On this spectacular Blue Mountains Tour enjoy a day of wonderful scenery and encounters with Australian native wildlife. Rugged and beautiful, the Blue Mountains - a UNESCO World Heritage listed area, forms part of the Great Dividing Mountain Range which separates the coast from the Australian Outback.
While in the Blue Mountains you will explore some of the charming mountain villages and be taken to some wonderful look-out points. You will travel through Katoomba, the heart of the resort region within the Blue Mountains and listen to Aboriginal Dreamtime tales from your expert guide. There will also be the chance to take optional rainforest boardwalks or take a ride on the Scenic Railway or Cableway.
This tour also takes you to the Featherdale Wildlife Park which is home to a range of native Australian wildlife including Koalas, Kangaroos and Wallabies. While here you will be able to have your photograph taken cuddling a Koala – a must do in Australia!
You will be picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned coach and taken for a sightseeing tour of Blue Mountains and Featherdale Wildlife Park. A guide will accompany you on this tour.
Start the day with a tour of the Blue Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed National Park. This rugged and beautiful region forms part of the Great Dividing Range, linking tropical north to temperate south, while dividing coastal cities from the vast Outback.
The first stop on your Blue Mountains tour is Leura village, a delightful blend of groomed gardens and quaint shops. Enjoy free time to wander the streets of Leura.
Re-board the coach and travel through Katoomba, heart of the resort region within the Blue Mountains National Park. The next stop is for an easy walk to visit the Echo Point Lookout which looks out over the famous Three Sisters, an impressive rock formation.
As you travel around your Blue Mountains tour guide will share with you traditional Aboriginal Dreamtime tales interpreting the creation of local landmarks.
You will have some time at leisure to explore; during this time a range of optional Blue Mountain experiences will be offered - Scenic Railway and Scenic Cableway (cost not included in the tour price). These are both great ways to see the steep valleys and canyons of the Blue Mountains.
As you start your journey towards Featherdale Wildlife Park you will visit one more look-out point; Cahills Lookout for impressive mountain scenery.
On the way back to Sydney you will stop at Featherdale Park and have your photo taken with a cuddly koala. The Park is home to a plethora of native Australian wildlife such as kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and cute little fairy penguins.
At the end of the tour you will be dropped back at your hotel in Sydney.
The koala and kangaroo encounter is great!!... Tam Ka Wing
Overall the excursion was a jam packed day of sights, experiences and information. A good value for money and the transport offered comfort for the long journey to the... MR JOHN R ANDERTON
Start time: 0815h (08:15am)
Duration: 9.5 hours
Your city hotel in Sydney.
(We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)
Your city hotel in Sydney
Remember to take a hat, sunscreen, a bottle of water and a camera.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
There should be minimum 2 passengers for guaranteed departure.
All bookings will incur a fuel levy of AUD$5.00 approx per adult payable direct.
Valley Return Ticket that includes the ride into the valley on the Railway or Cableway and ride out of the valley on the Railway or Cable way costs AUD 19 approx per adult and AUD 10 approx for child (4-13 years)
At present the bush fires in the Blue Mountains have not reached the tourist areas and many tours are operating as normal or with slight itinerary amendments. However it may be necessary to cancel a tour in which case a full refund will be given.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
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