Sydney & the Blue Mountains
$755adult 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: Vibe Hotel Sydney (Standard) or Sofitel Wentworth Hotel Sydney (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
Day 4: Farewell from Sydney
Your short break concludes this morning after breakfast. You’ll be transferred to Sydney Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).
Included Meals: Breakfast
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
- Vibe Hotel Sydney
Tour with Superior Accommodation (SS11S)
Where you'll be staying
- Sofitel Wentworth Hotel Sydney
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.
Vibe Hotel Sydney111 Goulburn St, Sydney NSW, 2000
The Vibe is a unique Sydney hotel offering chic accommodation in the heart of Sydney. The hotel is well positioned for you to easily discover Sydney’s vibrant CBD fringe villages of Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Chinatown and the Sydney entertainment precinct offering live theatre and music year round.
- Communal self-catering kitchen
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Hair Dryer
- Hair dryer
- Air Conditioning
- In-room safe
- Mini Bar
- Broadband and wireless internet access available (at additional cost)
Sofitel Wentworth Hotel Sydney61 Phillip Street, Sydney
Sofitel Sydney Wentworth offers a luxury escape without equal. Ideally situated in the heart of central Sydney’s business and shopping districts, this hotel is conveniently located 500 metres from the nearest ferry, train and bus stops and only minutes from famous Sydney attractions like the Opera House, Circular Quay, The Rocks and the Royal Botanic Gardens.
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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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