Blue Mountains Overnight Adventure

Description

OVERVIEW


Where: Sydney, NSW


Duration: Overnight


Max. People Per Tour: 20


Transport: Minivan


Travel Style: Nature and Wildlife


 

Barefoot Downunder's Blue Mountains Overnight trip includes our full day Adventure & Hike tour on your first day, courtesy drop off where you will stay at the award-winning Blue Mountains YHA hostel and enjoy the comfort of the amenities on offer and enjoy your own free time exploring the area and activities on your second day!



ITINERARY


DAY ONE:

  1. Pick up in one of our air-conditioned mini-vans from city locations between 6:30 - 7:30am (see below).

  2. Get away from the crowds at Lincoln's Rock. Spot Aboriginal rock art engravings at this secret lookout with epic views out to the Blue Mountains National Park!

  3. Time for adventure! Take a guided 2hr hike with your experienced local guide to a spectacular locals only waterfall location, free from tourists. Your local guide will teach you about the indigenous heritage of the region and the Aboriginal Dreamtime stories as you venture through the ancient forests on this off-the-beaten-path Blue Mountains adventure.

  4. We stop in the adorable village of Leura for lunch. There are plenty of cute cafes to choose from or you can bring your own lunch.

  5. Visit the iconic Three Sisters in Katoomba and learn about the local Dreamtime story that inspired their name.

  6. Learn to play the didgeridoo! Get tips on how to play this unique Aboriginal instrument from your guide.

  7.  (Optional) Learn more about Australia's indigenous culture at the Waradah Aboriginal Cultural Show, where you will get to listen to performances using indigenous instruments such as the didgeridoo as well as watch traditional Aboriginal dance.

  8. Enjoy a bushwalk to another spectacularly scenic waterfall spot! Or visit Scenic World and take the world's steepest passenger railway (optional)!


DAY TWO:

Free time

The Blue Mountains is known for its dramatic scenery, bushwalking and adventure activities. Try abseiling or  canyoning  with  High & Wild Adventures, mountain biking, Jenolan Caves tour, or just enjoy the local shops and cafes.

Housed in a beautifully restored National Trust building, the hostel is a stone’s throw from breathtaking national parks and bush landscapes of Leura, Echo Point and Three Sisters. Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast the following morning and enjoy your free day exploring in town or heading out on your own adventure. There is also a cosy and friendly log fireplace to enjoy a hot chocolate in front of after a long day. Live music is offered in local venues (Wed-Sun), along with backpacker activities, and night walks.

Return to Sydney via train which costs $9 with an Opal card and takes around 2 hours. (You can request a ride back to Sydney the following day pending space available on the bus)



IMPORTANT INFORMATION


Inclusions:


- 1 night dorm style accommodation at YHA


- Guided hike to locals only waterfall


- Transport and national park fees


- Local and experienced guide


- Aboriginal rock carvings


- Learn how to play the didgeridoo


- Complimentary continental breakfast on your second day


Exclusions:


- Lunches and Dinners


- Drop off in Sydney (unless requested - depending on seats available on bus)


Optional Extras:


- Scenic World ($19-$39)


- Waradah Aboriginal Cultural Show ($15)


Pick Up Points:


1. Coogee Beach 6:30am


Coogee Bay Hotel – 212-230 Arden Street, Coogee


(Corner of Coogee Bay Road and Arden Street)


2. Bondi Beach 6:45am


Ravesi’s Hotel – 118 Campbell Parade, Bondi


(Corner of Hall Street and Campbell Parade)


3. Kings Cross 7:00am


Bus Stop at El Alamein Memorial Fountain (the Dandelion Fountain) Macleay St, Kings Cross


4. Circular Quay 7:15am


Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel – 30 Pitt Street, Sydney


5. Central YHA Hostel 7:30am


Sydney Central YHA Hostel – 11 Rawson Place, Haymarket


What to Bring:


- Hat and suncreen


- Comfortable hiking shoes


- Bottle of water for your first day of hiking and adventuring


- Day bag for your overnight stay at the YHA


- Money for food purchases


Other Important Information Before You Go:


- This overnight trip involves a 2 hour hike through rugged terrain. A medium level of fitness is required.

- Train ride back to Sydney on second day is at own expense.

Duration : 24
Destination : Sydney, NSW
Product Code : PB1PX4

From AUD $138.00

Terms & Conditions

Barefoot Downunder (BD) Terms and Conditions: Guests must be at pick-up location 10 minutes prior to pick-up time, cancellations 72 hrs prior incur 100% booking fee, no refunds for late arrivals and missed pickup or no-shows. A $10 admin fee applies for any cancellations made after 72 hours for each booking or for any booking changes thereafter. At least a medium fitness level is required for the Blue Mountains trip and medium-high level for the South Coast Eco Tour. BD reserves the right to change an itinerary and tour at any time without notice due to weather, safety and at company’s discretion. If the 8 Pools are not safe to visit on our South Coast Eco Tour, then an alternative hike/activity will be offered on the day. BD reserves the right to cancel a tour if the minimum number of 5 persons required is not met and if such occurs a full refund will be given or alternate date made. If you are late throughout the day and miss the departure time you will need to make your way back to Sydney at your own expense. Minimum age is 15 years and up. Other operator prices may change and vary. Please visit our website for full terms and conditions.

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