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Address: Thornleigh, Hornsby, New South Wales 2125, Australia
Phone Number:
0299808799
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Australian Luxury Escapes have been operating luxury, small group and...

Australian Luxury Escapes have been operating luxury, small group and privately guided tours for the past 26 years. Our tours depart from Sydney, Cairns, Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide and Perth. Our small group tours average less than 10 guests with premium quality inclusions. Great food and wine, friendly knowledgeable guides and exceptional local experiences. Explore your favourite destination like a local.

Our private tours cater for singles, couples or groups of friends and families wanting a tailor made experience. We will listen to your requirements and customise a tour to suit your interests and budget. With over 26 years of experience, our family owned and operated company will give you the 'Once in a Lifetime" experience that you are looking for.

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US$171.07*
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Essential Sydney Tour Including Lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia
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US$205.29*
and up
Blue Mountains High Country Day Trip from Sydney

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Great Views & Yummy Lunch

It’s important to note that the hiking portion is a separate partner that the company uses - you have a different guide take you while the rest of your group does some driving to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jessica L
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Fullerton, California
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Fullerton, California
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s important to note that the hiking portion is a separate partner that the company uses - you have a different guide take you while the rest of your group does some driving to a waterfall, etc. Pros: -Friendly and knowledgeable guides -Tea and pastries -We saw baby Koalas and some other beautiful animals at the wildlife park -BEST tour... More 

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Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, Thank you for your email and great feedback. The Blue Mountains are a wonderful place to visit and one of the best ways to experience the true beauty is to hike them. I am so glad that you enjoyed the hike along with our friendly and knowledgeable guides and lunch as well. Sounds like a great day out... More 

Malaga, Spain
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

These were two private tours for two of us. 1.The Sydney Tour & Sail was a very informative, quick, stress free, easy and comfortable way to see the whole of Sydney and its important landmarks. Our guide, John, a retired Sydney policeman, did an excellent job explaining the whole city areas which he had many years of detailed knowledge. We... More 

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Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this review

Hello, Wow, thank you so much for your wonderful review of the 2 tours you experienced with Australian Luxury Escapes. I think John is our longest serving guide here in Sydney with over 14 years experience. And Nigel is not far behind in guiding years. I am so delighted that you were able to spend 2 days with such great... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This had been arranged by our travel agent and I wasn't sure what to expect. The first surprise was to be picked up from the hotel and be told it was just us and David the driver / guide. What a great day seeing all the Blue Mountain highlights but from a perspective and position that the tour buses can't... More 

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Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this review

Hello Malcolm, Thank you for your great feedback and review of your experience to the Blue Mountains with our company. We have been operating for over 28 years and have always provided personal touches like home prepared morning tea. In fact my Mum still makes the wonderful ANZAC biscuits that we provide. Glad you had a great time and hope... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A well planned easy going trip with an excellent lunch included. We had plenty of stops to take in the views and got some excellent photographs David our guide was excellent. He was very generous with his knowledge of all things Blue Mountain as well as a lots of other fascinating facts about  Australian life and culture. He certainly made... More 

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Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this review

G'day Carl, Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback and review of your day out to the Blue Mountains with David. The Blue Mountains are a stunning destination and David certainly knows the best places to take you to make it memorable. I am delighted that you had such a great time with him and hope to see you... More 

Evanston, IL
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With two tours from Melbourne under our belt we can highly recommend Australian Luxury Escapes. Our first tour was conducted by Ian who arrived promptly and ready to meet and exceed all expectations. He was knowledgeable on all things Melbourne, Australian history and its wildlife as well as an accomplished professional photographer. If he could have conjured all of the... More 

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Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for such a great review of the 2 days you spent with a couple of our amazing guides in Melbourne. It sounds as though not only did you get to experience the beauty and nature of Phillip Island and the Great Ocean Road, but you also learnt so much and got some great photos as well. We... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an absolutely amazing time out on the great ocean road and twelve apostles tour. We had Katie as our guide and I have to say she is the greatest and most knowledgeable tour guide I've ever had. We were picked up from the hotel on time and the fun started from there. You can tell Katie has a... More 

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Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this review

Hi Michael, Wow, thank you for such an amazing review of your day out with Katie on the Great Ocean Road. We are graced with incredible guides at Australian Luxury Escapes and Katie is certainly one of our best. I am so glad you had such a great time while experiencing the beauty of the GOR. Kind Regards, Grant. More 

London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We were picked up from our hotel,on time ,by a comfortable people carrier (6 passengers) our driver and guide was John Bluem. The first stop was the Featherdale Wildlife Park where we saw wallabies, koalas etc. We then were driven to the Blue Mountains. John gave us a very interesting talk en route and managed to park to show us... More 

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Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this review

Hello Jeremy, Thank you for your great feedback and review. I am so glad that you were able to spend a day with John in the Blue Mountains. he is one of our senior guides and is certainly passionate about his job. We hope to see you again on another Australian Luxury Escape. All the best, Grant. More 

Northbrook, Illinois
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is an excellent way to introduce yourself to Sydney. You start in the Rocks area an see the where Sydney started. You tour continues passed many of Sydney most significant site; the Opera House, Circular Quay, etc. You stop at a few. There is nice lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club. The best part was not the places but... More 

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Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this review

Hello Richard, Thank you for your great review on Trip Advisor. Sydney is a great city and it sounds as though you were able to see some of the best parts. Yes I agree, Kat is a great guide. Very genuine and loves her home town of Sydney. We hope to see you again on another Australian Luxury Escape. Kind... More 

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16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Went to rainforest at Daintree with guide Rick. He was obviously passionate about his subject and full of facts and figures which were both informative and sometimes amazing. He was a great guide and was with us all day except on an hour trip on the water through mangroves, where a brilliant water guide, Nick, talked us through everything to... More 

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Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this review

Hi Shirley, Thank you for your great review of your day spent with Rick in the Daintree Rainforest. Certainly a very Australian experience to learn to throw a boomerang on the beach overlooking the ocean and rainforest. Thanks again and we hope to see you on another Australian Luxury Escape soon. All the best, Grant. More 

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Our first trip with this company was to the Daintree Rainforest with tour guide Michelle. She had vast knowledge on the areas we visited and was very accommodating and offered great customer service. We even had a surprise trip where we hand-fed some Wallabies. It was a great day, a full day and one of our favourites during our 3... More 

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Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this review

Hello Lewis and Congratulations, We were so excited to find out that you were going to propose while on board one of our tours to Phillip Island. Our guide Ian was even more excited to assist you in the "Sting". I am delighted that it went so well. Congratulations again and we look forward to the wedding!!! Kind Regards, Grant. More 

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