• Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Escape Sydney’s urban bustle for a day to explore the World Heritage-listed wilderness of the Blue Mountains. Soak up panoramic views of eucalyptus forests, and learn the Aboriginal legends behind ancient rock formations. Explore the charming mountain town of Leura, and catch sight of koalas and kangaroos at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Plus, you can upgrade to include a ride on a cableway or railway at Scenic World.

Highlights

  • Blue Mountains day trip from Sydney
  • Take a scenic drive along the winding Cliff Drive into the Blue Mountains National Park
  • Enjoy panoramic views over the Megalong Valley
  • Visit the quaint mountain villages of Leura and Katoomba
  • See Australia's native animals at Featherdale Wildlife Park

What You Can Expect

Blue Mountains Nature and Wildlife Day Tour from Sydney

Blue Mountains

Part of a UNESCO World Heritage site, Blue Mountains National Park offers a spectacular natural playground just 1.5 hours from Sydney. Your 9.5-hour wilderness tour begins with an 8 a.m. pickup at your Sydney hotel and a drive across the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. 

See the park’s ancient plateaus and valleys come into view along the spectacular Cliff Drive. Visit Scenic World, at the edge of the park near Katoomba, where you can ride the world’s steepest passenger railway, and get an aerial park view from a gondola skyway (if option selected, see Itinerary below for details). Take in panoramic views of the Megalong Valley and the Three Sisters rock formation, and hear the Aboriginal legends associated with the awe-inspiring landscape.

For a taste of mountain culture, visit the charming township of Leura. Browse antique shops, indulge your sweet tooth with authentic international treats at The Candy Store, and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (own expense, or included if you choose the lunch option; see Itinerary for a sample menu). 

After lunch, visit the Featherdale Wildlife Park to see native Australian animals. Snap pictures of kangaroos, wallabies, and koalas, and observe exotic birds in a natural bush setting.

Afterward, relax on the scenic return drive to Sydney, where your full-day tour concludes with hotel drop-off in the early evening around 5:30 p.m.

Itinerary

Customer Reviews

Lloyd A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

A good day trip to see something of Australia beyond Sydney

Graham F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Excellent experience. Our driver Danny was superb. Didnt rate the lunch though

AFROZ I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

awesome....

Joseph C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Very cool tour.

wichenk

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

We had a wonderful day. Our driver, Tom, was excellent! He had a great sense of humour and was a wealth of knowledge. We learned so much about Sydney, the Blue Mountains area and everything in between.
The Blue Mountains are beautiful!
Thanks for a great day.

Caroline O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

A really memorable day out and although I worried they were trying to pack too much into the day you needed to do something else as well as the blue mountains to make it a full day.

We took children aged 8 and 4 and we all loved this trip.

Thomas B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This tour was amazing!

angelaheather

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Excellent

Chris C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Very enjoyable day

Tina

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This was an amazing trip! Be prepared for cute animals and the vast beauty of the Blue Mountain range.

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