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Blue Mountains Day Trip Including Parramatta River Cruise

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Overview
Explore the Blue Mountains, see ancient rock formations, get a taste of small-town country life and cruise down the Parramatta River on this full-day tour form Sydney. Designed for visitors who want to get out of Sydney and see a slice of life in the Blue Mountains. Keep your camera handy for many scenic photo ops and learn about Aboriginal history from your guide.
Highlights
  • See the Three Sisters rock formation and Aboriginal rock carvings
  • Explore the charming country towns of Leura and Katoomba
  • Cruise back to Sydney Harbour on the Parramatta River
  • Convenient hotel pick-up from most Sydney hotels
What to Expect
The day starts with a pick-up from your hotel. Then begin the journey to the Blue Mountains. Stop at Kings Tableland or Evans Lookout for photo-worthy views of the Blue Mountains. From here, take an easy bushwalk to Wentworth Falls for more views, before stopping in the small country town of Leura where you have time to explore on your own and choose from a great variety of restaurants and cafes for lunch (own expense). Then it’s on to Katoomba, the heart of the Blue Mountains, where you see the Three Sisters rock formation and learn some Aboriginal folklore about the site.  You can then explore Scenic World a popular attraction with cable cars, a skyway, the ‘world’s steepest railway’, and other activities at an additional cost Then avoid traffic and take a river cruise along the Parramatta, which leads you back to the Sydney Harbour where your tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from the hotels/locations list below:

McDonald's Coogee Beach 7.10 am

McDonald's Bondi Beach 7.20 am

Manly Wharf (bus stand C ) 7.15 am

Hotel pick up times and locations:

Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport 7 am

Meriton Suites Mascot Central 7 am

Meriton Suites Bondi Junction 7.30 am

Holiday Inn Potts Point (kings Cross) 7.45 am

Waldorf Woolloomooloo Waters 7.50-8 am

The Sydney Boulevard Hotel (Robinson Street entrance) 7.50 - 8 am

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, 61-101 Phillip St 7.50 - 8 am

Shangri-La Hotel Sydney ,The Rocks 7.55 am

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, 104 Harrington Street , 7.55 am

Park Hyatt Sydney, The Rocks 7.55 am

The Westin Sydney, 1 Martin Place, 8 am

Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park, Back entrance, 132 Castlereagh St, 8 - 8.10 am

The Grace Hotel Sydney, 77 York Street 8 - 8.10 am

Hyatt Regency Sydney, 161 Sussex Street, 8.10 - 8.20 am

Vibe Hotel Sydney, 111 Goulburn St, 8.10 - 8.20 am

Cambridge Hotel Sydney, 212 Riley St Surry Hills,8.10 - 8.20 am

Westend Backpackers, 412 Pitt St, 8.15 am

Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, 68 Harbour St, 8.20-8.30 am

Wake Up! Sydney, 509 Pitt St, Sydney, 8.20 - 8.30 am

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, 12 Darling Dr, 8.30 am

Ibis Sydney Darling Harbour, 70 Murray St Darling Harbour, 8.30 am

Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney, 383-389 Bulwara Rd, Ultimo, 8.30-8.40 am

Vulcan Hotel Sydney, 500 Wattle St Ultimo, 8.30 - 8.40 am

Glebe Point YHA, 262 - 264 Glebe Point Rd 8.40-8.50 am

Ibis Budget Sydney Olympic Park Hotel, 8 Edwin Flack Ave, Sydney Olympic Park 9 to 9.10 am
Departure Time
Departure time depends on where you are staying - Please put full details of your accommodation name and location in your booking and we will respond with closest pickup place and time. Pickups range from 7am-8.30am
Pickups are available to some hotels in Manly, Coogee, Bondi, Glebe, Kings Cross, Lower North Shore and the City Area
Duration
10h
Return Details
Tour ends at Circular Quay or Darling Harbour between 6.15 and 6.45 pm.
Inclusions
  • Mini Coach Pick up (from most city hotels or near by)
  • Harbour Cruise
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Scenic World ticket
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Was a great day, not to rushed and not to slow. Perfect timing for every venue. Enjoyed Scenic World and thats a must do
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Had an amazing experience on this tour, I went with my parents and they loved it too. Also, the tour guide (Charlie) was very friendly and informative. I would strongly recommend this tour for blue mountains.
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spent the best part of a day. (own transport) free covered parking on site. Great experience. Completed the long "rain forest" walking trails and enjoyed the cable car both directions and the red rocket which did leave one;'s heart in the mouth on take off. the cross the valley
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Interesting, beautiful and educational. Lez shared a lot of information and was truly excited when we were able to see and hear an elusive bird (sorry, forgot the name). It was a nice, new bus. Hopefully they will carry a first aid kit from now on, one passenger needed some
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The sights & wonders of Blue Mountains were beautiful! Nothing like having a tour guide who grew up in the Blue Mountains to share his first hand knowledge & experience! Les was awesome! Tour was engaging with stories of the area as well as the history. Bring cash to pay for
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