Blue Mountains Escape
As this Aussie Adventure departs at 7.45am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.
Day 1: Sydney – Blue Mountains
Head out of the city and see native birds and wild Eastern Grey Kangaroos in their own habitat. Stop for a morning tea break at Glenbrook where you can refuel for the next adventure, a guided bushwalk at Wentworth Falls (a good level of fitness is required, wear enclosed walking shoes). You will be amazed as your guide introduces you to native flora and fauna as you make your way into the valley of Wentworth Falls. After lunch we descend into the Jamison Valley down the historic Furber Steps. World Heritage rainforest surrounds you as you view Katoomba Falls and the iconic Three Sisters, before you ride the Scenic Railway out of the valley (additional cost). Tonight you’ll stay at the award-winning Katoomba YHA, in a beautifully restored National Trust building. Set in the heart of the Blue Mountains, explore on foot or take a trip on the Trolley Bus to Leura, Echo Point or the Three Sisters. Enjoy the comfort of the log fire, cosy rooms, a great kitchen and fast internet.
Hotel: Blue Mountains YHA Katoomba (Budget), Dormitory, Shared facilities.
Included Meals: Lunch
Day 2: Blue Mountains Free Time – Sydney
You have a free day to explore on your own. Why not discover the delightful village of Leura, which perfectly captures the spirit of the Blue Mountains region. Pop into a café for a bite to eat, stroll along the tree-lined street and be sure not to miss the award-winning chocolate shop! Or perhaps visit the Waradah Aboriginal Centre in Katoomba, where you’ll witness Indigenous culture in a contemporary setting (own expense). This afternoon rejoin your coach and Driver Guide for your return to Sydney, where your Aussie Adventure concludes.
2 Day Aussie Adventure
Daily from 7:00am, Sydney or earlier from selected Sydney pickup locations.
2 night stay is available on request
Day 2, 6:00pm approximately, Sydney
Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
Find out more
- Lunch (1)
- Experienced Driver Guide
- Comprehensive commentary
- Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle
What to bring
- Please wear enclosed walking shoes
- Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
- Water bottle
- Jacket in the cooler months
- Minimum child age is 11 years
- A good level of fitness is required for the bushwalk on Day 1. The Furber Steps are 500 steps each way.
Tour + 1 night Overnight Stay (O151)
Free hotel pick-ups
Hotel pick-ups are available free of charge if you do not wish to meet at the main departure point. Hotel pick up times vary so please use the tool below to find your hotel and pick up time. Hotel pick-ups must be requested with your booking.
In Sydney, you will be picked up by your specific touring vehicle an commence your day tour without the need to go to a centralised departure point to swap vehicles.
Please use the tool below to find the nearest pickup location from your hotel and advise your chosen pickup with your booking. Alternatively, please ask at time of booking.
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