December 1, 2015. We took a 9 hour Blue Mountain Tour. It was much warmer and reached 102 degrees in Sydney, so was a good day to spend in the mountains, which was much cooler. We had a fun driver who gave us lots of history and information about Sydney. We stopped in Leura for a snack on our way. Once at the Blue Mountains, we took a Skyway. At 270 meters, it is the highest cable car in Australia. It was a short trip, but we saw beautiful waterfalls and rock formations, including the 3 sisters. We then took a Cableway and descended 545 meters into the Jamison Valley. We walked through an old mining area and then took the Scenic Railway up to the top. This railway had a 52 degree incline, the steepest passenger train in the world.
We then drove to The Conservation Hut Cafe, which is located at the Valley of the Waters, Wentworth Falls and had a nice lunch. We stopped at the Featherdale Wildlife Park for about an hour and then were dropped off at the Olympic Park where we took a boat trip back to Sydney down the Parramata fresh water river that eventually flows into the ocean waters in the bay.
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