Sydney’s best guided private day tour

If you’re looking to see the best of Sydney in one day, look no further than 5 Star’s Sydney day tour. We’ll give you a completely private and personalised adventure around the grandest and most exciting places the city has to offer. And it’s all in in one day.

You’ll miss all the crowds, go to places buses can’t go, and be sure that you won’t miss out on the city’s finest delights.

There are so many top destinations in Sydney to see, all which you can enjoy in less than 24 hours. We’ll highlight exactly some of the places we’ll visit below.

Where can I go for a day trip in Sydney?

Some of the best places to go to in Sydney is the city’s central business district, harbourside suburbs and eastern suburbs, all complete with incredible locations that you simply won’t want to miss.

Here are some of the most popular places to go to for a day trip in Sydney, all of which we cover in our Sydney private day tours:

Central Business District

Sydney Harbour Bridge

The iconic steel arch bridge stretching over the harbour attracts thousands of locals and tourists every year with its beauty and fascinating architecture.

The Rocks

Sydney’s gorgeous historic district just underneath the Harbour Bridge that’s full of markets, street food and the city’s oldest pubs.

Sydney Opera House

The world-famous white sail-shaped powerhouse that’s nothing short of an architectural masterpiece.

Royal Botanic Gardens

These heritage-listed Botanic gardens in the heart of the city are the best place to relax in the heart of nature, while close to all of the city’s most beloved landmarks.

Mrs Macquarie’s Point

Not just a rock, but a famous Sydney landmark due to its distinctive carving into the shape of a chair (commissioned for Governor Macquarie’s wife).

St Mary’s Cathedral

An immaculate Catholic cathedral with gorgeous architecture and conveniently located right next to Hyde Park in the central business district.

Harbourside suburbs

Elizabeth Bay 

A harbourside suburb located just east of the central business district, you’ll see some of the most prestigious houses and gorgeous historical buildings on a private Sydney tour.

Darling Point

Another harbourside suburb known as one of the most – if not, the most – prestigious suburbs in the entire city, full of stunning houses and historical sites to see.

Double Bay (and Rose Bay)

With exquisite beaches, amazing restaurants and cafes, chic shopping venues and full of heritage-listed buildings, Double Bay and Rose Bay are musts for a Sydney day tour.

Point Piper 

Known as one of the expensive suburbs in the whole of Australia, it’s easy to see why. Rich in history, striking buildings and pristine beaches, the suburb is home to some of the country’s wealthiest individuals.


Known as perhaps one of Sydney’s ritziest neighborhood’s, Vaucluse boasts some of the fanciest and grandest houses you’ll ever see.

Watson’s Bay

With mesmerising cliffside views, mouthwatering seafood restaurants and shiny yellow beaches, Watson’s Bay is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing sight see on a Sydney day tour.

Eastern suburbs

Bondi Beach

If you haven’t been to Bondi, you haven’t been to Sydney. The world-famous surfer’s paradise is packed with gorgeous views and the coolest bustling restaurants & cafes.

Coogee Beach

With a relaxing surf, historic buildings, beautiful parklands and amazing bars and restaurants, Coogee is known across the world as a tourist’s paradise.

Bronte Beach

Just south of Bondi, you’ll find the absolute gem of Bronte Beach. Enjoy a coffee, a relaxing dip and feed in one of the best kept secrets of the Eastern suburbs.

North shore

Blues Point

Crossing the Harbour Bridge, you’ll find Blues Point which has a spellbinding view of the city. A must to visit simply for the best photographs of you with the skyline in the background.


Going further up, you’ll discover one of Sydney’s most affluent suburbs on the north side. Packed with waterfront restaurants and 19th century buildings, Mosman boasts an unforgettable experience.

The Spit

Home to the famous Spit Bridge (forgive the name), this sandbar-shaped paradise is boasting with natural beauty from bushwalks and pristine blue waters to sandy beaches. 


Probably the most iconic and bustling Sydney beach (rivalling only to Bondi). Enjoy dozens of restaurants, bars, cafes, shops and ice cream parlours, while listening to the sounds of buskers on the corso and the view of Manly Ferries sailing in and out.

North Head

Enjoy stunning coastal views at North Head (at Manly), where you’ll get a stunning picturesque sight of the city skyline.

Which experiences are best for tours in Sydney?

The greatest experience is a luxury private one day Sydney day tour where you can enjoy the very best that the city has to offer (without feeling rushed and getting overwhelmed by crowds). 

And the most captivating way to enjoy this is with 5 Stars’ Sydney tours package. All the places we’ve listed above are on our day tour itinerary!

Your very own personal driver will:

  • pick you up at your hotel
  • drive you around the city in your very own exclusive glass roofed luxury SUV
  • show you the most incredible locations across the seaboard – and
  • return you to your hotel after a jam-packed and mesmerising day.

Sydney private day tours available in English and Spanish.

Book your private Sydney tour today!