Sydney School Tours

The Educational Tour Specialists

School Excursions to Sydney

Home to some of the greatest landmarks in Australia a trip to Sydney is not one for your school to miss.

Whether you wish to cruise across the Harbour, visit the animals at Taronga Zoo; view the Sydney skyline from 260m above ground level or explore the city’s history, there is always something exciting for your students to do in Sydney.

Conveniently located ½ hour from Sydney is Homebush Bay, home to the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. Your school can walk ‘The Games Trail’, tour the ANZ stadium (the main venue of the Olympics’) or simply just have a swim at the Aquatic Centre.

You can download our brochures to view important details and below is a sample itinerary. We look forward to planning your school’s next journey!

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

  1. Australian Maritime Museum
  2. Check into accommodation
  3. Sydney Aquarium (Night Activity)

Day 2

  1. Sydney Harbour Cruise
  2. Opera House Tour
  3. Sydney IMAX Theatre
  4. Sydney Tower (Night Activity)

Day 3

  1. Check out of accommodation
  2. Taronga Zoo
  3. Depart Sydney

3 DAYS FROM $315 per person


- Rate per person
- Accommodation
- Attractions
- Bed linen
- Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

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Activities & Attractions in Sydney

As the biggest capital city in Australia, Sydney offers a vast array of attractions covering various aspects of the school curriculum. Sydney is a great place for students from interstate to visit, and offers an action-packed stopover enroute to Canberra.

Historical Venues

Within a 5km radius of the Sydney CBD, students can visit historical venues such as:

1. Victoria Barracks
2. The Rocks
3. Government House
4. Museum of Contemporary Art
5. Art Gallery NSW

Architectural Land Marks

Students can visit architectural land marks such as:

1.  Sydney Harbour Bridge
2.  Pylon Museum
3.  Sydney Opera House
4.  Sydney Town Hall
5.  NSW Library
6.  The Mint
7.  Parliament House

Entertainment Attractions

For interactive and entertainment attractions students may visit:

1.  IMAX Theatre
2.  Taronga Zoo
3.  Powerhouse Museum
4.  Luna Park
5.  Sydney Aquarium
6.  Sky Walk Tour
7.  Maritime Museum

What’s On In Sydney?

As Sydney is such a hive of activity with so much to do and see, it is recommended you visit What’s On – City of Sydney for all the events that should not be missed. They provide a comprehensive annual calendar with all the details to help with organising your school’s itinerary whilst in Sydney.

School Group Accommodation in Sydney

Throughout the Sydney CBD accommodation is centrally located and in most instances within walking distance from major attractions. Meal packages are provided at most venues which assist in supplying you with an organised itinerary allowing a structured approach for teachers and students.

YHA – Sydney Central & Railway Square

Perfect for any group that wants walking access to all Sydney has to offer. Conveniently located just across from Central Railway Station and interstate coach transfers. Sydney Central YHA offers groups affordable accommodation and modern ‘5 star’ AAA Tourism rated facilities.

The YHA group also has facilities conveniently located near major Sydney beaches, such as the world famous Bondi and on the north side, Manly which provide a great alternative.

Great Facilities:

  • Comfortable 4 and 6 share dormitories for students
  • All rooms include linen, lockers and individual reading lights
  • Twin rooms with ensuites available for group leaders
  • Delicious onsite catering options for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Conference facilities available

Safety & Security is a Priority:

  • 24hr reception
  • CCTV cameras throughout the building
  • Lockers in the rooms for students belongings
  • Swipe card access to all rooms, bathrooms and external doors
  • State of the art compliant fire detection system and procedures

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Aarons Hotel Sydney

Aarons is ideally located in the middle of Chinatown and close to Darling Harbour, you could not dream of a handier location to stay in Sydney. Accommodating both large and small groups is our specialty! Our rooms are ideal for school groups with a range of room types from 2 – 6 share.

Organising accommodation for a school group in Sydney can be difficult. Let us show you how easy it should be!

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Sydney YHA Central
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Mercure Sydney

Mercure Sydney

Mercure Sydney is a vibrant city hotel located a short walk from major local attractions including Chippendale, Surry Hills, Chinatown and Darling Harbour. The Hordern, Bondi Beach, Circular Quay and the historic Rocks precinct are all just moments away by public transport, located on Mercure Sydney’s doorstep.

With stylish, modern and recently refurbished accommodation rooms, our 4 star hotel is among the leading hotels for business and holiday travel in bustling Sydney CBD.

Mercure Sydney

Ibis Sydney World Square

Ibis Sydney World Square is located in the heart of Sydney CBD and minutes from the historic Queen Victoria Building, Chinatown and Darling Harbour. The Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are a short walk away. Ibis Sydney World Square is the ultimate destination in Sydney CBD, only 9km from Sydney International and Domestic Airport and accessible via shuttle bus or public train.