Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains Private Tour From Sydney, & Featherdale Aussie Animal Park Option

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Blue Mountains Inclusive Small Group Tour
  • 10 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Experience the wonder of the wilderness on this full-day private Blue Mountains tour from Sydney. Leave the city lights far behind as you journey into the lush valleys, waterfalls, gorges, mountains, and forests that have shaped life here for tens of thousands of years. You can also opt to add on a visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park or swing by Scenic World and take a trip on the cable car.
  • Visit the Three Sisters rock formation and discover its Aboriginal history
  • Go for a scenic bushwalk out to the stunning Wentworth Falls
  • Swing by a couple of local towns for lunch and snacks (at own cost)
  • Optional boat trip on the Rivercat back to Sydney Harbour

What's Included

  • Hotel/port pickup
  • Local guide
  • National park fees
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Featherdale Wildlife Park
  • Scenic World
  • Rivercat Ferry ticket

Meeting and Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
    140 George St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

    Pick up from: 140 George Street, The Rocks

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

08:30 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

Can pick up from most hotels or other accomodation all around Sydney! Can also pickup at the shared meeting point at George Street, The Rocks, for those who are travelling in from outside the city centre.

What To Expect

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Admission Ticket Free

Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park

1 hour Admission Ticket Not Included

Lincoln's Rock

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

The Three Sisters

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Wentworth Falls

45 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Scenic World, Violet St

1 hour Admission Ticket Not Included

Katoomba

45 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Leura

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Blue Mountains National Park

Admission Ticket Free

Homebush

45 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Sydney

Admission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • If a Cruise pickup is required please enter those details, if NOT type in "n/a"
  • Hand sanitiser available
  • Protective face masks provided
  • Mandatory temperature checks
  • Social distancing maintained in vehicle
  • Touch points within the van are frequently cleaned
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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David_S
James was a fantastic guide. I believe the animals knew him at Featherdale. He took us to a few off script views of the mountains that were breathtaking. The road travel was a bit long but not boring. I highly recommend this tour.

Reviews

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Beautiful mountains
Louise_C, Apr 2024
Really enjoyed Featherdale wildlife park, seeing the blue mountains from the various Lookout points and walking around the national park. The driver was very knowlegable and friendly. For us scenic world was too much like a theme park being rallied around in queues with lots and lots of other people. If you prefer to see the blue mountains focus more on the national park side.
Delightful!
David_S, Mar 2024
James was a fantastic guide. I believe the animals knew him at Featherdale. He took us to a few off script views of the mountains that were breathtaking. The road travel was a bit long but not boring. I highly recommend this tour.
Great day in the Blue Mountains
Debra_W, Mar 2024
A must do while in Sydney. The blue mountains were extraordinary and the Featherdale Zoo exceeded expectations with up close animal encounters.
Fran and Kathy
Della_J, Mar 2024
Our tour guide was marvelous!! We really enjoyed the zoo and cable car ride. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable.
Response from Host, Apr 2024
Thank you Della for your great review. That is fantastic that James made your day in the Blue Mountains so special :) Mike
A great overview of the Blue Mountains and water falls
Lou_W, Feb 2024
Loved the stops we made, wonderful lunch and a little shopping and don’t forget to pickup some delicious chocolate
Response from Host, Feb 2024
I am delighted that you had a great time with James, in the always entertaining Blue Mountains. Mike
Great trip. Value for the money.
PerTore_S, Feb 2024
Great trip and great tour guide. Perfect if you to see the greatest hits in one day. Tour guide showed us hidden gems. And one of them in Shelly Bay. Lunch at Chocolate Fish cafe was really nice. Great food and hospitality. Trip is highly recommended.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Thank you Per-Tore for the fantastic review. I'm delighted you enjoyed the day trip. Mike
Stunning tour of the beautiful blue mountains
Mary_R, Feb 2024
Fantastic tour to the blue mountains. Despitecpoor weather we gsined a real sense of the scale and beauty of the area. Mike, our guide/driver had expert knowledge and pointed out mant interesting facts. We had a coffee stop and a lunch break in two of the beautiful villages abd tine to look roundcthe local areas and shops. We also vidited Scenic World. I eoukd recommend this private tour.
Absolutely amazing!
Stephanie_M, Jan 2024
James was our driver and he was amazing! He knew everyone we ran into so we got the inside scoop on things. Our first stop was Featherdale Zoo and we had the best time there. Even the animals knew and responded to James. James told us information about each animal and bird we saw. This was the highlight of my day. Next was Three Sisters but fog had set in so we couldn’t see. James went back there after Scenic World but we still couldn’t see. After returning to Sydney we asked James if he would take us by Marsh Cove so we could see where NCIS Sydney is filmed. We were able to see enough that we went back the next day. If you are considering a trip to the Blue Mountains be sure to do so through Viator. THEY ARE AMAZING FROM START TO FINISH!! Well done matey!
Perfect Blue Mountains day
Melanie_S, Jan 2024
James was knowledgeable, personable and respectful of time and our interests. We were never rushed and felt he guided us in maximizing our time at each stop. He even insured we were safely on the correct ferry back to Darling Harbor to create a memorable finish to a great day.
Response from Host, Jan 2024
Thank you Melanie for this lovely review. I am delighted James looked after you so well and you enjoyed the beautiful Blue Mountains. Mike
Wow, what a trip
Gavin_S, Dec 2023
Exceptional tour experience, the tour guide was informative and friendly. It was a great trip, what more can I say.
Response from Host, Dec 2023
Thank you very much for your amazing review and I am delighted that you had a great tour of the Blue Mountains. Mike
Beautiful Day!
Bobbi_L, Nov 2023
Wentworth Falls and the Three Sisters were breathtaking. Mike was very informative and friendly. Willing to work with us in our hiking ability.
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Thank you Bobbi for your lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed the beautiful highlights of the Blue Mountains . Mike
Amazing Day Trip!
Melissa_T, Nov 2023
This was such an amazing day trip from Sydney! Our guide, James, was very friendly & knowledgeable. We learned a lot of interesting facts about the history of the Blue Mountains and all of the wildlife around. James was very quick to improvise our plans throughout the day so that we got a chance to see everything we were hoping to. Highly recommend!!
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Thank you Melissa for the fantastic review. I am delighted you had great time in the beautiful Blue Mountains with James. Mike
Great daytrip
HELENE_B, Oct 2023
Very nice daydrip. It allowed us to see the most interesting sites with a good schedule. James was a very kind and professional guide. The private tour is a plus. We could visit places at our own rythm and James fully adapted to it.
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Thank you Helene. That's great to hear James looked after you so well in the wonderful Blue Mountains. Mike
Drive through Blue Mountains
Madeline_N, Sep 2023
Very fun! Got to see a lot of the iconic sights. Not a lot of time for true hiking or exploring. This trip is mostly a scenic drive to see the mountains. Stopped for lunch which was very tasty.
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Thank you Madeline for your nice review. I am glad you enjoyed the scenic views of the gorgeous Blue Mountains. Mike
Expensive but a good day.
g_p, Sep 2023
Driver (James) was excellent and knowledgable. Made the effort to find the Zigzag railway which I had mentioned.
Response from Host, Sep 2023
That is fantastic to hear that James looked after you so well in the beautiful Blue Mountains. Mike
Blue Mountain experience
Kevin_E, Sep 2023
Our guide was very helpful and informative. He had answers to all the questions we had. It was one of our highlights of the Sydney area.
Response from Host, Sep 2023
Thank You Kevin. I am delighted that James provided you such a lovely time exploring the beautiful Blue Mountains :) Mike
Majestic Blue Mountains
Josie_R, Jul 2023
Amazing tour of some beautiful sites! Mike was a fantastic guide and tailored the tour so that we could see the things we were most interested in. Highly recommend this tour!!
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Thank you Josie for your very kind review. It was a pleasure to share my favourite lookouts and. destinations in the unforgettable Blue Mountains. Mike
Avoid that expérience
Charlotte_G, Jul 2023
Very expensive , better rent your own car , car wasn’t confortable. The driver was nice but he was rushing us , he start by tell it us we need to leave at 2.30 and we have to call the company to confirm we booked a ten hours tour . We wanted to see more but he wasn’t happy and we had to leave at 3.30 anyway!
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Hi Charlotte, I am very sorry to to hear that the tour was not up to your expectations. It is good that you found the driver was nice. But it is not certainly acceptable that he misunderstood the timings of the day, and he made you feel rushed. I am sorry that I was not available to be your guide on that day, but I will certainly be talking to him about the need to know the length of the tour, and to make the tour as enjoyable as possible. I hope that you can visit Sydney again. Mike
Good tour, but some items questionable!
Sarah_R, Jun 2023
Great tour and info, driver of car was questionable. Also the title of the tour is miss leading when we booked this we thought we were paying for the blue mountain tour and featherdale zoo. Turns out you have to pay extra for the zoo later.
Response from Host, Jun 2023
Thank you Sarah for your review. I am happy you had a great tour in the beautiful Blue Mountains. I'm very sorry that there was some confusion about what was included based on the title only. However, it is very clear as to what is and isn't included, by reading the tour's listing and details . Mike
Mike was fantastic!
Kyle_M, Jun 2023
Mike was awesome! No need to look any further. He took great care of us and was extremely good to our 11 month old son! Fantastic tour!
Response from Host, Jun 2023
Thank you Kyle for this amazing review! It was my pleasure to meet you and your family , and to share the stunning beauty of the Blue Mountains and for you to experience the excitement of Scenic World and also Featherdale Wildlife Park with you all :) mike
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