on this family friendly short Par-3-course? 18 holes (average length 55.5m), 3 clubs, average game duration ± 2 hours. Who shoots the best result? Everyone can play, experienced or not. No golf clothes required, shorts, t-shirts and runners are fine. Relax, it might be easier than it looks. We are happy to provide an introduction to the game and hits. And if you have a handicap and wish to play on a normal course, let us know and we can advise where to play. Combination ideas: Manly, Q-Station. 

Botany Bay

In 1770 Captain Cook landed in the bay and set foot onto Australian soil. Today, this bay is known for Sydney's airport and oil refineries. Short walks along the shore take you back to the time of the first landing. Short nature walks explain about the Australian trees and plants. The visitor centre provides more information through exhibitions. During the whaling season (May - November) you can spot the humpback whales on their migration up or down the coast. Small cafes are in the neighbourhood, also BBQ facilities. 
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