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From Sydney: Blue Mountains, Scenic World & Sydney Zoo Tour

From Sydney: Blue Mountains, Scenic World & Sydney Zoo Tour

Explore the mountains and world famous attractions. Our Day Tour includes a visit to a wildlife park, Echo Point, The Three Sisters, and Scenic World. Ride the world’s steepest incline railway, enjoy a walk through a rainforest canopy, or just marvel at the views of Jamieson Valley all on our day tour. Itinerary 7:45 AM – Pickup from your departure point in Sydney (Central Station) 9:00 AM – Arrive at Sydney Zoo 10:00 AM –Depart Sydney Zoo 11:00 AM – Arrive Echo Point and the Three Sisters 11:30 AM – Enjoy plenty of time to explore the attractions of the Mountains ( Leura village and Scenic World 3:30 PM – Commence our return to Sydney 5:45 PM – Arrive back in Sydney

From Sydney: Blue Mountains Nature and Wildlife Tour

From Sydney: Blue Mountains Nature and Wildlife Tour

Depart Sydney and journey in a comfortable coach to the heart of the Blue Mountains, named for the blue tinge the mountain range takes on when viewed from a distance. Enjoy short guided bushwalks of 10-45 minutes off the beaten track to spectacular lookouts and waterfalls (weather permitting). Explore a relaxed mountain village at lunchtime. Visit Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney's leading animal attraction, where you can see a koala, feed kangaroos, and see other indigenous creatures such as wombats, Tasmanian Devils, Black-Breasted Buzzards and many more. Then, explore the Blue Mountains National Park on a guided bushwalk. See amazing waterfalls and rainforest flora, and discover secluded lookouts. Go to the Three Sisters rock formation, towering across the Jamison Valley at Katoomba. Return to the city in the comfort of your tour vehicle after a great day exploring the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park.

Sydney: Blue Mountains Afternoon and Sunset Tour

Sydney: Blue Mountains Afternoon and Sunset Tour

After a lazy start to your morning in Sydney, embark upon a truly special day in one of the most spectacular world heritage listed national parks, the Blue Mountains. You will leave the hustle and bustle of the Sydney metropolis and avoid the peak hour traffic, driving west towards the national park. Once there, you will explore the Blue Mountains National Park, with the regular tourist buses long gone, you will be left alone to soak in the golden hours before sunset. On your Blue Mountains tour, you will learn all about the native flora and fauna as well as the indigenous people of the Blue Mountains. Upon arriving in the Blue Mountains, you will commence an awe-inspiring scenic bush walk overlooking the breathtaking Jamison Valley. You will make your way to a sensational lookout across one of the most remarkable waterfalls in Australia, Wentworth Falls. Late in the afternoon, you will arrive at one of the perfect lookouts chosen by your experienced tour guide. This is where you will have a closer look at the iconic Three Sisters sandstone formation. You can enjoy your Blue Mountains sunset whilst overlooking amazing views of Jamison Valley, Mount Solitary, the Ruined Castle, and Narrow Neck Plateau. Your guide will take you to some terrific vantage points, allowing for the perfect sunset photo opportunities.

Sydney: Blue Mountains Featherdale and Wentworth Falls Tour

Sydney: Blue Mountains Featherdale and Wentworth Falls Tour

Explore the Blue Mountains region on a tour from Sydney. Discover Featherdale Wildlife Park, a guided bushwalk (hike) to the waterfalls at Wentworth Falls. Spend the afternoon at Echo Point and Cahill’s Lookout. Start with pickup from your hotel in Sydney. See koalas, kangaroos, dingoes, cassowaries, and other native Australian birds and animals in the morning at Featherdale Wildlife Park. At Wentworth Falls hike through tea-tree forests, fern gullies, cave overhangs, and past a variety of panoramic views of the Jamison Valley. The falls themselves are a delicate misty flow of water tumbling over three tiers of rocky outcrops. Your guide will be able to organize some alternative routes and shortcuts for those taking it easy. For lunch visit Leura Village which offers charming cafes, restaurants, and bakeries. Purchase lunch at one of these, and enjoy some time shopping for gifts at the streetside shops. Head on down to the Blue Mountains' most famous lookout at Echo Point. Enjoy the views at the perfect time of day, with the sun shining down the valley. See the Three Sisters illuminated and a Blue Haze in the background. Exit the Blue Mountains via Cliff Drive with its views over Narrow Neck Plateau and the Magalong Valley. Stretch your legs one more time to discover Cahills Lookout and Boars Head, before heading back to Sydney.

From Sydney: Blue Mountains, Three Sisters & Leura Day Tour

From Sydney: Blue Mountains, Three Sisters & Leura Day Tour

Explore the World Heritage-Listed Blue Mountains on this amazing one day tour! Just 1.5 hours to the west of Sydney is the wonderful world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park. With premium return coach transfer to Blue Mountains and Return you will have an amazing day visiting Echo Point lookout for a view of the Three Sisters and explore Leura village. Stop over at Sydney Zoo cafe with an option to enter the zoo (entry fees to zoo not included) Morning refreshments and bottle water are also included. Do not forget to bring your camera to take some photos of the breathtaking scenery. Itinerary 7:45am – Pickup from your departure point in Sydney (Central Station) 9:00am – Arrive at Sydney Zoo(entry fees not included) 10:00am –Depart Sydney Zoo 11:00am – Enjoy plenty of time to explore the attractions of the Mountains ( Leura village, Echo Point and the Three Sisters) 1:30pm– Scenic World (entry fees not included) 3:30pm – Commence our return to Sydney 5:45pm – Arrive back in Sydney

Sydney: Waterfall Bushwalk and Blue Mountain Sunset Day Trip

Sydney: Waterfall Bushwalk and Blue Mountain Sunset Day Trip

Leave Sydney and begin your day of exploration by journeying to the Blue Mountains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Area, on a comfortable bus. Explore the park on a guided bushwalk, visit local towns, and marvel at your stunning surroundings, as your guide gives you informative commentary. Known for its stunning display of natural beauty and vast rainforests clad in eucalyptus trees, the Blue Mountains are over 100 million years old and span over thousands of hectares. The combination of the scorching Australian sun and fine oil mist from the eucalyptus leaves gives off a distinctive blue haze, earning The Blue Mountains their name. Your first stop is in the quaint town of Glenbrook, where you can enjoy a coffee or a quick snack before making your way to Euroka. Truly an authentic Australian experience, Euroka is campground near Glenbrook that is ideal for spotting native wildlife. Enjoy a picnic lunch here before beginning your guided walk to Wentworth Falls. Appreciate the stunning surroundings on this hour walk through the bush. Marvel at the spectacular views from Wentworth falls and make your way along the stunning forests of Jamison Valley. Make your way to the locality’s iconic landmark, the Three Sisters rock formation. This is the ideal spot to capture photos of the Sisters whilst avoiding the morning crowds. Keep a close eye out for some of Australia's most iconic and unique wildlife here. As you come to the end of your tour, head to a secret sunset location for spectacular and undisturbed panoramic views. Witness the dazzling range of colors on display and experience the magic and charm of the mountains in the golden hour before sunset, before returning to your starting point.

Sydney: Blue Mountains National Park Tour with River Cruise

Sydney: Blue Mountains National Park Tour with River Cruise

Discover the highlights of Blue Mountains National Park on this guided tour from Sydney. Begin with pickup at selected pickup points in the city, then drive to Sydney Zoo on the way to the Blue Mountains. Stop at the zoo and have the option to buy an entry ticket on the day. If you enter the zoo, enjoy a great opportunity to meet Australian wildlife like kangaroos, koalas, dingoes, wombats, Tasmanian devils, echidna, and more. See Asian and African animals such as cheetahs, lions, red pandas, elephants, a Sumatran tiger, and more. From Sydney Zoo, continue to Kings Tableland or Evans Lookout, the best places to view the wilderness of the Blue Mountains away from the large tourist buses. Then, follow your guide on a bushwalk to one of the most spectacular lookout points in the Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls or Katoomba Falls. Next, spend some free time exploring Leura, a picturesque village known as the “Garden Village.” Browse the shops and take your pick from a range of lunch options (at your own expense) in a popular village Sydney locals love. After the lunch break, move on to Katoomba, the center of the Blue Mountains and the gateway to its two most popular tourist attractions: the Three Sisters rock formation and Scenic World. At Three Sisters, hear the Aboriginal legends about this famous rock formation, then continue to Scenic World. While at Scenic World, enjoy all the features that one of Australia’s most visited tourist attractions offers, for additional costs on the day. Ride Skyway, Australia’s highest cable car, or Cableway, Australia’s biggest cable car. Take the chance to head up the steepest incline passenger-carrying railway in the world on the Scenic World Railway, or stroll across the 2.4-kilometer Walkway inside a temperate rainforest, the longest elevated boardwalk in Australia. With your guide, learn about aboriginal rock engravings and the First Nations people, thought to have arrived in the area many years ago. After Scenic World, drive through Homebush Bay, home of the 2000 Olympic Games. For the last leg of your return trip, escape nasty afternoon traffic and unwind on an afternoon ferry cruise along Parramatta River to Sydney Harbour and Sydney city center, where your tour ends.

Blue Mountains: Stargazing with a Telescope and Astronomer

Blue Mountains: Stargazing with a Telescope and Astronomer

Uncover the beauty of the night skies above the Blue Mountains on this stargazing adventure in Wentworth Falls. Sip on hot chocolate and stay warm in winter under blankets. Have your Blue Mountains National Park fees included in the tour.  Meet your guide at the Wentworth Falls picnic area and get an introduction of the history of the Blue Mountains through time. Listen to some stories about constellations. Try some naked-eye astronomy and get tips and tricks on how identify stars and constellations.  Enjoy an introduction to the celestial dance of planets and satellites. Gaze thorugh a professional-grade telescope at an array of objects depending on gazing conditions. Look at objects like the moon and its craters and seas, Saturn’s rings, and the moons of Jupiter. Scan the skies for objects like Mars, Venus, the Orion Nebula, star clusters, double and triple stars, shooting stars, and deep space objects like galaxies. Delve each object and have your astronomy questions answered.  Savor a cozy cup of hot chocolate with dairy-free, nut-free and soy-free Barista Oat milk. Use tools like a telescope and binoculars that are regularly sanitized between use.  Avoid the disappointment of poor weather with the option to reschedule or to taken alternative 90-min indoor Planetarium Astronomy tour in Leura. It is an immersive astronomy tour led by an astrophysicist inside a dome with a powerful projector.

Sydney: Blue Mountains Scenic World, Wildlife Park and Lunch

Sydney: Blue Mountains Scenic World, Wildlife Park and Lunch

When you only have one day to discover the majestic World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains, our Blue Mountains All Inclusive Signature Experience provides you an easy choice. It includes the key experiences of wildlife and Scenic World to ensure a wonderful and rewarding day out, plus is 100% carbon neutral, meeting national sustainability accreditation standards. From feeding kangaroos to breathtaking views, from delicious delights to rides of soaring heights, we invite you to a wonderful day of exploration! Your adventure begins with an early arrival at Featherdale Wildlife Park, home to the world's most extensive collection of Australian animals. Touch, feed and learn about many of Australia’s unique wildlife including an amazing array of birdlife, kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, dingos, echidnas, quokkas, emus, Tasmanian Devils, and koalas (option of close-up photo). Once in the mountains, our first lookout provides breathtaking, panoramic vistas over the extensive wilderness of the Jamison Valley. You’ll cherish the amazing photos you will take and enjoy informed commentary from our professional guide. Your next stop is at the acclaimed Scenic World, with the inclusion of a “Lunch & Rides” package. Select your lunch from a wide range of options catering to all tastes and dietary requirements, including gluten-free, Halal and vegan options. Enjoy views of the Blue Mountains National Park while you dine. There's no better way to enjoy the dramatic landscape of the World-Heritage listed UNESCO Blue Mountains, than with an Unlimited Discovery Pass, providing you self-access to the world’s steepest railway, the iconic skyway and the southern hemisphere’s steepest aerial cable car. Explore the valley floor at your own pace along kms of elevated rainforest boardwalks and look out for lyrebirds and ancient tree ferns. Your guide then meets you again to drive you to Echo Point, location of the famous Three Sisters. Learn more about this unique rock formation and the local Aboriginal people’s stories, going back thousands of years! You then return to the city with some wonderful memories, feeling rejuvenated and happy after your day adventure. It’s nice to have simple choices in life!

Sydney: Sydney Zoo, Blue Mountains and Scenic World Day Trip

Sydney: Sydney Zoo, Blue Mountains and Scenic World Day Trip

Discover the UNESCO-listed Blue Mountains on a day tour from Sydney that includes a visit to Sydney Zoo, Echo Point, the Three Sisters, and Scenic World. Take photos with Australian animals, and enjoy rides on the Scenic Railway, Skyway, and Cableway in Scenic World. Begin the tour at your chosen meeting point, then head to Sydney Zoo. Admire the variety of Australian wildlife in the zoo, and have your digital photo taken with koalas on the koala trail and with kangaroos while they're feeding. After the zoo, drive toward Blue Mountains National Park. Stop at Echo Point Lookout to take in the views, then move on to the Three Sisters and marvel at this unusual rock formation. Next, enjoy around 4 hours of free time to take in the attractions in the Blue Mountains. Discover the heritage buildings in the village of Leura, take a walk through a rainforest canopy, and more. With your Scenic World Unlimited Discovery Pass, take 3 rides in Scenic World on the Scenic Railway, Cableway, and Skyway. Enjoy the ride on the world's steepest incline railway and the spectacular views of Jamieson Valley. Later, return to Sydney for drop-off at your chosen starting point.

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4.5
(78 reviews)

The trip was amazing overall, I would highly recommend. The view of the Blue Mountains were very nice along with the routes we hiked through. The tour guide showed us around some really close up places to a waterfall and took us to kangaroo sightings. The tour guide Mitch, is very friendly and welcoming, which gave created a great atmosphere. This was one of our highlights while visiting NSW, would definitely recommend booking with this tour!

Les (tour guide) was amazing, so knowledgeable, such great insight and amazing stories and he was hilarious, couldn’t recommend a tour with him enough. The views of the blue mountains were stunning and the overall day was well worth it

The trip was so fun and awesome! Wishe we coupon had more time for lunch but everything else was good.

The guided tour was great, the bus driver was fantastic.

Excellent communication before and during the tour