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Hike into the wild Blue Mountains

Highlights
  • Hike the World-Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park
  • See waterfalls, scenic lookouts, huge rock overhangs, and identify local flora
  • Walk down the largest outdoor staircase in Australia, and look out for native wildlife
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Hike into the wild Blue Mountains
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Hike into the wild Blue Mountains
From US$ 49.82
Overview
Experience Blue Mountains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, while supporting literacy among Australia’s Aboriginal youth. Explore the Australian bush with a small group on a train journey from Sydney, and a four-six-hour hike. Trek through Wentworth Falls, down the tallest outdoor staircase in Australia, and into the Jamison valley. Stop for lunch surrounded by waterfalls and treat yourself to something cold at the conservation hut. All proceeds support the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.
What to Expect
Be more than just a traveller. Hike the World-Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park. Immerse yourself in the local flora and fauna. Explore epic waterfalls, scenic lookouts, and massive rock overhangs. Learn about the amazing history and geology of the Blue Mountains, and trek down into the valley where few other tourists get to go. This 13 kilometre hike in the Blue Mountains National Park is a tour with a difference. All the money raised goes to helping the Indigenous Literacy Foundation with their commitment to improve literacy among Indigenous children in Australia.
For this experience, we will meet at Central Station in Sydney and then journey by the scenic local train to the Blue Mountains (approximately 2 hours). We will then hike for 4-6 hours, starting with the historic path that Charles Darwin famously visited in 1836. You can set the pace. Arriving at Wentworth Falls, we will get our first glimpses of the Blue Mountains themselves, and look out over the ledge at the waterfalls below, with the famous blueness of the mountains in the distance. There will be plenty of chances for photos. From there, we will then descend the tallest outdoor staircase in Australia into the Jamison valley. We will have lunch in the valley of the mountains, surrounded by waterfalls. Hiking back up, there is often the opportunity to reward yourself with an ice cream at Conservation Hut, before we trek back through the historic neighbourhood of Wentworth Falls to the train station.
Reviews (22)
1 - 5 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Day Hike, Great Cause!

I traveled from the USA- in business in Sydney for the week, and signed up for a Sunday day hike to the Blue Mountains with a co-worker. The online process was easy, and received good email communication from Tristan re: what to pack, and how...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NeverLandingQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful Day Hike

We went on this day hike on Feb 17 and it was awesome. Despite being a hot day, much of the hiking is shaded by trees. We went down to see two different waterfalls. Despite the group having different capabilities, the two guides were accommodating...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Fred C
Reviewed 14 December 2018
Wonderful Hiking Day Trip

A superb hiking journey with Emu Trekkers. Their volunteer guides led us to the Wentworth Fall through the Charles Darwin trail, and brought us to some other parts of the Blue Mountains National Park where you got to see the breath-taking views of the mountain...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susanna L
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile
Fantastic hike for a fantastic cause

My husband and I hiked with Emu Trekkers and had a wonderful day. Our guides, Sandra and Chris met us in the morning and our group rode the train together into The Blue Mountains enjoying the scenery and getting to know each other. The hike...More

Thank Jacksonville_FLKatie
Reviewed 17 July 2018
Great hike and scenery

I had a great experience with Emu Trekkers for the day hike, the scenery was beautiful and our guides, Brooke and Anna were friendly and well-organized and shared with us interesting nature sights such as different types of birds found in the Blue Mountains. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Miriam T
10 March 2019|
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Response from NeverLandingQ | Reviewed this property |
Hi Miriam. Our group met at 7:30am on a Sunday in Sydney. At the end of the hike, we caught a 3:30pm train (Wentworth Falls) back to Sydney, but I think it depends on the pace of your hiking group. We were back in Sydney by... More
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Carolyn B
20 August 2018|
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Having done the experience yesterday with sport shoes I highly recommend hiking boots. You can also do it with sport shoes but the risk to fall down and to get you feet wet it's much higher. I would have enjoyed it more with... More
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