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

1. 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

Katoomba: Lyrebird Hop-On Hop-Off and Scenic World Pass

2. Katoomba: Lyrebird Hop-On Hop-Off and Scenic World Pass

See more of the Blue Mountains with this all-inclusive pass. Enjoy panoramic views from the top deck aboard your bus with this full-day hop-on hop-off pass. Stroll through the ancient rainforest and enjoy access to the Scenic World Skyway, Railway, Walkway, and Cableway, all at your own pace. Experience the Scenic World and descend deep into the Jamison Valley on the steepest train in the world, the famous Scenic Railway. Stroll through the Jurassic Rainforest along the Scenic Walkway – the longest elevated boardwalk in Australia – before gliding above the treetops aboard the Scenic Cableway. The Cableway is the largest and steepest aerial cable car in the Southern Hemisphere and gives you a wonderful view across the valley as it gently returns you to the top. Hop on the Scenic Skyway, the highest single-span cable car in the world, for views across the valley to the Three Sisters and an aerial view of Katoomba Falls. It also has an electric glass floor which disappears to leave you dancing on air.

Sydney: Blue Mountains, Bushwalks, Waterfalls, and Koalas

3. Sydney: Blue Mountains, Bushwalks, Waterfalls, and Koalas

Explore the beauty, lookouts and valleys of this remarkable region with a local guide. See the very best locations and amazing views on a unique tour crafted to avoid the crowds. Sleep in, avoid the Sydney traffic peak and all the big tour groups. Join us in an epic journey that will showcase the natural beauty of this world heritage listed region. It is filled with dramatic cliffs, eucalypt forests and waterflows so we don’t have time for theme parks or trendy café spots. Understand its history and grandeur with an immersive walk deep into Wentworth Falls to see waterflows and spectacular cliff edge valley views and four other scenic lookouts. Listen or spot our birdlife as we enjoy a bush picnic lunch. See the Three Sisters at the very best time as the sandstone rocks glow in the late afternoon sun. We start later than most tours to avoid the crowds and avoid tourist traps. Stop at a working farm to pat the kangaroos, wallabies or see a joey. Our VIP backstage pass with a koala is an extended private session up close with the koala and special photo moments. Dinner included at a local restaurant to complete a memorable day. Travel in a small group with a keen photographer guide so you will have picture perfect memories.

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

4. From Sydney: Blue Mountains, Scenic World, Zoo, & Ferry Tour

Embark on a Small Group Guided Trip to the Blue Mountains on a full-day minivan tour from Sydney Maximum 21 people. Visit multiple lookouts and take in the views of Jamison Valley. Ride the world's steepest railway and visit Sydney Zoo. First, after pickup, stop off at Echo Point, where you will have the closest and best view of the Three Sisters. Witness the blue haze and the vast expanse of the Jamison Valley, and experience the Blue Mountains' beauty. Next, visit Scenic World and dare yourself to ride the steepest railway in the world. The Railway has an incline of 52-64 degrees, with views from the top of the Three Sisters and the Valley, Ride the Skyway with See Through Glass Bottom & Enjoy the Cableway as well as a walk through the Rainforest. After, visit a quaint village in the Blue Mountains. Explore the boutique stores and enjoy lunch (at own expense) at one of the cafes or restaurants. Then, on the way back to Sydney, venture to the Western Plains to visit Sydney Zoo — Sydney’s ultimate wildlife experience. See a koala or a wallaby with an amazing nocturnal enclosure of Australian mammals and reptiles, and other animals from around the globe. Conclude your day with a ferry ride on the Parramatta River to Circular Quay. Travel under the Harbour Bridge and past the Opera House before disembarking at Circular Quay at approx 5pm where tour concludes.

Sydney: Blue Mountains Featherdale and Wentworth Falls Tour

5. 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.

Sydney: Blue Mountains & Featherdale Wildlife Park Day Trip

6. Sydney: Blue Mountains & Featherdale Wildlife Park Day Trip

A visit to Sydney is not complete without a tour of the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. This private tour full-day tour incorporates both the majestic Blue Mountains and a unique experience with Australian wildlife. Informative commentary throughout the day will focus on the flora and fauna of the Blue Mountains, its unique formation and the local culture of the area. As a general itinerary, after pick up from hotel, we make our first stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park when the animals are often at their most active. Your guide will lead you through this mostly indigenous animal attraction. There will be the opportunity to feed a range of wallabies and kangaroos as well as have a photo taken with a koala (own expense). We then make our way into the scenic Blue Mountains and be immersed in their unique beauty and formation at a series of popular as well as lesser-known lookouts. Depending on the group's preference, lunch is taken at either the small town of Leura or Echo Point. The afternoon offers a range of activities including further photo opportunities at waterfalls and cascades, easy bushwalks or shopping at Leura before we venture back down the mountain. The day concludes with guests being returned to their hotel at around 4 pm. Experienced local tour guide provides informative narration throughout the day offering a deeper understanding of Australia's Aboriginal heritage, colonial history & modern culture. All tours are private so no wasting time picking up other passengers from around the city as well as the option to customize the day's activities to best suit your group.

From Sydney: Boutique Uncharted Blue Mountains Tour

7. From Sydney: Boutique Uncharted Blue Mountains Tour

Your day starts with the spectacular views offered from Wentworth Falls, overlooking the Jamison Valley. Here you have time to wander the many walks on offer.  At lunch time visit one of the Mountain villages of Katoomba, Leura, or Blackheath with plenty of restaurants, cafes, shops, and galleries to visit. After, continue the journey to discover the Blue Mountains. Options include short guided bush walks, and an abundance of lookouts over the Jamison, Grose, and Megalong Valleys. Next, head down from the mountains for a hands-on Australian native wildlife encounter and the chance to pat a Koala and feed Kangaroos at Featherdale Wildlife Park! Return to Sydney in your luxury tour vehicle.

Blue Mountain Private photo shoot in all main attractions

8. Blue Mountain Private photo shoot in all main attractions

Explore the beauty of Blue Mountain with a local and professional photographer. Going home with the best souvenir that you could cherish for life. Your photoshoot is customisable to suit your interest and the size of your group. Whether you travel solo, with family or group of friends. Your photographer will contact you after the booking to arrange an exact time for meeting and further requirements of your shoot. Please feel free to bring a change of clothes (if you like a different outfit) and any pros you might want to include on the day of the photoshoot. Your photo session will last between 45-60 minutes based on your location. After the photo shoot you will receive 30-40 high resolution , edited photos within 4 business days. Your photo will be shared in a password protected online gallery where you can download your favourite pictures and then print or share them.

Roos, Blues & Views

9. Roos, Blues & Views

Roos, Blues and Views visits an Australian animal park first (before the kids scare the animals), then into the Blue Mountains for a short, easy walk to a lookout for some dramatic views and informative local commentary from your Dave for the day. A cafe style lunch awaits in the town of Leura or Katoomba, finished with a sweet treat from a local producer. After lunch we head to Scenic World with a ride on the world’s steepest railway down to the rainforest floor. The Dave will take guests on a short walk through the rainforest floor, then it’s back up the Cableway with a short time for the gift shop before riding the Skyway across the valley to Katoomba. From the Katoomba side of the Skyway, guests can choose to walk the 1km Prince Henry Cliff Walk to Echo Point or jump on the bus and drive with the guide. The final stop of the day is to visit the 3 Sisters when the light is at its best and the crowds and the fog have gone. We’ll then head back to Sydney for drop offs at aboout 6pm.

Sydney: Private Day Trip to the Blue Mountains

10. Sydney: Private Day Trip to the Blue Mountains

You will get picked up at your hotel by your professional driver-guide in our luxurious vehicle with air conditioning and individual seats with arm chairs. Drive through the historic towns of Windsor and Richmond where you will gaze at the beautiful skyline of Sydney before arriving at the Blue Mountains. The Blue Mountains are a UNESCO World Heritage Site – it joined the register in 2000. Your first stop will be at Hydro Majestic Hotel for a coffee stop where you have the magnificent views of Megalong Valley. After your coffee break you will visit Cahill's Lookout and have time to walk around and explore. After, there will be a short drive to Echo Point Lookout. The lookout offers a view of the Three Sisters, Mount Solitary and the rock formation known as the Ruined Castle. You will have many opportunities to take that perfect picture as you drive around the area. Scenic World is the home of the iconic Skyway, World’s Steepest Railway, the steepest Aerial Cable Car and elevated rainforest boardwalks. The entrance fees to Scenic World are excluded from the tour-price. After your morning activities and building up a healthy appetite, your driver will take you to your lunch break in the quaint town of Leura. You get to choose your own lunch venue from the many boutique restaurants Leura has to offer. After lunch, you will have the opportunity to stroll through the little alleys and high streets of Leura exploring all of Leura's unique shops. NOTE: This itinerary is subject to change depending on unforeseen circumstances on the day / Added photo opportunities may happen on this tour time permitting.

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Terry is a dedicated professional with a passion for the outdoors that comes across on this tour. He is a longtime resident of Sydney and shares the wealth of his local knowledge freely. He said s punctual and strategic in the pacing of this adventure with snacks, a picnic-style lunch and evening dinner. The splendor and history of the Blue Mountains come through with his commentary and choices of viewing stations. He is also a professional photographer, to boot, and will take memorable photos of you with your own equipment. The limitation on group size makes for a more intimate and individual experience for participants. Don’t miss this opportunity if you’re in or plan on being in Sydney.

Great experience, Terry was very knowledgeable about everything to do with the Blue Mountains, and also very entertaining. Was a fab day will treasure my memories, not bad photographer either.

Spectacular views. Fun rides in scenic world. Up close view of Australia animals at Sydney Zoo Our guide Lloyd was very knowledgeable and entertaining

Great choice to take first bus (0900) and get off on East side of skytram to get into Scenic World without lines!

Brilliant, just have to take a chance with the weather