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Address: 283 Main Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780 , Australia
Phone Number: (02) 4782 1866
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Day Trip to Blue Mountains National Park

If you start from Sydney, you can buy a bus pass with train tickets. Get off at Katoomba station and hop on the bus. The Explorer Bus will lead you to the major attractions in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

If you start from Sydney, you can buy a bus pass with train tickets. Get off at Katoomba station and hop on the bus. The Explorer Bus will lead you to the major attractions in the Blue Mountains National Park. Hop on and hop off as you wish. First stop not be missed would be the Scenic World. Stop for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This bus takes you to all the highlights of the Blue Mountains! And the bus drives are amazing, they are very friendly and they really look after you. They are happy to help you with anything and give you the best advice!

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Wildomar, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We arrived in the Blue Mountains at approximately 1:15pm and bought our tickets for the Explorer Bus and Scenic World Unlimited rides. We didn't have much time to explore everything but what we did see was amazing. Our photos turned out like postcards. The wind was whipping and it was 8 degrees (without wind chill) but the valley and mountains... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

If you are intending to hike the trails around Katoomba and Leura, you do NOT need to buy a 40$ ticket for the BM explore bus, its completely useless and relies on turist not knowing the area. Simply take the public bus to Katoomba falls and ahead of you lies a wide aray of fantastic hiking trails! Realising that on... More 

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

Hi Jonas K, Thanks for taking the time to review our product. I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your day and thought that it was a complete waste of money. Can you please let me know did you manage to secure your refund in Sydney, as you would have been able to refund your ticket at the... More 

CARSON, CALIFORNIA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The explorer bus is a great way in which to visit many of the attractions located in the Blue Mountains. The two drivers that I had the pleasure of riding with, both were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the different stops and of the area. For myself its well worth the cost.

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Foster, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This was a totally great experience. Hop off the train from Sydney central Railway station and straight into office to buy ticket - very friendly counter person and lots of info given. Have a good light lunch/brekky/morning tea at Pomegranate Café, then visit the marvellous Cultural Centre by the Carrington Hotel. Walk down the main street of Katoomba with lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is the best way to explore the Blue Mountain. Don't have to pre book a tour which is much more expensive. My advice is take a train to Lithgow (blue mountaine line ) at the Central Station and make a stop at Katoomba. Once arrived, just go directly to the Explorer Bus counter at the Katoomba Station and purchase... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

For tourists who are looking at doing the various walks advertised by blue mountains, taking the bus would be a good option. The bus driver generally knows about the area and the walks very well and was able to guide us very well on how to complete them. Taking the bus after finishing a walk helped in taking some rest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Wherever we visit a new city or attraction we ensure we usually use the first day to get the tourist bus tour just to get our brains around the place. We've done this quite a lot but I've never experienced a bus ride like this one. It was absolutely top class and for a reason even better than the view... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We visit the blue mountains a lot, but had never done this - so decided to give it a go. It was a great way to kill a few hours and the drivers were very informative. I'm not sure the tourists got all the Australian jokes but it was entertaining. It's great value if you book through YHA - as... More 

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