The Blue Mountains now World-Heritage listed, has deep gorges, steep cliffs, spectacular lookouts, excellent bushwalks and rich flora and fauna. On this tour, you'll discover the meaning of the name the Blue Mountains. You'll travel by clean, modern and air-conditioned buses on a personalized tour with friendly service. Your tour includes complimentary hotel pick up from most accommodation locations in the city center, as well as from central pick up points in Kings Cross, Darling Harbour, Coogee, Bondi, Manly and Glebe. Travel with passionate, friendly and qualified guides with local knowledge and extensive commentary as you visit the famous places and “get off the beaten track”.
Your tour starts with hotel pickup (depending on your accomodation location) before you head off towards the Blue Mountains. Firstly a Comfort Stop in the lower Blue Mountains. Opportunity to purchase refreshments.Visit Kings Tableland or Evans Lookout, the best place to view the wilderness of the Blue Mountains. Take a pleasant bushwalk to Wentworth Falls, one of the most spectacular lookout points in the Blue Mountains.Stop by Leura where you can spend free time exploring this picturesque village with great shops, excellent choices for lunch to cater to everyone. Leura is very popular with the Sydney locals.Next up is Katoomba. Katoomba is the center of the Blue Mountains and the gateway to its two most popular tourist attractions: The Three Sisters rock formations and Scenic World. It offers lovely heritage cottages, a well established hotel industry and a wide range of cafes and restaurants.Visit the Three Sisters rock formation where you'll hear the Aboriginal legends about this famous rock formation.If you're interested in visiting Scenic World , enjoy all the features that one of Australia’s most visited tourist attractions offers including: • Skyway – Australia’s highest cable car. • Cableway – Australia’s biggest cable car. • Railway – The steepest incline passenger carrying railway in the world. • Walkway – the longest elevated boardwalk in Australia, with 2.4 km inside a temperate rainforest.(This is at an additional cost)Aboriginal Site, learn about aboriginal rock engravings and the Dharug, thought to have arrived in the Blue Mountains over 22,000 years ago.En route see Homebush Bay, home of the 2000 Olympic Games.Take a trip up Sydney Harbour as you escape the afternoon traffic and unwind on an afternoon cruise along Parramatta river (which becomes Sydney Harbour) back to Circular Quay (city center) where your tour ends. (approx 6.30-7pm)