Katoomba Tours
Private 1 Day full Blue Mountains Tour Koalas Cruise return
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Private 1 Day full Blue Mountains Tour Koalas Cruise return

By Blue Ribbon Day Tours - Blue Mountain Tours
Recommended by 98% of travellers
98% of reviewers gave this product a bubble rating of 4 or higher.
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Ages 0-90
Duration: 12h
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Live guide: English
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  • Travel in our latest model SUV or Deluxe mini bus.
  • Free Sydney accommodation pick up
  • Guided forest walk
  • Professional tour guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Ribbon Day Tours - Blue Mountain Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Mountains
  • Entry/Admission - Echo Point Lookout
  • Entry/Admission - Cahill's Lookout
  • Entry/Admission - The Three Sisters
  • Entry/Admission - Eagle Hawk Lookout
  • Entry/Admission - Sydney Harbour
  • Entry/Admission - Sydney Zoo
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Cableway and Skyway.enjoying amazing views.( optional extra $49.90).
  • Entry/Admission - Katoomba


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Pickup details
    • Please refer to your TICKET the previous day or sooner for pick up time details.
    Airport pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included airports.
    • Sydney Airport, Airport Dr, Mascot, New South Wales 2020 Australia
    Port pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included ports.
    • Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 75947P3

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Most travellers can participate
      • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
      • Need a jacket and enclosed shoes
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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

      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: 75947P3

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      • Blue Ribbon Day Tours - Blue Mountain Tours
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        Joined in May 2013
      • Rogerl7790
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        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Absolutely the best tour.
        We love visiting the Blue mountains and this was one of our many trips there. On this occasion we opted to stay overnight and Dave now knows what we like. There are so many different hikes and places to see, you can never be bored. Dave dropped us our overnight hotel and picked us up the next day to escort us on more hikes and visit other villages. We also went further out to ride the Lithgow steam train. July is cold so bring your jacket. Another magical experience with Dave, you are a champ. !
        Written 2 July 2024
      • jumkoll
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Worth every dollar.
        Our Private tour with Darren was a most absorbing fun filled day of viewpoints, and nature. Loved Scenicworld and Featherdale animals. He coordinated everything to maximise our time, that was the beauty of doing the tour for just us and the guide. If we had the time would do it all again.
        Written 19 June 2024
      • LutheranLadySanDiego
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Private Tour Is a Super Value!
        We were so well taken care of by Dave Taylor, our guide for the day. From the time he picked us up at our hotel until he dropped us at the ferry for the ride back to Sydney, he provided us with a wealth of information on Sydney and the Blue Mountain area. He was so well versed on the plant varieties and their benefits. History came alive with his stories. I'm so glad he encouraged us to take full advantage of Scenicworld. It was definitely the icing on the cake! We loved the interaction with animals at Featherdale Wildlife Park, including a picture with a koala! Wonderful, well paced day. Exceptional experience!
        Written 26 May 2024
      • paulwT9574KU
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Private tour - the way to go.
        We were a group of 4 friends in Sydney. We read so much of the Blue mountains we went on our own group. We planned with Dave what we wanted to see and we also wanted a small hike. We had a lunch on a remote rocky place and we did the train and gondola option. We had the most fulfilling day and he taught us so much. Safely returned us to our Bondi Air bnb. You can be sure of the best day with Dave he knows his stuff !
        Written 19 May 2024
      • georgerK4866UM
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Always the Blue Mountains are worth a visit.
        Me and my wife were in Sydney for a friends wedding. On a spare day we decided to go to the Blue mountains again. Last time was on a bus with other people, but now we could afford to pay a bit more for a private trip. Remembered our last trip and we chose Blue ribbon. Surprised they are still running so we chose their private tour. We had young Darren as our guide, such a polite chap and good driver. He had all the knowledge about everything and ran the day exactly at the pace we wanted. the vistas were amazing and , being Autumn the tree colours incredibly vibrant. A fantastic day .
        Written 15 May 2024
      • conniefN4321EN
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Amazing Day with Private Guide in the Blue Mountains of Australia!
        Seeing Australia recently for the first time must sees included a Blue Mountain Tour. Our private guide Dave was so knowledgeable about local history, plants and people. Dave consistently and expertly moved us around the summer crowds and allowed us to appreciate the extreme beauty of the Blue Mountains. We peppered him the entire trip with questions on all thing Australia and we learned so much. His pride and love for the area is so evident and he does much to make sure we were able to see all the special and beautiful sights. You can't go wrong choosing Dave and Blue Ribbon Tours for your trip the the gorgeous Blue Mountains of Australia! PS - Dave even offered to send my hat home after I forgot it in his van. 5 Stars Plus!!
        Written 29 February 2024
      • typon33
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Private tour was very special,
        Opted for their private tour to visit the Blue Mountain on this holiday, The day was so good having their guide to make the day just how we like. He made us feel special doing walks and views which only we enjoy so much.
        Written 6 February 2024
      • MZP232
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Incredible way to see the Blue Mountains! 5 STAR!
        DAVE TAYLOR our guide was TERRIFIC! He is a native and has been doing tours his whole life. He knows all the tricks to avoid the crowds, was focused on getting us to all the sites and we crammed in SO MANY WONDERFUL things! Along the way while driving he teaches you about Australian history, music, and fauna/flora. We started at the Echo Point park where you can see The 3 Sisters which are 300 million year old stone formations and went on to take the tram in the photo (WOW!) and the steepest train for SPECTACULAR views of the Blue Mountains. We had a very special lunch at Yellow Deli where all food is grown and made by the team. We went to Featherdale animal wildlife experience and had the chance to pet a koala, feed wallaby’s and kangaroos, and watch/listen to birds: all of which were native ONLY to Australia. Dave is an encyclopedia of Australian information, teaching us about cricket, finding tea tree and eucalyptus to smell, explaining the aboriginal stories behind the names and places we visited (and more). We ended our trip at a ferry dock to take a 30 minute ride back to our hotel which was just superb. There is no way we could have ever done this on our own and to think we did it all in one day was even better because our time here was limited. It’s truly the best thing we did in the Sydney area. I just can’t recommend Dave Taylor any higher. He was a friendly, knowledgeable, efficient, professional who made our tour a truly exceptional experience. Thank you Dave and the Private Blue Mountains Tour company.
        Written 31 January 2024
      • 747sallyl
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Organised, easy and thoroughly enjoyable day in the mountains.
        We have taken this tour before when visiting Sydney, enjoyed just as much this time with different weather the outlooks are most different in other conditions. They make a nice easy hotel pick up and returned us as well. We went a bit over time as we were enjoying the company of the guide so much. His information is clear with good knowledge of all the tourist sites.
        Written 29 January 2024
      • jimcW4795AI
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        A perfect day excursion.
        Our journey out to the mountains from Sydney was perfect. The private style tour made all the difference to our enjoyment. No waiting for others it is a very amazing day of scenery, fresh air and learning about the environment. We will be happy to recommend this tour.
        Written 21 January 2024
      • dawnhM9390YH
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Family private trip excellent.
        Our family wanted to not be on a bus with others. Our Sheraton hotel recommended this one. They fetched us at 8am and in 90 minutes we were in Katoomba standing at the impressive 3 Sisters. The canyon is immense and blue. Our guide suggested Scenicworld rides, which cost $59 and is really a must do to see the views and forest from alternate places. Really good chats by our guide and we took the ferry back to the city. It is a top day.
        Written 20 January 2024
      • annbI7131WK
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Blue mountains in private.
        We just came back from the best day out at the Blue Mountain. It is worth to see in a private way, views incredible, good roads and the wildlife park at end. Above all we lucked with a wonderful guide, very human and so nice to be with, he loves his job and his country and knows how to share it all with you. If we ever come back we would do it all again with him. Thank you.
        Written 17 January 2024
      • pambE7559HX
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Worthy of their rating.
        My partner and I fully support the other reviews on the quality of this private tour. We based our tour selection purely on reviews for Private tours and Dave was a gem. The mountain scenery speaks for itself, but the total experience is enhanced by Dave's driving skills and he is a mine of information. He explains how he has done these tours for so many years and that sure shows through. Is there nothing he doesn't know ? Well done, mate. His son Darren was also driving a tour that day and we met the other guests too, we all sat down for lunch. You can see he has trained up Darren too, our lunch ended up like we were all family.
        Written 16 January 2024
      • ritah164
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Truly exceptional.
        The private tour we took with Dave was unbelievable. He explained and did so much with us. as we visited orevi9usly he took us to new places and the day was just perfect. you can see the Blue mountains many times and with the weather it always is a different experience.
        Written 7 January 2024
      • G3021LSjoanp
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        A great family day out.
        Our family with our 2 teenage girls enjoyed immensely our day in the Blue Mountains with Dave. We had fun on the Katoomba rides, enjoyed his dialogue on the rainforest board walk and to end the day at Featherdales animal Park was the best.The mountain scenery is incredible. A tour to recommend to all.
        Written 19 December 2023
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      dhobbsxx
      Seattle, WA2 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Jan 2022
      A highlight of our private day with Dave was the visit at Scenicworld, p[articular for our 9 and 11 year old girls. The rides were great but now they have there dinosaur exhibit through the forest that was incredible. The entry was $49 each with kids half price so worth it. Dave will give the best day you could expect, he takes you all around the mountain sites. His mountain experience is so immense, he knows every tree and could answer all our questions. Great driving too Dave, thanks heaps. We will recommend your service to all our friends.
      Written 20 January 2022
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      bambitot
      Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      May 2024 • Family
      Our family did a tour to the Blue mountains. We chose to do a private tour as we have 2 small kids of 5y and 9y. The kids loved it as an adventure the guide was very patient .He showed us all the sites and gave lots of good informations. He collected is at the Hilton hotel at 8am and even returned us there at 5pm. It was a magnificent outing.
      Written 9 May 2024
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      huntingcats
      Bergen, Norway4 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Sept 2022
      Great experience. our private tour enabled our guide to be on our time and go where we wanted he did a great job. He was enthusiastic and on top of everything. Got great pictures. Nothing was too much trouble for our guide to stop at stores or go off the tracks. It's a day not to miss.
      Written 4 September 2022
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      winbyme
      Manila, Philippines4 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Dec 2021
      On this visit we chose to make a private tour to the Blue Mountain with all the family.
      We made an early start, our choice, as we wanted the most from the day, so a 7.30am pick up from our Bondi appartment.. In 90 minutes we were in Katoomba, it was 7 degrees cooler than Sydney and so fresh. After a coffeee at Echo Point to revisit the 3 Sisters, so nice to sit on a bench and take in the scenery. Dave selected a few viewing places where there were no other people - nice to have this freedom on a private trip. We saw different places and towns to our last visit, everything in the day we all loved, just to be on a mountain with healthy air is a gem in itself. Thanks Dave for our special day.
      Written 23 December 2021
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      gojohnky
      1 contribution
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Dec 2020
      With restrictions now eased we took off with Dave for our private trip to Katoomba. Dave is super cool and gives you an excellent coverage of the Blue Mountains in his new SUV.
      He is a fountain of stories and explanations, takes you to amazing looking points of the canyon. His guidance is invaluable, no way could we have learned and done so much by ourselves. He could even throw the Boomerang.
      The price for such an experienced guide cannot be measured, Dave just oozes with a love of his work.
      The Blue mountains are special, but Dave enhances the tour.
      We love you, thanks.
      Written 11 December 2020
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      Ed R
      3 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Sept 2023 • Friends
      We travelled to Sydney for our friends wedding. It seemed the thing to do to visit the Blue mountain. A bus isn't our scene so we called up Blue Ribbon who offer private tours. Just the 4 of us it was cool. They collected us at 8am from our Hyatt hotel. It was an interesting 90 minute drive up to Katoomba with our guide telling us various things along the way. We visited many lookouts and he escorted us on a 1 hour hike which we like to do to be in nature. Lunch at Yellow Deli was a treat - such unusual character. Stopped for a visit to see Koalas at Featherdales then the ferry home. We had the best of days.
      Written 9 October 2023
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      Joseph P
      Melbourne, Australia31 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      An enjoyable day at the Blue mountains with a knowledgeable and experienced guide with local insights into the area, its wildlife and plant life. Enjoyed by adults and our 9 and 11 yr old girls. Dave is an engaging guide. Thank you for a nice day!
      Written 20 January 2022
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      suemp888
      New South Wales, Australia16 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Dec 2023 • Couples
      Aftet picking us up at our Intercontinental hotel the guide discussed the day with us and adjusted stops to our preferrences.
      Through the day we visited many different places and viewpoints. We learnt from the guide about bushfires, the animals trees and birds, it was incredible the amount of knowledge he has, you can tell he is very experienced. He helped us buy a picnic lunch in Katiomba which we enjoyed at one of the cliff viewing points.
      The day exceeded our expectations.
      Written 10 December 2023
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      incasetick
      Ohio, IL4 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Oct 2022
      The day is full of activities and nature at it’s best.Our guide was Mike who gave us an excellent presentation and comfortably navigated the mountains.Our choice of making it a private tour suited us giving us all our independence. A GRAND DAY..
      Written 25 October 2022
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      destinlong
      Mexico City, Mexico4 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Nov 2023 • Couples
      Did another private tour with a different guide this day as each guide gives a differing perspective and style to the tour. This day we also did more hiking with just the guide. So many other places to see, we never get tired. A really fun day again. We also wanted to go down to the Megalong Valley for a horse ride, so thrilling.
      Written 8 December 2023
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