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Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Day Tour from Sydney
"Start your day with pick up from 6.45am in Bondi Junction Central Station for 7am pick up and down to Circular Quay for 7.30am pick up. If you're staying in the Hunter Valley region pick-up times are approximately 9.15am-10am - arranged around guest accommodation locations (Cessnock and Pokolbin).For those traveling from Sydney your tour will travel up the Pacific Highway and M1 to the Hunter Valley stopping 90 minutes from Sydney for a tea/coffee/comfort stop (own expense).Arrival at the first winery is 10am with 3 more wineries following during the day. Wine tasting is accompanied by a detailed description of the vineyard vintage tasted and style of wine typically made by the wine maker.Lunch is taken at one of several venues. Cheese and Chocolate outlets are visited during the day. Tours conclude at 3.30pm in the Hunter Valley with guests in the Hunter being take settle back in your Mercedes Benz luxury coach and enjoy the journey back to Sydney via M1 Motorway and Pacific Highway to arrive in Sydney CBD 6pm-6.15pm."""
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Essential Sydney Tour Including Lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia
"Welcome to Sydney one of the most vibrant and panoramic cities in the world. During your stay in Sydney let a local expert guide show you the best the city has to offer. Your tour will start in your hotel lobby where your friendly guide will meet you before showing you th pubs and the first church in Australia.Head east to the stunning Botanical Gardens situated right in the heart of Sydney. En route pass through Macquarie Street named after the fifth Governor of New South Wales Lachlan Macquarie. Here you will see Australia’s first Parliament House the Mint Hyde Park Barracks and St Mary’s Cathedral. The tour continues onto Mrs Macquarie’s Chair situated on the water’s edge here you will enjoy a walking tour of the harbour’s edge with magnificent views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House before rejoining your vehicle.Continue through Woolloomooloo
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Morning or Afternoon Sydney Highlights Tour with a Local Guide
"Experience hotel pickup at either 8am or 1:30pm the choice is yours. Your professional guide will be with you throughout your half-day tour providing expert commentary through the day.Your half-day city tour will include the following city highlights:The Rocks Sydney Harbour Bridge Mrs Macquarie's Chair (15 min photo stop for vista's on the Opera House Fort Denison and Garden Island) Fingerwharf at Woolloomooloo (Harry Cafe de Wheels) Potts Point Kings Cross Rushcutters Bay Darling Point Double Bay (the most exclusive shops of Australia) Ro The Gap Camp Cove (place where Capt. Philip first set foot on Australian soil on 18 Jan 1788) Macquarie Lighthouse (oldest in Australia) Dover Heights Bondi Beach (20 min beach walk and/or coffee break) Tamara"""This half day Sydney highlights tour is just perfect to kick-start or end your holiday. See all the city hot spots and tourist icons: Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Historic ELIZABETH BAY HOUSE

This 19th century REGENCY style house is now managed by the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales and is open to the public for a moderate fee. We visited this place as it is near the area where I stayed as a first time visitor to Sydney. It has lovely formal gardens and is a classic example of Australian colonial architecture. I love this place! It is now a museum.

It is ironic that this serene and sophisticated place is right near a very populated and chaotic city. yet it still retains its grandeur via its classic beauty.

Go see this place, you won't be sorry!

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AusPinay
Jul 29, 2008

ELIZABETH BAY HOUSE

built in the 1830s for Alexander Macleay and his family the house was originally set in 54 acres of garden, it is built of sandstone and has a spectacular oval shaped and domed saloon with a cantilevered staircase to the first floor

in the 1840s Macleay was in severe financial difficulties as a reasult of having lost his position as Colonial Secretary of NSW, and the house was taken over by his son William, this was not a happy arrangement, it caused a severe rift in the family, and William lived here alone till his death in 1865

the family were all avid naturalists and had amassed a considerable collection which is now owned by the Sydney University

when you visit take time to watch the video presentation in the basement, it gives a good insight to the amily and the house

the house was undergoing renovation when we visited, only the ground floor was open
opening times are 10am to 4.30pm Tuesday to Sunday

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BerniShand
Jan 01, 2005

Elizabeth Bay House

The Elizabeth Bay House is a historic house in the Potts Point section of Sydney. Built in 1839 is was once called "the finest house in the colony". The House is situation high on the street with harbour views.

The first time we tried to visit the house it was closed but fortunately the second time we got in. The architecture is beautiful and the views are incredible of the water. If you are a architecture or history buff you will enjoy this house.

The house is open 10am-4:30pm Tuesday-Sunday. For an $8 admission fee you can tour the house and see the beautiful furnishings.

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Jul 23, 2010
 
 
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Mrs Macquaire Chair

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IMAX Theatre

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Art Gallery of New South Wales

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Australian Museum

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Hyde Park Barracks Museum

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Parliament House

We strolled by Parliament and decided to stop in. We wandered around the first floor which had beautiful architecture and some nice paintins from local artists. Even better, we were thirsty and they...
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  • Sunday 10:00 to 16:00
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