Welcome to Sydney

The second-biggest city in Nova Scotia and the only real city on Cape Breton Island, Sydney is the embattled core of the island's collapsed industrial belt. The now-closed steel mill and coal mines were the region's largest employers and now the city feels a bit empty, but there are some lovely older houses, especially in the North End residential areas where most of the B&Bs are found. Overall, the city is well... Read More

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New Orleans City and Cemetery Bus Tour

Tour pick-up is 30 minutes prior to tour time and offered at hotels within the French Quarter and Business District. Group sizes are typically under 15 and never over 25. This is a bus tour with two opportunities to get out and explore. One stop is in St Louis Cemetery #3 for a guided tour and about 10 minutes to look around on your own. The tour makes a second stop in City Park at the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden and Morning Call Cafe with 20 to 30 minutes to have beignets and look around the sculpture garden. Our tour guides are all licensed giving you an insider’s perspective of the city and information regarding history, architecture, and activities. Aside from the two stops your tour will also pass through and cover many other highlights, such as: Congo Square, gathering place of slaves and eventual birthplace of Jazz St. Louis #3 – our third oldest Roman Catholic “City of the Dead City Park with its three hundred year old live oaks, Besthoff Sculpture Garden, and Storyland Site of one of the major levee breaches after Hurricane Katrina, the 17th Street Canal St. Charles Avenue with its stately mansions and oldest streetcar in America Bayou St. John – historic waterway and place of trading for Native Americans and settlers Lake Ponchartrain and the longest bridge over water in the world, the Causeway Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral

$68.49 Outdoor Activities

iFLY Penrith: Indoor Skydiving

Located approximately 45 minutes from downtown Sydney, iFLY Downunder gives you the chance to master the flying skills of skydivers in a state-of-the-art, fully controlled, safe environment. The all-round viewing platform lets you share the magic with family and friends, making this an excellent activity for celebrating a special event, planning a corporate day out, or just looking for a new hobby. On-site guides are always there to help you as you enjoy this experience in Penrith. When booking, choose from the following options (all options include hands-on personal assistance from your flight instructor, a flight certificate, and rental of flight suit, helmet, and goggles).iFLY Intro 2 flights for 1 person Comprehensive training iFLY High: Flight + Wind Tunnel Let your instructor whiz you toward the top of the wind tunnel 2 flights for 1 person Comprehensive training Only guaranteed at 12pm, 6:30pm, and 8:30pm, plus 10am and 2pm on weekends iFLY Plus 4 flights for 1 person (flown as 2 double-length flights) Comprehensive training iFLY Family and Friends 10 flights to be shared between 2 and 5 people  (you can book for 1 adult and share this between 5 people) Video footage of your flights on a USB flash drive Comprehensive training iFLY Fast Track 10 flights for 1 person flown as 5 double-length flights Video footage of your flight on a USB flash drive Comprehensive training iFLY Intro Midweek and Save 2 flights for 1 person This package can only be booked before 4pm, Monday to Friday; not available Dec 26 to Jan 15 iFLY Plus Midweek and Save 4 flights for 1 person (flown as 2 double-length flights) This package can only be booked before 4pm, Monday to Friday; not available Dec 26 to Jan 15

$27.70 Cultural & Theme Tours

Escape Hunt Experience Sydney

Grab a group of friends for a 1-hour escape adventure. Designed based on computer games such as 'Myst' and 'Crimson Room', your game will have you racing against the clock as you try to solve puzzles and cryptic messages in order to find the key to escape. Dress up as the famous London detective, Sherlock Holmes and use a mix of skills and wits to gather clues and answer riddles. Make sure to pick a good group of friends to work alongside as you’ll need to work as a team to find the suspects identity and therefore make your escape. Choose between four games including Robbery in the Cottage, Extortion in the Dockyard, Secret Service Mission and an Advanced Room,  Assassin in the Pub. See full descriptions below. Robbery in the Cottage: Help the owner of one of the Rock's largest workers’ cottages find her gold coin stash. Despite the fact that she had hidden it very well, you need to race against the clock assisting the police in a pursuit before the thief disappears forever. Extortion in the Dockyard:The Captain is being blackmailed. As famous detectives, use your keen eye, logic and quick thinking to solve the mystery in an hour before The Mariner Escape ship is destroyed, ruining the Captain and crew’s livelihood. Secret Service Mission:Your mission as Australian Secret Service Agents, is to investigate the disappearance of the Prime Minister, Harold Holt. You've got an hour to cross the city to meet your informant, get the intel and follow the clues, all while trying to evade the mystery assassins who's hot on your trail.Assassin in the Pub (Advanced Level):Based on real life 1920’s Razor Gangs of Sydney. Bruhn a razor gang leader has been assassinated! Could the assassin be one of Sydney’s most powerful gang leaders, Madam Tilly Devine or her arch rival Madam Kate Leigh…or is it another shady Sydney character? As famous detectives, use your wits to find the assassin before the Fifty Fifty Pub opens and the clues are lost forever! See trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KHKfZ2-eec&index=15&list=PLqE4DX0pSyzl2bNvHREwow7diGoA9EJShInclusions: Each private room holds between two to five players and comes with your own dedicated game host who is there to assist you. If you have a larger group, between 6-10 players, you'll be set up in an identical room where you will race against the clock to try and beat the opposing team.At the end of your adventure, relax in the lounge and enjoy a complimentary tea and biscuits. Sit and chat about the experience and immerse yourself in the mystery as you dress up as Sherlock Holmes for a fun photo session. sion.