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Itinerary
Your Home and Away tour starts with pickup in central Sydney, then travels by climate-controlled coach about one hour north of Sydney to reach Palm Beach. Known as Summer Bay in the TV show, Palm Beach is the real life filming location for Home and Away, one of Australia's favorite TV shows. Palm Beach is also known for its laid-back atmosphere and beautiful beachside location.

Your knowledgeable guide shares a wealth of fun facts, gossip and tricks of the trade from the set of Home and Away, which has been popular since its debut in 1987. Notable former cast members include actors such as Heath Ledger and Naomi Watts.

Follow your guide to outdoor locations from Home and Away, including the Summer Bay Surf Club, The Pier, Alf's Bait Shop, the lighthouse and the lovely beach. With luck, you may get to watch the crew in action if you visit on a day when the show is filming. The cast will sometimes give autographs and pose for photographs. A pic with Brax would make a great souvenir!

Enjoy some free time to take in the sights of ‘Summer Bay’ then reboard your coach and head to the charming town of Manly. Take a scenic coastal route that passes Whale Beach, Avalon Beach, the Bilgola lookout and Dee Why.

Your tour ends in Manly, a suburb of Sydney that is renowned for its natural beauty and relaxed lifestyle. Stay and explore this vibrant beachside suburb at your leisure, perhaps taking a stroll along the coast, renting a bike or kayak, or eating at one of the excellent restaurants along the beach. Traveling back to Sydney is easy on the Sydney Ferry (own expense), which affords terrific views on the return to Circular Quay.
Locations visited
Palm Beach
Whale Beach
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Overview
Spend an afternoon visiting Palm Beach, aka Summer Beach from the famous Australian TV show ‘Home and Away.’ Your expert guide shares the inside scoop on the people and places from the hit TV series, and you can snap photos at outdoor filming locations from the show. You may even get meet some of the cast and watch the filming in action. You’ll also visit the seaside town of Manly and see other renowned surfing beaches. This tour is a must-do for ‘Home and Away' fans when in Sydney!
Highlights
  • Day tour to Palm Beach to see the filming locations in the hit TV show Home and Away
  • See the Summer Bay Surf Club, Alf's Bait Shop, the pier, the lighthouse and other outdoor locations in Home and Away
  • Explore Palm Beach, the real-life location for Summer Bay, and maybe get lucky and catch the show being filmed
  • Hear inside stories about the show from your guide
  • Drive along Sydney’s coastal route and take in Whale Beach, Avalon Beach and the Bilgola lookout
  • Spend time in Manly, a favorite beachside suburb known for its relaxed atmosphere, restaurants, festivals and surfers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Flamin Galah Tours

Great! Highly recommend. A lot of information, driver and official guide were fantastic and respected by cast and crew of home and away, which made our day even nicer.

Thank Amy E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Friday Home & Away Tour

Whilst we booked on a day where we knew there wasn't any filming, we did expect more guidance or commentary during the tour once we arrived at Palm Beach. We were basically just dropped off to look around on our own. So if you are...More

Thank Annette E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Would have liked to have see more.

The tour guide and driver were excellent and eger to help. The tour itself is mainly watching filming, which was good. The driver let us hang about for extra time to try to get photos with the cast, but they were too busy.

Thank Lorna F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great day out for Avid Home and Away Fans

Flamin' Galah Tours is a great way to get a bit of behind the scenes experience of Home and Away. Grant and Elky are lovely and made it very interesting along the way talking about the various places of interest at the Rocks in Sydney,...More

Thank MareeChristine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alf`s bate shop

It was a great tur, me and my two Girls went on this tour two days ago. We got to see some of the "houses" to the acters, Alf`s bate shop and The pier. The guide was excellent and so the bus driver. We got...More

Thank Beritfn
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Sorry no. Excellent trip. Nobody stayed behind. One couple had made their own way by car to join the tour but then followed the mini bus back to Sydney. Hope this helps.
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