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Blue Mountains Hop-on Hop-off Tour with Optional Scenic World Rides provided by Blue Mountains Explorer Bus

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Blue Mountains Hop-on Hop-off Tour with Optional Scenic World Rides

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The Blue Mountains lie just west of Sydney and offer waterfalls, bushwalks, ancient rainforest, and traditional towns. This 3-day hop-on hop-off bus ticket eliminates the effort of self-drive and inconveniences of fixed-itinerary tours: letting you explore freely, at your own pace. Step aboard at any of 29 stops, hop off at attractions such as the Three Sisters and Katoomba; and upgrade to add 1-day access to Scenic World’s rides.
Highlights
  • Discover the Blue Mountains at leisure on a 3-day hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Explore at your own pace, free from itineraries, hire cars, and parking fees
  • 29 well-located stops at the Three Sisters, Gordon Falls, Katoomba, and more
  • Benefit from live commentary; upgrade for 1-day access to Scenic World rides
Important Information
Inclusions
  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Free luggage transfer to accommodation in Katoomba & Leura
  • 72 page guidebook - information, maps & bush walking guides
  • Local discounts - Accommodation, entries, shopping and dining
  • Information sheets - Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Spanish & Russian
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Restroom on board
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The Blue Mountains hop-on hop-off tour can be validated for three consecutive days from the first time of use if you are staying in the Blue Mountains. Enquire with the driver.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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troll2eatu wrote a review Jul 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Much Better if you get the Avail taxi in Blue mountains takes 10 people charges seventy five dollars for everybody also grand canyon plus Lincons rock.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from BlueMountainsAus, The Explorer Bus Team at Blue Mountains Hop-on Hop-off Tour with Optional Scenic World Rides
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi troll2eatubm We know who you are. You haven't used our service or even bothered to find out how we could have worked together. Also, you need to utilise the spell check feature. Good luck with the taxi. The Explorer Bus Team
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JJ B wrote a review Feb 2020
Hindley, United Kingdom50 contributions4 helpful votes
Excellent value got money. Ticket was validated for 3 days. Our drivers Damien and Garth were brilliant. They advised, guided and looked out for everyone. Even radio each other to let them know who is using bus and look out for people. I use hop ons on mist of my trips and this
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from BlueMountainsAus, The Explorer Bus Team at Blue Mountains Hop-on Hop-off Tour with Optional Scenic World Rides
Responded 20 Feb 2020
Hi Jac and John Thanks so much for your kind review. It's so good to hear that you had such a great time and that our team were able to give you the very best Blue Mountains experience. As you have noted, "the Blue Mountains are still amazing..." Looking forward to seeing you again! The Explorer Bus Team
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Danielle M wrote a review Feb 2020
Adelaide, Australia2 contributions
Being young (mid 29s), At first I was hesitant to this tour and thought maybe I can just walk to all the sights I wanted to see or catch the local public bus. BUT so glad I decided to do this tour, the guides/drivers were so helpful and suggested walks I wouldn’t have done
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from BlueMountainsAus, Explorer Bus Team at Blue Mountains Hop-on Hop-off Tour with Optional Scenic World Rides
Responded 10 Feb 2020
Hi Outdoorlover232 Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. It's fantastic that you had such a great time and that you were, "so glad" you decided to use the Explorer Bus. As you discovered, our team are experts at helping you get the very best out of your Blue Mountains visit and they can show you the hidden gems that you may not otherwise have discovered. We hope you'll come and see us again. Enjoy the rest of your travels. The Explorer Bus Team
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Kate H wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom26 contributions14 helpful votes
This is a great way to get around the main tourist spots of the Blue Mountains. There is a very informative booklet with the timetable, details of the stops, descriptions of the walks etc. The drivers were also very friendly and helpful - they gave an informative commentary and
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from BmExplorer, Manager at Blue Mountains Hop-on Hop-off Tour with Optional Scenic World Rides
Responded 1 Feb 2020
Hi Kate H Thanks for the lovely review. We're happy to hear your blue mountain's adventure was ''a fantastic experience'' and that you found the bus ticket to be informative and easy to follow. I'll be sure to pass on your kind comments to our team. Hope to see you again soon! Cheers Daniel Ferguson
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Tomm wrote a review Jan 2020
Kihei, Hawaii8 contributions1 helpful vote
At first we thought it was a little expensive, but it was absolutely worth it. I would not try to do it all in one day as there is so much to see, especially if you are going to go to Scenic World like we did. Each driver we had was funny, informative, and just an all around
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Response from BlueMountainsAus, The Explorer Bus Team at Blue Mountains Hop-on Hop-off Tour with Optional Scenic World Rides
Responded 3 Jan 2020
Hi tmellin Thank you for your review. It's so good to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. Also thank you for the kind words re our drivers. The whole Explorer Bus team is 100% committed to giving you the very best experience and we always appreciate it when a lovely review such as yours arrives in the inbox. Enjoy the rest of your travels and we hope to see you again. The Explorer Bus Team.
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799marniec
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Excellent
This is a must to go and see all the areas in Katoomba. We were able to do many hikes today and not have to double
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Joseph W
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The bus drivers were all quite personable and friendly and entertaining
Drivers really make this service worth every penny...drivers have an amazing ability to remember your name and wher
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tlc50
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Superb
A fantastic way of getting around all the pertinent places in an area. Great to be able to get off where ever one w
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Christina1342015
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Great Value and friendly service
Travelled on the explorer bus today with my hubby. Caught the train to Katoomba from Sydney and the Blue Mountain
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phelpsusa
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Good way to see all the sights
Good way to see all the sights. The information and short cut the staff at the shop and on the bus have was great
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Derek F
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One Day Trip to the Blue Mountains
Whilst staying in Sydney my wife and I took a one day trip to the Blue Mountains. We had booked our tickets on the
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OKWorldTraveler923
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Clean, but Expensive
We found the buses to be very clean with kind, courteous drivers. All that being said, the price seemed to be real
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G76NI
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Perfect way to see the a Blue Mountains
Caught the train from Sydney central station to Katoomba which took approximately 2hrs. The explorer ticket centre
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Alison B
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Great way to get around
Helpful tips from the drivers on where to find the start of tracks. Our hotel offered a well priced ticket for this
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bekkiifennelly
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Great way to see the mountains
We did the recommended 'one day' stop off they had on their website and we got a great day out of it. Personally, u
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Libby2563
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Convenient but pricey
The HOHO bus is probably the most convenient and least stressful way to get around the park. No worries about car r
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JChorlt
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Wonderful day with fabulous drivers
Great way to get around all the beautiful spots in the blue mountains. Super helpful and knowledgeable drivers , yo
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richardcL1021CR
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Good service
Drivers are excellent and informative there is no end to there knowledge we thought the tour was pricey for what it
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pamcm57
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Convenient Way to Gat Around the Area
We used the Blue Mountain Explorer Hop on Hop off bus for two days while staying in Katoomba. We road the train to
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FT3
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Super way to get around!
We enjoyed getting around Katoomba and Leura on the bus. It stops at all the major sites in the area. We were able
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Key Details
  • The Three Sisters, Echo Point Lookout, and 7 more
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish
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