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11 hrs 30 mins
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Entry into Scenic World
Unlimited use of skyways, railways cableways & walkways
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A friendly & knowledgeable guide
Guided bush walks
Unique Lookouts with stunning views
All transport
Lunch catering to Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-free diets
Access to Scenic World
Access to Featherdale Wildlife Park
Parramatta River Cruise
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This ticket cannot be canceled but can be rescheduled upon request
You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
Spread along the borders of the metropolitan area of Sydney, about 50 miles from its center, lie the beautiful Blue Mountains. Tall luscious forests fill this scenic area, occupying about 1 million hectares of land. 
The Blue Mountains are a popular getaway from Sydney. Here, one can escape into nature with a visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park, Scenic World, and Jenolan Caves, or go for a cruise down the Parramatta River. Check out our detailed guide to making the most of your Sydney to Blue Mountain tour.  

Post-COVID-19 Safety Measures for a Sydney to Blue Mountains Visit

  • While reservations can be made online and offline, we recommend online bookings to minimize contact and get your preferred travel slots. 
  • To limit physical contact, Sydney to Blue Mountain tours have restricted visitor capacity.
  • Social distancing is mandatory while on the tour to ensure the safety of all guests.
  • Although masks aren’t compulsory anymore, guests are advised to carry one in case they are unable to socially distance themselves from other guests.
  • All barbecue facilities and skate parks will remain closed until further notice. 
  • Common touchpoints are being regularly cleaned and sanitized according to the health and safety standards set by the NSW Government. 
  • Guests who are unwell are advised to stay at home and will not be allowed on the tour if they are displaying any COVID-19 symptoms. 

All Your Sydney to Blue Mountains Experience Options

A Sydney to Blue Mountains tour is a great way to spend a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Our detailed guide lists out all your tour options, from which you can choose one based on your preference. Broadly, you can choose to book tours that specifically include entry to Scenic World, Jenolan Cave tours, Hop-on Hop-off tours, or all-inclusive tours that cover all the top attractions in the Blue Mountains.

Scenic World Entry

Hop-on Hop-off Tours

Jenolan Caves Tour

All-inclusive Tours

Your Scenic World entry ticket gives you unlimited access to all the attractions here. Hop on-board its Cableway, Railway, and Walkway as many times as you like. 

Why go for this ticket?

  • Get access to every part of Scenic World.
  • Take a ride on the steepest railway in the world on the Scenic Railway.
  • Glide atop rainforests on the Scenic Cableway as you slowly descend into Jamison Valley.
  • Walk across a 500-meter boardwalk under a beautiful rainforest canopy on the Scenic Walkway and test your fear of heights on the Skyway.

Recommended experiences

Hidden in the forests of Blue Mountains is the picturesque Scenic World, offering a range of experiences including the Scenic Walkway, Cableway, and Railway. Enjoy all of this and more with your Blue Mountains Scenic World entry ticket.
Blue Mountain Hop-on Hop-off tours take you through the mountain range – like an HOHO tour, you can get off at any of the 29 stops, soak in the scenic view, and simply hop onto the next bus to your next point of interest. Your tours also include live commentary from a professional guide.

Why go for these tours?

  • Get up to 3 days of access to the Hop-on Hop-off bus, in case you plan on staying for more than a day. 
  • Learn all about the various attraction points at the Blue Mountains with your tour guide.
  • Get guide books, maps, and walking guides with your tour.

Recommended experiences

On this Blue Mountains tour, explore the lush landscape on a convenient and comfortable Hop-on Hop-off bus with a local guide. Also enjoy unlimited access to all the Scenic World attractions. 
With a local guide, tour the Blue Mountains on a convenient Hop-on Hop-off bus tour. Extend and get up to 3 days of unlimited travel with your booking. 
Jenolan Caves tours give you the best of two natural worlds – the magnificent Blue Mountains and the majestic Jenolan Caves. Your tour includes hotel transfers, tour guides, and onboard WiFi. 

Why go for this ticket?

  • Get a close look at Australia’s oldest and largest cave systems with unique rock formations created by an underground river. 
  • Enjoy the fresh air and breathtaking views on your hike through the Blue Mountains. 
  • Travel comfortably on an air-conditioned coach with free WiFi, a tour guide and hotel transfers.  

Recommended experiences

With this two-in-one ticket, enjoy a guided tour of the Blue Mountains and Jenolan caves. Avoid the hassle of planning your journey as this tour includes return transfers with on-board WiFi.
On an all-inclusive tour, experience the best of the Blue Mountains with a host of amenities and services. Visit several attractions on a day-long tour and enjoy meals, return transfers, and more.

Why go for this ticket?

  • Be a part of a small group as your expert guide accompanies you along your tour.
  • Get return transfers and veg & non-veg meals on your tour.
  • Enjoy access to popular attractions in the Blue Mountains.  

Recommended experiences

On this day-long guided tour of the Blue Mountains with return transfers, visit Featherdale Wildlife Park, trek along the dense forest, and soak in the view from popular looking points. Upgrade your ticket to include meals, access to Scenic World, and a river cruise.
On this ultimate Blue Mountains guided tour, enjoy access to Scenic World and Featherdale Wildlife Park, go on long bush walks and a river cruise. Enjoy return transfers and included meals as part of your experience.   

Plan Your Visit from Sydney to Blue Mountains

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How long is the journey from Sydney to the Blue Mountains?
The journey from Sydney to the Blue Mountains takes approximately an hour.
What is the best time to go for a Sydney to Blue Mountains tour?
Ideally, summer is a good time to go on a Sydney to Blue Mountains tour. Between December to February, the average temperature is about 18°C, making it pleasant to explore. 
What is the duration of a Sydney to Blue Mountains tour?
The complete Sydney to Blue Mountains tour can take up to 11 hours and 30 minutes depending on the package you choose. The duration of each tour depends on which experience you select.
Where are the Blue Mountains located?
Blue Mountain region is located on the borders of the metropolitan area of Sydney. It’s about 50 kilometers west of the center of Sydney.
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Can I use public transport to get from Sydney to the Blue Mountains?
Transport is available by bus, taxi, and train to get from Sydney to the Blue Mountains.
By Coach: Lots of tour companies have coaches running from Circular Quay in Sydney to Blue Mountains. Check with a travel agent to hop on to a coach for your Blue Mountain day trip.

By Train: Travelling by train to Blue Mountain Sydney is a relaxing way to enjoy picturesque views during your journey. If you’re flying into Sydney, you can take a train directly from the airport to Central Railway Station. From Central Railway Station, you can catch a double-decker air-conditioned train to Blue Mountains which will most likely stop at Strathfield. Most trains go all the way up to Victoria. Some even make it up to Lithgow. 

By Taxi: You can easily find a taxi from Springwood, Blaxland, Leura, Wentworth Falls, and Katoomba Railway Stations. 
Can I drive down from Sydney to the Blue Mountains?
Road trips from Sydney to the Blue Mountains are fairly popular. Take the M4 Motorway, which starts at Strathfield and leads you to Lapstone in the Blue Mountains. 
Are return transfers included in my Sydney to Blue Mountains tour?
It depends on the tour you opt for. All inclusive Sydney to Blue Mountain tours include return transfers.
Are meals included in my Sydney to Blue Mountains tour?
It depends on which tour you opt for. All-inclusive tours may include, while single attraction tours may not. You’ll find this information with each ticket.
What should I wear and carry on a Sydney to Blue Mountains tour?
Wear a long-sleeved loose shirt made of cotton or linen along with shorts or loose trousers. Make sure you carry a pair of comfortable sports shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and a bottle of water. If you’re traveling during the colder months (June - August), you can carry warmer clothes with you. 
Are tour guides a part of my Sydney to Blue Mountains tour?
Most tours include guided tours, including the all-inclusive tours, Jenolan Caves tours, and Hop-on Hop-off tours.
Are there any health or age restrictions to go for a Sydney to Blue Mountains tour?
A person of the age of 12 and below is considered a child and must be accompanied by an adult at all times on the Blue Mountain day trip. Blue Mountains tours are not wheelchair accessible due to the uneven terrains, however, other nearby attractions like Featherdale Park are.

What to See and Do on a Sydney to Blue Mountains Visit

On your Sydney to Blue Mountain tour, you will find not just a beautiful mountain range to explore, but other exciting nearby attractions to add to the list.

Explore the Blue Mountain Sydney

If you’re a nature lover or simply want a break from the city, Blue Mountains is the perfect getaway for you. Take in spectacular views of majestic forests and rocky mountains while exploring this exquisite natural attraction near Sydney, spread across one million hectares of land.

Scenic World

This family-owned private attraction has grown in popularity over the years because of the spectacular experiences it offers. At Scenic World, you can walk through an ancient rainforest canopy, glide down the Cableway getting a bird’s eye view of the area, or descend down on the world’s steepest train on the Scenic Railway. 

Featherdale Wildlife Park

At Featherdale Wildlife Park, you will find over 2,000 native Australian animals including wombats, crocs, kangaroos, koalas, cassowaries, and more. On your visit to this wildlife attraction you get to observe these species and how they live, and also interact with them, feed them, pet them, and take pictures with them! You can also choose to separately book Featherdale Wildlife Park tickets.

Jenolan Caves

An Australian treasure, the Jenolan Caves are one of the oldest and largest group of caves in the world. Explore the majestic marine fossils and limestone as you walk through the cave or marvel at the glowing blue waters of the Jenolan River. As part of the Jenolan Caves Reserve, it has historic and scientific value.

River Cruise

Stroll down the Parramatta River into the gorgeous Sydney Harbour on a fun river cruise, taking in the fresh air and breathtaking views from the sea. Take your phone out to capture scenic images around you of Sydney’s skyline, the beautiful Blue Mountains, and the Sydney Opera House.

Sydney to Blue Mountains FAQs

Can I go for a Sydney to Blue Mountains tour now?
Yes. Sydney to Blue Mountains tours are currently available and functioning with limited capacity.
What are the safety measures in place on a Sydney to Blue Mountains tour?
Tours can now be reserved online. They are operating with limited capacity, so it’s best to book tickets online in advance. While masks are not mandatory, social distancing must be maintained at all times. All common touchpoints are being frequently sanitized.
Can I book a tour from Sydney to Blue Mountains online now?
You can book Sydney to Blue Mountain tours online. Since they’re operating with limited visitor capacity, it’s best to pre-book your tickets online.
What are the different types of Sydney to Blue Mountains tours?
Guests can choose to book Sydney to Blue Mountain tours with entry to Scenic World, Hop-on Hop-off tours, Jenolan Caves tours, or all-inclusive tours that allow entry into multiple popular attractions here.
Do my Sydney to Blue Mountains tours include return transfers?
Not all tours include return transfers. You’ll have to specifically book all-inclusive tours or Jenolan Caves tours to get return transfers with your booking.
What can I see on a Sydney to Blue Mountains tour?
Within the region, there’s plenty to see and do. Explore the mountains, trek inside the Jenolan Caves, and visit Scenic World, Featherdale Wildlife Park, and more. Based on your preferences, you can select a ticket accordingly.
How long does it take to travel from Sydney to the Blue Mountains?
The journey from Sydney to the Blue Mountains takes approximately an hour.
How long is a Sydney to Blue Mountains tour?
The duration of a tour varies depending on which package you select. On average, an all-inclusive Sydney to Blue Mountain tour can take up to 11.5 hours.
What should I wear on a Sydney to Blue Mountains tour?
Wearing a long-sleeved loose shirt made of cotton or linen along with shorts or loose trousers is your best option. Add a pair of comfortable sports shoes, a hat, and sunglasses, and you’re good to go.
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