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Blue Mountains Explorer Bus

283 Main St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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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 doorstep - all at your own pace. More flexible than a day tour, cheaper and less stressful than renting a car, and much more fun than trying to cover all the sights on foot. With buses running every half hour, you'll have plenty of time to hit all the highlights. And with some of the best bush walks anywhere in the world, including Wentworth Falls, you will see the most!While you relax and soak up the unbeatable views from the top deck, our friendly drivers will entertain you with a running commentary of fascinating local facts and stories. And at the end of the day, we'll get you back to the train or your hotel with time and energy to spare. Start planning your perfect day in the Blue Mountains now.
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283 Main St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The bus drivers were extremely helpful and friendly. It was a great was to explore the blue mountains going past 29 stops and them explaining stop.

Thank Kate T
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a superb way to explore the Blue Mountains and we could do it at our own pace. Buses on time, drivers are amazing, especially Jimmy. This was simply the best.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the bus as transport from the train station to Scenic World and for seeing the area. (You can get a 10% discount on scenic world with your HOHO bus pass.) The bus does give you access to several of the upper trail heads...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bought a combined ticket to use the Explorer Bus and Scenic World over the Easter Weekend. I was there for the long weekend so the bus company validated my ticket for three days at no extra cost. The booklet you receive is your bus...More

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Jason C, Owner at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Morning, So glad you had a good day in the Blue Mountains and thanks for your review. Hope to see you back again one day. Cheers,

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time to the Blue Mountains. Caught the train from Town Hall Station, with an easy change at Central. Train clean and comfortable, enjoyable journey to Katoomba. Hopped onto the Blue Mountains explorer bus just near Station. Driver friendly and communicative. Stopped at the best...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great way to see some of the highlights of the Blue Mountains. Well informed, helpful, and cheerful drivers/guides.

Thank Frank M
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DamienSales, Customer Service Manager at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Frank M Thanks for your review. I'm very pleased you had such a great time and that our team gave you a great experience. I hope you will come and see us again sometime. Damien

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came up from Sydney on the train to Katoomba where the Explorer Bus tour begins. We took advantage of the travel zoo 2 for 1 offer which with our passes to scenic world brought the whole day in at around 280 aud for 4...More

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DamienSales, Customer Service Manager at Blue Mountains Explorer Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there thomoLincolnshire I am so pleased you found us to be "Super friendly and great value". Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts. Our team are all genuinely friendly and love showing people the Blue Mountains, and each of them are very...More

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khimms
11 March 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
16 February 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
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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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