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$114.23 Day Trips & Excursions

Sydney to Blue Mountains Small-Group Day Trip and River Cruise

Escape the city for the beauty of the Blue Mountains on a full-day small-group tour from Sydney traveling by luxury air-conditioned mini coach. Shake off any sleepiness at your first stop Featherdale Wildlife Park. Get up close to a Koala then have the opportunity to hand feed a Kangaroo and see Wombats, Dingos and native birds as you enjoy morning tea (included). A short hop takes you to Scenic World for rides on three attractions. Board the Scenic Railway, the world’s steepest railway, and descend through a cliffside tunnel to the floor of an ancient rainforest! Disembark and have the option to walk along 1.5 miles (2.4km) of elevated walkways through the lush rainforest. From the forest floor, you’ll step into the Scenic Cableway’s fully-enclosed cabin and ascend the cliff, getting breathtaking views of the Three Sisters, Mt Solitary, Orphan Rock and Katoomba Falls. Then head to the Scenic Skyway for more fun as you glide across the Jamison Valley, soaring up to 885 feet (270m) above the valley floor. After working up an appetite enjoy a delicious lunch in a funky café surrounded by locals then enjoy some free time discovering the unique mountain town of Leura with its quaint shops. Return to Sydney on a boat cruise up the Parramatta River, gliding past waterside suburbs before going under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, where the tour ends at Circular Quay.

$81.23 Day Trips & Excursions

Sydney to Blue Mountains Wildlife Day Tour with Lunch Option

Your tour begins with pickup from selected Sydney hotels, then takes you on a scenic drive over the stunning Sydney Harbour Bridge, through western Sydney to the World Heritage-listed beauty of the Blue Mountains.Follow the winding Cliff Drive on your journey into the Blue Mountains National Park, where your first stop is Scenic World, where you can ride the world’s steepest railways or take the gondola for aerial views of the valley below (if option selected).Visit a lookout, overlooking the rocky outcrops and eucalypt forests of the Megalong Valley, you will be able to see right across the valley to the Three Sisters rock formation at Katoomba. While taking in the views, enjoy a commentary on the Aboriginal legends behind these famous rocky pinnacles.Travel to the quaint mountain township of Leura, home to cafes, restaurants and the Candy Store with sweets from Australia and around the world. Enjoy lunch in Leura (own expense or included if you choose the lunch option) and browse the town's antique stores and boutiques.In the afternoon, hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies and enjoy a close-up encounter with koalas (own expense) at Featherdale Wildlife Park, one of Australia's largest private collections of native animals and birds. Don’t forget your camera to photograph the varied wildlife in a natural bush setting.*Please note: from 25 July - 16 September 2018, the Cableway at Scenic World will be closed for maintenance. The Walkway, Skyway and Railway at Scenic World will be operating as usual during this time. Click on "View Additional Info" for the hotel pickup list.

$198.73 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Sydney City Tour, Harbour Lunch Cruise, Blue Mountains 2-Day

Book your Sydney city tour and Sydney Harbour luncheon cruise for the date of your choice, then make your booking for the Blue Mountains day tour for the consecutive day or a date within seven days of your Sydney city tour. With this combination of top tours, you get to experience much more of Sydney and the Blue Mountains while enjoying great savings. Day One: Morning Sydney City Tour and Sydney Harbour Luncheon Cruise (6 hours)After pickup from your centrally located Sydney hotel, start your half-day Sydney city tour aboard a comfortable air-conditioned coach. Head to The Rocks for a short walking tour around the historic neighborhood where Sydney began. Then drive by the Sydney Opera House, Hyde Park, St Mary’s Cathedral, Royal Botanic Gardens, Darling Harbour, Kings Cross and much more while listening to commentary from your knowledgeable guide. Enjoy many photo ops, including a stop at Mrs Macquarie's Chair for superb views of Sydney Harbour and the skyline, before driving through the exclusive suburbs of Double Bay and Vaucluse en route to Bondi Beach, one of Australia's most famous beaches. Have 30 minutes at your leisure to stroll around Bondi Beach before returning to Sydney to meet your boat for the luncheon cruise. Board your catamaran for the relaxing 2-hour cruise, which includes a seafood buffet lunch with fresh local seafood, hot and cold dishes, desserts and fruit. From the catamaran's expansive decks, take in all the sights of Sydney Harbour, such as Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Fort Denison while learning the history of Sydney Harbour and its present-day highlights. Your tour finishes when you disembark at Circular Quay or King St Wharf, Darling Harbour.Day Two: Blue Mountains Day Trip (10 hours)Start with morning pickup at your Sydney hotel for your day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park. Accompanied by an experienced guide, travel aboard a comfortable coach on a 1.5-hour drive to Leura for morning tea. Take the tree-lined Cliff Drive to arrive at Katoomba Scenic World and have time to ride on any of Scenic World’s three attractions (at own expense) or simply stroll along elevated walkways through lush rainforest. Next, purchase lunch at a restaurant that overlooks the Three Sisters rock formations and Jamison Valley, before heading to Echo Point for another view of these iconic sights.On your way back to Sydney, stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park where you can opt to hand-feed kangaroos, wallabies and emus then have your picture taken with a koala. Finish the day with a relaxing cruise down the Parramatta River to Sydney Harbour. Tour will conclude at either King Street Wharf in Darling Harbour or at Circular Quay.

$71.80 Day Trips & Excursions

Blue Mountains Day Trip Including Parramatta River Cruise

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)

$36.26 Tours & Sightseeing

Blue Mountains Hop-on Hop-off 3-Day Tour Pass with Upgrades

Departing from Katoomba Railway Station, ride the hop-on hop-off bus as it tours the beautiful Blue Mountains. Step on and off whenever you please at 29 convenient stops in the central Leura and Katoomba area, with buses running every 30 minutes throughout the day.Plan your day as you like, visiting the region’s waterfalls, art galleries, gardens and towns with their boutiques, cafes and restaurants. The bus stops at all the main attractions, including the scenic lookouts at Three Sisters and Echo Point.See more while you're in the Blue Mountains by adding the Lyrebird Pass, with entry to Scenic World or the Cockatoo Pass and include entry to the Waradah Aboriginal Centre.At Scenic World, enjoy unlimited rides on your one-day visit. Float above the cliff tops and rainforest canopy on the Skyway, with a glass floor for adrenalin-charged 360-degree views of Katoomba Falls, the Three Sisters and the Jamison Valley. Ride the steepest cable car in the Southern Hemisphere on the Scenic Cableway across the Jamison Valley, then follow a path through ancient rainforest on the Walkway. The route takes you through forest dating back to the Jurassic era, past relics of the area's coal-mining past and into the tranquility of the rainforest. Complete your visit to Scenic World with a ride on the world’s steepest scenic railway, tracing the cliffs’ sheer drop to the Jamison Valley floor.Upgrade to the Cockatoo Pass to also include entertainment and a cultural experience at the Waradah Aboriginal Centre, where interpretive performances are held throughout the day. Watch five traditional Aboriginal songs and dances at a traditional coroboree, with dancers dressed in traditional paint and costume.Hear the ancient music of the didgeridoo in an interactive show revealing the history of this unique instrument, and gain unique insights into the Blue Mountains’ ancient Aboriginal culture. Browse the gallery of artworks by Aboriginal artists from around Australia and the centre’s interesting selection of souvenirs.

$169.72 Day Trips & Excursions

Blue Mountains Tour: 3 Sisters, Scenic World, Wildlife Park

Depart Sydney over the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge as you make your way towards the quaint town of Leura. Travel through the sleepy hamlets of Blaxland, Wentworth Falls and Lawson along the way. Once a town bypassed by many, Leura has become a popular stop on the way to the Blue Mountains. Boasting stunning gardens and boutique stores, Leura is now famous for its antique stores and iconic Candy Store. Stocked floor to ceiling with over 1,000 unusual sweets from all around the world, you’ll be sure to find something you like here.Next, make your way towards Scenic World where you’ll stop for approximately 1-hour. Here you can take in the picturesque views over the Jamison Valley as well as the chance to adventure through the stunning rainforest. Ride the steepest incline Railway in the world, before gently ascending on the cable-way back to the top of the mountain. Make sure you leave enough time to enjoy the panoramic views as you ride the Skyway between the cliff tops located approximately 885-feet (270m) above the ancient ravines and rainforest canopy.If you haven’t quite taken the perfect photo yet, you’re sure to leave with many after a photo stop at Echo Point. Here you’ll view the spectacular views of the Megalong and Jamison Valleys and have the perfect photo opportunity of the Three Sisters. You’ll hear the Indigenous tale’s of the Three Sisters as your guide describes the history surrounding this iconic point. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the native culture, the Waradah Aboriginal Centre is your next stop. A contemporary gallery home to Aboriginal song, dance, didgeridoo and culture, here you’ll have the chance to meet an Aboriginal Elder and purchase a genuine Aboriginal artwork souvenir. After your Indigenous experience, head towards the iconic Featherdale Wildlife Park home to some of Australia’s most popular native wildlife. To top off a magical day, bypass the traffic and enjoy a relaxing 40-minute cruise down the Parramatta River to Sydney Harbour. Take in the stunning scenery as you glide across the water arriving in Darling Harbour or Circular Quay late afternoon.