A tour with Running Tours Sydney is the best way to combine sightseeing with staying fit and active while on your travels. More than just a run and more than just sightseeing, it is more about having fun experiencing Sydney and discovering places easily missed!
Operating since 2016, Running Tours Sydney offers three tours daily to explore the best of the harbour city on the run.
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Explore Sydney Harbour at first light, learning about the fascinating history, architecture and stories revolving around this city’s most famous attractions including the famous Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This nine kilometre adventure bounds along the harbour, where you’ll witness firsthand the sparkling seas and home of Pixar’s beloved Nemo!
Be prepared to lace up your running shoes as they run from Hyde Park, and run past natural landmarks like Mrs Macquaries Chair, a favourite for both locals and tourists to snap that perfect photo among the rocks by the sea. After, they’ll be heading over to the Botanic Gardens to experience the gorgeous greenery rooted right in the heart of the city. They’ll run past the Opera House, up across the Harbour Bridge, and take you to see some of the best hidden sights scattered around the harbour.
On the north side of the harbour you’ll get to view Sydney harbour from several different perspectives that you must see with your own eyes! They’ll finish your running experience with a coffee at a cosy little cafe overlooking the harbour.Family Friendly Public Toilet
From $79 to $89
Sydney is known for its seafood, beaches and nightlife, but did you know Sydney is home to one of Australia’s darkest convict past? This running tour will take you on a journey through several vastly different eras, journeying the transformation from a penal colony to the bustling and popular beachside city that Sydney has transformed into.
During the run, they will take you to see a number of historical sites including Hyde Park Barracks, the majestic St Mary’s Cathedral and many more. On the tour, learn about the early days of European settlement in 1788, and events of the 1800’s right through to the 20th century developments of the iconic landmarks of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.
The city is home to Australia’s oldest buildings and boasts the largest skyline in the country as well. Continuing towards the Darling Harbour, you will have the opportunity to witness Sydney’s distinct contrast of traditional and modern architecture.
Before concluding the tour, they’ll take a brief stop at Queen Vic Building where you’ll be able to enjoy Sydney’s finest coffee at a trendy central Sydney café.Public Toilet