Sydney & the Blue Mountains Family Vacation

Action packed family vacation in Sydney & the Blue Mountains

9 Days from $2,295

Overview

Overview

This vacation package includes:
  • Accommodation for 8 nights in Sydney (6 nights) in a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment hotel; Taronga Zoo (1 night); Lilianfels in the Blue Mountains (1 night)
  • Escorted bicycle tour of Sydney
  • Small group eco tour of the Blue Mountains
  • Luxury yacht cruise on Sydney Harbour with BBQ lunch
  • Behind the scenes tour of Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
  • Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Walking tour of the Rocks with an Aboriginal guide
  • Roar N Snore overnight at Taronga Zoo
  • Private family surf lessons on Bondi Beach
  • Private airport transfers
  • Springboard Vacations’ 24/7 local travel assistance and support
  • Springboard Vacations’ complimentary Travel Protection Plan

 

Itinerary

Itinerary

 
DAY ONE - WELCOME TO SYDNEY!

SydneyStylish Sydney…a cosmopolitan international city filled with vibrant life, character and a sense of daring. The multiculturalism means a wealth of amazing dining experiences. While you will find all the icons you know, such as the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, you will also find interesting people, cultural vibrancy and a positive spirit.

You will be picked up from Sydney Airport and transferred to your hotel, the Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, surrounded by cosmopolitan cafes, bistros and restaurants, gyms and shopping.

DAY TWO - DELUXE BLUE MOUNTAIN ECO ADVENTURE OVERNIGHT AT LILIANFELS

4 x 2 Day small group touring. Valley View Room
Today you’ll begin a 2 day real Australian journey into the heart of a unique World Heritage Region. From temperate rainforests to towering sandstone escarpments, you'll see it all. Departing the city, you arrive at the breakfast location, Featherdale Wildlife Park where you enjoy a special environment free of other tourists. Enjoy meeting Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, wombats, dingos and more. We depart Featherdale Park as it opens to regular visitors and travel to the Blue Mountains. We head up through the northern section of the Blue Mountains National Park, stopping at a number of spots for short walks to enjoy the stunning views of these remote regions and learn about the flora.

Our lunch destination is in the heart of the Blue Mountains, where we relax to enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch. We then continue to Govetts Leap for magnificent Valley and waterfall views and then on to see the views of spectacular Megalong Valley. We stop for views of the 3 Sisters away from the crowds. You will be dropped off at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa to enjoy the afternoon and evening relaxing at leisure. In the morning there is more time to explore more great views, unique rock formations, deep canyons and ancient rainforests before being collected at approximately 2:00pm. Traveling down the mountains head into the national park to Euroka Clearing where you will see kangaroos in their natural environment while enjoying a complimentary glass of champagne or fruit juice. Then return to the city crossing over the ANZAC bridge. NOTE: Please wear comfortable, casual clothes with good flat walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, camera and a rain coat if rain is predicted.

DAY FOUR - ESCORTED CITY BICYCLE TOUR

Hop on the Sydney Highlights tour to experience the essentials of Sydney. We'll take you on a super easy ride featuring stunning harbour views as we pedal past Circular Quay, the piers at Walsh Bay, Darling Harbour, Hyde Park, and the Royal Botanic Gardens. There's no better way to get a quick feel for the city, than the Harbour Highlights Tour!

 

YACHT CRUISE ON SYDNEY HARBOUR

Luxury yacht cruise on Sydney HarbourTreat yourself to Sydney Harbour's most sensational lunch cruise. A unique, luxury four hour cruise experience. Your personal captain & host will share the rich history of Sydney Harbour and its foreshore as you take in the sites of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House and the bays and coves of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy a gourmet 3 course BBQ lunch with 5-star service. Immerse yourself in all the activities that a private vessel offers including, swimming, fishing and kayaking – or sit back, relax and do nothing at all.
 

DAY FIVE - SEA LIFE SYDNEY AQUARIUM

Truly unique opportunity, where you'll experience an in-depth tour of all exhibits plus a look at what goes on behind the scenes. This is a small group tour led by a qualified Sydney Aquarium Guide. You will also receive a guide book.

BRIDGECLIMB

BridgeClimb is Australia's most exciting and accessible adventure on one of the world's most modern wonders: The Sydney Harbour Bridge. Experience the incredible adventure that will take you to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge some 440 feet above the Harbour. The Climb is a 3 ½ hour guided journey to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It takes you along the outer arch of the Bridge on catwalks and ladders all the way to the summit.

 

DAY SIX - ROCKS DREAMING TOUR

Be touched by the most ancient human culture on earth in a 90-minute leisurely walkabout with an Aboriginal guide in The Rocks, and journey into DreamTime, the culture of Aboriginal People. Get inspired as you discover the oldest ecology, conservation, sustainability, astrology and spiritual beliefs on earth today. Connect with Australian skies, lands and waters, and the experiences of 'always walking Country'.

DAY SEVEN - TARONGA ZOO ROAR N SNORE

With Taronga Zoo's unique experience, Roar & Snore, you will spend the night camping out with the animals, in the comfort of purpose built safari tents, while looking out over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. The chance to preview this unforgettable experience is truly once in a lifetime opportunity. This is a fully hosted experience which includes architecturally designed tents, a sumptuous roast feast, drinks in the main tent and up-close animal encounters.

Wake the next morning to the roar of the lions or an elephant's trumpet as you prepare to experience the zoo before the crowds. Feed a giraffe or pat a seal as you go ‘behind the scenes' to learn about the secrets of this famous and fascinating zoo.

DAY EIGHT - BONDI BEACH SURF LESSON

What better place to learn to surf than on world-famous Bondi Beach? Here you’ll find fantastic waves, year-round sun and the coolest beachside vibe anywhere. Dedicated, fully-qualified staff can help you catch the wave of your dreams, whether it’s your first time setting foot in the ocean or you’re a surf fanatic looking to ride the big one.

 

DAY NINE

Private transfer to Sydney Airport

 

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Dates & Conditions

Dates & Conditions

$2,295 for travel 1 April to 30 September 2016
$2,495 for travel 01 October to 31 March 2017
 

Price is per person based on 2 adults and 2 children traveling together

Subject to availability

Blackout dates 23 December 2015 to 01 January 2016

Price is USD based at today's foreign exchange rate

Land only - does not include airfare

Currency data courtesy coinmill.com

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