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Blue Mountains Day Trip Including Parramatta River Cruise

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The Blue Mountains now World-Heritage listed, has deep gorges, steep cliffs, spectacular lookouts, excellent bushwalks and rich flora and fauna. On this tour, you'll discover the meaning of the name the Blue Mountains. You'll travel by clean, modern and air-conditioned buses on a personalized tour with friendly service. Your tour includes a pick up from many accommodation locations in the city centre, as well as from central pick up points in Kings Cross, Darling Harbour, Coogee, Bondi, Manly and Glebe. Travel with passionate, friendly and qualified guides with local knowledge and extensive commentary as you visit the famous places and “get off the beaten track”.
  • See the Three Sisters rock formation and Aboriginal rock carvings
  • Explore the charming country towns of Leura and Katoomba
  • Cruise back to Sydney Harbour on the Parramatta River
  • Convenient hotel pick-up from most Sydney hotels
What to Expect
The day starts with a pick-up from your hotel. Then begin the journey to the Blue Mountains. Stop at Kings Tableland or Evans Lookout for photo-worthy views of the Blue Mountains. From here, take an easy bushwalk to Wentworth Falls for more views, before stopping in the small country town of Leura where you have time to explore on your own and choose from a great variety of restaurants and cafes for lunch (own expense). Then it’s on to Katoomba, the heart of the Blue Mountains, where you see the Three Sisters rock formation and learn some Aboriginal folklore about the site.  You can then explore Scenic World a popular attraction with cable cars, a skyway, the ‘world’s steepest railway’, and other activities at an additional cost Then avoid traffic and take a river cruise along the Parramatta, which leads you back to the Sydney Harbour where your tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from the hotels/locations list below:

McDonald's Coogee Beach 7.10 am

McDonald's Bondi Beach 7.20 am

Manly Wharf (bus stand C ) 7.15 am

Hotel pick up times and locations:

Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport 7 am

Meriton Suites Mascot Central 7 am

Meriton Suites Bondi Junction 7.30 am

Holiday Inn Potts Point (kings Cross) 7.45 am

Waldorf Woolloomooloo Waters 7.50-8 am

The Sydney Boulevard Hotel (Robinson Street entrance) 7.50 - 8 am

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, 61-101 Phillip St 7.50 - 8 am

Shangri-La Hotel Sydney ,The Rocks 7.55 am

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, 104 Harrington Street , 7.55 am

Park Hyatt Sydney, The Rocks 7.55 am

The Westin Sydney, 1 Martin Place, 8 am

Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park, Back entrance, 132 Castlereagh St, 8 - 8.10 am

The Grace Hotel Sydney, 77 York Street 8 - 8.10 am

Hyatt Regency Sydney, 161 Sussex Street, 8.10 - 8.20 am

Vibe Hotel Sydney, 111 Goulburn St, 8.10 - 8.20 am

Cambridge Hotel Sydney, 212 Riley St Surry Hills,8.10 - 8.20 am

Westend Backpackers, 412 Pitt St, 8.15 am

Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, 68 Harbour St, 8.20-8.30 am

Wake Up! Sydney, 509 Pitt St, Sydney, 8.20 - 8.30 am

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, 12 Darling Dr, 8.30 am

Ibis Sydney Darling Harbour, 70 Murray St Darling Harbour, 8.30 am

Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney, 383-389 Bulwara Rd, Ultimo, 8.30-8.40 am

Vulcan Hotel Sydney, 500 Wattle St Ultimo, 8.30 - 8.40 am

Glebe Point YHA, 262 - 264 Glebe Point Rd 8.40-8.50 am

Ibis Budget Sydney Olympic Park Hotel, 8 Edwin Flack Ave, Sydney Olympic Park 9 to 9.10 am
Departure Time
Departure time depends on where you are staying - Please put full details of your accommodation name and location in your booking and we will respond with closest pickup place and time. Pickups range from 7am-8.30am
Pickups are available to some hotels in Manly, Coogee, Bondi, Glebe, Kings Cross, Lower North Shore and the City Area
Return Details
Tour ends at Circular Quay or Darling Harbour between 6.15 and 6.45 pm.
  • Mini Coach Pick up (from most city hotels or near by)
  • Harbour Cruise
  • Lunch
  • Scenic World ticket
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Oz trails trip to the Blue Mountains was fantastic from start to finish! Our guide Hayden was brilliant, very friendly and knowledgable and made the trip entertaining! He is a credit to Oz Trails! The Blue Mountains are a beautiful sight and the river...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great day out. Spectacular views and scenery. We opted to pay the extra $49 for the cable cars & train which was worth it. Our guide, Charlie, was very informative, friendly & helpful, not to sure about his jokes though 🥴 He was...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Roger C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best money I spent. Les was amazing, knowledgeable, and a hoot as a guide! I had a chance to take lots of beautiful pictures. Definitely recommend this trip.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tagenlynn
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is a must do the scenery is just breathtaking the tour guide was funny and very informative

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hayden is patient, very friendly and funny. He even waited and walked with me when I was the last person to reach our starting point. Although, it was a very tiring trip, I really had fun 🙂 and yeah, I enjoyed the cruise!!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Siti Aminah S
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15 September 2019|
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Response from jayne c |
I'm not sure but our hotel wasn't on the list of pick ups so I emailed them asking for the nearest pick up to our hotel and they emailed me back with a pick up time directly outside our hotel.
Christi L
13 September 2019|
Response from PhilS2451 | Reviewed this property |
They collected me from hotel. I am sure they will assist which suits both depending on how many go on trip
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