Harbour Sights Running Tour

Soak in Sydney’s breathtaking scenery on the Sydney Harbour Running Tour, an easygoing morning running tour by the water to kickstart your day and knowledge of Sydney’s rich history and culture.
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Distance / Duration
10km / 2 hours
Challenge Factor
Starting At
Hyde Park
Finishing At
Circular Quay
Minimum Guests

Explore Sydney Harbour at first light on Fit City Tour’s Sydney Harbour Running Tour. This small group tour takes runners around the city’s most famous attractions including the Sydney Opera House and The Sydney Harbour Bridge. Operating daily at 7am, this 9km adventure bounds along the harbour, where you’ll witness firsthand the sparkling seas and home of Pixar’s beloved Nemo! 

To get this two hour running tour started, we’ll lace up our sneakers at Hyde Park, the oldest public parkland in Australia. From there, we’ll jog past many well known natural landmarks including Mrs Macquaries Chair, a rock carved into the shape of a bench for the wife of Major General Lachlan Macquarie, and a favourite for both locals and tourists to snap that perfect photo overlooking the harbour. Afterwards, the tour will head over to the Botanic Gardens to experience the gorgeous greenery rooted right in the heart of the city. 

Together, we’ll run by the Sydney Opera House, one of the most famous and beloved architectural masterpieces of the twentieth century, as well as several other historic focal points such as George Street’s former police station, Cadman’s Cottage. The tour continues to gain momentum as your Sydney tour guide leads the group over the Sydney Harbour Bridge to explore some of the most interesting hidden sights scattered throughout the harbour, such as Lavender Bay, the harbourside suburb with vast views of Sydney Harbour, and Wendy's Secret Garden, a local artist’s green sanctuary nestled in the bustling city. Runners will cruise by Luna Park, Sydney’s oldest and most famous amusement park. 

In our final stretch, we’ll run by Kirribilli House, home of Australia’s Prime Minister, and ask him to coffee before feeding our post-run caffeine fix at the Wharf. To close out the running tour, we’ll unwind on the Ferry back to Circular Quay.

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Private Family tour
2 adults + 3 Children
2 adults + 4 Children
  • Explore the world famous Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Uncover the stories of the early settlers in the Rocks
  • Discover Sydney's oldest house
  • Stunning 360 degree views of Sydney Harbour
  • A wonderful tour guide to lead the way and share the stories
  • All digital photography taken during the tour
  • A coffee at one of Sydney's favourite harbourside cafes
  • Ferry tickets included to return from the north side of the harbour to Circular Quay
  • Tour duration is approximately 1.5 to 2.0 hours including coffee
  • Please wear suitable running attire and note that there is nowhere to store luggage and backpacks
  • This tour is suitable for all abilities of runners
  • This tour finishes at Circular Quay Wharf. Your tour guide will be able to assist with onward travel.

Please wear clothes suitable for this activity including appropriate footwear.
You may like to bring a water bottle, though there are water taps throughout the tour.

We aim to make our tours accessible for each and every guest:
For guests with wheelchairs and prams, we can generally make slight alterations to our tour route.
For guests who are vision-impaired, we can generally provide a guide to assist you.

We many need additional lead time to make these arrangements, so please contact us to discuss your requirements.

This tour starts at the Hyde Park Fountain (Archibald Fountain). Top of Market Street & Elizabeth Street, Sydney. The nearest station is St James.

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