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Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney
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Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney

By Dingo Tours
About
The UNESCO-listed Blue Mountains are a popular destination from Sydney; this day trip allows you to share it with a small group of travelers. Set off in the morning to beat the rush, and discover the valleys, viewpoints, and river gorges of the national park with a guide who share intimate knowledge of the region.
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AU$257.00
per adult (price varies by group size)
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Ages 0-99, max of 10 per group
Duration: 10h
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Highlights
  • Blue Mountains day trip from Sydney with a small group
  • Includes park fees, lunch, and hotel transport
  • Stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park and Mt. Tomah Botanic Gardens
  • Numbers are limited to a maximum of 10 guests

  • Driver/guide
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • All activities
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • National Park fees
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Mountains
  • Entry/Admission - Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park
What's not included
  • Gratuities


Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We pick up travelers from all hotels, train stations or private addresses within the city area, including Surry Hills, Kings Cross, Pots Point, Darlinghurst, Darling Harbour, the Rocks, the CBD, Sydney, Haymarket, Millers Point, Circular Quay, Dawes Point, Woolloomooloo, Paddington and Rushcutters Bay. We do not pick up from North Sydney, Manly or airports. (For our privately booked tours we pick up at any address or location) PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR BOOKING PER EMAIL, MESSAGE OR PHONE 48 HOURS (or 24 HOURS IN CASE OF LAST MINUTE BOOKING) BEFORE DEPARTURE.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Near public transportation
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 25311P2

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Which attractions will I visit with Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney?
How much is Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney?
Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney price starts from AU$258.80. Discover and book Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney on Tripadvisor
What is the Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney cancellation policy?
Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney on Tripadvisor
Which company provides Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney?
Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney is hosted by Dingo Tours. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Dingo Tours on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Blue Mountains Small-Group Insider Tour from Sydney on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 25311P2

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  • 1
    Blue Mountains
    Stop: 10 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Sydney Harbour Bridge
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    Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Wentworth Falls Lookout
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    Leura Mall
  • 4
    The Three Sisters
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  • 5
    Cahill's Lookout
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  • 6
    Pulpit Rock Lookout
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  • 7
    The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
    Stop: 45 minutes
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    Hawkesbury River
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    We had a lovely guide Eva Massi take us through the city and suburbs. She is very knowledgeable and very friendly too. She was very flexible and explained us all of what we expected to know and much more. I highly recommend this tour and kudos to Eva. Keep up the good work!
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    Sydney past to present
    Andrew our guide was very knowledgeable about the history of this beautiful city. It was great to be able to see a variety of districts, bays and beaches. Would highly recommend this tour.
  • KerryGorgone
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    Fantastic way to see Sydney!
    Lovely way to see the city! We mentioned to Andrew that we like history and architecture, so he brought us through some of Sydney’s many neighborhoods and told us about them, pointing out certain houses. He also brought is to several scenic vistas, including Sydney Harbor National Park and Bondi Beach. Andrew knows all the best tea shops, too! He left us off at the Queen Victoria Building so we could have tea there on the top floor.
  • williamkZ2720HJ
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    This was a really great tour
    This is our first trip to Australia and we did not know what to expect. We found a gem! Not only is Sydney a beautiful city worth multiple visits, but Jelle was a personable, well spoken guide. We are only in Sydney for a few days (leaving on a cruise) so we tried to jam in multiple short tours. I would take this again. It was great seeing all of the special places in this great city. I left the tours wanting to come back again. What else can I say? Highly recommended.
  • 760Johng
    760Johng
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    Excellent tour
    Jelle is an excellent tour guide and showed us the main sights in Sydney while also giving us lots of photo stops. We have no hesitation recommending him and his tour John
  • keithhammo
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    Wonderful afternoon
    We had a fantastic afternoon, very personalised, we visited lots of places many of which were just off, the main tourist spots, which are used and enjoyed by the locals. This was an unforgettable afternoon. It was like seeing Sydney through different eyes. I would highly recommend this tour. Thank you to our guide for giving us unforgettable memories of Sydney. AWESOME
  • peterv705
    peterv705
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    In depth discovery of Blue Mountains
    We enjoyed this tour a lot. Well organised, well-balanced and carried out with professionalism and great commitment. Avoided the big crowded places and went for the more secretive lookouts. To be recommended.
  • Navigate727064
    Navigate727064
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    Great highlight tour
    We thoroughly enjoyed our highlight of Sydney tour. The guide/driver was most knowledgeable and gave great info as we motored around Sydney. We can highly recommend this tour as an orientation to a great city!
  • KNIGHT_WEI
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    Blue Mountains
    We had a great experience with a private guide to the Blue Mountains full day trip. Was a good thing to do and great area to visit while in Sydney
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    Fantastic scenery- Great Day
    Our group of 4 was picked up promptly at 7:15 by Vonn for a private tour. We were the first to arrive at Featherdale. Did our picture with the Koala , hand fed the numerous kangaroos and saw the native birds and animals. We then headed to the Blue Mountains for hiking. Amazing scenery and waterfalls ! Vonn provided lots of good commentary. We then drove to see the Three Sisters and Orphan rock . After that short walk , we picked up a good lunch and headed out for another hike to view the mountains from a different vantage point. We had a picnic with a fabulous view. The last stop was at the Botanical Gardens. 90 minute drive back to Sydney. So glad we saw this special part of Sydney.
  • USARAL
    USARAL
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    Dissatisfied Dingo Tours' Blue Mountains Charter
    Dingo Tours' advertising shows a Mercedes passenger van for the private tours and charters. Our group chartered a tour with Jelle, but was driven in a noisy Toyota passenger van with broken mic/audio. No one could hear his commentary other than the front seat passenger. The scenery and itinerary were nice, but the quality of hours of travel with commentary was severely diminished. Also, the tour itself was shortened from 10 hours to 9-1/2 hours.
  • 474kathleenl
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    Beyond amazing
    It took me 4 tries to take this tour. The first time I was signed up for it my plane engine caught on fire and I never made it to Australia. The second and third time there weren't enough people signed up for me to be able to go but this time I made it! It was well worth the wait! Our guide was knowledgeable and helpful we got to see a lot of things I'm sure we wouldn't have seen otherwise... I loved the walk through scenic world as well as the rides and the walk to Honeymoon Bridge and I thoroughly enjoyed Featherdale Wildlife.
  • NYCTraveler07
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    Stop comparing and just book this one!
    I was really undecided about booking a tour or taking the train and doing a self-guided walk in the Blue Mountains. I booked with Jelle at Dingo two days before our excursion and I’m so grateful it wasn’t full up. The tour was amazing and absolutely a highlight of our entire trip Down Under. We had six people in our group, and Jelle was fantastic. Communication about pickup time at our hotel was perfect, and he made sure everyone had a good time. We particularly loved getting to Featherstone before it opened to the public. I also loved that we got in some really good walks and weren’t slowed down by a large group. We got to see Wentworth Falls (though not much water at this time of year), the Three Sister, Boar’s Head, and Pulpit Rock—all without running into many other tourists. Everyone had time for photos, and Jelle let people go at their own pace. Because it was a colder, blustery day, he took us to a cafe instead of doing a picnic, which was considerate and appreciated. And the food there was delicious! I would highly recommend this to anyone looking to get out to the Blue Mountains, and I’d do the tour again in a heartbeat.
  • FWjaunt
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    Good overall but not perfect
    We covered everything that was promised very smoothly, but two things to mention: I reserved way in advance and asked for confirmation by email two days before (after arriving in Sydney), but didn't get it until I called the night before. Also, our guide was friendly, but a bit of a conspiracy theorist ("what's on the other side of the moon?") and climate change denier.
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Jim M
Durham, NC2 contributions
Apr. 2023
Our guide was very personable and offered much information during the tour. An adjustment had to be made on the fly because there was an accident reported on the road ahead, and he took us to a very scenic location. Pick up was on time as promised. There was a total of 6 persons in our tour group which allowed us to have a close interaction with our guide.
Written 29 April 2023
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Ginger
6 contributions
Sep. 2023 • Family
Guide was not knowledgeable about the area we toured. He owned an art gallery and did tours as a way to make money. Examples: He indicated that there were no termites in Sydney area and thus those were not termites or termites mounds - wrong. Also that he didn't think there were any Koalas in the Blue mountains ( thousands of Eucalyptus trees say otherwise). He had to stop to pick up water... so we were late leaving Ferndale. We changed our trip to accommodate the tour... what a mistake. One of the 2 ladies was limping and with a cane... so we were slow and always waiting on her. We had maybe 20 minutes at the Mt Tomah botanical Gardens because we were running so far behind. We still ended up being 1 1/2 hours late getting back to Sydney. Only had time to pick up some sandwiches at a market and get back to the hotel to do laundry and pack. Worst tour I have ever been on
Written 15 November 2023
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JelleDingo
Dear G, I must confess, it's quite a challenge for me to take your comments seriously; they come across as more laughable than anything else, albeit somewhat malicious. Firstly, Dune, one of our outstanding guides who has consistently garnered rave reviews, is absolutely accurate: there are no koalas in the Blue Mountains National Park. He acquired this knowledge from an ancient Mountain Ash tree in the Jamison Valley, which witnessed the last koalas being hunted for their fur a century ago. Additionally, a nearby old Stringy Bark Tree nostalgically reminisced about the good old times when koalas were still munching on its eucalyptus leaves. Unfortunately, times have changed. The few koalas that survived ongoing land clearing, bushfires, and knowledgeable tour guides leading koala-spotting adventures in the eucalyptus woodlands are now secluded in the Wollemi National Park and other parts of the Great Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Secondly, regrettably, Dune is also correct about the absence of termite mounds in the Blue Mountains National Park. The last termite mound in the Grose Valley is currently on display at the Ochred Gallery, managed by our friend Dune (who, by the way, is on a well-deserved holiday, funded by tourists he supposedly deceived with subpar content). Nonetheless, I've made the decision to part ways with Dune and discontinue his role as our tour guide. In this regard, I find common ground with you, G. How audacious of him to halt the bus for a water purchase! He should have instructed the slower members of the party to seek shelter beneath a eucalyptus tree (commonly known as a widow-maker, as you obviously already know) or, better yet, encouraged them to fashion warmth from a koala's skin—anything but slowing down your adventures down under. I trust you relished your sandwich. Good day.
Written 22 November 2023
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Daniel C
4 contributions
Jelle from dino tour is an excellent guide. With his deep history and cultural background, he led us to an incredible insightful hike around the various scenic blue mountain lookouts. A specially prepared lunch was thrown in for us too. Kudos to our members in our tour group.
Written 23 December 2022
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Corinna B
Manchester, UK26 contributions
Feb. 2023 • Couples
We were looking for a Blue Mountains tour that did not just concentrate on the main tourist attractions. This tour definitely delivered. We enjoyed a circular walk around the Jamison Valley and visited some beautiful parts of the Blue Mountains that are definitely off the beaten track. Most of the overlooks we visited, we had to ourselves. Our guide Jelle was very knowledgeable and taught us a lot about the local flora and fauna as well as about the history and culture of the area. We came away feeling that we really had experienced the true Blue Mountains.
Written 15 March 2023
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Eduardo C
7 contributions
Jul. 2023 • Couples
Picked up on time at hotel. Featherdale was really good. We got there early and essentially was empty, getting close and personal with wallabies and kangaroos is so much fun. Avoided large gathering of people at Blue Mountains. Our guide Dune was very helpful in finding the best spots to have the best views and to take pictures. Overall, it was an incredible experience and would highly recommend.
Written 2 August 2023
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Jannechien De Boeck
3 contributions
Jul. 2023 • Family
We just had a great day with our guide Dune! He brought us to so many beautiful places, gave a lot of information and we had a great lunch. Don't forget to bring your coat in the winter as it's cold there, but Dune even has a few extra coats in case anyone gets cold. I would definitely recommend this trip.
Thank you very much for this great day. Worth every penny!
Written 24 July 2023
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Omahatraveling
Omaha, NE183 contributions
We had a great trip. Jelle was at our hotel a few minutes early, had a nice vehicle, and a great agenda. We decided to book the private tour for just the two of us and it worked great. No lines or extra pauses. We like to hike and be outdoors so we liked all the stops he chose for us.
The weather was perfect, and the visibility was good, so the Blue Mountains showed off.
Jelle is also well-versed in history and in the culture and current issues in Australia and answered all my questions as a novice to Australia. He also knows all the local foliage and birds.
He also helped us make a list of things we will enjoy in our next cities and even a return trip to Australia. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who wants to tour in Sydney or Blue Mountains!
Written 9 February 2023
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ziopao
Rome, Italy85 contributions
We were very happy with our tour: we saw wild cangaroos and kookaburras, hiked and visit Featherdale. Jelle is very informative and patient. He managed a difficult day with a group from 12 to 86 year old, proposing the right activities for each of us. Highly recommended!!
Written 4 September 2018
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BeeksTX
Austin, TX1 contribution
Jan. 2018 • Couples
We booked the small-group insider tour of the Blue Mountains for our family of four months in advance of our arrival in Sydney. The day before we confirmed with the owner Jelle and he offered to pick us up at our hotel in Coogee to make things convenient and easy for us—he also dropped us off there at the end of the tour. From the start, Jelle’s energy and excitement for the tour was better at bringing me out of my usual morning fog better than any cup of coffee I’ve ever had. He was full of information about Sydney, what we were driving by, etc., as well as full of questions about how we wanted to spend OUR day together. This customization on-the-fly was a differentiating factor from other small group tours I’ve been on in the past. Jelle wanted to make sure we got the tour experience that most suited our interests, physical abilities, etc. We saw all of the significant sites at the different stops, and Jelle peppered us with facts, stories, and local lore about them as well as the surrounding plants and wildlife. There is a fair amount of driving on this tour, which can be a drag if your driver isn’t constantly making you laugh or keeping you on the edge of your seat with the legend of the Three Sisters. This tour was fantastic. I highly recommend!
Written 5 January 2018
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Journey41748
2 contributions
Jun. 2023 • Solo
They never picked me up. No way to contact them. Phone number connects to Mail Drop. Contact us on website doesn’t work
Written 10 July 2023
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