Custom Minibus Tour using the Sydney Attractions Pass
Aquatic Lovers Minibus Tour
The Aquatic Lovers tour is a comprehensive tour that explores the influence of water on Australia, the worlds largest island nation. Being an island nation Maritime activities have had a huge influence in the way Australia has developed. As a result the culture has a deep connection with all things aquatic.
Learn about the history of the Maritime industry and how it has shaped Australia into what it is today. From the first vessels to land during colonial times to modern day submarines there is a lot to learn. The Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre showcases many different aspects of competitions for water sport enthusiasts. Divers, swimmers, water polo teams and synchronized swimmers all use the facilities. Experience the Harbour in cruise mode, and compare it to the feel of a jet boat. Learn all about the delicate oceanic ecosystem and be amazed at the number of species found in Sydney Harbour alone.
This aquatic tour has a little something for everyone and really showcases the diversity in a culture heavily influenced by the sea.
Aquatic Lovers Minibus Tour Day 1
On the first day of your Aquatic Lovers tour you will get to visit three distinctly different attractions in Sydney. Begin your day swimming at the Olympic Park, then take a jet boat ride, and end your day relaxing and learning at the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Once your day is over your friendly driver will get you back to your accommodation. Where you will likely drop from exhaustion, and prepare yourself for the second day.
Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre HOURS 5 AM – 9 PM
Start your morning off right with a swim at the fastest pool in the world. The pool at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre is where Olympians got to show the world how fast people can swim through the water. Take a swim in lane 4, and follow the Path of Champions all the way to the hall of fame.
Swimmers and water lovers of all ages will delight in the water slides, and the fun filled water playground. For the speed demon in all of us be sure to check out the Rapid River Ride, this pool of moving water moves in a circular motion. Swim with the current and see how quickly you can make your laps.
Make a stop at the Utility Pool and put your diving skills to the test. Choose from boards ranging from 1 metre to 10 metres. If you want to try the boards you will have to make prior arrangements but for enthusiasts this can happen.
Once you have worn yourself out it is time to head over to the Spa, steam room, or sauna to relax those vigorously used muscles and get ready to have lunch before heading to your afternoon jet boat adventure.
Oz Jet Boating DAILY 12 – 4
If you got a thrill from the Rapid River Ride at the Olympic Park you are really in store for a serious treat with a jet boat ride with Oz Jet Boating. Climb aboard the famous red boat, The Shark Attack and hold on tight. This action packed 30 minute ride will take you zooming through Sydney Harbour visiting all the iconic attractions while splashing, turning donuts, fishtailing, and spinning round and round.
Begin at the Opera House and make a lap around Sydney Harbour. Speed sightseeing at it’s best, you will be able to see Clark and Shark Islands, the most expensive real estate in Australia, the mansions that line the harbour, the Taronga Zoo, and of course the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Don’t worry if you jet passed something too quickly to really enjoy it, you will be cruising the Harbour at a much slower pace on day two.
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium ABOUT 2 HOURS OPEN FROM 9-7 DAILY
Once you get your heartbeat back to normal you will reboard the minibus with your private driver and head to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium for late afternoon early evening to explore all the animals that call the sea their home. In late afternoon you can choose from several keeper talks. It takes about an hour and a half to see all the exhibits and then There are various activities such as interactive learning for the kids, and playgrounds. When you wrap up the day your driver will take you back to your accommodation and you can get your rest for day 2.
Aquatic Lovers Minibus Tour Day 2
The second day of the Aquatic Lovers tour is a bit more relaxing than day one. Begin by exploring the Australian National maritime museum, and then cruise Sydney Harbour in the afternoon. We took it easy on you for the second day.
Australian National Maritime Museum 930 – 5 DAILY
Begin the second day of your Aquatic Lovers tour at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Since this tour takes advantage of the Sydney Attractions Pass included in your entry are also the MMAS Vampire, Submarine HMAS Onslow, and the Wharf 7 Maritime Heritage Centre. Learn all about Australia’s maritime past, and experience the future of maritime Australia by exploring the submarines. There are hands on learning exhibits, cinema exhibits, computer games, and you can even climb a 19th century lighthouse.
Once your exploration is over it’s time to head back to Sydney Harbour to cruise the same sites you saw at breakneck speed on yesterdays speed boat tour.
Captain Cook Cruises – Harbour Cruise DAILY 230 PM
Cruising the Harbour with Captain Cook Cruises is a relaxing way to enjoy the sights of Sydney Harbour. Take an hour and a quarter seeing the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, and the million dollar views of the mansions along the Harbour. Listen to the GPS commentary as you cruise through the Harbour. At 3:45 you will disembark from the cruise ship and meet back up with your private minibus driver to return to your accommodation in Sydney.
The Aquatic Lovers Minibus Tour is fun for lovers of all things water. Two action packed days, and five different Sydney attractions. Call to book your tour now at (02) 8970 8837 or use our online enquiry form.