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Blue Mountains Explorer Bus: 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Product ID: 34211
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Explore the main attractions in Katoomba at your own pace with a full-day pass on the Blue Mountains Explorer Bus. With 29 stops around Leura and Katoomba, you can simply hop-on and hop-off the bus as often as you like as you explore the Blue Mountains.
About this activity
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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Discover the Blue Mountains at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • See the spectacular waterfalls in the Blue Mountains
  • Explore the main attractions, galleries, gardens, bushwalks, cafes and restaurants in the area
  • Visit the Three Sisters and Katoomba Scenic World
Full description
The Blue Mountains Explorer Bus gives you the flexibility to plan your day according to your interests. The bus tour operates on a regular basis from Katoomba railway station, with 30-minute frequencies throughout the day from 9:15 AM onwards.

The full-day pass has no restrictions – simply hop-on and hop-off as you please. This means you can plan your day around all the major attractions on offer in the region. If you are staying in the Blue Mountains, your full-day pass can be validated at no extra charge for up to 3 days.

The hop-on hop-off bus tour has 29 stops around Leura and Katoomba. Plan your day at your own pace with the option of visiting the waterfalls, attractions, galleries, gardens, bushwalks, cafes, and restaurants in the area as well as the major attractions of the Three Sisters and Katoomba Scenic World.

Extras included in this Pass:

40% Discount on entry to Blue Mountains Cultural Center exhibition
A free beer or glass of wine with a main at Leura Garage and Palette Dining
10% off accommodation at Blue Mountains Youth Hostel and Equeva Hotels
10% off full priced chocolates at Blue Mountains Chocolate Company Katoomba
A free coffee with a dessert or meal at The Gingerbread House Katoomba
45% discount on entry to Everglades House & Garden in Leura
10% off all treatments at Ubika Day Spa at Farimont Resort & Spa Leura
  • Full-day pass on the hop-on hop-off bus
What’s Not Included
  • Additional food and drinks

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Meeting point

Katoomba railway station. Catch the train from Sydney Central station to Katoomba station. Collect your explorer bus pass and free guidebook from our smiling reception staff when you arrive in Katoomba. When you get off the train, walk straight down the ramp and turn right following the "Blue Mountains Explorer Bus" signs. You will see the operator right at the top of the station stairs – just look for the shop with the bright red bus in the window.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
Departs Katoomba Railway Station regularly from 9:15 AM daily, with the last bus departing at 4:20 PM.

If catching the train, customers can buy a NSW Train Link return train fare from any inner city station or Central Station. They must purchase the ticket on day of travel. Alternatively they can use an Opal Card and tap on at the beginning of the train journey and tap off at the end of the train journey.

Customers must catch the Blue Mountains Line to Katoomba from Central Station.

From US$ 42.25 per person

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Blue Mountains Explorer Bus

Product ID: 34211