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“blue mountains”(50 reviews)
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Enjoy a personalised tour of Sydney and its regions with your own private tour guide. We offer tours to the Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley, South Coast and Southern Highlands, plus the magnificent city of Sydney. Visit popular attractions or get away...more
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| Sydney CBD Hotels, Sydney, New South Wales 2049, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We asked Glenn Kinsville of Country Trails Private Tours to take care of all our trips in the Sydney area in July 2017, and are we glad that we did! We planned the trip quite a long time before we arrived, and he put together...More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hello. Thank you for the review. We certainly covered a lot of ground over the 5 days, including some great areas outside the city which are not as well known to international visitors. It was a pleasure travelling with you also, and I hope you...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

The first day was a 'full day of Sydney' to include the Royal Botanical Gardens which we first completely passed by in the car until I insisted we get out to walk through at least a little, and the Sydney Opera House was passed by...More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2016

Hello. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review. Unfortunately, I can't agree with most of your comments here. I will respond to your comments on the Sydney City tour first and then the Hunter Valley. Firstly, it seems we had a bit...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

So many reasons why we’re pleased we chose Glenn at Country Trails for our private tour of the Blue Mountains and Featherstone Wildlife Park. First, let me say that Glenn is extremely professional. When I initially emailed him to inquire about a day tour for...More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hello. Thanks for posting a review. It was a nice day in the Blue Mountains, and I'm happy to hear you enjoyed all aspects of the tour. Cheers. Glenn.

Reviewed 17 April 2018

Planned our Sydney Blue Mountains private tour a couple of months in advance and Glenn was always quick and polite to reply from start to finish (despite quite a few questions), helping to sort out the details and itinerary. Safe, smooth driver, and very helpful...More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hello. Thank you for the nice review. I'm glad all the planning worked out. All the best. Cheers. Glenn.

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Glen suggested an early start to the day which proved to be very good since we were the first ones to arrive at the Featherdale Wildlife Park where we spent 90 minutes. He was an excellent driver and gave very good commentary on our trip...More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hi. Thanks for your comments. It was a nice day around the mountains, and yes, I do my best to avoid the crowds as much as possible. Cheers. Glenn.

Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great day with Glenn. I loved having the flexibility to modify our plans as the day went by. Glenn is very knowledgeable and patiently answered all of my questions (and as a first time visitor to Australia there were a lot of...More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hello. Thanks for you review. I'm glad you enjoyed the day in the Blue Mountains, and it was fun discussing all things Australia with you. Cheers. Glenn

Reviewed 10 March 2018

As active walkers, we planned an appropriate day. It started at the Featherdale Wildlife Park where we spent an hour in close proximity to a wide selection of indigenous wildlife. Not on my original plan but not to be missed if you have an interest...More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hello. Thanks for posting a review. Glad the unscheduled wildlife park visit worked out for you, and that you enjoyed the rest of the day. Cheers. Glenn.

Reviewed 21 February 2018

4 or us had an outstanding private tour with Glenn in his Mercedes van on Feb 2. A step ahead of the crowds/buses to Featherdale Park for wonderful experience there. We visited multiple viewpoints where crowds were small to non-existent. Excellent lunch at a cafe...More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Hello. Thanks for the review. It was a nice day in the Blue Mountains with your group. During peak travel times especially, we try and get to a few spots away from the crowds. I'm glad you enjoyed the wine! Happy cruising. Glenn.

Reviewed 9 February 2018

Glen was a very professional guide for our day out to Hunter Valley. He provided pick up and drop off from our Bondi Beach location. We enjoyed all Glens suggested wineries and he was flexible once we arrived to our preferences. Most enjoyable day. Highly...More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Hi. Thank you for your comments. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the wineries we visited in the Hunter Valley. Cheers. Glenn.

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Me and my family went on a blue mountain day trip with country trails . It turned out to be an awesome day. Glen was there at the right time to pick us up from the hotel we were staying. He Is a very down...More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hello. Thank you for your comments. It was a nice day visiting the different spots in the Blue Mountains. I'm glad you also liked the lunch. Yes, the places we usually go to for lunch have good vegetarian options. Thanks. Glenn.

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I initially started scouting around for a private tour which would suit a range of ages & mobility as I’d expected my 80+ parents to join us and Glenn’s tours seemed to fit the bill. When I contacted Glenn, as mentioned by other reviewers, he...More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Hello. Thanks for your detailed review. I think you can describe the tours better than I can! It was a pleasure taking you and your family around Sydney and the Blue Mountains, and I hope your parents get to visit one day. All the best,...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We had a full day and Glenn made sure we got everywhere we planned to go. Glenn was in contact with my husband for over 3 months working with him to insure our day full of fun and adventure was one to be forever remembered....More

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GlennCT01, Owner at Country Trails Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hello. Thanks for the review. It's great you all enjoyed the Blue Mountains and the Caves. Always good to see some kangaroos when we can as well! Cheers. Glenn.

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Hi. As far as I am aware, it's just a tourist visa which you apply for online before coming to Australia. See the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website for more info and visa application. Cheers. Glenn
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Hi Sandy, Typical sightseeing points for tourists are harbourfront (darling harbour), beach, opera house and the bridge. If you are a gourmet you may find the Fish Market interesting. CBD and Chinatown are the same as... More
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