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Blue Mountains Bushwalk and Katoomba Scenic Railway – Tour from Sydney

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  • Enjoy three hours of spectacular self guided bush walking along signposted trails.
  • Provision of backpack with self guide map kit (on loan) and picnic lunch
  • Ride the scenic railway down (world steepest railway incline in the world) and the scenicsender back up (rides are at your own expense)
  • Spot Kangaroos in their natural environment
  • Katoomba offers great views of the beautiful Blue Mountains


Katoomba is a picturesque scenic locale in the famous Blue Mountains near Sydney. It is considered the heart of the Blue Mountains and is famous for its misty hills and fascinating rock formations such as the ‘Three Sisters’. Katoomba lies 1017 meters above sea level.

On this day tour from Sydney you will be taken to Katoomba from where you can enjoy a self guided bush walk. As you walk through the mountains you will enjoy beautiful views and be able to spot kangaroos in their natural environment.


You will be picked up from your hotel in Sydney and travel in an air-conditioned vehicle to Katoomba covering a distance of about 100 kilometres. You will be given a map of the region, and at Katoomba, you can proceed on your self-guided walking tour of this beautiful region.

You may go to the famous Echo Point and enjoy a panoramic view of Jamison Valley and the magnificent ‘Three Sisters’ rock formation. A short walk way from Echo Point is The Giant Stairway which provides access to a number of nature walks through the valley.

Choose a picturesque spot to enjoy the picnic lunch which will be given to you.

After lunch, you may proceed to Scenic World which lies to the west of Echo Point. Here you may enjoy a ride on the steep- incline railway, the Scenic Railway, the skyway or flyway (both cable cars) and see the beauty of the Blue Mountains from different perspectives. Please note the rides are payable direct.

After the tour, you shall be taken back to Sydney and be dropped off at your hotel where the tour ends.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



9½ hours

Start time

Start time: 0800h (08:00am)
Duration: 9½ hours

Meeting point

Your hotel in Sydney.
(We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

Ending point

Your hotel in Sydney

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  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Self-guided 3 hour bushwalk in the Blue Mountains including loan of a backpack that contains self-guide map kit/walk information. - See the Three Sisters and the Three Sisters Lookout, see Australian wildlife, visit Glenbrook, travel through Leura.
  • Morning Tea & Picnic lunch
  • Take home souvenir booklet and map.


  • Valley Return Ticket that includes the ride into the valley on the Railway or Cableway and ride out of the valley on the Railway or Cable way costs AUD 19 approx per adult and AUD 10 approx for child (4-13 years)


Please bring walking shoes, jacket/jumper, hat, sunscreen, camera.

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Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details
This tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers to operate. If you book this tour and the minimum of 2 passengers is not met then you will be given the option to move to another departure date or a full refund will be given.
Valley Return Ticket that includes the ride into the valley on the Railway or Cableway and ride out of the valley on the Railway or Cable way costs AUD 19 approx per adult and AUD 10 approx for child (4-13 years) is payable on the day of the tour
At present the bush fires in the Blue Mountains have not reached the tourist areas and many tours are operating as normal or with slight itinerary amendments. However it may be necessary to cancel a tour in which case a full refund will be given.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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