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Blue Mountains Explorer Bus

Address: 283 Main Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780 , Australia
Phone Number: (02) 4782 1866
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Palm Coast, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Great way to learn about the area and enjoy the scenery without having to worry about remembering to drive on the left.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

When we were on the bus, the driver Jimmy was very friendly. Because it is drizzling today, we can see nothing but fog from all the lookout points. Jimml ly did take care of all his friends. He recommended us some good plans to enjoy the day as more as possible. Every times he came up to ask people if... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place is a wonder of nature....not to be missed.....rock formations and the greenery around fascinates.....don't miss to behold the Three sisters.

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Gosford, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The bus offers a multiple day experience such that you can use the bus, walk a trail and repeat that experience according to your fitness and the weather.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The Blue Mountains are only two hours from Sydney and are definitely worth visiting. The views were amazing and there was some interesting walks to do. I recommend the Hop on Hop off bus. The bus helps you to see the main sights in one day. The drivers recommend the best time to visit the various attractions.

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Dublin, Ireland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We recently took this explorer bus around he blue mountains and found it very convenient. As you leave the train station the office is right outside where you can purchase your tickets. The bus is then a 2 min walk from the office. You are provided with a guide book that gives you details on all the stops, bus times,... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We enjoyed our hop on-hop off experience but there are some things that really need to be reviewed: the sound system in 2 of the buses we took was so bad that some of us almost missed the stops. This is not a classic "red bus" so you have to inform the driver that you want to "hop-off" or else...... More 

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Hong kong
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The bus drivers are simply superb! Getting there we had to buy a Multi-3 day pass and took the train to Katoomba. The ride was about 2h. Once out the station, there is the Blue Mountain Explorer Bus office. We bought a 4-attraction pass (the skyway, railway, walkway and cableway) on top of the hop on hop off Explorer Bus... More 

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Montpellier, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We really enjoyed our rides on the Explorer Bus. It costs $40 per adult for one day of unlimited rides at Scenic World. Just hop on and off the buses to get to the various lookouts. Be careful of the times since Scenic World gets pretty busy on the attractions quite quickly. We were very impressed by our driver, a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great way to see the Blue Mountains. Drivers are friendly and informative. This way you choose what you see and how long your there for. I highly recommend it. I bought an Opal card on my arrival to Sydney and caught the train to Katoomba the round trip was only $14. Highly recommend getting an Opal card if your going... More 

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Jason C, Owner at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this review

Hi Brenc25, Thanks so much for your review and I am so glad that you had a good day in the beautiful Blue Mountains. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Regards, Jason Cronshaw More 

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