Sydney & the Blue Mountains
$800adult twin ?
Day 1: Welcome to Sydney
On arrival at Sydney Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime). The rest of the day is at leisure. Perhaps take a stroll through the historic Rocks and Circular Quay. Or take a walk to the Sydney Opera House.
Hotel: Rydges Central (Standard) or Hyatt Regency Darling Harbour (Superior), Sydney, 3 nights
Day 2: Sydney Sights & Harbour Cruise Lunch
Travel to Manly Beach for a stroll along The Corso to see the beach that has made Manly famous. On your way you’ll view Circular Quay and then cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Stop at Milsons Point for spectacular views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. At North Head Lookout admire a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy time at Manly Beach before heading back to the city. Board a Captain Cook cruise for lunch on Sydney Harbour. Take in the stunning harbour views and listen to informative commentary while you enjoy a buffet lunch of fresh seafood, tender prime meats and seasonal fruit.
This afternoon drive through the historic Rocks area and then see the Opera House, Hyde Park, St Mary’s Cathedral, Parliament House and the Art Gallery. Stop at Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair for magnificent views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. See the colourful Royal Botanic Gardens on your way to visit The Gap and enjoy its stunning views. Stop at world-famous Bondi Beach, where you’ll have the chance to wander along the shoreline and dip your toes in the clear cool water. Re-board the coach for your return to the city.
Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Day 3: Blue Mountains & Wildlife Park
Head west to the iconic Blue Mountains. From a vantage point you’ll be treated to a spectacular view of the Three Sisters. At Scenic World enjoy 360° views of the Jamison Valley. Why not purchase the Unlimited Discovery Pass to ride the Scenic Railway, the world’s steepest incline railway, the Cableway and Skyway. Ask us for details. Next stop is picturesque Leura. This beautiful village will take you back in time and is famous for its antique stores and its Candy Store.
This afternoon visit Featherdale Wildlife Park. Pat a cuddly koala and see kangaroos, crocodiles, goannas and possums. Why not take an optional cruise down the Parramatta River to Sydney Harbour. Ask us for details.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
4 Day Short Break
Daily from Sydney
Morning of Day 4, 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
- Breakfasts (3)
- Lunch (1)
- Captain Cook Harbour Cruise
- Entry to Featherdale Wildlife Park
- Experienced Driver Guides
- Detailed and informative commentary
- Travel in an air-conditioned coach
- Return airport transfers- flight details to be provided 14 days prior to travel
What to bring
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
- Water bottle
- Jacket in the cooler months
Low level of fitness required.
Accommodation Standards & Prices
Choose from a range of accommodation standards below. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.
Tour with Standard Accommodation (SS11R)
Where you'll be staying
- Rydges Central
Tour with Superior Accommodation (SS11S)
Where you'll be staying
- Hyatt Regency Darling Harbour
Your choice of accommodation standards
Choose from a range of accommodation standards. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.
Rydges Central28 Albion St, Surry Hills
Hyatt Regency Darling Harbour161 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
As one of Australia's largest hotel, we are a self-rated 4.5 star hotel with 648 rooms including 17 suites, we have what matters most to you like stylish rooms and a comfortable bed. Located in Sydney's Central Business District and overlooking the spectacular Darling Harbour, you'll be surrounded by all of Sydney's major entertainment and shopping districts including Pitt Street Mall and Queen Victoria Building with The Rocks, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House just a 15 minute walk away!
- Hair Dryer
- Flat Screen TV
- Wi-Fi (additional cost)
- In-room safe
- Mini Bar
- iPhone/iPad connectivity
- Newly Refurbished
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Sydney holds just under 20% of the total population of Australia.
The Jenolan Caves are the most visited limestone caves in Australia, and the oldest discovered open caves in the world.
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