Home to the iconic sail like Opera House and the arcing steel Sydney Bridge the skyline of the city is easily recognisable both from the land and the sea. The Harbourside is home to a cacophony of boutiques, cafes and intimate dining venues. The esteemed Royal Botanical gardens and the Sydney Tower’s Skywalk with 360-degree city views are also a key attraction. Head out of the city to the nearby Blue Mountains region which showcases Australia’s biodiversity. The area is home to deep ravines overlooking forested valley’s and tumbling waterfalls. Board your cruise to glide up the Queensland coast calling in at quintessential seaside towns.
Blue Mountains & Wildlife Tour
Discover the Blue Mountains region, host to endless mountain views and showcases Australia's unique and beautiful flora and fauna. Get your photo taken with a Koala at the Featherdale Wildlife Park and don’t forget Scenic World where you can ride the steepest railway in the world!
Highlights - Action-packed day full of nature, sights and exploration - Admire the various landmarks and iconic places - Get up close to Australia’s native animals in a fantastic wildlife park
Join us for this action-packed tour exploring the World-Heritage listed Blue Mountains and then a pleasant trip to the Featherdale Wildlife Park. Crisp, clean, fresh mountain top air with distant blue haze horizons overlooking deep ravines with rainforest carpeting the valley floor. Waterfalls, sleepy hamlets and the rich warm smell of the Australian bush make this a very special place for every visitor.
Cross the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and enjoy the spectacular views. Climb into the mountains via the sleepy hamlets of Blaxland, Leura, Wentworth Falls and Lawson whilst feeling like a true adventurer and embracing the natural world around you. See the iconic Katoomba, the regional capital of the Blue Mountains and enjoy breathtaking scenery and sights over the Jamison Valley. Discover the quaint mountain village of Leura where you’ll have plenty of free time to wander the streets.
Next we’ll visit Scenic World where you will have the opportunity ride all the unique attractions (not included.) You can ride the steepest incline Railway in the world down to a lush and hidden valley below. Or gently ascend on the Cableway, exposing you to panoramic views and ride on the Skyway which glides between the clifftops 270 meters above ancient ravines and the rainforest canopy. Walk on the valley floor boardwalk under a canopy of tall tree ferns. This is such a fun yet educational park, truly worth checking out.
Sydney Opera House Tour (Essential)
The Sydney Opera House is a miracle of architecture and engineering, a work of art that came into existence against impossible odds, to then become one of the busiest performing arts centres in the world.
Working with rich, new audio-visual components, where images are projected onto the fabric of the building itself, your guide will take you on an emotional journey that rivals any opera plot with its dramatic twists and turns. Some 1,500 performances, from opera to circus, rock and cabaret, are staged at the Sydney Opera House each year, to audiences of around 1.5 million people.
With 3 tours to choose from you will be spoilt for choice:
The Essential Tour takes you through the history and architecture. See what goes on inside Australia’s most famous building and get a brief overview of the Australian performing arts scene.
Koalas & Coastal Queensland
Royal Caribbean International
Explorer of the Seas
Australia & New Zealand
26 January 2019
Cruise and Stay
Included in this Package
International flights from London
4 night 4* hotel Sydney
Sydney Opera House Essential Tour
Blue Mountains & Wildlife Tour
8-night full board cruise
London Heathrow Airport / London
Fly overnight to Sydney arriving 2 days later
Private transfer on arrival to 4* hotel. Overnight, Sydney.
Sydney Opera House Essential Tour. Overnight, Sydney
Blue Mountains Wildlife Tour. Overnight, Sydney
Day at leisure. Overnight, Sydney
Private transfer to the port. Embark Explorer of the Seas, depart Sydney.
Willis Islands - Qld
Airlie Beach - Qld
Private transfer to the airport for your overnight return flight to London