Blue Mountains Small Group Discovery Tour

Blue Mountains Small Group first class tour in modern vans up to 15 seats.

Our Blue Mountains Small Group Tour skips the Wildlife Parks to heads straight there for more time to relax, enjoy the views, the towns, and the rainforests nestled within this pristine World Heritage Area.


  • Luxury Vans or Mini-Coaches
  • Small Groups up to 15 guests
  • Leura and Glenbrook Villages
  • The Carrington Hotel for lunch
  • Echo Point and the Three Sisters
  • Express return to Sydney
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

What we do

  • We’ll stop at Glenbrook for a rest and refreshments on the way before experiencing stunning morning vistas at Lincoln Rock.
  • Catch the legendary Three Sisters at Echo Point.
  • Lunch inclusive at the historic Carrington Hotel at Katoomba
  • After lunch we spend the afternoon to discover more of Katoomba’s stunning scenery, or you can visit Scenic World.
  • There is an option for a longer fine dining experience at Echoes Boutique Restaurant which cuts the afternoon activities, spends more time at the restaurant and meets up at Leura.
Three tours to choose fromLunchAdultsChild (up to 7-15 years)
Blue Mountain Discovery TourCarrington Hotel$175$145
Blue Mountains and Scenic WorldCarrington Hotel$225$175
Blue Mountains and Echoes Boutique Restaurant lunchEchoes (lunch costs exclusive)$175$145

Optional. Treat yourself to a fine dining experience overlooking the valley from Echoes Boutique Restaurant. This experience is instead of the Carrington hotel lunch and cannot be booked together with Scenic World.

Blue Mountains Small Group Tour itinerary

Times are approximate. We may be ahead of schedule in which case we will add additional lookouts or time at villages. Tours may be combined if one vehicle is used.

8:30Depart Sydney
9:40      Glenbrook Village
11:00Lincoln Rock
11:45Echo Point
Scenic World guests
12:30 – 1:30 Carrington Hotel Lunch
1:45 – 3:00 Scenic World
Blue Mountains Ridgetops
12:30 – 14:00 Carrington Hotel Lunch
2:00 Cahill’s Lookout
2:30 Katoomba Falls Lookout
Echoes Boutique Restaurant
12:15 – 2:15 Echoes Lunch
Katoomba Falls Lookout if time.
5:00Return Sydney

Information and conditions
Blue Mountains Small Group Tour


Approximately 8am to 5pm.


Lunch is inclusive at the Carrington Hotel. In some cases there may be special events at this hotel in which case we may offer other venues as an alternative. In any case we will visit the hotel for a short while if possible. Guests will order from the Carrington All Day Menu. Guests may order from the menu in advance.

Hotel Pick-up Times

As we are a small group we will keep the pick-up process as short and smooth as possible. We have set hotel pick-up times here.

  • Your hotel may not be listed, in which case select an alternative hotel and we will contact you to make it more convenient.
  • Please make sure your mobile phone is active, especially the day before tour and the morning. If not an alternative contact or email. If possible please make sure your concierge knows you are booked as they may assist with any changes.

Return Locations are the same as departure or a convenient drop-off point in Darling Harbour or Sydney City

As a guide our tours commence at
China Town area about 7:50
Rocks area about 8:20
Darling Harbour 8:45
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Price Inclusions

  • Lunch, main course is on us. Drinks exclusive, water is available.
  • Tour Guide
  • Luxury Van or Mini-Coach, reclining seats
  • National Park Entrance Fees
  • Water is supplied however we do encourage you bring your own water bottles.

Price Exclusions

  • Echoes Restaurant dining costs not included. Expect to pay about $70 – $100 per person for two or three course lunch without alcohol costs.

Cancellation fees

Any booking cancelled within 7-days of tour date will be charged 20% of the total tour fee; any cancellation less than 48-hours before scheduled pick up will be charged in full. We will work with you to reschedule your tour rather than cancel, if possible. In some cases we may charge Bank Merchant fees on cancellations.


Minimum age 7 years. Children up to 15 years may ride as adults. Children from 7- 12 years will order from the “Kids” menu at the Carrington Hotel.
We encourage families with young children to book our Blue Mountains private tour.

Other Conditions

For tour activities at Scenic World or during free time when not guided by Sydney Adventure Tours, we cannot and do not take responsibility for any injury or loss arising in any manner.

Suggested Items to Take

  • Suitable Clothing. The Blue Mountains is cooler than Sydney
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Umbrella and/or rain jacket if rain is forecast for Katoomba. We usually have a few spares in the van, or you can borrow an umbrella from your hotel.
  • Suitable Walking Shoes for hikers

What do we do incase of bad weather?

We are a small group and move freely and quickly, your guide has experience to re-arrange parts of the itinerary and knows a range of other lookouts or we will re-try major lookouts at other times of the day.

Can I book Scenic World on the day if my tour is not inclusive?

Yes, we do book Scenic World as a group to allow us express access so let us know before lunch

Can I change to Echoes Boutique Restaurant for lunch on the day of the tour?

Yes, we can book the restaurant subject to availability on the day. Bookings must be made by first or second stop in the morning.