Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley Tours
Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley Tours via Katoomba, Mudgee & Gold Country Tours – 2 Days
2 Day Sydney to Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley tours via Mudgee & Gold Country …includes valley walk in Jamison Valley Blue Mountains, cable car or scenic railway return, Govetts Leap lookout over Grose Valley & Wollomi National Parks, mountain passes, Upper & Lower Hunter Valley scenic drive, lookouts and landscapes. Learn of Aboriginal tribes of the region and their way of life. Visit the Aboriginal Biamme Cave with ancient artwork showing the great Aboriginal creator spirit Biamme blessing the land & people. Visit historic villages of the 1830’s and savour the life of the early settlers and convicts.
On your Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley Tours enjoy –
- Blue Mountains Valley walk in Jamison Valley
- Cable car or scenic railway return
- Govetts Leap lookout over Grose Valley & Wollomi National Parks
- Learn of Aboriginal tribes of the region and there way of life
- Visit the Biamme Cave with ancient artwork showing the great Aboriginal creator spirit Biamme blessing the land.
- Visit historic villages of the 1830’s and savour the life of the early settlers and convicts.
- Includes wine tastings at local wineries, with fine Australian wines and an outdoor gourmet picnic lunch
- Hunter Valley Gardens option
- Cheese, Champagne and Chocolate tastings available.
Fine Australian wines and an outdoor gourmet picnic lunch, visit the Hunter Valley Gardens as an option from wine tasting. Cheese, Champagne and Chocolate tastings also available.
Photos show Delights of the Hunter Valley
Day 1 – Pick up from your Sydney accommodation at 730 am and enjoy the fresh early light and air of the spectacular Blue Mountains. Visit Katoomba, Leura, Echo Point, Three Sisters, Jamieson Valley (Grand Canyon) and Cliff Drive over Megalong Valley before a morning tea at Govett’s Leap near Blackheath, overlooking the Grosse Valley and spectacular Blue Gum Forest in the Blue Mountains. Option for descent into the Jamieson Valley via scenic railway and return by cable car – a great ride !
Beyond Govetts Leap we descent the 1500 metres of the Great Dividing Range to Lithgow and from Pearson’s Lookout view the Blue Mountains region and Wollomi National Park in this World Heritage area. Enjoy a tasty lunch at a Winery in Mudgee and wine tasting. Often we see wild kangaroos as we travel these areas. Travel to the old gold mining town, and historic Gulgong, the town that was on the $10 note. Overnight locally in a motel (twin /triple share or B&B – upgrades available) Choose your accommodation options when booking. Dine in town at the numerous options available (dinner own expense).
Day 2 – Depart for the awesome drive through the Goulburn River National Park and spectacular mountain passes to the village of Sandy Hollow (great arts and coffee stop) in the Hunter Valley. Travel through small rural town on the Golden Highway, via some of Australia’s most prestigious thoroughbred horse studs, and cattle country. We see the vast coal mines of the Hunter Valley before our stop at some local wineries for wine tasting a full range of wines from various vineyards, and a delicious lunch. If willing, we can also visit the Hunter Valley Chocolate Company, a Cheese factory for cheese tasting and a fudge factory … mmm. Wildlife are waiting for us at a nearby wildlife park (closed Wednesdays). Here we can take a close up look and see most of the famous Ozzie wild ones including koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, dingoes, wombats, echidnas and a great array of native birds. Sydney is a couple of hours away and we cross the mighty Hawkesbury River before travel through Sydney’s leafy northern suburbs to arrive your hotel approx 6pm.
Sydney CBD Hotel pick-up and return.
2 day Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley Tours includes optional wine tasting. Includes 1 night motel accommodation in Mudgee, visit to Gulgong (the historic Gold Mining town that was on the $10 note), morning teas, 2 lunches, 1 breakfast. All fees, professional guide, 4WD transport.
Call 1300 763 188 or 02 8213 3225
Other 2 or more day tours include Jenolan Caves, Hill End & Sofala, Canberra, Snowy Mountains, South Coast, North Coast, Port Stephens & Barrington Tops. See NSW Tours