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From Sydney: Blue Mountains Full-Day Trip

1. From Sydney: Blue Mountains Full-Day Trip

Enjoy an excursion from Sydney into the Blue Mountains. Visit Featherdale Wildlife Park and experience the amazing variety of Australian wildlife. Hand-feed kangaroos, see Koalas, and wombats, as well as many more native Australian birds and wildlife. Enjoy a visit to Leura Village, where you can buy your own lunch at a cafe or bakery. Your tour includes the 3 rides at Scenic World, Cableway, Skyway, and Railway. Stop at Echo Point to enjoy splendid views of the Jamison Valley and the 3 Sisters, a towering rock formation from the Dreamtime.  Bypass Sydney’s peak traffic on a Ferry cruise along Parramatta River into Circular Quay. From there you will make your own way back to your accommodation.

From Sydney: Blue Mountains, Scenic World All Inclusive Tour

2. From Sydney: Blue Mountains, Scenic World All Inclusive Tour

Join a small group on this all-inclusive day trip from Sydney to the Blue Mountains with a local guide. Gaze at the rainforest on a guided walk in Scenic World, see the iconic Three Sisters from Echo Point, and meet endemic animals at the Featherdale Wildlife Park or Western Sydney Zoo. Begin your tour early at one of the meeting points, then set off on your adventure ahead of large groups. Arrive at Scenic World in the Blue Mountains and experience all the rides with your local guide. Ride the Scenic Railway into the rainforest, take the Skyway across the valley see magnificent views of the waterfall, and enjoy the Cableway. Skip some of the general queues and head straight to the rides. Take a stroll on a boardwalk through the rainforest and hear all about its ecosystem. Then, follow your guide to a cliff lookout and soak in panoramic views of the Jamison Valley, with its pink sandstone cliffs and eucalyptus-bound forests. Next, walk down the road to Echo Point and admire sweeping views of the Three Sisters rock formation from the lookout. Learn about its cultural significance from your guide. Then, time permitting, enjoy some time on your own to wander around and take photos. After working up an appetite, tuck into lunch in the Blue Mountains. After your meal, continue to Featherdale Wildlife Park or Western Sydney Zoo to spend some time close to some of Australia's natives. Get a hands-on experience with native animals, including hand-feeding a kangaroo. After spending the day connecting with nature in the World Heritage-listed area of the Blue Mountains, Take a ferry back to Sydney along the Parramatta River. See landmarks such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and end the trip at Circular Quay Wharf.  This tour is an all-weather activity, we advise guests to check the weather outside 24 hours, not refunds within 24 hours. *Please note that the Scenic Railway will not be operational due to scheduled Maintenance on the 29th and 30th May 2024. All other Scenic World rides will be operational and will not be affected.

From Sydney: Blue Mountains Tour with Waterfall Walk & Lunch

3. From Sydney: Blue Mountains Tour with Waterfall Walk & Lunch

Join a small group tour from Sydney to the Blue Mountains and see the Three Sisters and Wentworth Falls. Your Blue Mountains day trip includes a fresh, locally made picnic lunch, and a walk to the bottom of Wentworth Falls waterfall. Head two hours west of Sydney to the Blue Mountains National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage-listed area. Explore numerous lookouts with breathtaking views over valleys, mountains, and numerous waterfalls. Your tour includes a 90-minute waterfall walk in the town of Wentworth Falls, taking in several waterfalls including the 187m Wentworth Falls waterfall. At this time, this is the only tour that does the walk going to the bottom of the waterfall. Visit Echo Point to see the Three Sisters rock formations in Katoomba and hear the indigenous dream time story behind the ladies. Another awesome lookout you can explore is Lincoln Rock, also known as Flat Rock. This is a big day in the Blue Mountains with local, passionate guides that love their jobs Your Blue Mountains itinerary has been curated by a local who has lived in the area their whole life. Discover areas off the beaten track, as well as the most famous sites the Blue Mountains have to offer. This is that less touristic Blue Mountains tour that you are seeking

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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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.

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

7. 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.

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

8. 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.

Katoomba: Blue Mountains Full-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

9. Katoomba: Blue Mountains Full-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

See more of the Blue Mountains aboard the Blue Mountains Explorer Bus. Visit sparkling cascades and waterfalls, stunning cliff tops and valleys, and much more. Stroll through ancient rainforest or take a cliff-top walk without having to backtrack, simply hop on the bus at the next stop. Consult your guidebook with maps and walking guides to help you to explore. Enjoy live commentary from your driver-guide and receive helpful tips and advice on how to get the most out of your journey. Hop on at Stop 1 in Katoomba and within minutes you'll be at the cliff top edge with stunning views and some amazing walks. Hop off first at Stop 6 - Honeymoon Lookout and take the Prince Henry Cliff Walk to Echo Point and the Three Sisters. From here, head to Katoomba Cascades and Katoomba Falls, walk the Furber Steps deep into the Jamison Valley, enjoy stunning views from Narrow Neck Lookout and Cahill's Lookout, and visit Leura Village. Explore Gordon Falls and the Olympian Rock Lookout, swim under the waterfall at the Pool of Siloam, or rest and relax at the gorgeous Leura Cascades.

Blue Mountains: Scenic World, Waterfalls, and Wildlife Park

10. Blue Mountains: Scenic World, Waterfalls, and Wildlife Park

Spend the day exploring the Blue Mountains on this day trip from Sydney. Get picked up from Sydney and head to the Blue Mountains. Begin the day with exciting commentary from your expert guide. Hear the stories about Australia's convict beginnings to modern Australia. Before you know it you will be enjoying breakfast in the Blue Mountains surrounded by locals. Ride on the world's steepest railway at Scenic World and see the magnificent Three Sisters surrounded by the Jamison Valley. Admire stunning cliff faces, waterfalls, and hiking trails. Following lunch, visit the the wildlife park. See kangaroos and have your photo taken with a koala when you visit the Wildlife Park. At the end of the day, get dropped off at your hotel.

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What people are saying about Katoomba

it was a great day. Driver was on time and his informative banter enroute was entertaining. The zoo and wildlife exceptional. I do wish we had a little more time - even 30 min as we were rushing at the end to see it all. Lunch spot was good. Plenty of time to eat and walk around shops. The 3 rides and subsequent walks exhilarating. a really good day.

Aaron from FJ Tour's you are amazing. Thank you for the most unbelievable tour we have had for ages. The history given at each stop and the little notes of information whilst passing past things of interest was right on the mark. Again, thank you for a wonderful day had by all, both young and old 😀

It was an excellent trip for me and worth my money! Aaron is a wonderful guide/driver, he is responsible, knowledgeable and ensure the trip goes smoothly as possible!

Wonderful! Tony was a wonderful guide! Very professional and helpful! The tour was amazing!! Awesome day! Thanks a much! Above and beyond our expectations!

The best day out from Sydney, our tour guide Max really made the day an absolute 10/10, he is the best tour guide we’ve ever had, highly recommend.