This trip was an experience that gave this Californian a taste of Australia. We were able to experience a little of aboriginal culture, the awesome beauty of the Blue Mountains, walked in an Australian rain forest, and saw many native wildlife up close. The trip was even better than I expected. Much of the reason is that Steve, our driver-guide, was fantastic--knowledgeable, humorous and a good driver! I would recommend this trip highly. Don't be put off if you're in a big coach with Steve. You're in for a treat.
Great day out gorgeous views loads too see in the Blue Mountains and in the valley
and at the zoo,our driver steve was a mind of information about the tour and was
very help full with ofter things like bus and train time tables in Sydney,all in all a excellent
We were picked up promptly at our preassigned hotel, and headed off in a van for our day in the Blue Mountains. We had quite an international group that day, and it was interesting sharing experiences with one another. Our driver/guide was quite knowledgeable, and went out of his way to accommodate any special requests we had. As is common in these mountains it was rainy the day we went and so a clear view of the three sisters was not to be. If you were patient enough the clouds would clear briefly and you could catch a glimpse of the rocks. We stopped in a couple of small villages and had time to shop, get a snack, or just enjoy the architecture. The driver took into account the weather conditions of the day and made appropriate changes so everyone had good experiences. The wild animal park was interesting, not our first in Australia, so the fact that the visit was short didn't bother us. The concluding cruise back into the city was a lovely end to the day. I would recommend this tour over the ones that are with larger groups. With the smaller vehicle we could travel more easily through the narrow streets in the villages. All in all a great day.
First thing to mention was the tour company went out of their way to help us out after we missed our initial pick up - they sent another bus to pick us up and took us to meet up with the original bus.This was service above and beyond what I expected as it was my fault we missed the bus in the first place. The trip was made exceptional by our tour guide Nigel. He was funny and informative and went the extra mile to make our trip special. The Blue Mountains were one of the highlights of our trip - especially the walkabout near the Wentworth Falls. Would highly recommend this company and say it was very good value too. If you want top spec coaches this probably isn't for you but if you want great value and very good guides then I couldn't recommend them more highly.
This was an excellent tour! Our tour guide, Mark, really took time to make sure everyone got as much out of the day as possible. Featherdale was the best of the zoos we visited in Sydney, and the Blue Mountains were stunning. This really was the best day of our trip. We would definitely recommend it!
This was a wonderful tour!! A variety of activities during the day, and having a small group was great. The Blue Mountains were lovely, even though the day started out foggy and rainy. Our guide was great. He gave us really good information throughout the day, and adapted well to changes caused by weather conditions. After the Blue Mountains, we stopped for lunch in Katoomba. It was a lovely town and we enjoyed it a lot. Then the wildlife stop was very nice. We got to touch animals and see lots of native Australian creatures. The day concluded with a quick drive through the Olympic park and a relaxing river cruise back into Sydney. I really enjoyed the variety of activities incorporated into this tour. Just be prepared for a very long, but enjoyable day.
-knowledgeable driver with interesting commentary during the full day trip
-carefully arranged to see many sights in the shortest time
- cost effective
-Blue Mountains were worth the trip by themselves
This was a very diverse day. It started out in Sydney and gave us a horrific view of the morning traffic jam that every major city faces. Luckily we were headed out of town. The Blue Mountains were glorious. The lunch stop was in the lovely town of Leure but not long enough to explore the town and eat. A drive thru Olympic Park was interesting but the stop at Featherview Animal Park was the highlight. Do not miss this even if you go on your own. We saw more little penquins here than we did on Phillip Island and they were being fed by the keeper. The Wallabys are running around all over the place and there are more Koalas here than we saw in Kuranda.
I really enjoyed this tour. It took us to areas outside of Sydney that I normally would not have gone too. It was interesting to be able to go to the wildlife part and see the Koalas and Kangaroos up close. It was also interesting to see the waterfalls in the blue mountains and to take the river boat ride back to Sydney.
This was a terrific tour. I had been to the Blue Mountains before, but not to the caves. The tour was a little long, but the driver was very informative along the way. I had not been to the caves before and cannot believe that a person of my age (65+) could walk up and down over a thousand steps inside these twisty windy caves. I am so proud of myself for doing this that just about anything else in life now should be easy-peasy! The caves were fabulous. The ony disappointment I had with the tour was that the railway was not working as that was really what I came for.
Couldn't have had a better experience with this tour. Picked up on time in the morning in the Sydney, and from there it was just uphill. Coach driver was FULL of great knowledge on the drive up - learnt so much! Quickie stop at the blue mountains to see the views and go across the valley then off to the Jenolan Caves.
Caves were absolutely beautiful. Definitely recommend upgrading to the "Adventure Cave" package where you walk inside the caves and climb through different openings and walls. Not overly claustrophobic as you might think. The underground rooms are huge and very open.
I also did the tour by myself as a 22 year old girl travelling. It was a perfect getaway for a solo traveller or groups.
Amazing tour!! Probably one of my favourites since being in Sydney!
Tour was fantastic! Our guide, Steve was so helpful and funny. We saw everything in the tour description. The blue mountains were beautiful! Very happy we chose this tour, as we were only in Australia for a short time and wanted to make the most if it. Steve ensured that we definitely got our moneys worth and had a great time! With the small group, we were able to make friends with the others and have a great day!
The only thing I would say was negative was that we were on a tight schedule for most of the day, but I guess that's what you get with all day trip tours. Can't wait to return and take another trip!
I took the "Blue Mountains Nature and Wildlife Day Tour from Sydney". The Tour was enjoyable and not to be missed. It was a great day (with only one small rain storm, but it did not hurt the day.
The blue mountains are amazing. The tour takes you around the main sights and includes an informative aboriginal cultural experience. The visit to featherdale allows a good interaction with the animals.
A fantastic tour taking in the Blue Mountains, 3 Sisters, lunch and wildlife park in the afternoon. Also the option to take the boat cruise back to Sydney Harbour (extra cost). The driver was very knowlegeable and gave a very good commentary during the day helping to break up the journey. Brilliant!
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