Lifes an Adventure - Northern Beaches

Sydney Harbour Kayak Tour

Walking Holidays With Life’s An Adventure
Explore Australia with the award winning walking holiday specialists
When you join one of the small group walking tours you’ll see the best of Australia without all the hard work.
They carry your bags for you so you enjoy your walk to the fullest. And at the end of each day you’ll enjoy fine local produce and the best hand-picked accommodation. It’s why they’re Australia’s most awarded walking holiday provider.
Whichever walking holiday you choose, from Tasmania to the Top End, their philosophy is the same… to always go above and beyond to exceed your expectations and provide an unforgettable experience!

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Blue Mountains Panoramic Mountain Biking Adventure

Join a guided mountain biking ride to Narrow Neck near Katoomba in the Blue Mountains, a plateau that stretches out into the wilderness dividing the Jamison and Megalong Valleys. One of the best rides in the Blue Mountains, you'll enjoy amazing views all the way on this awesome ride. The track is well maintained with the majority of the ride undulating, with four steep climbs, and a couple of short, steep gullies which provide excitement. The views across the valley when you finish are simply the best you will see. Available daily subject to availability and minimum numbers.
Start Location 1 Violet Street Sydney
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $249.00 - $299.00 Includes lunch, bike and helmet hire. Subject to change and availability.

Valley of the Waterfalls Guided Walk, Blue Mountains

One of the most beautiful hikes the Blue Mountains has to offer. Unknown to many Sydneysiders, this hidden gem is a place with magnificent waterfalls, dramatic rocky escarpments, and spectacular scenery. Soak up the atmosphere as you jump across stepping stones to cross creeks. Stand in awe taking in magnificent views of the falls and mountain scenery. Tours available daily subject to availability and minimum numbers.
Start Location Fletcher Street Sydney
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $175.00 - $225.00 Choose from Sydney central business district hotel pickup, or meet in the Blue Mountains.

Kayaking Guided Tour Sydney Harbour Bridge with Lunch

With Sydney Harbour being fringed by many National Parks you won’t believe the picturesque natural landscapes you will encounter along the way and the abundant bird and marine life which inhabit this area. You’ll explore beautiful coves and beaches and learn the history of this fascinating region as you paddle from Rose Bay to Vaucluse and back. The highlight of the day on your kayak tour in Sydney, you’ll stop for a delicious picnic lunch at beautiful Shark Island. This beautiful island is only accessible by private boat and is situated in the centre of the harbour, providing fantastic photo opportunities of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Enjoy a delicious beach picnic lunch including refreshments while you take breathtaking views of the harbour. Your delicious picnic lunch will include smoked salmon, ham, fresh salads, refreshments and much more. This fantastic Kayaking Tour on Sydney Harbour is around four hours duration including kayak tuition, paddling and lunch break. This is a fully guided kayak tour by our professional guide. Kayaks are state-of-the-art tandem dagger sea kayaks which are extremely stable in the water and very difficult to capsize. Suitable for beginners or advanced kayakers.
Start Location 1 Wunulla Road Rose Bay
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $125.00 - $145.00 Includes beach picnic lunch, professional guide and kayak tuition. Subject to change and availability.

Best of the Blue Mountains Sightseeing by 4WD Vehicle

Beyond the popular Blue Mountains lookouts is a world of unimaginable beauty. On this unique tour you’ll travel off road where the tourist buses can’t go and venture along 4WD tracks into the heart of the Blue Mountains wilderness. Lunch will be a special highlight. Your guide will set up a table in the great outdoors overlooking a canyon, complete with white linen and you’ll enjoy a selection of food including a cheese platter as you soak up the incredible scenery. This exclusive full day tour features the geographical grandeur of the Blue Mountains, see the Three Sisters like most tourists or locals never see them, the raw beauty and majesty of the World heritage listed great Grose Valley, magnificent rainforests, waterfalls and spectacular cliffs. This amazing day is not all about the driving, we will stop and smell the flowers and enjoy several short walks, where you can view the local wildlife and flora up close. Their experienced eco guides have a wealth of knowledge of the Blue Mountains region, geological myths will be explained, the fauna and amazing floral masterpieces of the bush discovered, and the history of the early explorers learnt. What a day, what an adventure!
Start Location Haymarket
Duration Full Day
Price $225.00 - $249.00 Choose from Sydney central business district pickup, or meet in the Blue Mountains. Subject to change and availability.

Under the Sydney Harbour Bridge Kayak

A once in a lifetime experience kayaking under the iconic, Sydney Harbour Bridge on the world's largest natural harbour. Experience magnificent views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House up close on this leisurely paddle. Explore a myriad of little coves including Mosman Bay and Kirribilli, viewing the waterfront property of Australia's Prime Minister. This three hour experience including kayak tuition, a light breakfast, and is fully guided tour by a professional kayaking guide. Suitable for beginners or advanced kayakers. Available daily subject to minimum numbers and availability.
Start Location Railway Avenue Lavender Bay
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $175.00 - $199.00 Save on Wednesday - discount days. Subject to change and availability.

Six Foot Track Guided Three Day Walk

Walk the famous Six Foot Track from the Blue Mountains to Jenolan Caves. The 45 kilometre route of the original 1884 horse track crosses mountain ranges and falls into deep valleys, featuring sheer sandstone cliffs, waterfalls, and spectacular panoramas. You will overnight in an Eco-lodge next to the picturesque Cox's River on night one, which features wide open decks and basic share accommodation set amongst the bushland. On night two, guests will stay at the historic Jenolan Caves House. This walk has been designed for those looking for a guided multi day walking experience with everything done for you, so you can focus on enjoying the walk. Guests won’t be asked to carry their clothes or overnight bags for the entire tour, these will be transported for you each day. This is a big advantage for their guests, in that you will avoid carrying a heavy rucksack on your back every day. With Life’s An Adventure you will carry as little as your water bottle, camera and lunch each day!
Start Location Nellie Glen Road Katoomba
Duration Extended
Price $799.00 - $899.00 Choose from a Classic or Extra Comfort Package. Subject to change and availability.

Royal Coast Track Walk

This award-winning two day guided Royal Coast Track Walk on the spectacular Coast Track is the jewel in the crown of the Royal National Park in Sydney, the second oldest National Park in the world. The Coast Track runs along sheer sandstone cliffs with panoramic views stretching miles in all directions. Experience picturesque freshwater lagoons, the unusual milky white cliff faces sculpted by the sea, ancient Aboriginal carvings, the distinctive Eagle Rock, unspoilt beaches, wild moors, the tranquil Palm Jungle rainforest plus much more. There is unlimited opportunities for photographing the scenic coastline, observing birds and wildflowers in spring, or migrating whales in this magnificent National Park. Everything will be done for you. Your overnight bags will be transported each day and you’ll stay in local accommodation within the National Park with comfy beds and hot showers. At night sit back and relax as our guides prepare delicious meals served with local wine. This is a 26 kilometre walk over two days graded as a medium level walk. Sydney hotel pick-ups available.
Start Location 2/22 Brighton Street Bundeena
Duration Extended
Price $449.00 - $599.00

Three Day Light to Light Walk, Sapphire Coast

One of New South Wales best kept secrets is the amazing Light to Light Walk situated on the Sapphire Coast near Eden in New South Wales. This scenic guided 30 kilometre walk winds its way from the historic Lighthouse at Boyds Tower to the charming 1883 Lighthouse at Green Cape. This dramatic landscape is a kaleidoscope of contrasts from the striking 320 million years old red rocky outcrops to coastal forests. Far from clinging to the coast, the walk meanders across the invisible boundaries that separate one set of plant habitats from another. As if stepping through a door, heathland gives away to tall open forests. Thick groves of tea tree or paperbark trees emerge into open coastal banksia woodlands or imposing forests of Woolly butt. This walk has been designed for those looking for a guided multi day walking experience with everything done for you, so you can focus on enjoying the walk. Guests won’t be asked to carry their clothes or overnight bags for the entire tour, these will be transported for you each day. This is a big advantage for our guests, in that you will avoid carrying a heavy rucksack on your back every day.
Start Location
Price $1099.00 - $1349.00 Early bird group rate to standard individual rate.

Guided Two Day Wolgan Valley and Glow Worm Walk

To the west of the Blue Mountains lies the magnificent Wolgan Valley. One of this region’s best kept secrets, this amazing area has scenery to rival it’s neighbouring region of the Blue Mountains but is relatively unknown. As word spreads this region will see an influx of visitors. Wolgan Valley is a stunning region of dramatic escarpments, beehive pagoda rock formations, rich bushland and ancient aboriginal rock paintings. It is also home to an extensive flora and a wide array of native wildlife. On this two day walk you will travel through a tunnel filled with thousands of glow worms, see spectacular views as you descend from the cliff tops into the beautiful Wolgan Valley and see the historic town of Newnes. There is no need to carry heavy overnight bags – these will be transported to your cabin accommodation allowing you free time to enjoy your walk carrying only a small day pack. You’ll arrive at your cottage accommodation set amongst the trees in the valley, where you’ll enjoy hot showers and comfy beds. In the evening your guides will cook a delicious dinner featuring local produce and local wines.
Start Location
Price $524.00 - $599.00

The Sydney Sider by private car

The tour is aimed at spending the day as a local Sydneysider, visiting the areas that locals hang out, in fact you’ll feel like you are spending the day with a close friend who is showing off the city they love. Meet your guide at your CBD Hotel foyer and head to the edge of the beautiful Botanical Gardens for a short morning stroll along the foreshore. At lunchtime this place is buzzing with the cities office workers out for a lunchtime jog along the harbour pathway. Head through the harbourside village of Woolloomooloo. The old 400 metre long finger wharfs of this area have been transformed in recent years with modern and chic restaurants and apartments. Your route takes you through the night time hub of Kings Cross, and harbourside suburb of Rose Bay, a popular launch spot for sailing on weekends. From here, you travel to Bondi and enjoy a fabulous lunch at the famous Icebergs. Enjoy a wonderful seafood platter as you soak up the stunning views over Bondi Beach. Return to the city enroute via Centennial Park and Paddington.
Start Location George Street Sydney
Price $199.00 - $225.00

Hunter Valley Day Tour by private car

This experience is for those wanting to avoid the large commercial bus tours and prefer a personalised tour of this famous region by private car. Be met in the foyer of your Sydney CBD Hotel and travel north to the Hunter Valley (a 2.5 drive) in their 4WD vehicle. Travelling with a maximum of six guests, their expert guides will take you to the best boutique wineries in the region offering spectacular views, quaint wineries and beautiful wines for you to taste, which are only available at the Cellar Door. Throughout the day, you will enjoy a selection of wines from at least four incredible wineries that make the Hunter Valley unique. The wine presenters and makers you visit are passionate about their wines and you’ll even enjoy a personal tour of a winery with a chance to sample wines during production. This exclusive tour includes a succulent lunch at Australian award-winning restaurant, Margans Wines. They specialise in locally produced food from garden to plate with wine carefully matched to your meal. (Note this Restaurant is only open Friday to Sundays, if touring on other days you will dine at Enzo Restaurant). What a day – what an adventure!
Start Location George Street Sydney
Price $275.00 - $299.00

Ruined Castle Walk with Scenic Railway

This fantastic full day Blue mountains hiking experience includes a must-do ride on the thrilling Scenic Railway the steepest railway in the world (a dramatic short cut to the valley floor for our group) and a a great hiking experience to Ruined Castle. Traverse the Jamieson Valley and climb Ruined Castle, one of the most visible and remarkable landmarks of the Blue Mountains. The 360 degree views from the rocky outcrop of Ruined Castle is a stunning climax to this wonderful Blue Mountains walk. Enjoy a delicious lunch before returning. What a day, what an adventure!. This is an unique full day activity, exclusive to Life’s An Adventure. They are one of the only Blue Mountains adventure companies offering walking tours from Sydney or the Blue Mountains. For those joining in Sydney you’ll receive bonus sightseeing in the Blue Mountains after your walk.
Start Location George Street Sydney
Price $275.00 - $299.00

Two Day Blue Mountains Tour and Explore

For those wanting to overnight in the Blue Mountains they have a special two day tour which explores spectacular and remote regions of the Blue Mountains by private car on day one, and day two offers the choice of a guided waterfalls hiking adventure or independent travel by tourist bus to Jenolan Caves. They also offer three levels of accommodation to suit your needs.
Start Location George Street Sydney
Price $635.00 - $685.00

Blue Mountains Seven Day Self Guided Walk

For those that prefer independent travel, their self guided walks are perfect for you. All your travel details are organised for you, so that all you need to do is turn up and walk. This seven day self guided walking experience includes five days walking across the spectacular Blue Mountains from Mount Victoria to Leura. They have hand picked the best trails and will provide you with easy to follow maps, trail notes with extensive information about the flora, fauna, history and geology of the Blue Mountains. They have easier and hard options for each walking day, allowing you to tailor-make your walk to suit your fitness level. They are happy to consult with you to personally design each day’s walk, to ensure that you’re given the right walk to suit your ability and needs. Each day while you are walking, your luggage will be picked up and delivered to your next accommodation. Allowing you to walk with just a light day pack, so that your walk is enjoyed not endured with a heavy pack!
Start Location 11 Montgomery Street Mt Victoria
Price $1595.00 - $1945.00