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Address: 33 Portland Rd | Medlow Bath, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 4788 1241
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Through walk in the Grose Valley

Our bush walk and overnight camp in the Grose Valley was tailored for us by Blue Mountains Guides. The colourful canyon walls, peaceful valley floor and beautiful cascades made... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Our bush walk and overnight camp in the Grose Valley was tailored for us by Blue Mountains Guides. The colourful canyon walls, peaceful valley floor and beautiful cascades made spectacular viewing. The shafts of light from the full moon through the blue gum trees and the sighting of the elusive spotted quoll were the icing on the cake! Katie responded... More 

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kwbmg, Owner at Blue Mountains Guides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Oh you guys are so welcome. It was such a pleasure to meet you both and that you experienced two of our tours. Very cool to take out 2 intrepid explorers such as yourselves and show you parts of this country that you had not yet conquered. We hope to see you again and please contact us on facebook as... More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Responsive, knowledgeable, charismatic, and accomodating. What more can you ask for!? My wife and I had a lovely time in the Blue Mountains thanks to Blue Mountain guides. I reached out to multiple companies and by far, Katie at Blue Mountain was the most responsive and did a great job putting together an itinerary for us. I was originally going... More 

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kwbmg, Owner at Blue Mountains Guides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Raul, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We very much appreciate your recognition of the time we spend making each trip awesome, memorable and personal. Being a small business we are able to easily deliver a unique experience on each trip, with consideration of your interests and requests. It was so great that we were... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Even though there was just two of us, and one guide, we still had a blast on this trip. We were amazed at how organized the trip was even though we had booked pretty much the night before. Our guide, Stew, was extremely knowledgeable about the flora and fauna and made the trip exceed our expectations, even as former trip... More 

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kwbmg, Owner at Blue Mountains Guides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Megan, Thank you for your review. We are very lucky to have Stew working with us, our team of guides are all exceptional, highly experienced and great company. You will know that having a guide makes a walk into a tour, especially when your guide is cooking up your dinner giving you time to unwind. We are so pleased... More 

Syracuse, New York
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35 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Everyone said we could do this hike without a guide, but we would have been missing so much. Daryl met us at the Grand Canyon Hike spot (but would have picked us up). As we hiked down (the steepest part) others were hiking up and panting profusely. Daryl was an expert on the flora and fauna. When it started to... More 

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kwbmg, Owner at Blue Mountains Guides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi JoAnne, It certainly was a one-in-a-million kind of day. I'm so pleased I saw you at the end of the day to see your reaction to your experience and have a laugh. That hail was crazy and you were able to witness how the environment here responds to rare, severe weather phenomena. All the rain had certainly increased the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Our guide Matt took us on a day long hike via the Jameson traverse. As an avid hiker, looking to experience the Australian landscape, this track delivered everything and more. We were preview to scenic views, challenging terrain (not for young children or the out of shape), gorgeous waterfalls, and much more. Matt was very knowledgeable about the local terrain... More 

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kwbmg, Owner at Blue Mountains Guides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Michael You have captured the essence of the day in your enthusiastic review and we appreciate you taking the time to support Blue Mountains Guides here on TripAdvisor. We are very lucky to have Matt on our team. His knowledge of the area and many years of experience certainly make him a valuable asset. We are so pleased you... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We were looking for an overnight hike as part of our 2 week visit from the UK to see friends in Sydney. Research had given a few companies offering various walks, hikes etc. I emailed the company and within 24 hours had a response. Initially we wanted to do the Secret Hike, which sounds absolutely fabulous, but after we had... More 

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Daryl W, Owner at Blue Mountains Guides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Mike and Sue, Thank you so much for your generous review. We are so pleased you recognise the management and flexibility of your tour as key to your enjoyment. It is always important to us to make sure we send you out on a trip that suits your fitness ability and interests. We take time to plan your tour... More 

Malmesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Mal S forgot to say about the sandwiches which were enormous but just what we needed. Homemade cakes as well. Plus we had freshly made tea with a viewpoint. Yes, the walking and sightseeing were great. Wish it could have been longer.

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kwbmg, Owner at Blue Mountains Guides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Josylin, Yes I often look at those sandwiches and think 'Good Grief! They are a overwhelming' though after a big walk and lots of energy spent they are definitely what you need to refuel and keeping going! So pleased you enjoyed your day. Thanks again for choosing Blue Mountains Guides! Katie More 

Malmesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A great day out with Daryl. Great walk down some little used tracks. Lots of information about the flora, fauna and geology. What's not to like?

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Daryl W, Owner at Blue Mountains Guides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Mal, Thanks so much for your review. It's because of our wonderful clients that our small business has such a great reputation. You must have many great memories from all your travels and we are glad you came out with us to enjoy The Blue Mountains Heritage National Park. Thanks again! More 

Moree, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Looking for the perfect tour to spend a day in the blue mountains, I searched the interenet and found this small organisation, offering daywalks through the blue mountains AWAY from the tourist tracks. I didn´t want the typical touristic programm of the three sisters and scenic world and that´s it. I wanted to get my hiking shoes out, climb over... More 

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Daryl W, Owner at Blue Mountains Guides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Alexandra, We are so pleased you speak so highly of your walk as a solo client. Daryl is always happy to get out for a walk with good company. Ruined Castle really does show off the differing ecosystems of The Blue Mountains through a relatively small area. The mist lifting through the trees is a magical outlook from the... More 

Manly, New South Wales, Australia
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Although we live in Sydney, we had yet to do more serious bushwalking in the Blue Mountains. This was the perfect way to do it. Daryl is a skilled and knowledgeable guide, and is able to customise your experience to both skills and interests. For us, we were lucky to have a one-on-one experience through the Jameson Valley on an... More 

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Daryl W, Owner at Blue Mountains Guides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Julianna, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. It was our first time participating in Parks Week and we are so pleased you took advantage of a great offer to get out in your own backyard. The mist really adds a magical element to The Blue Mountains views though the waterfall system that runs... More 

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