Blue Mountains Day Trip Including Parramatta River Cruise

Blue Mountains Day Trip Including Parramatta River Cruise
Description
City of excursion Sydney
Country Australia
Starting at: $62
Enjoy a full-day tour from Sydney to the Blue Mountains to discover the charms of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed region. Stop at the Nepean River, then get sweeping views of the Blue Mountains from Kings Tableland or Evans Lookout. Take a walk at Wentworth Falls; visit Leura and Katoomba; stop to see the Three Sisters rock formations and explore the rides at Scenic World (own expense). See ancient Aboriginal rock carvings, then take a boat cruise down the Parramatta River to Circular Quay in Sydney Harbour. Your tour starts with hotel pickup (depending on your accomodation location) before you head off towards the Blue Mountains. Firstly a Comfort Stop in the lower Blue Mountains. Opportunity to purchase refreshments. Visit Kings Tableland or Evans Lookout, the best place to view the wilderness of the Blue Mountains. Take a pleasant bushwalk to Wentworth Falls, one of the most spectacular lookout points in the Blue Mountains. Stop by Leura where you can spend free time exploring this picturesque village with great shops, excellent choices for lunch to cater to everyone. Leura is very popular with the Sydney locals. Next up is Katoomba. Katoomba is the center of the Blue Mountains and the gateway to its two most popular tourist attractions: The Three Sisters rock formations and Scenic World. It offers lovely heritage cottages, a well established hotel industry and a wide range of cafes and restaurants. Visit the Three Sisters rock formation where you'll hear the Aboriginal legends about this famous rock formation. If you're interested in visiting Scenic World , enjoy all the features that one of Australia’s most visited tourist attractions offers including: • Skyway – Australia’s highest cable car. • Cableway – Australia’s biggest cable car. • Railway – The steepest incline passenger carrying railway in the world. • Walkway – the longest elevated boardwalk in Australia, with 2.4 km inside a temperate rainforest.(This is at an additional cost) Aboriginal Site, learn about aboriginal rock engravings and the Dharug, thought to have arrived in the Blue Mountains over 22,000 years ago. En route see Homebush Bay, home of the 2000 Olympic Games. Take a trip up Sydney Harbour as you escape the afternoon traffic and unwind on an afternoon cruise along Parramatta river (which becomes Sydney Harbour) back to Circular Quay (city center) where your tour ends. (approx 6.30-7pm)