Splendour Tailored Tours

Quintessential Sydney - Half Day Tour
Adults: $1,152.00 / Children: $1,152.00

You will be picked up from your hotel at 9am or 1pm by your Splendour host and private vehicle for a half day of discovery from a true local's perspective. The Quintessential Sydney tour is the best way to absorb Sydney's big icons and a wonderful way to connect locally to the vibrant city. From the city's East side to the majestic beauty of the North side, you will cover all of Sydney's landmarks in relaxed Australian local style. Take in The Sydney Opera House, The Sydney Harbour Bridge, the iconic Eastern Suburbs beaches.. You will be driven back to your hotel.

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Time:
9.00am or 1.00pm

Pickup:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Dropoff:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Duration:
4 hrs

Meals:
- Morning tea/ Afternoon Tea

Not Included:
- Lunch

Inclusions:
- Hosted by a senior specialised Splendour Host
- Private transportation via luxury SUV (or equivalent to suit group size)
- Morning or Afternoon tea
- Bottled water
- Visit a tailored selection of Sydney, possibly including Circular Quay, The Rocks, Royal Botanic Gardens, Eastern suburbs and beaches, Watson's Bay and the Gap, the North Shore and Manly Beach
- Completely tailorable itinerary

What to Bring:

Adults $1,152.00
Children $1,152.00
Quintessential Sydney - Full Day Tour
Adults: $1,187.00 / Children: $1,187.00

Today you will be picked up from your hotel at 9am by your Splendour host and private vehicle for a full day of discovery from a true local's perspective. The Quintessential Sydney tour is the best way to absorb Sydney's big icons and a wonderful way to connect locally to the vibrant city. From the city's East side to the majestic beauty of the North side, you will cover all of Sydney's landmarks in relaxed Australian local style. Take in The Sydney Opera House, The Sydney Harbour Bridge, the iconic Eastern Suburbs beaches and lunch - you are to pay for your meal directly on Manly Beach. As the sun sets, you will be driven back to your hotel, returning at approximately 5pm.

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Time:
9.00am

Pickup:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Dropoff:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Duration:
8 hrs

Meals:
- Morning tea

Not Included:
- Lunch

Inclusions:
- Hosted by a senior specialised Splendour Host
- Private transportation via luxury SUV (or equivalent to suit group size)
- Morning tea
- Bottled water
- Lunch reservation (*Guests to pay directly for lunch on the day)
- Visit all corners of Sydney including Circular Quay, The Rocks, Royal Botanic Gardens, Eastern suburbs and beaches, Watson's Bay and the Gap, the North Shore and Manly Beach
- Completely tailorable itinerary

What to Bring:

Adults $1,187.00
Children $1,187.00
Quintessential Sydney - Full Day Tour with Lunch
Adults: $1,264.00 / Children: $1,264.00

Today you will be picked up from your hotel at 9am by your Splendour host and private vehicle for a full day of discovery from a true local's perspective. The Quintessential Sydney tour is the best way to absorb Sydney's big icons and a wonderful way to connect locally to the vibrant city. From the city's East side to the majestic beauty of the North side, you will cover all of Sydney's landmarks in relaxed Australian local style. Take in The Sydney Opera House, The Sydney Harbour Bridge, the iconic Eastern Suburbs beaches and lunch on Manly Beach. As the sun sets, you will be driven back to your hotel, returning at approximately 5pm.

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Time:
9.00am

Pickup:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Dropoff:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Duration:
8 hrs

Meals:
- Morning tea
- 2 course lunch with a glass of local premium beer or wine

Inclusions:
- Hosted by a senior specialised Splendour Host
- Private transportation via luxury SUV (or equivalent to suit group size)
- Morning tea
- Bottled water
- Lunch reservation
- Visit all corners of Sydney including Circular Quay, The Rocks, Royal Botanic Gardens, Eastern suburbs and beaches, Watson's Bay and the Gap, the North Shore and Manly Beach
- Completely tailorable itinerary

What to Bring:

Adults $1,264.00
Children $1,264.00
Southern Highlands
Adults: $1,374.00 / Children: $1,374.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
You will have the pleasure of experiencing the Southern Highlands, a local's haven away from the big smoke. Be met at your hotel by your specialised Splendour host and private vehicle for a tailored road trip of exploring this rich and wholesome region.Your journey starts in Berrima, a small town rich in Australian history where we invite you to indulge in a gourmet morning tea of locally brewed coffee and freshly baked Australian treats. Sample scones or perhaps freshly baked lamingtons. Next visit Artemis Winery for a comprehensive wine tasting of locally produced wines including an award winning Pinot Noir, the grape the region is famous for.For lunch, your road trip includes a stop at Biota Dining - a small local restaurant using produce and serving wine from the immediate area. Meet the chefs and taste their creations that will be served on that day only for you, you are to pay for your meals directly.After lunch, your next stop is a privately run, completely organic farm to show you directly where the delicious produce you've been indulging in has come from. Speak to the farmers, taste the produce and truly feel connected to the area you are exploring.You will have choices for your final stop this afternoon. It could be one more winery - we love Mt Ashby Estate or Southern Highlands Winery, depending on the day of the week.If you would like to get a bit active, a small hike at Fitzroy Falls could also be a perfect end to a perfect day. There is also Dirty Janes Antique precinct, which could be yet another perfect end to your day. The choice is completely yours.There is no firm itinerary for this day, this is your road trip and your host is there to ensure the day flows as you wish, you have the opportunity to truly take in all that is wonderful around you.

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Time:
8.00am

Pickup:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Dropoff:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Duration:
9 hrs

Meals:
- Morning tea
- Afternoon Tea

Not Included:
- Lunch

Inclusions:
- Hosted by a senior specialised Splendour Host
- Private transportation via luxury SUV (or equivalent to suit group size)
- Morning tea
- Afternoon tea
- Bottled water
- Lunch reservation (*Guests to pay directly for lunch on the day)
- Wine tasting fees
- Entry into museums and galleries
- Completely tailorable itinerary

What to Bring:

Adults $1,374.00
Children $1,374.00
Southern Highlands with Lunch
Adults: $1,453.00 / Children: $1,453.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
You will have the pleasure of experiencing the Southern Highlands, a local's haven away from the big smoke. Be met at your hotel by your specialised Splendour host and private vehicle for a tailored road trip of exploring this rich and wholesome region.Your journey starts in Berrima, a small town rich in Australian history where we invite you to indulge in a gourmet morning tea of locally brewed coffee and freshly baked Australian treats. Sample scones or perhaps freshly baked lamingtons. Next visit Artemis Winery for a comprehensive wine tasting of locally produced wines including an award winning Pinot Noir, the grape the region is famous for.For lunch, your road trip includes a stop at Biota Dining - a small local restaurant using produce and serving wine from the immediate area. Meet the chefs and taste their creations that will be served on that day only for you. After lunch, your next stop is a privately run, completely organic farm to show you directly where the delicious produce you've been indulging in has come from. Speak to the farmers, taste the produce and truly feel connected to the area you are exploring.You will have choices for your final stop this afternoon. It could be one more winery - we love Mt Ashby Estate or Southern Highlands Winery, depending on the day of the week.If you would like to get a bit active, a small hike at Fitzroy Falls could also be a perfect end to a perfect day. There is also Dirty Janes Antique precinct, which could be yet another perfect end to your day. The choice is completely yours.There is no firm itinerary for this day, this is your road trip and your host is there to ensure the day flows as you wish, you have the opportunity to truly take in all that is wonderful around you.

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Time:
8.00am

Pickup:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Dropoff:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Duration:
9 hrs

Meals:
- Morning tea
- Afternoon Tea
- Two course lunch with a glass of local premium beer or wine

Inclusions:
- Hosted by a senior specialised Splendour Host
- Private transportation via luxury SUV (or equivalent to suit group size)
- Morning tea
- Afternoon tea
- Bottled water
- Lunch reservation
- Wine tasting fees
- Entry into museums and galleries
- Completely tailorable itinerary

What to Bring:

Adults $1,453.00
Children $1,453.00
Blue Mountains Tour Up Close & Personal
Adults: $1,511.00 / Children: $1,511.00

This Blue Mountains experience is an idyllic way to experience the beauty of World Heritage listed wilderness, right on Sydney's doorstep. On this incredible tour your specialised Splendour host will meet you at your hotel at 8am in a private vehicle for a full day tour. There are a few options on how you can spend your day which will be catered to specifically meet your desires. (Read below to choose activities which suit you.) The day will be spent with your host, who is a hand-picked local specifically chosen for your day, equipped with valuable knowledge of the Blue Mountains area and insight into the wonderful world of abseiling and exploring the area.The Blue Mountains is just 90 minutes from the bustling city centre - although not far to travel, you will feel a world away from the hustle and bustle. Known for dramatic scenery, it encompasses steep cliffs, eucalyptus forests, waterfalls and villages dotted with guesthouses, galleries and gardens. This tour will take you off the beaten tourist track to discover the stunning private vantage points only a true local would know - ensuring you experience the spectacular wilderness of the Blue Mountains in style. You'll visit the legendary Three Sisters and hear the rich history of the curious rock formations - there's so much wonder to discover! On this tour you'll get a glimpse into the rich history of the Blue Mountains - you will learn how Aboriginal tribes have lived off the land for thousands of years and the British settled there less than 300 years ago. If you wish, visit the Aboriginal Cultural Centre or perhaps a bakery, which prides itself by using ingredients all sourced from the Blue Mountains area.Next will come a wonderful two-course lunch with a glass of local premium beer or wine in a beautiful picturesque mountain setting. Take time to savour the clean mountain air and relish in the local cuisine.

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Time:
8.00am

Pickup:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Dropoff:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Duration:
6 hrs

Meals:
- Morning tea
- Two course lunch with a glass of local premium beer or wine

Inclusions:
- Hosted by a senior specialised Splendour Host
- Private transportation via luxury SUV (or equivalent to suit group size)
- Morning tea
- Bottled water
- Visit the best hidden lookouts to take in the gorgeous mountain views including the legendary Three Sisters
- Opportunity to visit and shop in one of the mountain towns
- A guided bush walk or a larger stair climb at the famous Giant Staircase' near Katoomba
- Completely tailorable itinerary

What to Bring:

Adults $1,511.00
Children $1,511.00
Gourmet Nights - Night tour
Adults: $1,609.00 / Children: $1,609.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
This evening you will be met at your hotel at 5.30pm by your specialised Splendour host for a private evening visiting some of the top culinary destinations around the city. The tour will start with a visit to Bennelong Restaurant, which is located in the Sydney Opera House, where you will indulge in cuisine created by celebrated Australian chef Peter Gilmore. You will sit at the restaurant's Cured & Cultured counter, where you will have a front row seat to view the chefs busy at work. Up next is a stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens and up into Potts Point. The next stop is Bistro Rex, one of the hottest new bistros to hit Sydney. After a delicious modern French main meal, you will walk through Potts Point and Kings Cross into nearby Darlinghurst, where you will stop at famous Sydney gelato house, Gelato Messina for dessert. You'll wrap up the evening on an absolute culinary high, with a final nightcap cocktail in Darlinghurst. The Gourmet Nights journey will end in Darlinghurst at approximately 9.30pm where you can decide to explore the area further or easily make your way back to your hotel. Please note all of the Gourmet Nights tour can be done on foot if you prefer not to walk, UBER Black car can be used to get from destination to the next.

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Time:
5.30pm

Pickup:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Dropoff:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Duration:
4 hrs

Meals:
- Main course with matching glass of wine at Bistro Rex
- Endless scoops of Gelato Messina
- A night cap cocktail in Darlinghurst

Inclusions:
- A specialised Splendour Host
- A 4 hour private tour done on foot
- The opportunity to tailor your itinerary any way you like
- A tailored tasting menu + glass of wine at Bennelong at their Cured & Culture counter

What to Bring:

Adults $1,609.00
Children $1,609.00
Sydney Foodie Tour
Adults: $1,649.00 / Children: $1,649.00

The hustle and bustle of Sydney is always alluring and with so many different ways to get amongst it, where does one begin. Why not explore the city with your tastebuds? Australia has some of the finest produce and seafood in the world and this tour allows you to dip into its eclectic multi-cultural foodie scene as a true local would. Your fabulous, food-loving Splendour host will greet you at your hotel at 9am. Depending on your food desires and the day of the week, an itinerary will be tailored specially for you. Sydney has some of the best farmers and fresh-food markets in the world and your host will take to you to the best market available on the day. There's a local farmers market held in most neighbourhoods on a weekly basis. Depending on the day of the week, you will visit beachside Bondi, cool and edgy inner-city markets at Carriageworks or the Entertainment Quarter, the leafy Eastern suburbs of Rose Bay and Double Bay, or funky Marrickville in the inner-west. All of which will boast incredible bacon and egg rolls an Aussie favourite and an absolute must to try while you're in town.The Sydney Fish Markets are the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, an absolute must see for any foodie. You will find seafood here you can't get anywhere else in the world. Your host can take you to the best vendors here to sample Sydney Rock and Pacific oysters and fresh ocean trout sashimi with a cold local beer in hand.For lunch we have a few tricks up our sleeve, there will be a choice between a vegan café in Bondi Junction to a hidden lobster roll spot in Kings Cross…to a burger place right on the beach that will knock your socks off. Finally, you'll finish your day with something sweet and alcoholic in Sydney's Entertainment Quarter. Here you will find the country's first urban winery where you will be hosted through a comprehensive tasting of incredible local wines. Next door is home to the famous Strawberry Watermelon Cake at Black Star Pastry. Try this to completely round off your Sydney foodie experience.With a full belly and a big smile on your face, your host will return you to your hotel around 3pm.

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Time:
9.00am

Pickup:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Dropoff:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Duration:
6 hrs

Meals:
- Morning tea
- Afternoon Tea
- Casual lunch + drink (alcoholic or non)

Inclusions:
- Hosted by a senior specialised Splendour Host
- Private transportation via luxury SUV (or equivalent to suit group size)
- Bottled water
- Visit a local farmers market
- Morning & afternoon tea
- Oysters & sashimi at the Sydney Fish Markets (or something of equivalent value)

What to Bring:

Adults $1,649.00
Children $1,649.00
An Authentic Aboriginal Experience
Adults: $1,940.00 / Children: $1,940.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
This highly exclusive experience provides a deep understanding and authentic connection to Australia's Indigenous cultures.Today will be met at your accommodation at 9am by your Splendour host and private transportation.Your host will drive you directly to La Perouse, on the northern headland of Botany Bay (just 30mins from Sydney CBD), a land the Aboriginal people once called Guriwal, "Whale". Here you will meet your Aboriginal guide who will conduct a traditional Welcome To Country ceremony, formally blessing you to walk the land with him and opening your mind and soul to the learnings of the land.Your Aboriginal guide will take you on a 2 hour walking tour through Kamay Botany Bay National Park - giving you an insight into the oldest living culture on Earth. Discover the ancient history of the bush, Caring for Country' and all the local plants and animals and some of their traditional uses.Botany Bay is the site of first contact with Aboriginal people during European settlement and your Aboriginal guide can provide authentic stories from this time. Australian native plants have been used for thousands of years by Aboriginal people. Over morning tea you'll be able to taste some traditional recipes as well as contemporary creations using native ingredients such as lemon myrtle, wattle seed and macadamia nut oil.From La Perouse, you will say goodbye to your Aboriginal guide and your host will take you on a scenic tour of Sydney's Eastern Beaches driving up the coast you will pass Maroubra, Clovelly and Bronte beaches. You'll visit an authentic Aboriginal Art Gallery to view art sources from some of the most remote Aboriginal communities in the county.You will stop for lunch at one of the beaches along the way, giving you the chance to taste some of Sydney's fresh and gourmet delights. Choose from one of the local favourite cafes or a seaside seafood restaurant.Your host will return you to your hotel at approx. 2pm

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Time:
9.00am

Pickup:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Dropoff:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Duration:
5 hrs

Meals:
- Morning tea - with bush tucker flavours
- Bottled water
- 2 course lunch + wine, beer or soft drink

Inclusions:
- Hosted by a senior specialised Splendour Host
- Private transportation via luxury SUV (or equivalent to suit group size)
- Private 2 hour Aboriginal walking tour with Tim Ella
- Bottled water

What to Bring:

Adults $1,940.00
Children $1,940.00
An Authentic Aboriginal Experience Incl Museum & Exhibition
Adults: $2,527.00 / Children: $2,527.00

This highly exclusive experience provides a deep understanding and authentic connection to Australia's Indigenous cultures.Today will be met at your accommodation at 9am by your Splendour host and private transportation. Your first stop will be the Australian Museum for a private 1 hour tour around the key indigenous exhibits with a senior level in-house guide. Your private museum guide will fast track you through all of the key exhibits to give you a thorough understanding of the cultural collections and First Australians galleries home to the permanent exhibitions Garrigarrang: Sea Country and Bayala Nura: Yarning Country which celebrate the history, spirituality and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Next, you will have a chance to discover the world's oldest living culture, first hand through the eyes of a local Aboriginal man, a respected member of the Yuin-Dharawal nation, and your guide for the next 2 hours. Your host will drive you directly to La Perouse, on the northern headland of Botany Bay (just 30mins from Sydney CBD), a land the Aboriginal people once called Guriwal, "Whale". Here you will meet your Aboriginal guide who will conduct a traditional Welcome To Country ceremony, formally blessing you to walk the land with him and opening your mind and soul to the learnings of the land.Your Aboriginal guide will take you on a 2 hour walking tour through Kamay Botany Bay National Park - giving you an insight into the oldest living culture on Earth. Discover the ancient history of the bush, Caring for Country' and all the local plants and animals and some of their traditional uses.Botany Bay is the site of first contact with Aboriginal people during European settlement and your Aboriginal guide can provide authentic stories from this time. Australian native plants have been used for thousands of years by Aboriginal people. Over morning tea you'll be able to taste some traditional recipes as well as contemporary creations using native ingredients such as lemon myrtle, wattle seed and macadamia nut oil.From La Perouse, you will say goodbye to your Aboriginal guide and your host will take you on a scenic tour of Sydney's Eastern Beaches driving up the coast you will pass Maroubra, Clovelly and Bronte beaches. You'll visit an authentic Aboriginal Art Gallery to view art sources from some of the most remote Aboriginal communities in the county. You will stop for lunch at one of the beaches along the way, giving you the chance to taste some of Sydney's fresh and gourmet delights. Choose from one of the local favourite cafes or a seaside seafood restaurant.Your host will return you to your hotel at approx. 3pm

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Time:
9.00am

Pickup:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Dropoff:
Metro Sydney Accommodation or Agreed Location by Group

Duration:
6 hrs

Meals:
- Morning tea - with bush tucker flavours
- Bottled water
- 2 course lunch + wine, beer or soft drink

Inclusions:
- Hosted by a senior specialised Splendour Host
- Private transportation via luxury SUV (or equivalent to suit group size)
- Private 1 hour tour of the Australian Museum including the Indigenous Australia Exhibition
- Private 2 hour Aboriginal walking tour with Tim Ella
- Bottled water

What to Bring:

Adults $2,527.00
Children $2,527.00
On Land & At Sea One Fine Day
Adults: $6,569.00 / Children: $6,569.00

You will be met at your hotel by your Splendour host and private vehicle for an exclusive experience which will include sightseeing on land in the morning and a private yacht charter in the afternoon. The day will start in the city, where you'll explore The Rocks area and then drive through the Royal Botanic Gardens and visit Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Next you will head towards the iconic coastline, driving through the beautiful and highly sought-after suburbs of Darlinghurst, Paddington and Woollahra, you'll then weave your way through the Eastern suburbs and to the pristine beaches that line the iconic coastline, from Bondi Beach to Bronte Beach. You will stop at Bronte Beach to have a beautiful morning tea by the water. You will then hit the coastline again, driving past Tamarama and Bronte Beach onto the north along the peninsula and stop at Dudley Reserve for uninterrupted views of Sydney Harbour. Visit the infamous Gap to see the sandstone heads to Sydney Harbour. Drive through Rose Bay, the sight of Australia's first airport and check out the country's home to the rich and famous harbour suburbs of Vaucluse and Point Piper. After a morning of captivating touring on land you will board your private luxury yacht to spend the afternoon cruising Sydney Harbour. On board you will have a private chef and mixologist preparing a quintessential Australian seafood lunch with matching cocktails and wine. While on the yacht, you'll take in uninterrupted views of the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. In the afternoon you will explore coves only accessible by water and stop at hidden beaches - dive in for a refreshing swim straight off the boat. Your Splendour host will escort you back to your hotel at approximately 5pm.

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Time:
8.00am

Pickup:
Metro Sydney Accommodation

Dropoff:
Metro Sydney Accommodation

Duration:
9 hrs

Meals:
- Morning tea
- Seafood lunch
- Local cocktails, beer, wine and soft drinks

Inclusions:
- Transfers
- Escorted by private luxury SUV (or equivalent to suit group size)
- Hosted by a senior Splendour specialized Tour Guide
- On-land city & surrounds tour by morning. See all of Sydney's highlights
- 3 hours sailing yacht or Sports Cruiser charter for a private Sydney Harbour cruise
- On board seafood lunch by a Sydney chef / mixologist plus a personal deck hand to serve lunch, cocktails and share knowledge on the harbour

What to Bring:

Adults $6,569.00
Children $6,569.00

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