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Blue Mountains Explorer Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour in Katoomba Australia

Hop On Hop Off Double Decker Bus Tour

Hop On Hop Off Double Decker Bus Tour

Take a hop-on hop-off bus tour in Katoomba Australia.

Surrounded by more than one million hectares of declared World Heritage National Park, The Blue Mountain Explorer bus tour is outstanding!

It gives you great photographic vantage points, easy to manage bush walks, the chance to step onto one of The Three Sisters, ride the cable cars at Scenic World or take in the art galleries or coffee shops.

Hop on the Blue Mountain Explorer bus from Katoomba Station, which is easily reached by train from Sydney.

Hop-on-hop-off privileges at 26 stops.

Blue Mountains Explorer Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour in Katoomba Australia
Length: 55 minute loop - 1 day validity
Prices - including tax
All amounts in US Dollar $

Adult Telephone Rate : $37.21
Adult Rate : $32.21
Your Internet Order Savings: $5.00
Child Rate
(Ages 4-13):
Child - Free
(Ages 3 and Under, on Adult Lap):

9:45 am to 4:05 pm daily, every 60 minutes

Please Note: Time shown on availability calendar is for booking purposes only and reflects earliest tour departure of the day.


Tour does not include hotel pick ups. Rates are in US Dollars. Tour does not include any admissions to attractions. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order.
There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Cancellation Policy:

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Blue Mountain Explorer Stops - (accommodations noted in parentheses are near to that stop)

  1. Katoomba Railway-Savoy Cafe (Carrington, Metropole, Mountain Lodge, Cecil)
  2. Katoomba Street (YHA, Town Centre, Palais Royale)
  3. The Clarendon (The Clarendon, Melba House)
  4. Club Katoomba (Hotel Blue)
  5. Katoomba Fine Art Gallery
  6. Lurline House (Lurline House)
  7. Accommodation Bookings (La Maison, 156 Lurline, Belgravia)
  8. 3 Sisters Motel, Lilanfels (Lilanfels, Echoes, 3 Sisters Motel)
  9. Skyway Eastern Anchorage
  10. Katoomba Cascades
  11. Katoomba Falls Reserve (Katoomba Falls Caravan Park)
  12. Scenic World
  13. Blue Mountains Chocolate Company (3 Explorers Motel, Avonleigh)
  14. Echo Point-The Three Sisters (Windradyne, Echo Point Motor Inn, Holiday Villas)
  15. Honeymoon Lookout
  16. Kiah Lookout-Solitary Kiosk (Jamison Guesthouse)
  17. Leura Cascades
  18. Gordon Falls
  19. NSW Toy and Railway Museum
  20. Lyre Bird Dell (Broomelea, Hurlstone, Llandrindod)
  21. Leura Village-Bygone Beautys (Megalong Manor, Manor's Cottage, The Greens)
  22. Everglades Garden
  23. Leura Railway (The Hillcrest Coachman, Leura House, The Spires)
  24. Alexandra Hotel (Old Leura Dairy)
  25. G'Day Motel-Alpine (G'Day Motel, Alpine Motor Inn)
  26. Hotel Gearin/Edge Cinema
  27. Savoy Cafe (Flying Fox, Central Backpackers, Katoomba Hotel)

The double decker buses provide the best sightseeing value. Hop On, Hop Off as many times as you like during operating hours.

Pre-recorded narration in English.

Buses provide disability access.

From Sydney:

  1. Buy a Cityrail train ticket from any railway station to Katoomba with return.
  2. Catch a suburban train or walk to Sydney Central Station.
  3. Catch an intercity train from Sydney Central to Katoomba (check screens for platform number this train departs from).
  4. Hop off in Katoomba, walk up the railway station stairs and into the tour office to check in for your tour.

There are numerous daily train departures to Katoomba from Sydney Central Station daily, between 5:45 am and 1:30 pm with numerous daily return trains from Katoomba back to Sydney as well. Specific departure times depend on the individual day. Please contact CityRail for the latest timetable.

Tour does not include hotel pick ups. Rates are in US Dollars. Tour does not include any admissions to attractions. Please order online or call to order or for more information.


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