Sydney and the Blue Mountains

4 Days 1 Country 1 City

Discover Sydney's Bondi Beach then encounter indigenous culture and native wildlife in the Blue Mountains.

"We were treated to a fabulous vacation"


About this trip

Discover Sydney's iconic harbour sights and Bondi Beach then encounter indigenous culture and native wildlife in the Blue Mountains.

Trip type: Mini-Stays

Trip code: SS11

3 Nights


0 Meals
On-trip Transport

All transport shown.

Sydney and the Blue Mountains

Your Itinerary

1. Arrive Sydney (3 Nights)

On arrival at Sydney Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime). The afternoon is free for you to do as you choose.

Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour

2. City Sights - Harbour Cruise

Cross over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and pause at Milsons Point to photograph fabulous views of the city skyline. Stop at Arabanoo lookout for a spectacular panorama of the northern headland. Discover Sydney's northern beaches, with some free time in Manly. Return to the city for a delicious buffet lunch while cruising on Sydney Harbour. Later see the Opera House from Mrs. Macquarie's Chair in the Royal Botanic Gardens. Top off your day with a visit to world-famous Bondi Beach, where you can wander along the shoreline and dip your toes in the cool clear ocean.

Buffet Breakfast

3. Blue Mountains - Wildlife Park

Head west to the Blue Mountains and drive through the tourist town of Katoomba. At Scenic World enjoy 360° views of the Jamison Valley. Ride the Scenic Railway, the world's steepest incline railway, the Cableway or Skyway (all own expense). From Echo Point you'll be treated to a spectacular view of the famous Three Sisters. According to Aboriginal legend, this unusual rock formation represents three sisters who were turned into stone. Next stop in the quaint village of Leura. This picturesque spot will take you back in time and is famous for its antique shops and of course its Candy Store! On your way back down the mountain, you'll visit Featherdale Wildlife Park, where you can pat a cuddly koala. See our amazing Australian animals including kangaroos, crocodiles, goannas and possums.

Buffet Breakfast

4. Depart Sydney

You will be transferred to Sydney Airport to connect with your onward flight (flights anytime).

Buffet Breakfast

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What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on mini-stays

    • All hotel charges and local taxes

    • VIP entry to many sights

    • It's the right hotels
      With our Insider knowledge, we've handpicked quality hotels to complement this trip. Check the daily itinerary for hotel details and for reviews.

    • Hotel accommodation at Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour

    • Airport transfers in Sydney

    • Meals
      Buffet breakfast daily and lunch on Day 2

    • Sightseeing
      Four days including Sydney Harbour Cruise, Bondi Beach, Blue Mountains and Australian wildlife

    Airport Transfers

  • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page

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Guest Reviews and Ratings

  • Guest Service Rating from 9 Reviews

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    Service rating : The tour itself was very good and I give AATKings high marks for the tour drivers and their detailed explanation of what we were seeing as well as some cultural background. The negative part of this particular package was the transfer to and from the airport. We encountered

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    Thought the service was first class however some tours returned to the hotel quite late in the evening. We are in our mid seventies and it made for a long day. Had the itinerary been more specific about return times it would have helped in choosing tours.

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    Service rating : All the guides were very friendly and professional.Product : Overall, the itinerary was excellent. We were a little disappointed with theFeatherdale Wildlife Park. It was more like a zoo. We were expecting a moreopen area in which to see the native wildlife in a more natural

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    Service rating : I thought the hotels were great, the food was excellent, the tour guide and bus driver very helpful. New Zealand (the South Island is what I toured), has such natural beauty. My bus companions were so much fun. Thoroughly enjoyed my trip. Only question I came home with is why

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    It was OK, but I would have liked to know ahead of time that they were dropping us off at the top of the Sky Ride at Scenic World and that the cost of the ride was not included in the tour.

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