5D4N Sydney Explorer

What to Expect

Day 1: Sydney Arrival

On arrival, take your Airport Shuttle Coach to your hotel for check in rest and relax.

Day 2: Sydney / Captain Cook Cruise & Taronga Zoo


After breakfast, find your way to board Captain Cook Cruises Zoo Express, is the easy way to visit Sydney's renowned Taronga Zoo, with regular departures throughout the day. Your pass includes a cruise to Taronga Zoo from Darling Harbour or Circular Quay, entry to Taronga Zoo and Sky Safari cable car. Plus when your visit to the Zoo is complete enjoy a return cruise from Taronga Zoo to Darling Harbour or Circular Quay with regular departures throughout the day.

Taronga Zoo offers many fabulous opportunities to get close to the animals and find out more about how they live.

Whether you attend one of the amazing free shows, drop in on a keeper talk or treat yourself to a unique animal encounter, you are sure to have a memorable experience.

Note: You may like to have your lunch at own expense at Watsons Bay (Dolyes Fish & Chip).

Afternoon take the return Captain Cook Cruise back to Darling Harbour or Circular Quay and walk back to your hotel.

Day 3: Sydney / Blue Mountain /Australia Wildlife - J15L

Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, make your way to join SIC tour.

Discover the spectacular Blue Mountains and see native wildlife whilst you explore World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park. This rugged and beautiful region forms part of the Great Dividing Range, linking tropical north to temperate south, while dividing coastal cities from the vast Outback. Pass by Homebush Bay, site of the 2000 Olympics. Discover Leura village, a delightful blend of groomed gardens and quaint shops, enjoy free time to wander the streets of Leura.

Next, we stop at Echo Point and see the famous Three Sisters rock formation and hear the ancient Aboriginal legends of this impressive rock formation. Arrive at Scenic World and join the optional Blue Mountain rides - Scenic Railway, Cableway or Skyway (own expense). These rides are a great way to see the steep valleys, canyons and Three Sisters rock formation. Enjoy a short stop at Narrowneck and Cahill Lookouts for impressive mountain scenery. Next we enjoy an afternoon encounter at Featherdale Park and have your photo taken with a cuddly koala, see kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and cute little fairy penguins. Our last stop will be at Homebush Bay, the venue of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Here, you have the opportunity to catch the rivercat ferry back to Sydney and enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Parramatta River (own expense). If, you do not wish to join the ferry, the coach will arrive in Sydney at approximately 5.45pm. Hotel drop offs to most city hotels are available; your Coach Captain will ask you at the end of the day where you would like to be dropped off.

NOTE: Tour: J15L DEP: 8.15 & RET: 5.45PM


Day 4: Sydney / Port Stephens / Nelson Bay Dunes / Dolphins - S86L

Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, make your way to join SIC tour.

Discover the beautiful North Coast region of Port Stephens, with its diverse blue water paradise, its pristine waterways, golden sandy beaches, and its eco diverse marina and National Parks. Nature is the center of all that is Port Stephens and is the perfect escape from cosmopolitan Sydney. Cross the 

Sydney Harbour Bridge and tour through the leafy and affluent northern suburbs, travel over the Hawkesbury River, a holiday hub for boat lovers. Arrive at The Australian Reptile Park, loaded with unique exhibits and animals. Enter ‘Lost World of Reptiles’ and journey into ancient pasts, reminiscent of an Indiana Jones movie scene and Spider World with spiders that are HUGE, HAIRY & SCARY! See platypus, Tasmanian Devils, wombats, friendly kangaroos, cuddly koalas, giant crocodiles. We then head to Port Stephens to join the dolphin watch cruise with lunch on board. The cruise will depart from Nelson Bay Marina at 1.30pm. Search for the pods of bottlenose dolphins. Watch as they play on the bow waves or why not ride the boom net and get close to our friendly visitors. Upon docking at the Marina, we will make our way to meet with the 1hr 4WD tour on the sand dunes. Experience the grandeur and tranquility of the local desert wilderness, environmental and historical sights. You may also like to try sand-boarding, a thrill you will not forget. Upon disembarking the 4WD tour, you will board the coach for your return transfer back to Sydney.

NOTE: Tour S86L DEP 8.00AM & RET 7.30PM (Operates on Mon/Wed/Sat)

Day 5: Sydney Departure


After breakfast, free until checkout and take your Airport Shuttle Coach to airport for your departure flight.