Aboriginal Day Tour
The Catherine Walk
By Dingo Travel
Discover the magic of the ancient earth and people who thrived upon it.
Aboriginal Day Tour
The Catherine’s Walk - Aboriginal Blue Mountains Day Tour with Dingo Travel
All our tours start early for a reason – getting out of the city at around 7.00am we beat the traffic and are one of the first Day Tour companies to reach the mountains, which means everything is fresh and you will be one of the first to experience the UNESCO world heritage listed Blue Mountains on the day.
The Catherine’s Walk - Aboriginal Blue Mountains Day Tour unites you with the cultural roots of Australia’s first inhabitants and gives you a great experience of the local folklore, history and personalities to discover the magic of the ancient earth and people who thrived upon it.
We pick you up from your down town Sydney hotel and head west with your first stop being at a quaint traditional Blue Mountains cafe for morning tea. The locals love to go there for their delicious home-made scones, served with local cream & jam.
You continue your journey to Katoomba Waterfall where you meet your aboriginal guide with a traditional smoking ceremony. Taste, smell, feel and connect the Earth with the first of the people of the country. During this cultural awareness tour around the Jamison Valley, you will get to engage with and learn about the history of Australia’s Aboriginal culture, you will be introduced to some of the sounds and smells on native Australian wildlife and plants.
Your journey will include nine stops at Prince Henry cliff walk that showcase the stunning natural features of Katoomba View. You will also learn more about native bush foods and medicines as well as local mythology.
Next stop is Echo Point, home of the Three Sisters lookout, where you can further take in the wonderful views. A 5 mins walk takes you to the Waradah Aboriginal centre, where you will witness a show filled with traditional Aboriginal song, dance and a smoking ceremony.
Flora & Fauna
If you haven’t already got an appetite, a leisurely walk through The Bush will give you one, where your tour guide will introduce you to the sights, sounds & smells of the native Flora & Fauna.
Feathredale Wildlife Park
Your next adventure is a 90 mins visit to the renowned Featherdale Wildlife Park, a 45 mins journey that gives you time to reflect on the morning or, have a quite siesta! Featherdale is home to over 1,700 native animals, Australia’s largest collection. You will find the biggest colony of koalas in NSW, and can have your photo taken ‘up close and personnel’ with one. There many many ‘selfie’ opportunities with 3 open enclosures filled with kangaroos and wallabies, as well as dingos, echidnas, wombats, bilbies, Tasmanian devils, reptiles and a stunning collection of native birds.
Sydney Olympic Park
Your day will finish with one last adventure – from Sydney Olympic Park a ferry journey up the Parramatta River into Sydney Harbour. Enjoy all the sites along the way, ending a fun-packed day in relaxing style. You can disembark at your choice of Darling Harbour or Circular Quay.
Featherdale Wildlife Partk
Next stop Featherdale Wildlife Park is home of Australia’s indigenous species. Feel free to pat a koala, hand feed a kangaroo or just be one at nature with the wallabies, dingoes, vibrantly coloured birds and many other playful critters.
Sydney Olympic Park
As we near the final leg of your Blue Mountains One Day Discovery Tour, our return trip includes a drive to Sydney Olympic Park, host to many national and international events, sports competitions and concerts.
Tours ends around 5.00pm in Sydney with so many memories, lots of pictures to post and review when you get home, refreshing memories of the sublimely beautiful World Heritage Blue Mountains, one of the most spectacular parts of Australia.
You know when you slide into one of our luxurious seats aboard our latest state of the art Mercedes Benz Minibus that you have chosen a tour company that cares about your every need from the time you depart Sydney until the time you return.
Specifically customised for a maximum number of 14 people, to ensure the smoothest journey to and from the spectacular Blue Mountains, this vehicle designed with a leather interior for ultra comfort provides the perfect start and end to your tour.
With your experienced and friendly tour guide in the driver seat, this new dynamic luxurious mover offers a new standard in safety so that you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.
Please ask your guide about on-the-bus USB Socket available by booking.
Blue Mountains Tours look forward to welcoming you aboard Sydney’s most enjoyable trips across Sydney and the Blue Mountains.
EXPLORE THE BLUE MOUNTAINS IN LUXURIOUS COMFORT
Terms and Conditions
- Tour Particulars
Dingo travel BMT-T recommends Travel insurance. Guests should be satisfied that their chosen insurance cover fully meets their personal requirements especially in respect to unforeseen weather, personal injury or illness. A reasonable level of health and fitness is required. Whilst every care is taken for the safety of the guest we do not take responsibility for any delays, injuries or loss or damage to personal effects or property of the guests.
Dingo travel BMT-T reserve the right to cancel or change any tour in the event of unforeseen weather, road, safety and traffic conditions. Full refund or alternative tours offered. Dingo travel BMT-T reserve the right to ask any guest to leave the tour for inappropriate behaviour.
All tours will be in English language.
Other languages will provide only in private tours.
Please inform us of 7 days before booking.
- Payment Information
You have the right to pay cash or credit card. Your details are the guarantee of your participate on tour. We accept Visa and MasterCard 2% surcharge, Amex card 3% surcharge, surcharge will be charged on all credit cards. All prices are shown in AU$, include GST and may be subject to change.
Gift Card/Vouchers / Promotion
Only one of Promotion / Gift and or Agent vouchers can be used for one product. Gift Card or Voucher must present on the day of the tour. Gift voucher “Derby”expires on the 31st of March, 2016.
Digital Gift Voucher valid for 365 days.
Rates & discounts
Concessions: Australian Senior and full time Australian student’s card holders, travel on concession fares.
Children’s Age: up to 11
Babies 2 years & under required baby car seat will rate 30% from the adult rate.
- Cancellation Information
BMT: One day Blue Mountains tours
Cancellation within 72 hours or more you will get full refund. Within 48 – 24 hours will result in a 50% cancellation fee of the tour. Cancellation within 24 hours prior to departure date will result in a 100% cancellation fee.
ING BMT: Aboriginal tour, the Catharine’s Walk
Cancellation within 5 days or more you will get full refund. Within 5 days to 72 hours prior to departure will result in a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellation within 72 hours prior to departure date will result in a 100% cancellation fee
Cancellation within 15 days or more you will get full refund
Within 15 days to 7 days prior to departure will result in a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellation within 7 days prior to departure date will result in a 100% cancellation fee
Sydney By Night
Cancellation within 72 hours or more you will get a full refund. Within 72-48 hours will results in a 50% cancellation fee of the tour. Cancellation within 48 hours prior to departure will result in a 100% cancellation fee.
Tours run minimum of 6 paying adults, average 2-3 hours running from 20:30 - 22:30 or more.
Dingo Travel has the rights to extend or cancel the routs in case of heavy traffic or storms.
Unique Aussie Experience
Cancellation within 15 days or more you will get a full refund. Within 15 days to 7 days prior to departure will results in a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellation within 7 days prior to departure will result in a 100% cancellation fee.
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