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Blue Mountains Explorer: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus

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from US$ 32.18 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Experience Blue Mountains wilderness at your own pace with the Blue Mountains Explorer hop-on, hop-off bus pass
  • Explore the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area of Katoomba, Leura, and much more!
  • Enjoy a full day of sightseeing with live commentary from friendly driver-guides!
  • Cover stunning sights of The Three Sisters, Scenic World, Waradah Aboriginal Centre and much more!
  • Enjoy a free 72 page guidebook
  • Overview

    Discover the wilderness and hidden scenic treats on this hop-on, hop-off tour aboard the Blue Mountains Explorer bus. Hop off at any of the designated stops and explore the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area of Katoomba, Leura and more with live commentary by friendly driver-guides!

    Blue Mountains Explorer Bus runs at 30 minute frequencies and drives you to the best lookouts, adventurous bush walks, and majestic waterfalls at your own pace. Cover wonderful attractions like The Three Sisters, Scenic World, Waradah Aboriginal Centre and much more with this full day hop-on, hop off bus pass.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    1 day

    Start time

    Buses depart from 9:15am to 5:30pm, every 30 minutes.
    Since this is an outdoor activity, the schedules might just change sometimes. Check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Meeting Point

    Exchange your voucher at the Explorer Bus ticket office, outside Katoomba Railway Station to begin your tour.

    Ending Point

    You can hop-off at any of the stops.


    Board the Blue Mountains Explorer bus after collecting your ticket outside Katoomba Station and get ready for a day of incredible sights and sounds. The bus runs at 30 minute frequencies and you may hop on and hop off at any of the designated stops to sightsee major attractions.

    Visit beautifully misty waterfalls, scenic lookouts, take part in adventurous bush walks, famous galleries, stunning gardens, and more on this hop on hop off tour. Quell your hunger and pamper yourself to delicious treats at local cafes and restaurants. Enjoy live commentary along the way as the friendly driver-guides indulge you in tales of the land.

    Those adventurous at heart may walk up to the very edge of Echo Point and gaze into the sheer purity of its wilderness! Discover the hidden wonders of the vast mountain kingdom of The Three Sisters. Quench your thirst for exploration as you come upon beautiful cascades and the refreshing sound of nature. You may even choose to stay a while and treat yourself to a secluded natural shower!

    The Blue Mountains day trip brings you the best value for money as it takes you to more of the sights, frequently and on faster routes. Take a scenic drive through stunning cliff tops and experience amazing views on this hop-on, hop-off tour.

    Some of the main attractions covered by this hop-on, hop-off tour are as follows:

    • Katoomba
    • Leura
    • World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park
    • The Three Sisters
    • Scenic World
    • Waradah Aboriginal Centre

    You can hop off at any of the stops to end the tour.
    Click here for the route map

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Blue Mountains hop on hop off bus ticket
    • Guidebook


    • Entrance fees
  • Please note

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

    The Explorer Bus pass is a 1 day pass, however if you are staying overnight then you can extend the pass validity up to 3 days at no additional cost. Please visit the office or get in touch with the bus drivers.

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

  • Customer Reviews
    • Best tour experience

      Best Tour Experience...

      Lu Feng, Australia, 07/Jul/2017
    • ...

      Moch Wahid, Malaysia, 22/Oct/2017
    • With single ticket, my group was able to explore all the sights of Blue Mountains in Sydney. Drivers friendly and courteous, also very aware of each attraction and provided tips on how best to see/explore them

      Donna Stever, Canada, 05/Nov/2019
    • just like i said before. repeat my comment

      WARREN KATO, United States, 22/Aug/2019
    • Good, very easy to access. Driver is well versed in the every stops

      Tan Leng, Singapore, 21/Jul/2019