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Blue Mountains & Australian Wildlife Tour

Blue Mountains & Australian Wildlife Tour

Explore the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains. Stretching over one million hectares, the Blue Mountains is an inspiring mix of rainforest, canyons, tall forests and heathlands; truly one of Australia’s natural wonders. Discover this wonderland of sandstone outcrops, deep ravines, pristine bushland and dramatic cliffs. Then, get up-close to Australian animals, including kangaroos and koalas, at a wildlife park.

What makes it Great:

  • Discover the beauty of the Blue Mountains, its views and quaint, friendly atmosphere
  • Learn about the history of the area
  • Meet the locals at wildlife park
  • Visit Scenic World or take a bushwalk.


  • Entry to a wildlife park
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Pickup and dropoff for selected Sydney hotels

Optional Add-On

Optional Add-On

Make the most of your Day Tour with an Optional Add-On.

  • Lunch: Enjoy a café lunch in the delightful mountain village of Leura. Relax with your fellow travellers as you take a break.
  • Parramatta River Cruise: End your day with a cruise down the Parramatta River to Circular Quay or Darling Harbour, toasting the sunset with a glass of sparkling wine, beer or juice. Disembark at Darling Harbour or Circular Quay (no hotel drop-offs).
  • Scenic World Rides: With the Unlimited Discovery Pass you'll ride the steepest incline railway in the world down into a hidden valley. Glide out on the Cableway for panoramic views. Then ride the Skyway 270 metres above ancient ravines and dazzling waterfalls.

Departure times & locations

  • Departs: Daily. Departs Sydney city at 7.55am (earlier from pick-up points). Hotel pick-ups commence prior to the tour start time. You will be collected from the hotel you have selected in the drop down list during the booking process. If you wish to change your pick-up location from the one selected, you must call the operator at least 24 hrs prior to travel. If your hotel does not appear on the drop down list, the operator does not pick-up from your hotel. Please arrange an alternate pick-up time and location.
  • Returns: 6.00pm approximately to original departure point.

Your day at a glance:

Your day at a glance:

• Climb into the mountains via the sleepy townships of Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth
• View the famous Three Sisters, a trio of rocky pinnacles, from a perfect vantage point. From here you’ll experience amazing views over the Jamison Valley
• Visit popular Scenic World. You could ride the Scenic Railway, Cableway and Skyway, a great way to experience the steep valleys, cliff tops and canyons from different perspectives. Disembark the Scenic Railway at the bottom station to access the Scenic Walkway and stroll through 2.4 kilometres of Jurassic rainforest (see Optional Add-on)
• Stop in picturesque Leura at lunchtime. Grab a bite to eat at one of the many cafés or choose our optional lunch (see Optional Add-on)
• There’s time to explore Leura village, a delightful blend of quaint shops and galleries
• Follow the scenic Cliff Drive and enjoy breathtaking views of the Megalong Valley
• Travel through Katoomba, heart of the resort region within the Blue Mountains
• Encounter koalas, kangaroos, wombats and other native animals at a wildlife park
• Return to Sydney on the coach or cruise down the Parramatta River into Sydney Harbour (see Optional Add-on)

Things To Bring

Things To Bring
  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements: Low level of fitness required.

Travelling with children
Children between the ages of 2-15 years will be applicable for child rates. Children under 2 years are considered infants and travel free of charge when seated on a parent or guardians lap. Child seats are unable to be used.

Booking Info:

  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • Scenic Railway/Cable Car rides are available for purchase on tour, or pre-purchase in your booking.
  • The optional river cruise on the way back into Sydney can be added to your booking in the booking form.
  • The optional 2-course lunch in Leura can be added to your booking in the booking form (to 31 March 2020 only).
  • Hotel drop-offs are available for passengers returning to Sydney by coach. Passengers returning by river cruise will not receive a hotel drop off.
  • Pensioner Fares apply to Australian and New Zealand Pension Card holders, Australian Senior Card holders, and full-time Australian Students.
  • Non-English commentary language devices can be requested at no additional cost however may be subject to availability. Please enquire after your booking is confirmed.

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Blue Mountains & Australian Wildlife Tours from Sydney Reviews



Brilliant day!! We liked the steep train journey down into the rainforest. Loved Featherdale Wildlife Park which was nice and small, lots of indigenous creatures to get up close and personal with. Enjoyed the river cruise back on the Parramatta. Summing up though I'd say our day trip was made hugely enjoyable by our absolutely fantastic driver-guide Joe Kennedy. He never stopped talking /entertaining / informing us for the entire time we were in transit, and gave us good tips for feeding the wildlife at Featherdale. We really felt he couldn't have done anything more to ensure we had a good day out. Arguably you couldn't get a more hardworking, knowledgeable, caring, good humoured and positive person to show you around any destination. He's definitely a credit to AAT Kings.



Blue Mountains in Style. We are a group of 6 (4 adults and 2 child). We opted for the small group tour that included breakfast in Leura Village, stops to admire the Three Sisters, took the three Scenic World Rides, and see kangaroos and koalas up close at the Featherdale Wildlife Park. The tour was excellent . . . a big Thanks to our guide Smokey. The tour was very informative and interactive. The sights were highlighted more by our very dynamic, smart and witty Smokey.The trip is a must when you visit Sydney and if possible take the trip with Smokey as the guide.


Blue Mountains & Australian Wildlife Tours from Sydney

Departs: Daily. Departs Sydney city at 7.55am (earlier from pick-up points).

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