GoExplore! The Original/Home and Away Manly Pickup
If you love the TV show Home and Away as much as we do jump on board for the trip of a life time. We take you on a journey to the mythical town of Summer Bay which is located at Palm Beach, one of Sydney’s famous Northern Beaches.
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G'day and welcome to Sydney, Australia.
Jump on board for the trip of a lifetime. Sit back and relax and let us take you on a journey to the mythical town of Summer Bay. Travel to world famous Palm Beach on Sydney's Northern Beaches and surrounding areas to see where scenes of the show are actually filmed. Where is Summer Bay?
The Summer Bay outdoor filming location is actually Palm Beach, in Sydney's Northern Beaches, only 41 kilometres north of Sydney's CBD. This gorgeous stretch of golden sands and clear blue ocean is situated on a peninsula between Pittwater and Broken Bay, allowing for spectacular views of the headlands and lush green hinterlands surrounding it.
We showcase the whole of the Northern Beaches. Even if you are not a fan of Home and Away, the Northern Beaches of Sydney are some of the best beaches in the world to visit
Please note: Your fun filled day consists of:
- On-site film locations (outdoor filming locations only, Palm Beach. No Studio.)
- Breathe taking views of the Bush, Bay & The Northern Beaches
You will visit:
- Summer Bay Surf Lifesaving Club
- The Pier Diner
- Alf's Bait shop
Travel with small groups of up to 3 , 5 , 10 people in our comfortable Vechicle's. Some days we also have a larger vehicle taking up to 24 people. Your guide for the day is a local with local knowledge. We breathe everything Australia.
You return back to Sydney via the Manly Ferry to Circular Quay. Please note ferry tickets currently cost $7.60 and are not included in the tour price. We drop you at Manly Wharf where you can choose to have a look around the famous Manly Corso, walk on Manly Beach, do a spot of shopping, or simply catch the ferry back to Circular Quay and enjoy panoramic views of the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How far should I book in advance?
We recommend you book as far in advance as possible. Our tours can fill up quickly. If availability permits you can book right up until 24 hours prior to departure.
2. What time do the tours depart?
Pick time is 10.15am at ManlyTourist Centre at manly terminal. The bus will arrive between 10am to 10.15am approximatly You must call/text us 24hrs before your tour to reconfirm these details. Please txt us on 61 0438949876.
3. What time do we get back to the manly?
We have you back to the Manly Ferry between 2.30pm and 3.00pm. The ferry ride is a short 30 minutes across Sydney Harbour to Circular Quay. The approximate duration of the day is 4.30 hours.
4. Can I meet the bus at Palm Beach?
All guests booked on the tour must meet at the designated pick-up location at Manly, as we start sighting seeing just 10 minutes out of the Manly.
5. Is Summer Bay a real place?
Summer bay is the shows' fictional name for Palm Beach, one of the most affluent suburbs in Sydney.
We Guarentee Filming Or refund your Money -minus bank fees If There is No Filming on the date of travel we will cancel the tour!.
6. Are the studios open to the public?
No, the studios are not open to the public. We can only take you to the exterior filming locations in Palm Beach.
7. Do we get to meet any actors?
If they happen to be filming on the day and have time in their schedule we have found most actors are happy to have photo's taken with our guests.
The Original/Local Home and Away & Summerbay Film Set Tour operators. 4hrs.
Available for purchase/hire:
Merchandise is available for purchase from the North Palm Beach Surf Lifesaving Club. Hats, T-Shirts, keyrings etc. and also from Alf's Bait shop. Please note we have no control over what days the Surf Club are open to purchase merchandise.
You can hire a Kayak or Paddleboard for an hour at Palm Beach from 'Alf's Bait Shop' and spend some time on the water - see our optional extras. Hire products are subject to weather/avaialility andf a full refund if unable to provide.
10.00am till 2.30pm; approximately 4.30 hours
10:00 AM Mon, Tue, Wed, Thursday
We have you back to the Manly ferry between 2.30 and 3.00pm.
Departure points:Tourist infomation Centre Manly
All passengers to meet the tour at Tour Information Centre Manly as shown Above if wait outside the entrance your guide will collect you from there. Pick up time will be between 10.00 and 10.15am.
What to bring:
Be sure to bring camera, bottle of water, hat, sunglasses, swimmers & towel in summer.
Jacket in winter.
Fitness level required:
Child price applies for children between the ages of 7 and 14 years.
We are unable to carry infants and children under 7 years of age due to the compulsory National Child Restraint Regulations.