In a comfortable car with a professional driver-guide, you will go on a day trip to the amazing Blue Mountains, a region recognised as a world heritage site and is under the protection of UNESCO. The main value of the Blue Mountains is that all kinds of eucalyptus forests in Australia grow here, and you can trace the evolutionary development of this type of vegetation. The name of the area derives from the bluish smog surrounding mountains.
Haze caused by vapours of eucalyptus, when viewed from a distance the mountains appear to have a light blue tint.
The Blue Mountains are a cluster of a plurality of streams, rivers and waterfalls, mountain trails through eucalyptus forests and moorlands, dark gorges and forested valleys, sheer cliffs with hidden caves and old mines. An Extraordinary breathtaking beauty of wildlife created millions of years ago and preserved to this day.
The first stop will be at the Featherdale Wildlife Park, where in the natural conditions more than 300 species of wild Australian animals are found. Here you can hand feed kangaroos, wallabies and emus, have a friendly chat with a koala and see some species of native birds. It is home to wild dingo, wombats, penguins, Tasmanian devils, giant crocodiles and kangaroos. Featherdale Wildlife Park is the largest private wildlife park, it is also by far the most loved and visited zoo in Australia.
The next, we will visit the breathtaking 300m waterfall Wentworth Falls, which is located on the edge of the Jamison Valley.
During the trip, you will visit the charming village of Leura, which perfectly demonstrates the spirit of the region – the fresh mountain air and stunning scenery. Walk along the tree-lined main street, which is lined with bookstores, antique stores and art galleries. Enjoy the lunch at the local cafe.
Then go up into to the mountains to admire the impressive rock formations with the intriguing title The Three Sisters. Incredibly beautiful natural formation of three distinct peaks, a height of about 1000 meters each. Listen to the legend of the Australian Aborigines, explaining the appearance of the natural features.
Next, you will visit the world famous park Scenic World, located in the southern part of Katoomba. It is the perfect place to watch the Blue Mountains, before the most incredible panoramic views are opened up to you, thanks to the 360 degrees view, during a trip on a cable car on the Scenic Railway.
At the end of the day an optional ferry cruise from Olympic Park back to Circular Quay enjoying various Sydney suburbs as you cruise back on the Parramatta River or drop off at your hotel in the Sydney CBD.