Sign in

Register

Forgotten your Password?

Enter your email address below and we'll send instructions and link to reset your password

 

Unlock Brisbane's hidden gems

All the latest and greatest places to eat, drink, stay and play in your city.

 
By signing up, you agree to periodic email marketing from Sitchu to the email address you provided. Terms and Conditions. Privacy Policy.

The Best Local Tours & Guided Experiences in the Blue Mountains

See the incredible sights and get to know the Blue Mountains through the best tours and guided experiences on offer.

Home to New South Wales’ greatest natural sites, a UNESCO World Heritage Listed National Park, beautiful fauna and floral, and local food and drink producers, the Blue Mountains is a one-of-a-kind destination. With so many things to see and experience, it's a bit overwhelming to do it all on your own. From sightseeing tours to adrenalin-pumping expeditions, we've rounded-up the best tours and guided experiences the Blue Mountains has to offer, so you won't miss a thing!

Scenic World Experiences

More of a self-guided tour, Scenic World provides a choose your own adventure experience. There’s the Scenic Skyway for a bird’s eye view of the lush rainforest, or the Scenic Railway, a steep ride down to the valley floor. Once you’re there, you can stroll the Scenic Walkway before catching the Scenic Cableway back up to ground level. Make a day of it and book yourself in for every experience...you won't regret it!

Top tour: Scenic Skyway

Blue Mountains Biking Adventures
Blue Mountains Biking Adventures
Blue Mountains Biking Adventures

If you're an avid cyclist, then write down Blue Mountains Biking Adventures. With a range of guided tours and one-of-a-kind cycling experiences, you will love the feeling of exploring the Mountains from the seat of your bike. They have six recommended trails, ranked from beginner to advanced, but if you're after something a bit different you can book a private tour or hire the bikes for the day and create your own self-guided tour.

Top tour: Blue Labyrinth

Blue Mountains Adventure Company

Adventure-seekers, look no further! When it comes to adrenalin pumping adventure tours, the Blue Mountains Adventure Company is your one-stop-shop. Known for their abseiling, rock climbing and canyoning experiences, you are guaranteed to see the Blue Mountains from a whole different perspective. Don't let the action scare you...Blue Mountains Adventure Company have a range of experiences to suit all skill and dare devil levels.

Top tour: Abseiling & Rock Climbing Combo


Blue Mountains Explorer Bus (Photo credit: Destination NSW)
Blue Mountains Explorer Bus (Photo credit: Destination NSW)
Blue Mountains Explorer Bus

One of the most fun ways to see the Blue Mountains is by jumping on the Blue Mountains Explorer Bus. You can opt for the guided 90-minute Sightseeing Tour which allows you to sit back and relax while you see the sights, peruse the local guide book and engage with the live commentary. Or for those that want a bit more flexibility and time to see what they want, you can book the Explorer Bus Pass which allows you to hop on and off the bus all day. 

Top tour: Explorer Bus Pass

Tread Lightly Eco Tours

From walking tours to 4WD expeditions, Tread Lightly Eco Tours are all about maximising your Blue Mountains experience. Specialising in remote wilderness experiences, their fully-guided tours will ensure you leave no stone unturned. For something truly unique, check out their night tours...there is nothing like it anywhere else.

Top tour: Glow Worm Night Walk

High and Wild Adventures
High and Wild Adventures
High and Wild Adventures

Above and beyond canyoning, abseiling and rock climbing, High and Wild Adventures are known for their bush survival courses and workshops. From a two-day bush survival course, to their one-day navigation workshop, you will enter the Blue Mountains a novice, and leave a bush survival expert.  For those looking for something to ease into their bush survival education, we suggest booking in the Bush Tucker Walk. You'll learn the history and food use of Australian native plants, while exploring the beautiful environment.

Top tour: Bush Tucker Walk

Blue Mountains 4WD
Blue Mountains 4WD
Blue Mountains 4WD

From scenic helicopter tours to grand mountain expeditions, Blue Mountains 4WD tours take the road less travelled. The Grand Tour is a full-day guided tour of the Greater Blue Mountains. From the Megalong Valley and Grand Canyon, to Anvil Rock and Hartley Valley, you'll experience the majesty of the Mountains first hand. For nature enthusiasts, the three-and-a-half-hour guided tour of the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is unmissable.

Top tour: Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

Blue Mountains Tours
Blue Mountains Tours
Blue Mountains Tours

See the Blue Mountains like a local by booking in with Blue Mountains Tours. Offering experiences from private tours to day trips from Sydney, our top pick is their Blue Mountains Aboriginal Tour. Your Aboriginal guide will share the most beautiful spots in the Blue Mountains National Park with you, take you through an educational bushwalk and share their history, culture and heritage.

Top tour: Blue Mountains Aboriginal Tour


Loved our edit of the best tours and guided experiences in the Blue Mountains? For more Blue Mountains travel inspo, be sure to check out visitnsw.com.