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Blue Mountain Small-Group Day Hikes from Sydney

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  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5309HIKE
Escape the hustle and bustle of Sydney on a small-group hike in the Blue Mountains. Enjoy the stunning natural beauty of this World Heritage-listed parkland with an experienced local guide. Walk through lush rainforest, hike along bush tracks and travel over escarpments to reveal unparalleled views of the countryside. Choose from two different hikes to suit all levels of fitness.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour
Leave Sydney behind as you drive approximately two hours to the magnificent Blue Mountains, the starting point for your hiking adventure.

These two hiking tours are perfect for the nature-lover who wants to get off the beaten track and discover the beauty of the Blue Mountains. Group sizes are kept to a maximum of 16 people and are led by an experienced and qualified local guide. You won’t feel rushed or lagging behind, but able to walk at a comfortable pace, with different options to suit all fitness levels. Best of all, you won’t simply view the great outdoors from the window of a bus, but the way it’s meant to be experienced – on foot! All tours include a gourmet picnic lunch.

These small-group hikes showcase the best of the bush-walking and hiking tracks in the Blue Mountains and are provided by an award-winning company that is committed to environmental sustainability and practices.

Please see the Itinerary section below for hiking tour options.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Selected Sydney hotels
Departure Time:
7:30am

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 2:30pm
Ruined Castle Tour returns at approximately 4:30pm

Pricing information

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Valley of the Waterfalls
Code: BMPA_SYD

Grade: Medium hike with some steep steps to walk down/up, requiring average fitness levels.This is a 4-6-mile (7-10-kilometer) walk, includes hotel pickup/drop off, experienced local guide & lunch

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$176.20
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Ruined Castle & Scenic Railway
Code: BMRUI_SYD

Grade: Hard hike with some hilly sections requiring good level of fitness.This is an 8-mile (13-kilometer) walk, includes hotel pickup/drop off, experienced local guide & lunch

From
$214.30
Pricing details

Pricing information

Blue Mountain Small-Group Day Hikes from Sydney

Blue Mountains
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Inclusions:
  • Experienced local guide
  • Picnic lunch
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Minimum age is 10 years and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
      • Closed-toe supportive footwear such as trainers or hiking boots is essential
      • Minimum numbers apply; there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements; in the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
      • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
      Itinerary:
      HIKING TOURS:
      Valley of the Waterfalls
      Discover a true hidden gem, filled with stunning cascading waterfalls, spectacular scenery and rocky escarpments.
      Grade: Medium hike with many steps up and down, suitable for those with average level of fitness. This is a 4- to 6-mile (7-to 10-kilometer) walk, approximately 3.5-hour hike.

      Ruined Castle and Scenic Railway
      Ride on the thrilling Scenic Rail, the world’s steepest incline rail. The 1361-foot (415-meter) descent will take you through a cliff-side tunnel down into an ancient rainforest. Hike across the Jamieson Valley and climb the Ruined Castle, a large outcrop of rocky boulders that jut out above the surrounding bush, for amazing 360-degree views of the area.
      Grade: Hard hike requiring a good level of fitness. This is an 8-mile (13-kilometer) walk, approximately 6.5-hour hike.

      Grades:
      Medium – designated walking trails with moderate inclines and more than 100 steps up/down
      Hard – walking trails that veer off designated paths which entail crossing of rougher terrains, steep inclines and climbing over rock/boulder formations

      What to bring:
      • Small backpack to carry personal items
      • Sunscreen and a hat
      • Water bottle (at least 1.5 liters)
      • Swimsuit and towel if visiting waterfalls

      What to wear:
      • Comfortable clothes that will maintain body temperature; jeans are not recommended
      • Enclosed walking shoes or boots
      Voucher Info:
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      Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

      Traveler Reviews

      Reviewed by: Farah B, April 2014

      This tour was amazing! It was personalised and the tour guide was so helpful and knowledgeable. Would definitely do it again in the future!

      Reviewed by: Amanda T, February 2014

      Enjoyable day, views were superb and the hike leader was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. There was just the two of us on the hike which made it more personal, plenty of time for questions and photographs. I chose the ruin castle hike which is the harder option and the stairs at the end was a killer!

      From $176.20

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