Blue Mountains And Jenolan Caves Day Trip From Sydney Including Optional Caving Adventure

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Overview

Experience the tranquillity of the Blue Mountains and the limestone crystal formations within Jenolan Caves on this day trip from Sydney. Start your day with a trip through the historic and quaint town of Katoomba as well as a stop at Echo point for a picturesque view of the Three Sisters. Enjoy an afternoon at Jenolan Caves where youll join a guided tour and discover the ancient limestone caves which stretch over 25-miles (40km).

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • All entrance fees included
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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After meeting your guide at King Street Wharf (or selected hotels), travel by air-conditioned coach approximately 2-hours through the quaint town of Katoomba to your stunning vantage point, Echo Point. Here you’ll be treated to picturesque views out over the world heritage region to the Three Sisters. Your guide will describe the history behind the unusual rock formation and its original inhabitants, the Gundungurra people. You’ll discover the Aboriginal legend surrounding The Three Sisters which tells a tail of three sisters who were turned to stone.

Next, travel approximately 1-hour further along the Megalong Valley to your next stop, Jenolan Caves. Stretching over 25-miles (40km), Jenolan Caves encompasses 9-caves open to visitors which all feature incredible lighting, underground rivers and limestone formations.

Meet your local guide for a tour of the largest of the caves, Lucas Cave. Discover the oldest known open cave system in the world as you explore its chambers and beautiful formations. The tallest and widest chamber, reaching 177-feet (54-meters) is known as the Cathedral. With its incredible acoustic capabilities, the Cathedral has provided the setting for many underground concerts. Depending on the day of your visit, you may instead visit Chifley or Imperial Cave.

Inclusions for Blue Mountains And Jenolan Caves Day Trip From Sydney Including Optional Caving Adventure

  • Entrance fees
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

Exclusions for Blue Mountains And Jenolan Caves Day Trip From Sydney Including Optional Caving Adventure

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat

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

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • This was a great tour and the perfect size as well! Your time in the Blue Mountains is at Scenic World which is an add-in not mentioned in the above itinerary and at your own expense. I opted to walk the various paths around Scenic World and had more than enough time to reach the bottom of the falls and get back to the bus. The cave tour was fantastic and definitely the highlight of my day. It's an amazing cave I viewed the Lucas Cave to see and the tour guide was awesome. The Blue Lake makes for a great place to eat your lunch once you arrive. Our guide was Peter and he was great pointing out highlights along the way and even stopped for us to take a photo of a kangaroo on our way home.

  • This was a long day of travel but so worth it. The pictures of cave just don't do it justice so I would highly recommend you to take time out to explore Jenolan Caves in the Blue Mountains. The guides from the bus driver to the caves are very knowledgeable providing you a memorable experience away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

  • The experience I had with the actual tour company Grey Line was terrible. They sent me an email the afternoon a day before the tour to advise my tour with them has been cancelled and replaced with AAT Kings. I asked for more information and they just sent a copied and pasted itinerary - not what I wanted. I called and asked what has changed, do I get a part refund etc. This tour originally had an extra option for a Caving adventure which I paid for. The people with Grey Line's were not empathetic and unhelpful. Pretty much just said we don't do that. You'll still enjoy yourself. This obviously no thanks to them but more of a thanks to the amazing landmarks we got to see. Anywho, we went ahead with the replacement trip. The AAT Kings were pretty unorganised and unimpressive as well. We were told to meet in the morning at a hotel which was not extremely close to where we were staying, so we paid for an Uber there and a rep from the company picked us up in her car and drove us to the bus - which was much closer to where we were staying! Should of just told us to catch an Uber to the bus, would of been cheaper for us. But I guess that was their way of showing good customer service.
    The actual tour was an amazing experience. Everything we passed had it's own beauty and story to it. Stopping in little towns and the views we got to see were incredible.
    The cave tour was the highlight. Even if you don't love caves, the history and just the overall feeling you get being inside them is once in a lifetime experience.

    I contacted Viator about the experience and missing out on the Caving Adventure as when I got there realised it was not apart of the cave tour we did and Viator did all the hard work for me, contacted the company who denied to refund anything and Viator refunded us for the Caving Adventure we didn't take part in as the wording on the website was the issue. Such great service on Viator's behalf. They are trustworthy and ethical. I will continue to book everything through them after this experience. I really appreciate the service Viator gave me. Thank you.

  • It was a great experience. Was a bit of a rush for the Blue Mountain but had a lot of time touring the Jenolan caves. Remember to bring a jacket cause it is very cold inside the caves. Peter was our driver and guide and he was very informative. He was a very safe driver as well.

  • Excellent tour! Highly recommend. Had an entertaining and enjoyable time with our tour guide, Tony. He definitely made the trip.

  • The tour guides driver is amazing and attentive and informational. The trip is amazing to see the blue mountain in 1.5 hours and then able to join the cave tour and it is amazing. Wonderful trip and highly recommended.

  • Excellent tour good value for money and knowledgeable tour guide

  • the day started off with a long drive to the blue mountains. the driver will make a quick stop for everyone to get some food/go to the supermarket/go to the bathroom before you get to the three sisters. after 20 minutes viewing the pristine beauty of the valley, you will go to jenolan caves. i really recommend doing the optional caving adventure as that was the coolest part of the tour. the two guys leading it were great- they are very knowledgeable, friendly and truly want you to have a great time. they also provide the hardhat, jumpsuit and flashlights for you so you don't need to bring anything but your adventurous spirit. there is a locker to put all your valuables in before you start caving. you start off with some abseiling/rappelling down a sinkhole 9 meters/30 feet and off you go into the dark, narrow caves where you have to squeeze/maneuver your way through tiny spaces. this was so fun but only 2 hours long so if i ever come back, i will probably do the other day-long caving trips they offer.

  • This tour was a lot of fun and a great experience. Our tour guides were great and really added to the overall experience. I highly recommend people to join this tour in addition to the Blue Mountains. Just be aware this is not a blue mountain tour, you stop at the three sisters for 30mins but other than that its just the caves. Not cler when booking

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