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Blue Mountains Day Trip Including Parramatta River Cruise

By: Oz Trails
  • 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
Blue Mountains Day Trip Including Parramatta River Cruise
From $71.90
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Blue Mountains Day Trip Including Parramatta River Cruise
From $71.90
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.
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 Sister’s 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.
Reviews (238)
1 - 5 of 170 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Blue Mountain trip

We had the best trip ever with Les as our guide. He was very knowledgeable and informative and told the worst Dad jokes ever. I would thoroughly recommend it.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 123ss0807
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Brilliant tour with Les

We had a wonderful day with the group and Les our tour guide was fantastic. He was so kind and helpful and our three children really engaged with him as he did such a great job of making them feel special. We learnt so much...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dave G
Reviewed 3 days ago
Simply Amazing!

Our tour guide Les was fantastic! He gave us a lot of history and is quite knowledgeable with Nature (Trees, Fungi, Mushrooms) and animals in Blue Mountains. He had amazing tips on where to stop or which angles to stand to get a good glimpse...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Wairimusolotravels
Reviewed 6 days ago
Blue Mountains Tour, Scenic Word Rides, River Cruise

Our guide, Charlie was up beat and helpful, plus he added a lot of insights on the history of the country, aboriginal legends about the sites and keep the group together. The tour was exactly what we wanted as it took us to the Blue...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Camper757080
Reviewed 1 week ago
Average guide and hidden/inconvenient fees

Our guide was over-rehearsed: too many memorized dates (boring) and not enough interesting anecdotes or even simply music occasionally to relax; he was also quite cynical (complaining about traffic, etc.) so this made him tough to listen to for 10 hours straight. Didn’t appreciate how...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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April 8, 2019|
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Response from 945adrianb | Reviewed this property |
I think they were $39 each, I think it had to be cash also. You pay at a stop on the way I believe there is ATM there?
John M
March 31, 2019|
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Response from mummywarren | Reviewed this property |
If you contact the tour company they will give you pick up location for you
March 18, 2019|
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Response from Mellis77 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there were guests who chose not to do the scenic rides - they walked around the area and waited for the rest of group. Originally I did not want to take scenic rides but glad I did in the end