- 4-day Sydney city stay tour with the Blue Mountains and Sydney Harbour cruise
- Dip your toes in the water at the famed Bondi Beach
- Enjoy a lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour
- See Sydney's iconic landmarks such as Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Mrs Macquarie's Chair
- Travel to the Blue Mountains and experience the beauty of the national park
- Pet koalas at award-winning Featherdale Wildlife Park
What You Can Expect
After making your own flight arrangements to arrive at Sydney Airport, be picked up by airport transfer and taken to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day in Sydney at your leisure, strolling through the historic Rocks area beside Circular Quay or enjoying a glass of wine on the Opera House concourse.
Overnight: Vibe Hotel (standard hotel) or Four Points by Sheraton Hotel (first-class hotel), Sydney
Day 2: Sydney (B, L)
After breakfast at your Sydney hotel, discover the beautiful sights of this harbor city. The morning sightseeing tour takes you across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stopping to photograph harbor views from Milsons Point and the Manly headland from Arabanoo lookout. Travel along the coast to see Sydney's spectacular northern beaches and take a walk along Manly Beach. Return to Sydney to enjoy a buffet luncheon cruise on Sydney Harbour, then take an afternoon tour of central Sydney’s highlights. See the Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens and Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and dip your toes in the water at Bondi Beach. In the late afternoon, be returned to your hotel and have the remainder of the day and evening to spend at your leisure.
Overnight: your choice of accommodation, Sydney
Day 3: Sydney -- Blue Mountains -- Featherdale Wildlife Park -- Sydney (B)
Following breakfast at your hotel, explore the beautiful bushland on Sydney's doorstep by taking a full-day nature and wildlife day trip to the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. Visit quaint mountain villages and pat a koala at Featherdale Wildlife Park on your scenic drive from Sydney. See the Three Sisters rock formation at Katoomba, take a boardwalk stroll through the Blue Mountains rainforest and visit charming antique shops in the mountain town of Leura. Follow the scenic Cliff Drive and enjoy breathtaking views of the Megalong Valley, then visit Scenic World to ride the world’s steepest railway (own expense) over the rainforest of the Jamison Valley. Relax on the drive back to your Sydney hotel, where you have the late afternoon and evening to enjoy at your leisure.
Overnight: your choice of accommodation, Sydney
Day 4: Sydney (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, be transferred to Sydney Airport to connect with your onward flight.
A unique hotel offering chic accommodation in the heart of Sydney, perfectly positioned to easily discover Sydney’s vibrant CBD-fringe villages of Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Chinatown and the Sydney entertainment precinct, which offers live theater and music. Relax in the sauna, take a dip in the heated rooftop swimming pool or adjourn to the Curve Bar for quiet drinks and a bite to eat.
Four Points by Sheraton Hotel
Australia’s largest hotel, located in Sydney’s central business district and overlooking Darling Harbour, we’re just a short walk from the major entertainment and shopping districts including Pitt Street Mall, Queen Victoria Building, and Chinatown. Take a stroll and explore!
The tour was great though Viator should have well coordinated the vendors on field. They did not know what we were talking about.
Plus: The Vibe hotel and staff were amazing and EXTREMELY helpful!!. I would strongly recommend them to ANYONE!! The AAT Kings tours were well run with great tour operators. Our itinerary was waiting at the hotel desk with directions for every day. We were picked up and dropped off at hotel. The harbor cruise was beautiful and the food was good. Manly beach was lovely, city sights were interesting. The trip to the Blue Mountains was amazing and so was the wildlife park. Great experience!
Minus: Only three small items 1) The airport shuttle was confusing--where do you meet the driver? We had printed our Viator voucher but it had no directions. We called AATKings and they told us where to go. But then the airport shuttle driver wanted our voucher and we just had one copy. He agreed to take us to hotel and make a copy.
2) We were headed on a cruise. So we just lost the last transfer back to airport. A cruise line drop off option would be nice especially since both terminals are so close. MUCH closer than the airport.
3) Some of the Bondi beach tour was repetitive as we are not beach people. AAT Kings offers lots of tour options--so we wished we could have picked something else to do after the WONDERFUL harbour cruise. Aquarium visit? Opera House tour? We had an amazing time!!