Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney Including Scenic World

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  • Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Product code: 8129P1
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Adult (Age : 13 to 99)
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After meeting your guide at your centrally located CBD hotel, travel approximately 45-minutes towards Featherdale Wildlife Park, one of Sydney's favorite native wildlife sanctuaries home to iconic Australian animals such as kangaroos, koala's, and a range of stunning native bird-life. Here you'll have the opportunity to take a selfie with a koala, get up close for a face-to-face encounter as you hand-feed and pose for the camera with the animals.

Next, make your way to Echo Point Katoomba, the perfect vantage point for the iconic Three Sisters; a stunning natural rock formation named after an Aboriginal legend which describes a tale of three sisters turned to stone. Here, let your guide take you back in time as you explore the legends of the local Indigenous people and discover the history surrounding the rock formation. You'll also have time for the perfect photo opportunity as you look-out across the Jamison Valley and view the unique blue haze that covers the skyline.

Up next is Scenic World, one of the Blue Mountains most frequently visited attractions. For the nature lovers, soak up the fresh air and see the world heritage listed rainforest canopy as you make your way through the lush greenery along the boardwalks. If you're up for a little more adventure, scenic world is home to the worlds steepest incline railway as well as an incredible scenic cable-way ride. The cable-way is a fully enclosed glass floor cabin providing unique views over the valley out to the Three Sisters, Orphan Rock, Mt Solitary and the stunning Katoomba Falls. You'll feel like you're flying as you travel over the breathtaking Katoomba Falls - a sight you won't want to miss. If the glass floor isn't for you, there is solid flooring with seating available around the outskirts of the cabin.

End your day on a high as you bypass the peak hour traffic with a relaxing cruise down the Parramatta River back to either Darling Harbour or Circular Quay. See some of Sydney's most expensive real estate as you cruise along the river and end with the perfect harbor photo opportunities as you arrive back in the CBD.


Inclusions

  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • National Park fees
  • 3 Rides at Scenic World (includes a ride on the Cableway, Skyway and Railway)
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Featherdale Wildlife Park
  • Entry/Admission - Scenic World Blue Mountains

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Hotel drop-off

Schedule Details

Departure Dates:

Daily.

Departure Point:

Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales

Traveler pickup is offered
• Boulevard Hotel 7.35am
• Cambridge Hotel Sydney 7.25am
• DeVere Hotel 7.45am
• Holiday Inn Darling Harbour 7.05am
• Holiday Inn Old Sydney 8.05am
• Holiday Inn Potts Point 7.40am
• Ibis Darling Harbour 7.00am
• Metro Hotel Marlow 7.10am
• Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments 7.00am
• Parkroyal Darling Harbour 7.05am
• Pier One Sydney Harbour 8.05am
• Primus Hotel Sydney 7.15am
• Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney 7.55am
• Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney 7.05am
• Rydges World Square 7.15am
• Shangri-La Hotel 8.05am
• Sydney Harbour Marriott 8.00am
• Travel Lodge Wynyard 8.10am
• Vibe Hotel Sydney 7.30am
• Sydney Central YHA 7.10am

Pick up must be selected at time of booking, if you have not selected a hotel from our list, please be aware that you will receive a message from us, with your closest pick up time and location. Please look out for these messages.

Dates: Daily

Return point: Our tour finishes with a River Cruise into Circular Quay (6:30pm) or Darling Harbour (6:45pm). You are able to get off at either location, making your own way back to your accommodation. Our coach does not meet up with you in the city.

Departure time

7:00 AM

Duration

10 hours(approx.)

Return details

Returns to original departure point

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Infants must sit on laps

Most travelers can participate

Pick Up from select hotels only, please only select a hotel from the drop down list, should you enter an address which is not featured on the drop down list, we will notify you of the closest pick up point, please ensure you look out for messages advising you of an alternative pick up location.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Posted By : teegee82

Jed was our tour guide and he was excellent. Always on time and very informative. All 3 rides were included and enough time was given for the rides


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Posted On : 2019-10-04


Posted By : Catherine C

The tour guide Mike was great fun and gave interesting facts as the day went on. The tour is family friendly with a variety of activities to suit a range of interests; sight seeing, walking, food, boutique shops, animals, scenic cable rides, river/habour cruise. Very good value for money and the coach was well equipped and comfortable. A great day out!


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Posted On : 2019-09-17


Posted By : Zubin E

I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. The sites alone were worth it - simply amazing views at multiple locations. The extra stop at the wildlife park to feed kangaroos was exactly what a tourist to Australia needed! And Jed the bus driver was excellent and made the whole experience fun and full of interesting information.


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Posted On : 2019-09-16


Posted By : Tsubame

Time allocated for each stop is just nice. Guide provides useful information on upcoming stops throughout the journey, so do pay attention.


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Posted On : 2019-08-23


Posted By : wanqii205

Had a wonderful time during this tour. The tour guide/driver was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Definitely recommend this tour.


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Posted On : 2019-08-13


Posted By : jacqueline h

This was an excellent big bus tour (vs. Mercedes Sprinter type tour). Good driver and commentary and nice stops along the way. We recently went on another big bus type tour with Gray Lines that we did not enjoy very much. The Blue Mountains were BEAUTIFUL!


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Posted On : 2019-07-29


Posted By : weyap66216

We enjoyed our day trip up to the Blue Mountains with Featherdale Wildlife Park. Our driver, Aaron. was very knowledgeable and made the trip fun. We opted for no lunch, which worked with our family. There were restaurants and a Coles supermarket where we stopped for lunch. The Scenic world theme park was not crowded at the time we visited giving us plenty of time to go on the scenic rides several times. There was just a bit of haze from the controlled bush fires, but otherwise, it was an enjoyable experience for us.


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Posted On : 2019-07-03


Posted By : Kimberly L

We really enjoyed our tour with Graham. He had a lot of knowledge about the city and the tour which I think was unique. He oversold it a bit on the picture with the koala but I understand it is part of the job. I was expecting to be able to do more with the park but most people just go for the cable rides. We went for a hike but you just go down into the rainforest and your view doesn’t really change. The boardwalk hike is convenient but easy especially if you are a hiker. The ride is fun. I don’t like the roller coaster feeling and thought it was scary at first but fun. The zoo is small but has all of the essential Aussie animals. The ride back on the boat is uneventful but you get to go under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and get a water view of the opera house. It stopped at Darling Harbor which was convenient for us since we ate at Barangaroo.


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Posted On : 2019-08-05


Posted By : Chris W

Compact tour with lots of stops in places that you might not do in one day, typically. Could have used a bit more time in some stops. Guide was great.


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Posted On : 2019-07-03


Posted By : Yin Wei T

I feel that this tour is pretty 'touch and go'. I think visitors who purchase this tour should bear in mind that it is actually a long time before we embark on a tour as it picks up many people at many hotels.. The bus was a little cramped for my liking (and I'm not big-sized), and the aircon didn't seem to work well as many were complaining about the heat. I also felt that the tour was rushed, especially the part where we took the Scenic Skyway etc, I had to run to catch the transport twice, because the group of people in the same tour had to stick together to take the same cable car or something, and it didn't help that it was quite crowded. It left me with very little time to really experience Blue Mountains since I was rushing. The wildlife park was actually quite all right, as we are pretty much left to our own devices. In fact it was my favourite part of the tour. In general, my advice for people taking this tour is to just be aware that this is a pretty much 'touch and go' tour at Blue Mountains - perhaps maybe about 2 hours or so in total. If you would like an in-depth tour, I would suggest going with a smaller tour group (there were about 30 of us), and perhaps to make sure that you have more time at Blue Mountains.


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Posted On : 2019-08-14