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The Private Tour Guide

30 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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We had a great time, Ben took us around patiently introducing us to the this fabulous place. We... read more

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Unique private touring of Sydney's iconic sights. Visit the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Botanical Gardens, Bondi Beach, Manly Beach, the historic ‘Rocks’ area, and stunning city neighbourhoods & gardens. Visit a city brewery, distillery or ice cream factory or sample wines from small family-run cellar doors in the Hunter Valley. Journey to hidden waterfalls and spectacular vistas of the Blue Mountains and Southern Highlands. The Private Tour Guide emphasises visiting 'local' secret areas, spotting Australian wildlife, whilst enjoying excellent food and wine. Perfect for couples, families or small groups from half a day to full days.
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30 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time, Ben took us around patiently introducing us to the this fabulous place. We thoroughly enjoy the drive and Ben's company

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A total of 10 persons including my family n my friends family.The tour of sand boarding n dolphin cruise was great although the whales part was cancelled due to the weather but overall the trip was great n wonderful. Ben was very professional n friendly...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I were in Sydney in early May and spent two great days with Ben Barry as our guide. The first day Ben showed us around the city of Sydney. We saw the most famous spots -- touring the Opera House and walking...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a family of 3 (with a 7 year old), we went with Ben on 3 tours: 1. Blue Mountains - The pace was great without the kid getting bored in the car. Ben took us for bush walks that are off the beaten track,...More

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ThePrivateTourGuide, Owner at The Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Alena, Jarrod and Elizabeth! Incredible scenery matched with incredible guests. Thanks for three fun days of touring out of Sydney. Good luck with everything back in Singapore and Lizzy growing up into a beautiful girl. I hope to see you all again one day...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with Ben to the Blue Mountains, and on a second day the Beaches tour. Both were great. Ben was very knowledgeable, easy to talk with, and keep us entertained and laughing. We are headed back to Australia next year, and will definitely take...More

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ThePrivateTourGuide, Owner at The Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Leslie and Sydney, You guys are F U N! Sydney's North Shore and Manly area is such a pretty place and I'm glad to have shared it with you both. And the quieter areas of the Blue Mountains have to be experienced to be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Mountains are a wonder to behold. With the right guide, your visit truly becomes an experience of a lifetime. Ben skilfully avoided the typical touristy spots while ensuring that we witnessed the splendour of Blue Mountains in many different ways. Ben's knowledge of...More

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ThePrivateTourGuide, Owner at The Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Apollos, Esther, Clara and Chris, Thanks for a great time. I bet Chris got some great photos of those secret waterholes that we had all to ourselves. The Blue Mountains is so much more than the one or two popular spots that most other...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up not far from the Blue Mountains & visited often as a child. Returning years later with the Private Tour Guide, I saw this stunning area from entirely new perspective. Our amazing guide knew ALL the best spots - stunning views and strolls,...More

Thank Greg C
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ThePrivateTourGuide, Owner at The Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Greg and Dorothy, Thanks for your sincere words. The Blue Mountains and the Sydney region is such an expansive region that there's always new areas to explore even for a tour guide. I'm glad to hear you experienced some new places (away from the...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We booked a day tour with Ben to visit the Blue Mountains and Jenolan Caves, and he made sure our entire group had a great day out! He arrived exactly on time in a minivan which was just the right size for our group of...More

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ThePrivateTourGuide, Owner at The Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Hi Heidi, Wendy, Selwyn, MJ and Sera, How are you all? It's a long day, but a day well worth it in the end. The caves are strikingly beautiful. Thanks for a fun day and hope to see you back in NSW again one day....More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Our day in the Blue Mountains with Ben was absolutely perfect! He managed to show us so much with such ease and comfort. Everyone in our group enjoyed both Ben and the tour.More

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ThePrivateTourGuide, Owner at The Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hi Kelley, Matt, Sean, Clare, Sam and Luke and Emily on exchange, Thanks for a riveting day of hidden sights and the iconic landmarks of the Blue Mountains. Enjoy the rest of your time in Australia and hope to see you all again one day...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My friend was visiting over Easter and it was her first trip to Australia. Our day trip to the Hunter Valley with Ben was first class from start to finish. He picked us up promptly at 7:30am and was a considerate and knowledgeable guide. We...More

Thank Karen C
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ThePrivateTourGuide, Owner at The Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hi Karen and Jess, It was a real pleasure showing you two the beautiful Hunter Valley. What a fun day with lots of wine, cheese, olives and some great wine and food pairing. Those kangaroos loved you as well - all hopping over to you...More

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lindadover2018
29 April 2018|
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Response from ThePrivateTourGuide | Property representative |
Hi Linda, Thanks for your enquiry. We specialise in private tours of all numbers and can certainly accommodate your group of 13. Extra tour information is on our website and you will also find our email address there... More
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Wallis S
18 December 2017|
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Response from ThePrivateTourGuide | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for your contact with The Private Tour Guide. I have availability for those dates whilst you're in Sydney. Are you able to visit our website for various itineraries and costs please. There you will also... More
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Gail V
26 March 2016|
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Hello, Thanks for your enquiry. Sydney is an amazing city with so much to see and do. I do have availability in February 2017 - do you know the exact dates you will be travelling in Sydney? It's best to email me for more... More
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