Extend Your Time in Sydney
Enjoy private airport transfer to the Park Hyatt Sydney. Rest and freshen up before setting out to explore in the afternoon.
Park Hyatt Sydney
The Park Hyatt Sydney offers an elegant harborside experience with views of the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Enjoy international cuisine prepared with fresh, local ingredients at the hotel restaurant or take a refreshing swim in the rooftop pool. The property’s luxurious spa features a steam room, outdoor whirlpool and a gymnasium. No matter what time you land, we will guarantee early check-in.
Rocks Walking Tour
The earliest European Sydneysiders—convicts, soldiers, whalers and sailors—all walked this route. The Rocks and Millers Point have been overlaid by generations of change, but among the bustling modern city streets, remnants and traces of early times can be found. Explore the area with your local guide.
Rocks Waterfront Precinct Dinner
Dine in the newly opened Rocks Waterfront Precinct. Enjoy wonderful views of the Sydney Opera House as you explore some flavors of the country.
Backstage Tour of Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House’s Backstage Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the real-life dramas behind this celebrated performing arts center. This early morning (6:45 a.m.) tour gives you unprecedented behind-the-scenes access and includes breakfast in the green room.
Walk through these impressive gardens with an Aboriginal guide to learn about the Cadigal people, the indigenous Australians whose traditional lands are located in Sydney.
Lunch and Scenic Flight
Drive to Rose Bay and board a seaplane, flying approximately 20 minutes over Sydney Harbour to the Cottage Point Inn restaurant perched on the water’s edge in the heart of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Enjoy a delicious lunch, then return via sightseeing seaplane, passing over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.
Enjoy an evening out in Sydney’s newest and most vibrant precinct on the shores of Sydney Harbor. Take your pick of buzzworthy restaurants from rooftop bars to fresh seafood stands.
Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb
Following breakfast, head out for the thrill of a guided journey to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. You'll have uninterrupted views as you climb the outer arch of the Bridge all the way to the summit, where the 360-degree views of the city, the Opera House and beyond are unforgettable. Safety suit and harness are provided. The climb is 1,332 steps and is not recommended for people with vertigo.
Time at Leisure
After lunch, enjoy the afternoon at your leisure before the start of your trip, meeting your expedition leaders and fellow guests at the welcome dinner this evening.