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Blue Mountains Explorer Bus

Closed Now: 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Blue Mountains Explorer Bus is the ultimate hop on - hop off bus tour of the Blue Mountains. With 29 stops across Katoomba and Leura we give you the freedom to explore this spectacular World Heritage wilderness on Sydney's doorstep - all at your...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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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Sydney to Katoomba train to Blue Mountain NP and then hopped on this tour bus. We saved a lot of money compare to taking a tour directly from Sydney. The HOHO tour bus ran just like the pamphlet says. They were on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took this tour which started with a scenic train ride from Sydney to Katoomba. We bought the Lyrebird pass for a one-day self-guided tour. Highly recommend purchasing this online (which we did) so you can skip the line to purchase tickets...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew K
BmExplorer, Manager at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andrew K Thanks for the great review, so happy we could be a part of your Blue Mountains experience & happy to hear you enjoyed your day, ill pass on your comments to the drivers and staff and we hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the 7:24am train from Sydney to the Katoomba and arrived 2 hours later. Nice train trip and VERY inexpensive because we went on Sunday. We arrived in time to catch one of the first HOHO buses and stopped at Scenic World first. Then...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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BmExplorer, Manager at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi DWDenCO Thanks for the review, glad to hear you found our service (Blue Mountains Explorer Bus) convenient & easy to use. Picnic at leura cascades is a beautiful way to finish the day. Cheers Daniel F

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly, if you don’t have your own car to drive around, this is the best option. It is a little pricey, but just the bus pass is worth it to get yourself around to the starts of all the trails! The bus drivers I encountered...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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BmExplorer, Manager at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi BriannaGoesPlaces Cheers for the review, we are very proud of our staff & local drivers who between them have a great pool of knowledge of the beautiful Blue Mountains & surrounding areas. Were glad we could be a part of your experience & hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This company has excellent caring employees who do a good job of informing on the stops Using their service allows you to avoid parking issues in the most popular spots which can be quite crowded and crushed with visitors Only warning is some of their...More

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BmExplorer, Manager at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi L5841BRpauld Thanks for the great review, we are proud of each member of our team who go the extra mile to ensure a unique and personalised experience for each of our guests during their time with us exploring the beautiful Blue Mountains. Hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awful. Every bus we took had no air con. Buses were late. Inconsistent information about frequency of buses. One driver said every 25 minutes due to the park being busy another said half an hour. Saw more Opal travel buses around the route than Hop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sarah J
BmExplorer, Manager at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sarah J Thanks for the feedback & Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your day, the traffic at this time of the year can be tricky, but as the guide book states we run a service every 30 minutes, during this time of the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my time at Blue Mountain with the Blue Mountains Explorer Bus. Bus drivers are very experienced, they provided interesting facts about Blue Mountain while driving, they also gave helpful advice to visitors regarding how to plan for the day, what to look out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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BmExplorer, Manager at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ysgee Thanks for the review, Happy to hear you found he service to be 'Flexible'. We are constantly evolving our tour to cater for all visitors, weather your after a relaxing cliff top stroll with breathtaking views or a more in depth adventure into...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hop on hop off facility was great and the drivers all took time to explain what was available at each stop. Buses are fairly frequent and we filled the day with ease. We found that taking a train from Sydney to Katoomba and then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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BmExplorer, Manager at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Islanddrum Thanks for the great review, happy to hear you found the service "convenient & economical". Hope to see you again soon! Cheers Daniel F

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did so much research before visiting the Blue Mountains as I didn’t want to miss anything whilst I was here. I needn’t have bothered as once you buy your ticket for the hop on hop off explorer bus, everything is planned out for you....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank kezd07
BmExplorer, Manager at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sherpa585057 Thank you for your glowing review, i'm glad you found the guide book "Clear & informative", its a great pocket guide to have when exploring the beautiful Blue Mountains. Hope to see you again! Cheers Daniel F

Reviewed December 3, 2018

We purchased the mid-range Lyre Bird Pass which included our entry to Scenic World. This was WELL worth it. We arrived in Katoomba in time for the 2nd bus and we were advised to get off at Scenic World first. We are glad we took...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mikalajaneee
BmExplorer, Manager at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi mikalajaneee Thanks for your review, The lyrebird Pass is a popular choice amongst visitors as it allows you the freedom to explore the beautiful Blue Mountains at your own pace & also allows you 1 days unlimited access to the amazing rides & attractions...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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chloem359
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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771stefaniel
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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