Blue Mountains is a great location just outside of Sydney. Enjoy breathtaking cliff-top views, lush rainforest gullies and towering waterfalls in this amazing World Heritage area. Pat a koala at the Wildlife Park and end the day with a River Cruise into stunning Sydney Harbour.
You’re off over the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, the world’s largest steel arch bridge in the world, nicknamed ‘the Coathanger’ because of its arch-based design. Head along the Bradfield Highway towards the Blue Mountains.
Entering the National Park and winding your way along Cliff Drive, you’ll take in spectacular views of Megalong Valley before arriving at Echo point, perched on the edge of a 170 metre cliff face. Echo Point has views stretching across to the Three Sisters - a trio of rocky pinnacles. Here you’ll learn about the Aboriginal dreamtime legend of the Three Sisters.
OPTION : With the unlimited Discovery Pass ride the steepest Railway in the world down to a hidden valley. Glide out on the Cableway for panoramic views. Then ride the Skyway 370 metres above ancient ravines and dazzling waterfalls.
Imagine witnessing Australian Aboriginal culture in a contemporary gallery. Experience traditional dance, take part in an interactive didgeridoo performance, examine authentic artworks and take home genuine Aboriginal souvenirs. Learn about Australia’s living Aboriginal culture from the local Darug and Gundungurra tribes through informal cultural discussions and lectures. Waradah Aboriginal Centre offers a once-in-a lifetime Aboriginal experience in one location.
Next is a stop at the picturesque and quaint town of Leura. Here you can grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants and cafés, or why not choose our included lunch. This beautiful town will take you back in time and is famous for its antique stores and of course its Candy Store which is stocked floor to ceiling with more than 1,000 unusual sweets gathered from all over the world.
OPTION : Enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch in a picturesque setting in the delightful village of Leura. Relax with fellow travellers and enjoy the gourmet food.
You’ll stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park, one of Australia’s largest private collections of Australian native animals and bird life. Situated on seven acres of natural bush setting, here you’ll be able to hand feed kangaroos, wallabies and emus or enjoy a face-to-face encounter with one of the friendly koalas.
On your way back to Sydney, your route takes you via Sydney Olympic Park, the site of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. You’ll see the grand stadiums that are still used for more than 5,000 events each year. You’ll also have the option to return via river cruise into stunning Sydney Harbour.
OPTION : End your day with a relaxing cruise down the Parramatta River on your return into Sydney Harbour. You'll disembark at Circular Quay.
8:00am Depart Sydney
10:15am Echo Point
11:15am Scenic World
1:15pm Leura (lunch)
3:10pm Featherdale Wildlife Park
5:05pm River cruise
Times are approximate. Schedule may be rearranged on the day.
Waradah Aboriginal Centre
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Experienced Driver Guides
Detailed and informative commentary
Travel in an air-conditioned coach
Parramatta River Cruise
Scenic World Rides
Sydney Airport, New South Wales Sydney CBD, New South Wales | More Sydney CBD Tours
NOTE: The 2013 - 2014 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2013 to the 31st March 2014. The 2014 - 2015 season rates commence on the 1st April 2014.
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