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Wildlife Waterfalls and Wine Departing Sydney

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    The experience begins when a friendly guide picks you up from your hotel between 7:00-7:30am. You'll be part of a small group of no more than 10 travellers aboard a comfortable minibus that takes you south out of the city along the beaches of Botany Bay and through the Royal National Park. There'll be time for a cuppa at Bald Hill Lookout, a popular launch site for hang gliders and para gliders, which affords sweeping views of the Illawarra coastline and the famous Sea Cliff Bridge.
    After the break it's just a few minutes drive to the family-run Symbio Wildlife Park which is active in koala conservation. Here you'll find out everything you ever wanted to know about these fascinating marsupials during a private koala experience with a keeper. Snap the ultimate selfie - just you and a koala. You’ll also be able to hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies and get up close to other native Australian wildlife.
    Next you'll meander along the Grand Pacific Drive traversing the Sea Cliff Bridge as it sweeps out over the ocean, well clear of the crumbling cliffs to which the old highway clung. You’ll continue to follow the scenic coastline to Bulli Beach where you’ll enjoy lunch in a café popular with locals that overlooks the beach and an ocean pool. Bring your swimmers for a pre-lunch dip if the sun is out!
    In the afternoon you’ll head up through temperate rainforest into the Southern Highlands. An easy hike leads to viewpoints that take in the spectacular sandstone gorges and towering waterfalls of the Morton National Park.
    Finally, you’ll drive along country roads to a boutique winery near Berrima, one of Australia’s oldest towns, to taste locally-produced, cool climate wine before returning to Sydney. Drop off at your hotel will be between 6:00 and 6:30pm.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I definitely recommend this experience with Steve! Such a highlight for our trip here in Sydney. Steve is very friendly and you can feel how passionate he is about his work! He has a lot of knowledge that he shares along the journey. He makes...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank ornellar421
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Had a fantastic time on this tour. It had a wide variety of things to see. By far my most favorite tour, and our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly.More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Teresadatx
    SteveN2830, Owner at Local Travel Planner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Teresa, So great to hear this was your favourite tour! Nevertheless I hope you had a great time on your other yours too! Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience. It encourages us to try to make it everyone's favourite...More

    Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

    Steve took great care of our small group. Being a local, he knew where to take us and we even tracked down a beautiful singing Lyre bird in the rainforest. The winery was nestled away and warm after being outside on a winter day. Best...More

    Thank Maps616414
    SteveN2830, Owner at Local Travel Planner, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2019

    Oh, yes! What a great time of year to visit! You make it sound so good I want to go too :-) Seriously though, the competition is hotting up between the male Lyrebirds right now. I've posted video of some particularly impressive displays on the...More

    Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

    Bucket list day! Steve was fabulous. So much to see and do in one day. Loved petting the koala, and feeding the wallabies and kangaroos. An amazing day. Worth every penny.More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Lauren B
    SteveN2830, Owner at Local Travel Planner, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2019

    Hi Lauren, "Bucket list day!" WOW indeed! I'm so happy you found the day to be such a worthwhile experience. It was a pleasure to show you all around some of the least visited but most stunning areas outside the city. Thanks so much for...More

    Reviewed June 9, 2019

    I would highly recommend this experience to everyone, especially if you are only in Sydney for a short time. Steve gives you a good taste of Sydney and the surrounding areas. He knows a lot about the history, ecology, and culture and was willing and...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank OlneyOneKyle
    SteveN2830, Owner at Local Travel Planner, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2019

    Hey Kyle, Thanks so much for coming along and for highly recommending the day to other travellers. It was great to meet you and Kathryn and I was happy to answer all the questions - I didn't have to make up hardly any of the...More

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    Culture43690019127
    July 31, 2019|
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    Response from SteveN2830 | Property representative |
    Hi, the koala experience at Symbio Wildlife Park is an exclusive experience I have arranged just for the guests on the Wildlife, Waterfalls & Wine tour.
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    Karen R
    July 21, 2019|
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    Response from SteveN2830 | Property representative |
    The tour departs from Circular Quay which is easily reached by ferry from Manly.
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    Curious583635
    March 10, 2019|
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    Response from SteveN2830 | Property representative |
    Hi Curious583635, The tour operates Mon-Fri. April 13 and 14 is a Sat and Sun so there is no tour on those days.
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