- Blue Mountains and Featherdale Wildlife Park private tour from Sydney
- Meet Australian animals on an up-close encounter at Featherdale Wildlife Park
- Enjoy morning tea and apple pie at Bilpin
- Choose from lunch at Echoes Restaurant or the Boiler House Cafe
What You Can Expect
Next up, continue your drive up into the Blue Mountains, stopping in the town of Bilpin, which is known for fruit orchards and apples. Fuel up with a morning tea that includes a slice of fresh apple pie, then continue deep into the northern portion of Blue Mountains National Park.
Your guide takes you off-the-beaten-track to the best spots to admire a stunning landscape of eucalyptus forests, sandstone formations and craggy ravines. Follow well-marked trails during short walks and admire the scenery at Govetts Leap Lookout, Bridal Veil Falls and the Three Sisters, among other scenic locations. In the afternoon, stroll through a rainforest for another perspective on the region’s ecology.
For lunch, stop for a two-course meal at the Hydro Majestic Hotel, an architecturally magnificent building that overlooks Megalong Valley. You can either eat a relaxed bite at the Boiler House Cafe (drinks available for purchase), or choose to dine at the elegant Echoes Restaurant, which comes with a glass of wine, beer or soft drink.
Throughout the day, your guide shares informative commentary about the region’s natural history and human inhabitants, from Aboriginal peoples to colonial settlers. Your private tour can be personalized to spend more time at your favorite places. At the end of the day, your guide returns you to your Sydney hotel.
Set on the edge of the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, Echoes Restaurant has panoramic windows taking in the mountains, sandstone cliffs and rainforest valleys. The views stretch over the Jamison Valley all the way to Mittagong, 50 miles (80 km) away. Enjoy a two-course lunch from the high-quality Modern Australian menu, featuring locally sourced seasonal ingredients such as pistachio-crumbed chicken and pan-roasted fish, accompanied by a glass of beer, wine or soft drink (included).
Boiler House Cafe
The Bolier House Cafe at the Hydro Majestic offers magnificent views over the Megalong Valley, The menu features traditional pizza, pasta and Australian cuisine showcasing regional produce from the Blue Mountains. A 2-course lunch is included. Drinks are available for purchase.