Commercial tours and activities

Commercial recreation and tour operators play an invaluable role, in partnership with the NPWS, in promoting our parks and encouraging visitors to appreciate, understand and enjoy them.

Licensed operators offer park visitors the 'A-Z' of group activities. These include coach and bus tours, cultural tours, outdoor education activities, bushwalking, camping, four-wheel driving, rock climbing and abseiling, cross-country skiing, orienteering, wildlife observation, horse riding, fitness training and surfing.

If you would like to find out more about guided tourism and recreation activities in our national parks and reserves, please follow the links below.

Sea Kayaking, Jervis Bay Marine Park. Image: Destination NSW Mountain biking, Bradleys Head. Photo: D Smith/OEH Cross-country skiing, Kosciuszko National Park. Image: OEH Scuba diving. Photo: D Smith/OEH 4WD touring, Sturt National Park. Image: Jann Tuxford/Destination NSW

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Achievement Concepts

Achievement Concepts specialises in Corporate Leadership Development Programs. We use the outdoors as a practical 'classroom' to put into practice strategic planning, decision making, communication and leadership skills that have been taught to leaders, then we debrief and translate the learning back to the corporate environment. There is also much learning for executives on a personal level in ou... more

Activities: Abseiling, Day walking, Team building

Raft Building on Lake Jindabyne

Action Learning Initiatives

Action Learning Initiatives (ALI) specialises in developing customised outdoor education programs for our client schools. ALI runs both summer and winter outdoor education programs which are safe, professional and educational. Activities that can be incorporated into our programs include: day/multi-day hikes flat water canoeing white water canoeing/rafting archery orienteering rock climbing/abs... more

Activities: Adventure caving, Astronomy and star gazing, Climbing, Fishing, Horse riding, Liloing, Mountain biking, Orienteering and Rogaining, Sailing, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Snowboarding, Snow-shoeing, Swimming, Team building, Walking, Whitewater rafting/kayaking

Three Sisters in Blue Mountains

Activity Tours Australia

Be transported from the centre of Sydney into the heart of the enchanting Blue Mountains. Visit Featherdale Wildlife Park to see kangaroos and koalas up close, take in the view at Echo Point and see the famous Three Sisters at Katoomba. We offer great prices, experienced and friendly guides, award-winning tours plus complimentary pick-ups and returns for most city hotels. Tailored private chart... more

Activities: Bus/coach tours, Environmental appreciation/study, Exploring Aboriginal heritage, Photography, Sightseeing, Walking, Wildlife watching

AEA Luxury Tours

For over 20 years AEA Luxury Tours has been providing complete luxury, small group touring packages across Sydney and New South Wales, continually setting the benchmark for first class itineraries, guides and vehicle comfort. Not only do guests benefit from a more personalised small group service but additionally guests are able to enjoy some very memorable experiences that no other tour company p... more

Activities: 4WD touring, Birdwatching, Bus/coach tours, Walking


All About Australia Tours

We promote Sydney and its surrounding natural beauty to international visitors. We believe that personalised service makes an experience more memorable. Our small groups take the time to enjoy the views and to have their many questions answered by their attentive and knowledgeable tour guide. Our clients enjoy the sights, sounds and flavours of Australia. We are the specialist for French-speaking ... more

Activities: Bus/coach tours, Sightseeing

King parrots are often seen at Sheepstation Creek

Araucaria Ecotours

Araucaria Ecotours runs a regular zoologist-designed three day wildlife tour, departing most Wednesdays throughout the year from Brisbane. We share our enjoyment of the wonderful diversity of wildlife in our region. We also aim to enhance an understanding of Australia's wildlife and its ecology and what makes Australia so different from other regions. We visit several kinds of rainforest, open fo... more

Activities: 4WD touring, Birdwatching, Bus/coach tours, Environmental appreciation/study, Walking, Wildlife watching

Bill mustering sheep on the Farmstay

Aussie Farmstay and Bush Adventures

We offer four-day eco tours which take travellers off the beaten tourist track and into the true Aussie bush. Departing weekly from Sydney, we take our clients on a journey into the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park and surrounding areas. Activities on your adventure include: a stay on a family sheep farm where you'll see sheep mustering and shearing and enjoy whip cracking demon... more

Activities: Bus/coach tours

Australian 4x4 Driver Training

Australian 4x4 Travel and Australian 4x4 Driver Training operate tag-a-long tours to many of New South Wales' scenic and sometimes remote areas, as well as conducting 4WD driver training on real bush tracks. With over 40 years of 4WD driving experience and fully accredited operators you can rest assured that you will have a pleasant and memorable experience. Tag-a-long tours and training with us a... more

Activities: 4WD touring

Photography Tuition at The Cobblers, Royal National Park

Australian Photography Tours

Our classes and workshops cater for beginners to intermediate levels of photography utilising easily accessed locations. Classes are held during the day time and in particular the early hours of the morning from first light to sunrise and sunset to last light. Photography classes are available I the rainforests of Royal National Park, Blue Mountains National Park, Kamay Botany Bay National Park a... more

Activities: Day walking, Photography

Australian School of Mountaineering

ASM is Australia's longest established and most experienced adventure school and guiding company. ASM is based in the Blue Mountains, one of the world's most outstanding wilderness areas, containing thousands of square kilometres of rainforest, canyons, plateaus and sandstone cliff-line. We offer a huge range of the finest guided adventures, tours and outdoor technical courses in abseiling, rockc... more

Activities: Abseiling, Camping, Canyoning, Climbing, Day walking, Educational activities, Overnight walking, Skiing (cross-country), Snow-shoeing


Australian World Expeditions

World Expeditions is Australia's original trekking and adventure travel company. Since 1975 World Expeditions has operated quality treks and adventures around the globe. more

Activities: Day walking



Auswalk offers quality accommodated walking holiday packages in many destinations. Self-guided inn-to-inn walking holidays in the Blue Mountains and Snowy Mountains. Walk from one comfortable accommodation to the next through the national park. We move your luggage ahead for you. Follow our detailed walk notes and marked maps. Start any day of the year in season. Group guided walking holidays in... more

Activities: Walking