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  1. Australia
  2. New South Wales
  3. Katoomba
  4. Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains: 4WD Adventure Tour with Local Guide

Product ID: 71928
If you are visiting Sydney from overseas or have lived here for years but don't have a 4WD, then join this exciting tour. Your friendly guide will drive you, taking in some of the best sites the Blue Mountains has to offer.
About this activity
Duration: 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See beautiful National Park sites rarely visited by tour companies
  • Enjoy a lovely pub lunch in a cosy country pub that is nestled in the beautiful Capertee Valley
  • Visit amazing formation of rock stacks to rival the better known Three Sisters, but only accessible by 4wd
  • Enjoy 'exclusive' access to private property in the Capertee Valley with 270 degree views of this amazing piece of nature
Full description
Take a guided 4WD tour of the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains with exclusive access to view the largest enclosed canyon in the Southern Hemisphere, second only to the Grand Canyon, Capertee Valley. Other highlights include the Lost City, viewing ancient aboriginal rock art and spotting Australian wildlife in the wild. The tour includes pickup from any hotel or train station in the Blue Mountains area.

Your guided 4wd tour begins with pick-up from any accommodation or train station in the Blue Mountains before heading to Clarence at the site of the old Zig Zag railway. Get straight into the adventure with some serious 4wding before heading to the Lost City, a formation of rock pagodas etched from nature over millions of years. After visiting these magnificent formations we head off to view some ancient aboriginal artwork painted several thousands of years ago. By now you will be getting a bit hungry so it is off to lunch. The Royal Hotel at Capertee is the order of the day here with home cooked meals and cold drinks as well as coal fires in the winter. Lunch and a drink is included (lunch location may be changed if The Royal Hotel is closed).

After lunch it's time to do some creek crossings, hopefully spot a few wallabies and other wildlife and have a bit of fun. The final part of your 4wd adventure will end with exclusive access to private property with 270-degree views of the Capertee Valley. The views go on forever and overlook the giant Pantoneys Crown. You will then be dropped back at your accommodation or train station of your preference in the Blue Mountains where the tour concludes. 
  
There is the option to be picked up from any train station in the mountains or your accommodation if you are staying in the surrounded suburbs of Katoomba. Pick-up is at 08:00, and drop-off is at 18:00. The tour duration is 10 hours.
Includes
  • Fully guided tour with informative guide
  • Lunch at country pub (please advise of any dietary requirements)
  • Glass of wine, beer or soft drink
  • Pick-up & drop-off within the Blue Mountains

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Important information
Know before you go
Please note this tour operator does not take bookings for children under 5 years old.

Not suitable for pregnant women or people with back or neck conditions.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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we had an awesome day. three things why you should choose this tour. 1st: Paul is an awesome guide and keeps you entertained. he got a lot of knowledge and is super helpful in all means. 2nd the views are spectacular. well and carefully chosen you will see places and look at views you most likely won't see on the ordinary tourist trips. 3rd: so many lovely moments and the stop for lunch at the royal hotel with awesome, basic food makes you feel of being an Australian (at least a bit). sadly, we were so tired due to our arrival in the morning from sydney so Paul possibly felt like "what a quiet group". sorry for that @Paul so my advice is: stay the night before at Katoomba and start the stay less early. we think, every person thinking of a trip should book this one especially in case you want to see spots of nature and breath taking views no usual tourist will see. it is worth every penny. Thank you Paul for widening our knowledge and impressions of Australia in such a way.

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April 11, 2019

AWESOME

Awesome day with Paul ! Full 10 hour day above & beyond our expectations. Highly recommended....took us to the more out of the way places, no tourist crowds, pleasant company & heaps of visual amazements in the natural landscape of Katoomba to Capertree Valley area. 4WD morning was excellent, Lost City was amazing. Capertree Valley was just gorgeous. Thanks again Paul. Truly exceptional day. One we won't forget. Peta & David Maitland NSW Australia https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/ShowUserReviews-g261618-d6498572-r623636897-Beyond_The_Blacktop_4wd_Tours-Katoomba_Blue_Mountains_New_South_Wales.html#

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October 13, 2018

Einmaliges Erlebnis

Die Tour mit Paul war einfach nur klasse und kann jedem weiter empfohlen werden, der mehr als die üblichen Ausflüge erleben will. Wir haben schöne Landschaften erlebt, konnten tolle Geländefahrten mitmachen und viel über Land und Leute erfahren. Für uns war dieser Ausflug eine spannende und schöne Erfahrung. Alles hat von Anfang bis Ende top funktioniert.

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July 9, 2019

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Product ID: 71928