The Blue Mountains is a major tourist attraction, visited by people from all over the world. The Blue Mountains is approximately a two-hour drive from Sydney and makes for a perfect day trip. The views are breathtaking. The mountain air is clean and fresh. The mountains have a really tranquil feeling, a great place to go and relax. There are a variety of Blue Mountains Tours to choose from, there is a tour to suit everyone. There are tours where you relax and take in the sites, to guided bushwalks and mountain biking for the more energetic.
Blue Mountains Day Tours
Blue Mountain Day Tours are an ideal way of getting around The Blue Mountains and taking in the sites.
The most famous tour spot in this area is Echo Point lookout. Echo Point is one kilometre above sea level and looks out over the Jamison Valley to the Great Dividing Range. From this vantage point, you can view The Three Sisters, a rock formation of great significance to the Aboriginal people and their Dream Time.
Scenic world is perched on the western escarpment of Katoomba Falls. Here, you will find the Scenic Railway, Skyway and Cableway. The views on these rides are amazing. The Scenic Railway, is the steepest incline railway in the world.
Some Blue Mountains Tours visit Featherdale Wildlife Park, where you can see Australian native animals and birds. Hand feed a kangaroo or wallaby and pat a cuddly koala.
- Blue Mountains Tour.
- Blue Mountains and Wildlife Tour.
- Grand Blue Mountains Tour.
- Anderson’s All Inclusive Blue Mountains Day Tour.
There are a number of different guided bushwalks you can choose from. One walk is through the Jamison Valley out to the Ruined Castle, which includes a ride on the Scenic railway. The Ruined Castle is a rock formation and has 360 views of the area.
Another walk is the Aboriginal Walkabout. This is an eight-hour bushwalk. The guide will show you some stunning aboriginal landscape, and an understanding of the local Darug culture. Swim in a clear billabong with a waterfall, experience some bush tucker and much more.
- Blue Mountains Walkabout.
- Guided Hike Ruined Castle Blue Mountains and Scenic Railway.
- Guided Valley of the Waterfalls Hike, Blue Mountains.
- Blue Mountains Grand Canyon.
For the more adventurous there is guided mountain bike riding, these vary from two hours, half day and full day. The tracks are well maintained with a few steep inclines. The views are amazing.
- Mountain Biking – Best of the Blue Mountains.
- Mountain Biking – Narrow Neck, Blue Mountains.
- Mountain Biking – Hanging Rock Blue Mountains.
The Blue Mountains is an ideal place to go for an enjoyable day out, there is so much to see and do. For tourists visiting Sydney it should be put on the top of the list of things to do. Blue Mountains Tours takes the stress out of driving, and you can sit back and relax.
From Kerry at Aussie Tour.