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Blue Mountains Explorer Bus

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The Blue Mountains Explorer Bus is the ultimate hop on - hop off bus tour of the Blue Mountains. With 31 stops across Katoomba, Leura, and Wentworth Falls we give you the freedom to explore this spectacular World Heritage wilderness on Sydney's...more
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Hours Today: 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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283 Main St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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+61 2 4782 1866
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this option as we felt it had so many places we wanted to visit and we werent disappointed. The bus drivers were do knowledgeable and so helpful. We had a fabulous day and did lots of great walks and saw so many beautiful...More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

+The Hop-on-Hop-off office is right outside Katoomba railway station. +The stops cover all of the sights to see. +The bus drivers were friendly esp Jimmy who greeted everyone in their native language and also guided each of us on how best to use our time/which...More

Thank PriyankaK30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wavered between taking public transit and HO/HO bus but glad I chose this bus. It was super easy to get around and the driver was the best part. He would ask where everyone was when you go on the bus and would greet everyone...More

Thank Courtney T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hop on Hop Off tour is absolutely the best way to see the Blue Mountains if you have just one day to spend there. We came as a day trip from Sydney and were able to see a ton of different sights in just...More

Thank Alyce R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great idea but too expensive we went as a family of 2 adults and 1 10 year child to visit blue mountain for the day.

Thank shar0n6666
Reviewed August 14, 2018

I can't recommend this highly enough. Note: In the options below I've chosen "Family (teens)" but in fact our family members ranged from 21yo to 77yo, and we all loved it. Despite the fact that the drivers must be saying much the same things every...More

Thank Marion G
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We sadly only had one day to spend in the Blue Mountains so taking the train and using the Hop on /off Bus was perfect for us. All three drivers we met that day were an excellent source of information and suggestions. We could spend...More

Thank jbpk
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We spent 3 days in Katoomba mainly walking the tracks. The bus enabled us to get to certain points and picked up either at end of trip or on a return circuit. The bus drivers were extremely helpful and knowledgable. They were all great but...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Two hour train trip from Sydney dropped us in the centre of Katoomba and the bus office was attached to the station. We had a rough idea of where we wanted to visit on the hour circular loop but the staff in the office were...More

Thank OllyMS
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Three days in Katoomba were really well spent thanks to the friendly and helpful crew on the Hoho bus. All the drivers went out of their way to ensure we were fully informed. The route was very easy to manage and worked well for our...More

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khimms
March 11, 2018|
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Response from Jason C | Property representative |
Hi khimms. The Lyrebird Pass is 83AUD and covers the Explorer Bus Pass and Scenic World entry. You can use the bus to hop on and off all day at any of the stops, including Leura. Buses are every 30 minutes.
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Chloe M
February 15, 2018|
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Response from tropicaltammi | Reviewed this property |
Go to scenic world first before the crowds. Don’t ride the full loop. Do your research ahead of time where you want to go or talk to the drivers who are full of info.
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Stefanie L
December 13, 2017|
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Response from Renee J | Reviewed this property |
1) There is a station at Wentworth Falls (and one at Leura, which is between Katoomba and WF) 2) If you have just 1 day, and Wentworth Falls is on your 'must do' list, I would definitely spend more time at Wentworth Falls... More
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