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Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with River Cruise

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Overview
This stress-free tour packs in more landmarks in less time, and includes visits to Wentworth Falls, Scenic World, and a return river cruise. Unless you rent a car, covering the Blue Mountains on a day trip from Sydney is a daunting task, and you risk overlooking some of the area's top attractions—this tour helps you avoid those common pitfalls. Plus, unlike similar trips, you enjoy views of Sydney’s 2000 Olympic Park on the way back.
Highlights
  • Cover the Blue Mountains with ease in a day from Sydney
  • Pack a full day of sightseeing into your trip without having to worry about logistics
  • Visit the Three Sisters, Wentworth Falls, and Scenic World
  • Only pay for chosen activities at Scenic World and Katoomba
  • See the 2000 Olympics Park before cruising back to Sydney
  • Group limited to 20 for a more intimate experience
What to Expect
After pickup in Sydney, you'll journey to the UNESCO-protected Blue Mountains National Park. On route, visit the Featherdale Wildlife Park, a haven for native wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, and emus. Opt to hand-feed the kangaroos with supervision from trained staff or have your photo taken with a koala. Both activities are at your own expense.  Then, continue into the Blue Mountains as your guide provides commentary on the scenery. Visit Echo Point for views of the Three Sisters, the three pinnacles towering over the forest-filled Jamison Valley. After a nature walk to the Wentworth Falls, head to Scenic World park. Here, choose your preferred activities (own expense), perhaps descending into the Jamison Valley via the Scenic Railway or Cableway, or taking a glass-floored gondola over the rainforest. Afterward, expect a lunch break in Katoomba village before a brief stop at Sydney’s 2000 Olympic Park and a River Parramatta cruise back to Sydney’s Circular Quay, where your tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Please let us know if you would like to check if pick up is available from your hotel. Otherwise, we will meet you at the pick up point you selected at the time of booking.
Duration
11h
Return Details
Concludes at Circular Quay approximately 6:30pm
Inclusions
  • Full-day tour of Blue Mountains
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pickup from many central Sydney hotels
  • Return River Cruise finishing at Circular Quay in Sydney
  • Guided bushwalk in Blue Mountains National Park
  • Entry to Featherdale Wildlife Park
  • Entry/Admission - Activity Tours Australia
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Mountains National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Wentworth Falls
  • Entry/Admission - The Three Sisters
  • Entry/Admission - Featherdale Wildlife Park
Exclusions
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Scenic World attractions
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Scenic World Blue Mountains
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Small-group tour maximum 20 participants
  • Closed-toe walking shoes and warm clothing are recommended
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 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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This excursion covers all the bases. Pick up was right on time. 13 guests in the van. Steve was an incredible guide with valuable insights and history. We were fortunate to have a perfect weather day so the views were majestic. Make sure you take some extra cash with you as
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Response from ActivityManager, Public Relations Manager at Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with River Cruise
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Blue Mountains tour, we appreciate your comments and suggestions and will mention these to our Operations team - they are valuable insights, so thank you. We're glad you enjoyed everything that was on offer, including the final cruise back in to Sydney Harbour - it's a great way to end a fabulous day! We hope these are lasting memories for you and your time here. All the best, the Activity Tours team.
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A generally satisfactory overview of the Blue Mountains which are stunning to see and should be on anyone’s itinerary when visiting Sydney. Everything fitted in on a busy day but, having said that, felt every stop off was rushed. In essence, got to see everything but would have
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Response from ActivityManager, Public Relations Manager at Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with River Cruise
Responded 5 days ago
Hi there, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We try to strike a balance between showing our guests as many of the amazing sights as possible, without feeling rushed from place to place. There is just so much to see! We're sorry you felt rushed but we hope you can look back and appreciate just how much you were able to see in one day. The majority of feedback we receive mentions the great value for money guests feel after spending a jam-packed day with us, so we endeavour to strike this balance on each of our tours. Similarly, our TripAdvisor feedback showcases just how much love there is out there for Steve! He's a genuine Aussie character, and we welcome opinions of all sorts: it also gives a little insight in to how the locals feel on a range of topics in Australian society :) Our tour guides aren't robots, but rather each and every one bring their unique personality to our tours - something our guests have shown to appreciate. All the best for the rest of your time in Australia, the Activity Tours team.
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Excellent trip started with a visit to the wildlife park where we got to see species unique to Australia. Then to the Blue Mountains for some very scenic sites. The guide was very knowledgeable and provided lots of information about what we were seeing. He even guided us to some
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Response from ActivityManager, Public Relations Manager at Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with River Cruise
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Warren for taking the time to review our Blue Mountains day tour - it sounds like you had a wonderful day out. All the best for the rest of your time in Australia, the Activity Tours team.
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The tour was really well organized and our guide Steve amazing! The pick-up went smoothly, the time we spent at individual sights was perfect, just enough to wander without having to kill time and rush through other sights by the end of the day. Our guide was very
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Response from ActivityManager, Public Relations Manager at Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with River Cruise
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for taking the time to review our Blue Mountains day tour! Sounds like you had a wonderful day out with Steve. We will be sure to pass on the fantastic feedback, thank you :) All the best, the Activity Tours team.
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Tons of fun on this tour. Full day of excitement. Our guide Steve was extremely attentive and made sure we kept on schedule to be able to see a ton of sights. I'd recommend this to anyone who likes personal attention on a tour rather than the impersonal huge bus tours.
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Response from ActivityManager, Public Relations Manager at Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with River Cruise
Responded Oct 9, 2019
Thanks for your review of our Blue Mountains day tour! So glad to hear you enjoyed your day out with Steve and appreciated the small group nature of our tours! We hope it becomes a fond memory of your holiday here in Aus. All the best, the Activity Tours team.
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