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Sydney Great Escapes - Blue Mountains Day Tours

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Great time with Rob and Sydney Great Adventures

Rob the tour guide was a hoot and made the sometimes long bus ride a fun time with his commentary... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2012
arrow628
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Midwest
Just a let down !

We felt let down by the tour for all the money -$145 each - that we paid.The weather was horrible... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2012
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Detroit, Michigan
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Sydney Great Escapes is a family owned and run business. We pride ourselves on being able to provide you with a unique insight and memorable experience. We specialise in smaller, more personalised, boutique tours. Our late model Mercedes sprinters carry a maximum of 14 passengers, they have been uniquely designed with extra leg room, extra height and reclining coach seats, for that more comfortable ride. Our team of tour guides has been handpicked for their vast experience of local knowledge and represent our company with pride. We have guides who are specialised in the Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley, Port Stephens, and Sydney areas. You can be guaranteed that your guide will have a wealth of knowledge on whichever tour you take.
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"three sisters"
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"picked up from our hotel"
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"small group"
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"circular quay"
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"steepest railway"
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"tour guide"
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"ferry ride"
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Reviewed 4 April 2012

Rob the tour guide was a hoot and made the sometimes long bus ride a fun time with his commentary and stories. The tour itself was exceptional as it tried to beat the tourist - aka - big buscrowds - (max of 14 on his...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2012

We felt let down by the tour for all the money -$145 each - that we paid.The weather was horrible and when you consider the whole point of the journey is to see lovely scenery, and you see nothing but clouds and rain and fog...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2012

I have been sending countless friends to Great Escapes after being so incredibly pleased with the service and value and decided it was time I wrote a review. I hate tours. I went on this one against my better judgment because a friend was dying...More

1  Thank Shari L
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Reviewed 12 March 2012

I picked this Operator based off reviews here on Trip Advisor, and I couldn't have been happier! After being disappointed by the Blue Mountains over a decade ago (it was foggy, I have pictures of myself an the fence, with naught but fog behind me),...More

3  Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 19 February 2012

I booked this trip off the back of the reviews on Tripadvisor and wasnt disappointed. The itinerary is well thought out to avoid the crowds and give you lots of stops to see different things. Rob's knowledge of all things Sydney - Blue Mountains ensured...More

3  Thank MissyJB
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Reviewed 1 February 2012

Our hotel recommended this tour and we were very impressed. The tour guide was informed and she always thought of our enjoyment. Every moment we both felt a genuine caringbryant we be happy about the tour. We both highly recommend this tour initially due to...More

1  Thank Edward D
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Reviewed 31 January 2012

A fun filled day. Rob goes beyond the norm in making sure you have a memorable experience. His knowledge of the area and animals is enlightening, and his stories are entertaining. I highly recommend the Great Sydney Escapes day trip to the Blue Montains to...More

1  Thank Floridacruiser1
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Reviewed 27 January 2012

I am not a tour person. I loved the small group and the easy-going nature of the whole day. Rob is a perfect host - funny, knowledgeable and accommodating. I love that he avoided large crowds - for instance, we started at Featherdale Wildlife Park...More

2  Thank GCCoffeeLady
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Reviewed 18 January 2012

Rob makes you feel comfortable from the moment he picks you up until he waves you goodbye from the ferry pier. We spent an excellent day with Rob seeing the sites of the Blue Mountain region from the well kept wildlife preserve to the many...More

1  Thank thecycler
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Reviewed 23 December 2011

We had a wonderful day despite the weather. Our guide was great fun to be with and very competent. His sense of humor and his knowledge of the area quickly transformed a group of 9 strangers into group offast friends. We went to the Featherdale...More

1  Thank PrincessCaptainCook
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Hello, actually we do not use Viator as a booking agent, you may book directly through our website (as listed above - Trip Advisor do not allow us to post links). Our prices are in Australian dollars and the cost is $165 per... More
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