Sydney By Darling Harbour – 5 Days

Sydney By Darling Harbour – 5 Days

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Day 1 
Arrival at Sydney International Airport
Arrival at Sydney International Airport. Later transfer you will be transported in a private chauffeur driven car to your hotel in Darling Harbour. Overnight in Sydney.

Day 2 
Half day Sydney city tour  
Start your day with a 30-minute stop in the historical city suburb of the Rocks. Situated at the base of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Rocks provides a mix of both heritage and modern day living, making it a popular suburb with the locals. Walk the cobblestone streets and admire the solid wood beams as you discover the heritage of this incredible suburb. You’ll hear about the traditional land owners, the Indigenous Gadigal people and the history surrounding the first European settlement in Australia in the Rocks.

Next, visit the iconic Mrs Macquarie’s Chair where you’ll have the perfect vantage point out over the picturesque Sydney Harbour. Here you’ll get the chance to take a seat and hear the tale of the then New South Wales Governor whose wife frequently perched on the sandstone bench waiting for ships to sail into the harbor. Make sure to bring your camera as the picture perfect views out to the world class performing arts venue, the Sydney Opera House are simply stunning.

Continue on to the famous Bondi Beach, renowned for their relaxed outdoor lifestyle. Here you’ll see one the most famous beaches in the world and soak up the incredible ocean views. Keep an eye out for the iconic Bondi lifeguards and surfers or simply relax at one of the many local cafes along the waterfront (own expense)

Stop for a quick photo stop at Dudley Page Reserve where you’ll have incredible panoramic views over the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Tower before making your way to Chinatown.

Return to your coach and make your way through the heart of Sydney as you travel towards Chinatown. An exciting and bustling suburb, Chinatown offers some of the best Chinese culture offering restaurants, noodle bars and if you’re looking to grab a bargain, a number of retails stores perfect to pick up a souvenir or two. You’ll feel like you’ve been transported straight into the heart of China as you immerse yourself in the incredible atmosphere.

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specifiede
  • Hotel drop-off

Day 3 
Blue Mountains Day Trip and River Cruise
Escape the city for the beauty of the Blue Mountains on a full-day small-group tour from Sydney traveling by comfortable air-conditioned minicoach. Shake off any sleepiness at your first stop in the quaint mountain town of Leura; you’ll enjoy a complimentary morning tea and stretch your legs as you take in the boutiques and art galleries. Afterward, continue your drive to nearby Echo Point where you’ll have great photo opportunities of the Three Sisters rock formation.

A short hop takes you to Scenic World for rides on three attractions. Board the Scenic Railway, the world’s steepest railway, and descend through a cliffside tunnel to the floor of an ancient rainforest! Disembark and have the option to walk along 1.5 miles (2.4km) of elevated walkways through the lush rainforest.

From the forest floor, you’ll step into the Scenic Cableway’s fully-enclosed cabin and ascend the cliff, getting breathtaking views of the Three Sisters, Mt Solitary, Orphan Rock and Katoomba Falls. Then head to the Scenic Skyway for more fun as you glide across the Jamison Valley, soaring up to 885 feet (270m) above the valley floor.

After working up an appetite, head to the award-winning Conservation Hut cafe in Wentworth Falls for a delicious 2-course lunch with views across Valley of the Waters. Then enjoy an easy walk around the Wentworth Falls lookout points after lunch.

Catch a last glimpse of Blue Mountains National Park before you head to Featherdale Wildlife Park to see a variety of Australian wildlife. You can even opt to hand-feed kangaroos, koalas and emus!

After cuddling the critters, return to Sydney on a boat cruise up the Parramatta River, gliding past waterside suburbs before going under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, where the tour ends at Circular Quay.

Inclusions

  • Morning tea
  • 2-course lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup
  • One-way trip by boat to Circular Quay
  • Entrance to Featherdale Wildlife Park
  • Cable car and railway at Scenic World

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)

Day 4 
Port Stephens Day Trip with Dolphin Watching, Sandboarding and Australian Wildlife
After pickup from your Sydney hotel, head north by comfortable coach, crossing Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Hawkesbury River along the way. Hear informative and entertaining live onboard commentary about the sights you pass.

About an hour from Sydney, stop at the Australian Reptile Park and have about 45 minutes to see the exhibits, which present a range of species from around the globe. Check out native Australian critters like platypus, Tasmanian devils, wombats, and wallabies; explore high-tech interactive displays in Spider World; feed a kangaroo or pet a koala.

Next, return to the coach and drive 1.5 hours to the picturesque bay of Port Stephens. The coach will take you to the town of Nelson Bay where you’ll have approximately one hour for lunch (own expense) before boarding your boat for the dolphin cruise. You also have the option to upgrade to an included buffet lunch on board the boat when you book your tour.

After lunch, set out on a 1.5-hour cruise to look for bottlenose dolphins. Enjoy entertaining and informative commentary as you cruise around the scenic waters, getting great views of the Tomaree and Yacaaba headlands as well. Grab your swim gear for a ride in the boom net and perhaps get close to a friendly dolphin! Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits are provided on the cruise.

When you return to shore, meet the 4WD vehicle tour for a 1-hour experience in the Stockton Bight Sand Dunes, the largest sand dune system in Australia. Some of the dunes measure more than 100 feet (30m) high! Try sandboarding on the dunes for a memorable thrill.

After the 4WD trip to the sand dunes, reboard your coach for your return to Sydney.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 4WD Adventure Tour
  • Dolphin Cruise
  • Admission to Australian Reptile Park
  • Sandboarding
  • Live commentary on board
  • Buffet lunch (if option selected)

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Day 5 
Check out from the hotel
After enjoying delicious cooked breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to the airport in a private chauffeur driven car.

  • 4 nights stay in Darling Harbour area, Sydney
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Half day Sydney city tour
  • Blue Mountains Day Trip and River Cruise
  • Port Stephens Day Trip with Dolphin Watching, Sandboarding and Australian Wildlife Return
  • Transfers between Airport and hotel.

Tour Cost: On Request