Blue Mountains

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  • Address: New South Wales, Australia, Sydney
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Mountain, View Point, Biking Trail, Family And Kids, Adventure, Rock Climbing, Cable Car, Nature

Blue Mountains - Review

While you are in Sydney, make a day trip to the Blue Mountains, which are a prime geographical feature of the Sydney Basin are a very popular spot for international tourism. Apart from the magnificence of the Mountains, the limestone Caves of Jenolan, and the pass of the Giant Stairway through the Jamison Valley are fascinating sights as well.

Another exceptional aspect the Blue Mountains tourism is the world’s steepest of railroads in Katoomba, commonly known as the Katoomba Scenic Railway. The rail track also passes through numerous cliffs of sandstone as well as a long and extremely steep rock tunnel.There is also the Scenic Cableway which is also famed for being the steepest running cable car facility in the world.

You can also check out the Zig Zag Steam Railway of Lithgow, Coach Way for Blue Mountains travel, as well as the hiking of Glenbrook upon Lennox Bridge and the Explorers Tree in Katoomba. The most adventurous things to do in Sydney are at the Blue Mountains as it is also a favourite spot for Rock Climbing and Mountain Biking, as well as extensive Canyoning and abseiling.

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Blue Mountains Information

  • The Blue Mountains also house numerous visiting destinations, such as the Toy & Railway Museum located in Leura, the large Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum established in Faulconbridge, and the vibrant Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum in Valley Heights.

Blue Mountains Hours

  • Always Open

How To reach Blue Mountains by Public Transport

  • The best way to travel is by railway.
  • Many Shuttle buses are also available to and from the Blue Mountains.

Restaurants Near Blue Mountains

  • Gustissimo
  • Monte’s
  • Common Ground Cafe

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TripHobo Highlights for Blue Mountains

  • Blue Mountains Address: New South Wales, Australia, Sydney
  • Blue Mountains Timing: 24-hrs
  • Blue Mountains Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Blue Mountains(preferred time): 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Blue Mountains: 06:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Blue Mountains

  • 36.08% of people who visit Sydney include Blue Mountains in their plan

  • 67.92% of people start their Blue Mountains visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 6 Hrs to see Blue Mountains

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

94.3% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Blue Mountains

People normally club together Blue Mountains Cultural Centre and Vsjet while planning their visit to Blue Mountains.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Blue Mountains, Sydney Reviews

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  • What a beautiful place is this. About 2 hours train journey from Sydney and you reach one of the most beautiful places in the world. The way the local government has been managing the transportation system is exceptional. They have covered almost all the tourist places and the frequency of the bus is also very good. Although if you wish to visit too interior areas, you might meed your own transport but if you’re on a day trip, using public transport would be more than enough. Thanks for a great day guys. Cheers

  • Walk down the bottom of the stairs and there is a excellent spot for taking photos. NEVER GO OVER THE BARRIERS TO TAKE A PHOTO. Its slippery and dangerous and people have been hurt doing it. Waterfalls are better viewed after rain,sometimes the waterfalls will not be running, ie in hot weather a month ago-What a beautiful place is this. About 2 hours train journey from Sydney and you reach one of the most beautiful places in the world. The way the local government has been managing the transportation system is exceptional. They have covered almost all the tourist places and the frequency of the bus is also very good. Although if you wish to visit too interior areas, you might meed your own transport but if you’re on a day trip, using public transport would be more than enough. Thanks for a great day guys. Cheers

  • The mountain view is really nice. There are things to do and see for a day here. Lot of parking lot in that area. Better to book online before you go there.

  • Very beautiful place and awesome landscape. There is a nice designed trail for those who like walking. Beautiful birds are everywhere and you can enjoy them singing!

  • Another vast and beautiful landscape Sydney has to offer! just so serene with mother nature. Another awesome tour guide Les, very informative on the history of the areas we saw, Les only likes hot chocolate or tea but he loves his tim tams. Les will get out of the bus and participate physically and showing you and your group around. Some of the landscapes he showed us were breathtaking, another great tour, thank you very much Les.

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