Luxury private tours exclusively for you and your travelling companions
Country Trails is an owner-operated business offering unique private tours for small groups. Departing from Sydney, our day trips allow you to visit some of the most popular destinations in the area:
To arrange a memorable experience for your family, friends or just for yourself, call Country Trails to discuss your ideal personalised private tour today!
Tailor your itinerary – or keep it simple!
Every group has different tastes. Whether you prefer a nature hike or a boutique shopping day, wine and cheese tasting or family friendly fun, our private tours are all about showcasing the regional highlights that best suit your group. Your expert tour guide, Glenn, will be happy to discuss your favourite ideas and design the perfect itinerary for your trip.
Prefer to keep it simple? We also offer a standard itinerary for each destination, designed to showcase the region’s most distinctive features while staying flexible. All you’ll need to do is relax, and enjoy an unforgettable day.
Just North of Sydney, the Hunter Valley is rich in history and culture. It’s also one of Australia’s oldest and most famous wine regions, making our private Hunter Valley wine tours a popular choice for gourmets and enthusiasts. Or if wine tasting isn’t for you, a Hunter Valley day trip still offers a huge variety of unique shops and restaurants, feature gardens, museums and galleries, wildlife parks and more.
Travel in Style
Your Country Trails private tour is a specially-tailored experience, just for your group. As a boutique tour operator, we travel exclusively with small touring groups, so there’s no need to share your special trip with a crowd of strangers.
Our Mercedes Viano professional touring vehicle will carry you and up to six companions in luxurious, air-conditioned comfort. You’ll enjoy ample space and seating, without needing to share a crowded tour bus or a fixed schedule.
- Comfortable seating for seven passengers – with plenty of legroom
- Reclining leather seats
- DVD player with documentaries and movies supplied (including DVDs for kids)
With a dedicated vehicle and driver, your trip can be flexible, personalised, and just right for you and your companions. It’s the perfect short getaway for a couple, family, friends, or even a small corporate group.
Perfect for sightseeing and nature lovers, the Blue Mountains offer spectacular stretches of countryside for you to explore. Beautiful bushwalking trails provide plenty for high-energy adventurers, while others can relax and enjoy the easily-accessible lookouts, wildlife parks and picturesque small towns. The Featherdale Wildlife park and Scenic World park are especially popular side destinations. It’s the ideal place to enjoy uniquely Australian plants, animals and landscapes.
Private Tours for the Whole Family
Travellers of all ages and mobility levels are welcome with Country Trails! We pride ourselves on our friendly and flexible service, and are happy to provide expert advice for tour groups with particular requirements.
Tours with children
Bringing the kids along? Glenn will happily tailor your tour itinerary to provide plenty of experiences for the little ones to enjoy. Country Trails can also provide child seats for family groups with young children (normally required for kids under the age of 7).
Touring with less mobile travellers
For seniors and those with limited mobility, accessible attractions are available at all our favourite destinations. Glenn will be happy to hear your specific requirements, and advise you on which activities will be suitable for your trip.
If you travel with a mobility aid, you’ll be pleased to know that our tour vehicle is also able to accommodate a folding wheelchair or scooter.
The city of Sydney is packed with iconic landmarks, beautiful views and important historical sites. Our Sydney private tours combine must-see attractions – like Sydney Harbour, the Opera House and Bondi Beach – with lesser-known gems throughout the city. If meeting a kangaroo or koala is more to your liking, Sydney is also an excellent place to see some of Australia’s unique wildlife. Your tour can include a variety of zoos, wildlife sanctuaries and aquariums all easily reached from the city centre.
Learn More About Our Private Tours from Sydney
Sydney is one of the world’s most appealing cities, and the surrounding regions offer plenty of activities for day trips. Private tours from Sydney offer activities from bushwalking and swimming, to wine tasting and boutique shopping. Whether you’re with family, friends, kids or travelling by yourself, we can organise the ideal short getaway for your interests.
With friendly, professional service and years of local expertise, Glenn will make your day trip one to remember. Contact us now to discuss which of our private tours is perfect for you!
From the Blog
- Spring in the Blue Mountains - Spring is a great time for Blue Mountains tours. The weather is usually temperate without much rain - ideal for hiking - and many wildflowers are out. Tourists and locals visit the ever-popular Leura village, where you can see the cherry more
- Sydney Walks – Barangaroo Reserve - The new Barangaroo Reserve is a great new public space beside Sydney Harbour. The park is a peaceful place to relax and watch the boats passing by. The opening of the newly constructed Wulugul Walk means you can now walk more
- Hunter Valley vineyards - Budburst! The season is underway in the Hunter Valley, with new shoots appearing on the vines. Leaf growth will continue over the next couple of months to produce a nice green canopy. Great for those photos when on tour!
“All tours are conducted by Glenn Kinsville, the founder and tour guide. Operating since 2011, his Sydney private tours are flexible and personalised, so you get to focus on experiences most of interest to you. To keep things simple, you can also just book one of the standard tour itineraries. See the individual tour pages for more info and the photo gallery for pics taken on our tours. Scroll down for social media and Tripadvisor tour reviews.
Please contact Glenn to discuss your Sydney private tours.”