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Big things are afoot in Parramatta, which is undergoing a massive and ambitious development program to develop it into a real alternative to central Sydney. Originally a separate city, it now is roughly the geographical midpoint of Sydney's immense urban sprawl.


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$72.59 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)

$142.98 Day Trips & Excursions

Blue Mountains Tour includes Scenic World Featherdale Lunch waterfalls kangaroos

Pay only $195 nothing more to pay! If you're planning to be here during our Spring and Summer BOOK NOW so you don't miss out! All of our guides are local and live in the Blue Mountains. Other tour companies put you on the big coaches but we have small buses so your experience is very personal. See our Facebook site link below and see what others experience. Details are below: • Hotel pick up commences from 6am. Your exact time is confirmed the day prior to travel with your concierge or direct to your mobile or email address through viator. We can even pick up small groups from private addresses and air BnB locations • We commence our journey by heading directly west to the Blue Mountains where you will see wild Kangaroos and do wombat tracking. During the day you will travel to historic sites within the Blue Mountains seeing Aboriginal historic places. You will be mesmerised by what you see at Scenic World when you travel the worlds steepest railway amongst other rides. You will get to see many Kangaroos and Koala's at Featherdale along with Crocodiles and all sorts of other amazing animals. In the Mountains your Aussie guide will show you the most stunning cliff faces and waterfalls and see the three sisters that have stood silently for millions of years. • Lunch is provided and we like to support local businesses such as hotels who have great reputations for serving amazing food. Our goal is to give you a day that leaves you absolutely satisfied that you have seen it all in the beautiful Blue Mountains. • Your journey ends with a guided ferry ride down the Parramatta river under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge allowing you time then to explore the lights of Sydney. • NB: Your guides are all very experienced and are all local, so they know the region well. Once you finish your exciting Blue Mountains Day tour please remember that our greatest form of advertising and marketing is an endorsement from our customers. Please tell the world via your private social media sites and public forums such as Tripadvisor reviews letting everyone know about your experience. On Facebook please like and comment on our site www.facebook.com/bluemountainstoursaus  In advance, thanks for allowing us to be part of your exciting holiday/vacation to Sydney.

$128.31 Cultural & Theme Tours

Taste of Australia in Parramatta Including Sydney Harbour River Cruise

This Taste of Australia journey starts at Sydney's Circular Quay at 8.30am as you breakfast with the locals then cruise west following the journey of the colonial settlers.  You will sail through the harbour past many glorious landmarks and historic sights, some that are little known outside of Australia, as well as have an insider view into the backyards of modern life in Sydney. You will also be provided with an OPAL card for the trip which can be used on public transport for the rest of your Sydney stay, and escorted to the train for the return journey back to Sydney leaving Parramatta around 2.30-3pm. Parramatta - The Food TourYou will walk on the lands of the Darug people, where we explore the food basin that is Parramatta, sharing stories from centuries, Indigenous, colonial and modern. Parramatta was the first food bowl for the colony, and provided the arable land needed for the settlers to survive.  It is home to many historic sites including Australia's oldest remaining farm. This tour is a taster of the stories and the food that makes our nation. Our first stop includes sampling delectable hand made chocolates from one of Sydneys favourite artisan producers. You will then share the great Australian passion for coffee, followed by 'million dollar' pho, a great Aussie favourite,  freshly made sushi hand rolls and artisan baked goods. The final treat is in the picturesque Parramatta Regional Park , in view of the historic first Governors Cottage delicious Middle Eastern inspired cake and tea. On the journey we will explore Parramatta's colonial and modern day cultural history. As the diverse city and centre of Western Sydney, it's full of historic and natural landmarks which tell centuries of stories. You will see the remains of convict cottages and see Australia's first pub, opened by the first Chinese Australian.  The tour will conclude in view of old Government House (home of the first 10 Governors) in the beautiful Parramatta regional park. The city is Australia's best kept secret, rich with history, remains and historic buildings This tour is treat for tourists wanting to get off the beaten track to see something different and get a taste of our hidden history and favourite food.  It is ideal for those who love food, and those who love history and stories, and its bliss for this who love both! Make sure you bring comfortable footwear, a bottle of water and most importantly, a sense of fun!

$190.63 Day Trips & Excursions

Walking with Wild Kangaroos Private Half-Day Trip from Sydney

• Pickup from your Sydney based hotel at approximately 1pm. • With your private tour guide, journey to an outer Sydney location where you are likely to see as many as 40 kangaroos. • Travel back to Parramatta where you will be dropped you off at the ferry wharf for a boat ride along the Parramatta river (ferry tickets are not included).Native birds will often be seen as well (including kookaburras, cockatoos, rosellas, rainbow lorikeets, magpies, etc).

$142.98 Private & Custom Tours

Blue Mountains Private Tour Including Entry to Scenic World and Featherdale Wildlife From Sydney

If you don't like the large coaches book our private tour today. Between October 1 and March 31, 2019 we offer our unique breakfast with the Kangaroos. We are the only tour group in the Blue Mountains that offers this unique Australian way of having breakfast. BOOK NOW so you don't miss out. Dates are filling fast! (breakfast with the Kangaroos includes bacon and egg roll, tea/coffee/juice, fruit also available)  All of our guides are local and live in the Blue Mountains. Details are below: • Hotel pick up commences from 6:30am. Your exact time is confirmed the day prior to travel with your concierge or direct to your mobile or email address. We also pick up private groups from private addresses and air BnB locations in the Sydney metropolitan area. • We commence our journey by heading directly west to the Blue Mountains. During the day you will see wild Kangaroos whilst you enjoy breakfast (until March 31, 2019) and we will do some wombat tracking and travel to historic sites within the Blue Mountains seeing Aboriginal historic places. • You will be mesmerised by what you see at Scenic World when you travel the worlds steepest railway amongst other rides. You will get to see many Kangaroos and Koala's at Featherdale along with Crocodiles and all sorts of other amazing animals. In the Mountains your Aussie guide will show you the most stunning cliff faces and waterfalls and see the three sisters that have stood silently for millions of years. • Lunch is served at a local hotel subject to change due to availability. Our goal is to give you a day that leaves you absolutely satisfied that you have seen it all in the beautiful Blue Mountains. • Your journey ends with a guided ferry ride down the Parramatta river under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge allowing you time then to explore the lights of Sydney. All private tours have the option of being returned to their hotel.Once you finish your exciting Blue Mountains Private Day tour please remember that our greatest form of advertising and marketing is an endorsement from our customers. Please tell the world via your private social media sites and public forums such as Tripadvisor reviews letting everyone know about your experience. In advance, thanks for allowing us to be part of your exciting holiday/vacation to Sydney.

$128.06 Day Trips & Excursions

Breakfast with the Kangaroos Blue Mountains Day Tour

All guides are local and live in the Blue Mountains. We've been walking amongst the Kangaroos for decades. Other tours put you on the big buses and don't even stop to see the Kangaroos. We have small buses so your experience is very personal. See our Facebook site and see what others experience by searching bluemountainstoursaus Details are below: Hotel pick up commences from 6.15am. Final confirmation the day prior to travel with your concierge or direct to your mobile or email address. We can even pick up small groups from private addresses and air BnB locationsOur first stop is to have breakfast with the wild Kangaroos. Your breakfast includes an authentic Aussie BBQ at Euroka clearing consisting of a bacon and egg roll, fresh tea and coffee and orange juice. We can also supply fruit if guests do not wish to eat bacon and egg rolls. Our chef is onsite to ensure you have a memorable experience as you take pictures of the wild Kangaroos and search for the wombat holes. (in the very rare case that we cannot see the wild Kangaroos, breakfast is still served. In the event of inclement weather breakfast is served at a local restaurant/cafe)You will travel to historic sites within the Blue Mountains seeing Aboriginal historic places. You will be mesmerised by what you see at Scenic World when you travel the worlds steepest railway amongst other rides. Your Aussie guide will show you stunning cliff faces and waterfalls and see the three sisters that have stood silently for millions of years.Lunch is served at one of many locations we choose depending on how our timing is. Our goal is to give you a day that leaves you absolutely satisfied that you have seen it all in the beautiful Blue Mountains.At Featherdale you will get up nice and close to the Koala along with a local Crocodile and all sorts of other amazing Australian animals.Your journey ends with a ferry ride down the Parramatta river under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge allowing you time then to explore the lights of Sydney. If you would rather be dropped directly back at your hotel we can do that as well.NB: Your guides are all very experienced and know the region well.Our greatest form of advertising and marketing is an endorsement from our customers. Please tell the world via your private social media sites and public forums such as Tripadvisor letting everyone know about your experience. In advance, thanks for allowing us to be part of your exciting holiday/vacation to Sydney.