Blue Mountains & Australian Wildlife
$129concession ? Prices above are for departures between 1 April 2017 - 31 March 2018
Sit back and relax as you travel into the amazing Blue Mountains. Your Driver Guide will provide details of the day’s itinerary while you enjoy the journey west.
The Three Sisters
Entering the National Park and winding your way along Cliff Drive, you’ll take in spectacular views of the Jamison Valley before arriving at a vantage point that has views stretching across to the Three Sisters – a trio of rocky pinnacles. Learn about the Aboriginal dreamtime legend of the Three Sisters.
At Scenic World enjoy 360° views of the Jamison Valley. To ride on the famous Scenic Railway, Cableway and Skyway, why not purchase the Unlimited Discovery Pass (see right). Alternatively, embark on a scenic walk for spectacular views over the Jamison Valley, or relax over a coffee in the café.
Next is a stop at the picturesque and quaint town of Leura. Here you can grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants and cafés or why not choose our optional lunch (see right). This beautiful town will take you back in time and is famous for its antique stores and of course its Candy Store which is stocked floor to ceiling with more than 1,000 unusual sweets gathered from all over the world.
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Situated on seven acres of natural bush setting, you’ll be able to hand-feed kangaroos, wallabies and emus and enjoy a face-to-face encounter with one of the friendly koalas.
Parramatta River Cruise Option
You have the option to escape the city traffic on your return to the city (see above). Board your cruise and relax as you make your way down the Parramatta River, admiring waterside suburbs and scenery along the way, passing under the Sydney Harbour Bridge before arriving at Darling Harbour or Circular Quay.
Full Day Tour
Approximately 11.5 hours
Daily from 7:00am, Sydney
(pick-ups at selected city hotels)
Sydney, 6.30pm approximately
Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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Language DevicesNon-English commentary language devices can be requested at no additional cost however may be subject to availability. Please enquire after your booking is confirmed.
- Entry to Featherdale Wildlife Park
- Experienced Driver Guides
- Comprehensive commentary
- Travel in an air-conditioned coach
What to bring
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
- Water bottle
- Jacket in the cooler months
Low level of fitness required.
Enjoy a café lunch in a picturesque setting in the delightful mountain village of Leura. Relax with your fellow travellers as you take a break.
Parramatta River Cruise (+C)
End your day with a relaxing cruise down the Parramatta River on your return into Sydney Harbour. You’ll disembark at Circular Quay or Darling Harbour.
Scenic World Rides (+R)
With the Unlimited Discovery Pass ride the steepest incline Railway in the world down to a hidden valley. Glide out on the Cableway for panoramic views. Then ride the Skyway 270 metres above ancient ravines and dazzling waterfalls.
Please Note: The Skyway will be closed from 9 October 2017 to 13 November 2017. There will be discounted rates offered during this time. The Cableway and Railway will be operating as usual.
Free hotel pick-ups
Hotel pick-ups are available free of charge on selected tours 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.
|Hotel||Pickup Location||Pickup Time|
|Holiday Inn Sydney Airport||Front of Hotel||6:35am|
|Vibe Hotel Sydney||Front of Hotel||7:00am|
|Mercure Sydney||Front of Theatre||7:05am|
|Capitol Theatre||Pitt Street entrance||7:10am|
|Novotel Darling Harbour||Front of Hotel||7:20am|
|Parkroyal Darling Harbour||Front of Hotel||7:25am|
|Hilton Hotel Sydney||Pitt Street entrance||7:30am|
|Hyatt Regency Darling Harbour||Lower Ground Leve of Hotel, Slip Street Entrance||7:40am|
|Sofitel Wentworth||Front of Hotel||7:45am|
|Four Seasons Hotel||Level 3 - Harrington Street Entance||7:55am|
In 2017 hotel pick-ups may be affected by major road works. Please call 1300 228 546 to confirm your pick-up location and time 24-48 hours prior to your travel date. Pick up times are valid from 1 April 2017.
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The Greater Blue Mountains Area was unanimously listed as a World Heritage Area by UNESCO on 29 November 2000, becoming the fourth area in New South Wales to be listed.
Sydney is the biggest & most populous city in Australia, with 4.5 million people being accounted for in the 2009 census.
Sydney holds just under 20% of the total population of Australia.