Blue Mountains Wildlife Day Tour from Sydney

pin_dropLocation:Sydney (Australia)
eventSeason:Daily
check_circle Availability: Daily
watch_later Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
people Adult From: $ 120.89 USD
face Child From: $ 60.84 USD

Blue Mountains Wildlife Day Tour from Sydney


Overview

Discover the beautiful wilderness on Sydney's doorstep on a day trip to the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. Enjoy spectacular views over the Megalong Valley and see the Three Sisters rock formations at Katoomba. Meet kangaroos and koalas in the natural bush setting of Featherdale Wildlife Park. This scenic Sydney day tour also takes you over the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Includes

  • Lunch (If option selected)
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Entrance fees to Featherdale Wildlife Park
  • Rides at Scenic World (if option selected)

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

What You Can Expect

Your tour begins with pickup from selected Sydney hotels, then takes you on a scenic drive over the stunning Sydney Harbour Bridge, through western Sydney to the World Heritage-listed beauty of the Blue Mountains.

Follow the winding Cliff Drive on your journey into the Blue Mountains National Park, where your first stop is Scenic World, where you can ride the world’s steepest railways or take the gondola for aerial views of the valley below (if option selected).

Visit a lookout, overlooking the rocky outcrops and eucalypt forests of the Megalong Valley, you will be able to see right across the valley to the Three Sisters rock formation at Katoomba. While taking in the views, enjoy a commentary on the Aboriginal legends behind these famous rocky pinnacles.

Travel to the quaint mountain township of Leura, home to cafes, restaurants and the Candy Store with sweets from Australia and around the world. Enjoy lunch in Leura (own expense or included if you choose the lunch option) and browse the town's antique stores and boutiques.

In the afternoon, hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies and enjoy a close-up encounter with koalas at Featherdale Wildlife Park, one of Australia's largest private collections of native animals and birds. Don’t forget your camera to photograph the varied wildlife in a natural bush setting.

Click on "View Additional Info" for the hotel pickup list.

Itinerary

Scenic World Options:
  • Scenic Skyway - Australia's only horizontal passenger-carrying cable car. It's a 7-minute ride 656 feet (200 meters) above the Jamison Valley, where you can appreciate superb views of the Three Sisters, Katoomba Falls, Mt. Solitary, and Orphan Rock. The Skyway operates every 10 minutes.
  • Scenic Railway - This is the world's steepest incline railway. Travel through a cliffside tunnel and ancient rain forest as the railway descends 1,361 feet (415 meters) down the escarpment at a gradient of 52 degrees. The railway takes you to the rain forest boardwalk connecting to the Sceniscender platform and operates every 10 minutes.
  • Scenic Cableway - The steepest aerial cable car in Australia will take you on a 1788-feet (545-meter) ride into the World Heritage-listed rain forest of the Jamison Valley. The Scenic Cableway is completely wheelchair accessible.

Sample Lunch Menu (subject to change):

  • Spaghetti bolognese pasta
  • Chicken and salad wrap sandwich
  • Samosas served with Greek yogurt and salad
  • Vegetable and goat cheese frittata served with salad

Winter menu (subject to change):

  • Chicken, chorizo, and bacon pasta served with salad (gluten free)
  • Beef burger served with chips
  • Two vegetable samosas served with Greek yogurt and salad (vegetarian and halal)
  • Asian chicken and vegetables served with rice (halal)
  • Pumpkin soup served with sourdough bread (vegetarian)

Summer menu (subject to change)

  • Chicken Caesar salad (halal)
  • Beef and cheese burger served with chips and salad (halal)
  • Two vegetable samosas served with Greek yogurt and salad (vegetarian and halal)
  • Toasted Reuben roll served with salad (corned beef, chutney, cheddar cheese, and baby spinach)
  • Vegetable and feta cheese frittata served with salad (vegetarian and gluten free)
  • Salmon and leek tart served with salad (gluten free)
Served with a chocolate brownie and your choice of juice, soft drink, tea, or coffee

Hotel Pickup Time:

7:00 a.m. - Vibe Hotel Sydney
7:05 a.m. - Mercure Sydney
7:10 a.m. - Capitol Theatre (Front of Theatre)
7:20 a.m. - Novotel Darling Harbour
7:25 a.m. - Parkroyal Darling Harbour
7:30 a.m. - Hilton Hotel Sydney (Pitt Street entrance)
7:40 a.m. - Hyatt Regency Sydney (Lower Ground Level of Hotel, Slip Street Entrance)
7:45 a.m. - Sofitel Wentworth Hotel
7:55 a.m. - Four Seasons Hotel Sydney (Harrington St entrance)

Additional Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Voucher information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Products standard cancellable

Products with Viator standard terms and conditions are fully refundable, without charge, up to 48 hours prior to travel, based on the time/date of the Product Location.

Departure point

Tour departs from selected Sydney hotels

Departure time

7:55am

Return Details

Returns to original departure point at approximately 5:45pm

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