5 Day Tour
Price on Request
Enjoy the big city buzz of Sydney, its great restaurants, shopping and the beauty of its world famous harbour.
Then step away to soak up the local flavours of the regions of New South Wales. Laze on a beach at Byron Bay, hike in fresh mountain air in the Blue Mountains, journey to the red outback, soothe your soul in one of the World Heritage national parks, take a leisurely drive through the State's lush farm regions or stop in the quirky towns and cosmopolitan centres.
Along the way you'll be amazed at what you find - fine food and wine trails, especially in the Hunter Valley region, lively festivals throughout the state, amazing landscapes and friendly locals; it all awaits you in New South Wales.
DAY 1 - ARRIVE SYDNEY
After clearing immigration and customs, our representative will meet you and escort you to your hotel. Arrive at the hotel and check-in.
Radiating from the sparkling waters of Sydney Harbour, Australia’s largest city stretches from the shores of the Pacific Ocean to the foot of the Blue Mountains. Along with outstanding natural assets – stunning beaches, extensive parklands and the vast expanse of the harbour – Sydney boasts an impressive list of urban attractions, including world class shopping venues and a host of superb restaurants and nightclubs. Its cityscape ranges from sandstone buildings of Georgian elegance to skyscrapers of futuristic design.
DAY 2 - HALF DAY SYDNEY CITY SIGHTS TOUR – SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE CLIMB
Depart your hotel for an unforgettable Panoramic Sydney half day city sights tour. On tour you'll visit the historic Rocks area and hear early convict history. Enjoy magnificent views of the Opera House & Harbour Bridge. See the shopping heart of the city, QVB, Centrepoint.
Visit Sydney's trendy new district Oxford Street. Travel through elegant Paddington with its terrace houses before arriving at the Pacific Ocean. See the superb coast cliff walk around Tamarama and Bronte. Travel on to famous Bondi Beach. Visit the beachfront promenade, enjoy a coffee or cool drink (at own cost). See bronzed Aussie lifesavers & Sydney's best panoramic view.
Return to Sydney via Double Bay, Kings Cross & city centre. Your tour concludes at Circular Quay.
1:45pm This afternoon take part in a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb. Climb departs from 5 Cumberland Street, The Rocks. Climbers must arrive and check in 15 minutes prior to climb time.
2:00pm A professional team will take you on an exhilarating climb all the way to the top! Come and feel the thrill of making your way over the catwalk to the Pylon and then setting out across the arch on your way to the summit. Before you lies a spectacular 360 degree view of one of the greatest harbours, and one of the greatest cities. The climb leader will be equipped with the latest in digital photographic technology to ensure that every climber has that all important picture of themselves and their team members at the summit of the Bridge. The climb takes three hours from the time of check in to return to base and will operate in all weather conditions with the exception of electrical storms. You will be given a Bridge-suit to wear, but you are required to wear enclosed rubber soled shoes and comfortable clothing. Be prepared to be breath tested (climbers must be under .05% blood alcohol level) and sign a medical declaration to satisfy the Bridge Climb conditions. Lockers are provided as cameras, video recorders and other loose items are not permitted on the Bridge. The Bridge Climb takes approximately 3 hours to complete. (B)
DAY 3 - FULL DAY BLUE MOUNTAINS TOUR WITH WILDLIFE PARK
Small group backcountry 4WD sightseeing in the breathtaking Blue Mountains. See kangaroos, koalas, waterfalls, the 3 Sisters, hidden canyons. Enjoy fully inclusive morning tea in the bush as well as a superb lunch in a historic Blue Mountains hotel.
Depart your city hotel this morning and travel across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, past the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games site before enjoying morning tea with wild kangaroos deep in the Australian bush. See kangaroos up close plus friendly parrots and cockatoos. In the high Blue Mountains today you'll see waterfalls, magnificent canyons and Australia's most famous sight - the remarkable 3 Sisters.
Travel on backcountry 4WD tracks leading to amazing lookouts that only our modified, small group vehicles can access. Lunch today is at a gorgeous historic mountain hotel with fantastic views, great food and friendly Aussie hospitality.
This afternoon, visit the thrilling Scenic Railway in Katoomba (optional). Ride the steepest passenger railway in the world (entry is at own expense) or enjoy a short walk to nearby Katoomba waterfalls & gallery. Mid afternoon, overnight passengers are picked up/dropped off at their Katoomba hotel before we return to Sydney.
Enroute to Sydney see, photograph, pat Koalas and Kangaroos at Sydney's premier Australian animal wildlife park. Return to all Sydney city hotels for drop-offs having enjoyed a Blue Mountains day with memories for a life time. (B,L)
DAY 4 - DAY AT LEISURE IN SYDNEY
Today is free to explore Sydney at your leisure. Sydney offers a multitude of activities. Surf the breakers at Bondi Beach or jump on a ferry and see the harbour sights. Enjoy some of Sydney’s galleries, museums, parks and shopping. Whatever you do, Sydney is a great place to explore.
Whether it’s a new dining experience, cool cocktail, fabulous coffee or piece of artwork you’re after, it's all here... Eating by the harbour or beach is an essential part of Sydney life. Shopping is another specialty. The Rocks, Double Bay and Oxford Street and the Queen Victoria Building boasts the best in fashion, opals, Aboriginal Art and other distinctive souvenirs. (B)
DAY 5 - DEPART SYDNEY
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
PRICES ON REQUEST (EXC. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS)
There are a number of factors which will influence the price of your travel arrangements, including the standard of hotel (we offer a variety of standards from three, four & five star), the season, and the complexity of the itinerary.
Rates vary frequently, depending on your hotels choice, number of people in your party and period of your trip.
We work with the highest quality hotels of different styles in each area – which, in some cases, may mean the 'authentic' rather than the obviously luxurious – and we do not always opt for the obvious. So it’s a matter of working out what’s right for you, based upon your tastes and the experience you want.
All the holidays have been carefully crafted by our experts. However, we understand that every travel experience should be as unique and individual as each traveller.
Our specialists are looking forward to hearing from you so that we can custom design a tour to your individual specifications.
DISCOVER SYDNEY - 5 DAYS
DISCOVER THE MANY HIGHLIGHTS OF SYDNEY. (CODE: DUD)