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Jenolan Caves: Imperial Cave Tour

Jenolan Caves: Imperial Cave Tour
Duration:
60 minutes
From:
USD 30.31
<p>Set in the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Jenolan is Australia's most spectacular cave system, the largest cave system in Australia (that is open to the public) and is 340 million years old - ranking it amongst the oldest caves on Earth. <br /><br />With the fewest stair steps, the Imperial is Jenolan's easiest cave tour, a memorable experience for all ages.</p>

Sydney Shore Excursion: Private Blue Mountains Day Trip

Sydney Shore Excursion: Private Blue Mountains Day Trip
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10 hours
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Discover the Blue Mountains with a private tour that includes Wentworth Falls, Echo Point, Three Sisters, Grose River Valley and Jamison Valley, accompanied by an expert local guide who will take you to scenic spots away from the crowds. You'll visit the lovely village of Leura, an aboriginal cultural center and the Blue Mountains Botanical Gardens for a full day of Australian highlights. With a private guide and vehicle, you'll have the flexibility to linger at your favorite places, take nature walks and learn about the history, flora and fauna of Blue Mountains National Park.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) Information


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Sydney International Airport

Where is Sydney Airport?  


Boasting the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Sydney is one of the world's greatest cities.


Brimming with nature, history, art, culture, fashion, design and cuisine, Sydney is set next to miles of ocean coastline. Among its many sandy surf beaches, Bondi Beach and Manly Beach are world famous.


Sydney International Airport (IATA: SYD, ICAO: YSSY, ASX: SYD), officially Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport or Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, or simply Sydney Airport, is located in the suburbs of Arncliffe and Mascot in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. SYD is the sole airport serving Sydney.


In 2012, Sydney Airport served 36,920,000 passengers, making it the busiest airport in Australia, and one of the busiest in the world.


SYD Airport is a primary hub for Qantas, as well as a secondary hub for Jetstar Airways and Virgin Australia.


Other airlines that fly to SYD include Aerolíneas Argentinas, AirAsia, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Air Vanuatu, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, LAN Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways International, Tiger Airways, United Airlines and Vietnam Airlines.


The top international destinations served by Sydney Airport are Abu Dhabi, Auckland, Christchurch, Dubai, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Nadi (Fiji), Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Thailand and Tokyo. There are also flights to Manila, New York, San Francisco, Taipei, Toronto and Vancouver, and many more.


The busiest domestic routes from SYD are Adelaide, Albury, Ballina, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sunshine Coast.


Your best bet for a Sydney Airport transfer is the bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Sydney Airport International Terminal transfer from IHateTaxis (also available: private Sydney Airport Domestic Terminal transfer).


 

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Sydney Airport has three passenger terminals. Terminal 1 is the International Terminal, while Terminals 2 and 3 are Domestic Terminals (T3 is dedicated to Quantas). The International Terminal is separated from the other two by a runway, therefore connecting passengers need to allow for longer transfer times (as high as 1 hour and 15 minutes). An intra-terminal Sydney Airport shuttle service runs between the terminals at a cost of AUD 5.50. 

 

Sydney Airport services include:

  • SYD iPhone app
  • Medical Centre - Terminal 1, level 3
  • Pharmacy - Terminals 1 and 2
  • Post office - Terminal 1
  • Sydney Airport COMPANION magazine - Issue 1, Issue 2, Issue 3, Issue 4
  • StudioT2 - brands include: technology (Sony, Apple, Bose, Canon, Nikon); fragrances (Chloe, Dior, DKNY); cosmetics (MAC, OPI, Clarins); sunglasses (Ray Ban, Maui Jim, Prada, Gucci)

 

You are well advised to watch your money at SYD Airport: In 2010, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released a report sharply critical of price gouging at Sydney Airport, ranking it fifth out of five airports in the country.




Additional Sydney Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 13 Jan 2019