What’s that in the sky? Your next tour of Sydney, of course!

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Seagulls gazing out to sea at the beach only a short walk from The Macleay

The seagulls have the best view of Sydney - the good news? You can get their view!

When you look up into the sky around Sydney you'll see hoards of birds floating around. Don't you wish you could see what they can? A bird's eye view of everything happening in the city is the dream, but it doesn't have to be. 

Take another look at the sky. Do you see anything else joining the birds? Oh yeah – it's your next tour of the city. Just check out some of these fun ways that you can share the same perspective of the city as the birds do! 

Sea plane tours

This is the closest to a bird you can get.

If one of the best parts of Sydney is its amazingly picturesque harbour, then why not get the best of both worlds (the sky and water) by jumping aboard a sea plane. This is the closest to a bird you can get, as these planes take off and land in the water just like a seagull would. Of course, that's only part of the fun, as the rest of the journey you'll likely spend with your nose to the glass looking over the city and over the open water.

Hot air balloon rides

Hot air balloon rides are one of the most underrated ways to tour. Granted that is because the opportunity is not always there, but as it is available in Sydney, we don't think this is an opportunity you can miss! Head to Sydney's wine country, specifically, Hunter Valley and give this exciting mode of transportation a try. There's something incredibly romantic about a hot air balloon ride as well – so if you're taking a special someone on this trip, consider popping the question as you cruise over the vineyards.

A whole new view can be yours from a hot air balloon ride. A whole new view can be yours from a hot air balloon ride.

Sydney Harbour bridge walk

Ok, so you're not technically airborne for this one, but you do get one of the most unique sky-high views of the city from the top of this bridge. This is one of the more popular tourist attractions in the city, but once you get to the top, you'll quickly see why. The hike itself is fascinatingly fun as the tour guides teach you a bit about the history of the bridge and the city itself.

Be sure you have a place to stay after you're done with these amazing activities! Book with us here at The Macleay Hotel. We might not have a bird's eye view of they city, but we do have an equally beautiful view of the city skyline and harbour bridge right from your room. So don't delay, schedule your stay today!