Sydney, Australia (4 days, 3 nights)

Sydney, the Harbour City – sunny, welcoming, familiar – and why wouldn’t it be with all those famous icons? The Opera House, that sparkling harbor, breathtaking views, cutting-edge dining, and vibrant nightlife – there’s no shortage of things to do. Still, there’s no reason to be daunted by it all.

Not Included:

  • International airfare to and from the destination, please contact us for the best available prices from your home city.
  • Travel Insurance is not included, but available, please contact us for the best options for your family.
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary below.
  • Tours not mentioned in the itinerary below.
  • Gratuities (optional).

Day 1 – Arrive and transfer to hotel.  Enjoy the rest of your day on your own. Day 2 – Sydney Harbour Day Tour and Lunch Enjoy a spectacular buffet luncheon cruise on beautiful Sydney Harbour following Sydney City Tour.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Spectacular Darling Harbour
  • Sydney Entertainment Centre
  • Chinatown
  • Sydney Aquarium and the Monorail
  • Sydney Opera House
  • The Rock’s – Sydney’s birthplace
  • Conservatorium of Music
  • Parliament House
  • Hyde Park
  • St James Cathedral
  • St Marys Cathedral
  • Art Gallery and the Domain
  • Visit Mrs Macquarie’s Chair – superb views of the harbour and city skyline
  • Royal Australian Naval Base at Garden Island
  • Kings Cross – Sydney’s ‘hot spot’
  • Exclusive Double Bay and Vaucluse
  • The Gap – stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the Heads
  • Visit Bondi Beach – Australia’s most famous surf beach
  • Historic and trendy Paddington
  • Sydney Tower
  • Sydney Town Hall.

LUNCHEON CRUISE

  • Enjoy an unforgettable luncheon      cruise while taking in the splendour of Sydney
  • Harbour.
Operates: DAILY
Departs: 11:45   PM – Wharf 5 King Street   Wharf 12.00pm   – Cruises office,   Jetty 6 Cruise Centre, Circular Quay
Returns: 5:30   PM
Fare Includes:   Coach   touring, Sydney Harbour luncheon cruise

A tour capturing the essence of Sydney…our Sydney Highlights and Manly Beach tour along with a delightful buffet luncheon cruise on beautiful Sydney Harbour.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Stunning views over Sydney Cove and Circular Quay
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Cross the Sydney   Harbour Bridge
  • Milsons Point – panoramic views of the bridge and skyline
  • Cross the Spit Bridge
  • Magnificent views from   Seaforth Lookout over Middle Head and Pearl Bay marinas
  • Arabanoo Lookout – a superb   panorama of the rugged Headlands and Manly
  • Tour through the   northern beaches of Freshwater Bay and Curl Curl
  • Stop at the seaside resort of Manly, noted for its famous surf beach and Norfolk pines
  • Perhaps a walk along he Corso, browse in the shops or simply relax on the beach.

Day 3 – Blue Mountains Rides, Wildlife Park and River Cruise

If you are in Sydney on a short stay, this tour will suit. As well as the essential Blue Mountains tourist destinations – Echo Point and the Three Sisters, Scenic Railway and Cableway & Leura – we visit an award winning interactive wildlife park. Beat the traffic home on our privately chartered cruise catamaran right up the middle of the Parramatta River.

Our five star coaches will take you there in luxury, driven by our experienced senior coach captains whose fully informed and researched commentary will make your discovery tour a delight to remember.

We leave the city in our luxury air-conditioned coach and head west for the Blue Mountains. At the award winning Featherdale Wildlife Park make friends with cuddly koalas and wombats, hand feed kangaroos and emus in the fantastic people friendly interactive enclosures. See dingoes, reptiles and a large variety of birds.

See the historic township of Leura and Katoomba, following the scenic cliff drive we take in the Jamison Valley.

Visit the Spectacular Three Sisters, a towering rock formation overlooking the Jamison Valley. At our next stop ride the worlds steepest Scenic Railway and Cableway and Skyrail.  Enjoy a 400m boardwalk.

Enjoy the views of the Kings Tableland – Jamison Valley and the spectacular waterfall. On the return trip enjoy a relaxing Captain Cook river cruise along the Parramatta River to Darling Harbour or Circular Quay where our tour concludes.

Includes:

Wildlife Park

3 rides:  (Scenic Railway, Scenic Skyway, Scenic Cableway rides) River Cruise

Australian Wildlife

Enjoy the many unique animals of the Australian bush at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Have your photo taken with cuddly koalas, feed kangaroos, encounter an emu, see Tasmanian Devils, possums, wallabies, bandicoots, wombats and colourful parrots. You’ll even have a chance of a close up look at Australian reptiles, crocodiles, echidnas and goannas.

Blue Mountains and the Three Sisters

The Blue Mountains is a world heritage listed area of immense natural beauty.  Covering over 248,000 hectares, the park is bigger than some countries!  Massive deep valleys, narrow canyons, rainforests, waterfalls, rugged sandstone escarpments and craggy cliffs offer breathtaking vistas and experiences.  

High Country Experience & Scenic World Rides

Tour the mountain tourist capital of Katoomba and witness spectacular high country views on the scenic Cliff Drive from Narrow Neck Point. You’ll ride the world’s steepest Scenic Railway and Scenic Cableway and Scenic Skyway rides. At Echo Point see breathtaking views over the Jamison Valley and the Three Sisters rock formation. If you’d like to experience Aboriginal culture, art and dance, why not visit Koomurri Aboriginal Centre (own expense)?

Mountain Village

Leura is a charming mountain village and you’re sure to experience its relaxed nature while you’re in town!  We’ll stop for an afternoon tea break (own expense)… why not indulge in some traditional English Tea or Devonshire Tea of scones with jam and cream?  Absolutely delicious!  Afterwards, you can enjoy a leisurely wander through the unique shops and galleries.

Parramatta River Cruise

Head back to Sydney on a Captain Cook river cruise with commentary passing Homebush Bay Olympic Games site.  Why not grab a drink (own expense) from the onboard bar and relax as you enjoy a cruise back to Sydney? This tour departs from Star City Coach Terminal, Pirrama Road, Darling Harbour or your CBD hotel. In some instances, we may need to pick up from a nearby hotel if we cannot pick up directly from your accommodation due to restrictions beyond our control. Tour concludes at Circular Quay at approximately 5.45pm.  Hotel drop-off not available after cruise.

Day 4 – Transfer to port (for those guests who will be boarding a cruise) or to the airport for your flight home.   
Prices starting from:

4 Star hotel – 4 Days, 3 nights $633.00 US per guest, based on double occupancy.

Above pricing includes taxes where stated. In Canada, GST/HST included. Country taxes that must be paid locally are not included.  Prices listed were correct at time of publication.  Prices can change to reflect exchange rate changes. Custom World Vacations reserves the right to amend prices at any time without prior notice.  All vacations are subject to availability.

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