Blue Mountains Independent Tours

Explore the Blue Mountains on your own time with these DIY passes.

The Blue Mountains should be nearing the top of your must-see list when visiting Sydney. If you prefer to travel with the flexibility to see and do things at a rate you please, then a do-it-yourself or independent tour option is your ideal option. These tickets and tours will let you explore the gorgeous Blue Mountains region on your own time with some still providing all of the necessary transportation and attraction passes.

Some of the major attraction highlights in the Blue Mountains include Echo Point lookout to admire the Three Sisters, Scenic World at Katoomba and the Skyway above the Blue Mountains. A majority of the tours listed below require you to make your own way to and from the Blue Mountains from the city, you can hire a car, book a seat on a charter bus or catch the train.

Browse the tours listed below to choose the one that best suits you, your party and your travel needs.

Hop On Hop Off & Unlimited Rides Tour

Once you’re in the Blue Mountains, the Hop On Hop Off tour is one of the easiest ways to get around the region. Stopping at all of the major highlights including Katoomba Falls, Echo Point, Leura Cascades and most importantly Scenic World. Included in the price is unlimited access to the rides at Scenic World, this includes the steepest incline railway in the world and the steepest aerial cable car in the Southern Hemisphere. The bus runs on a constant timetable from 9:45am until 5pm.

Prices from $38

Hop On Hop Off Trolley Tour

Departing Katoomba, the Hop On Hop Off Trolley will transfer you to multiple attractions in the Katoomba and Leura region all while receiving expert commentary from the on board tour operators. The tour also stops off the the popular Scenic World for guests to experience the exciting scenic rides and impressive views. The tours depart every hour from 9:45am and the last trolly departs at 4:45pm, giving you more than enough time to explore this gorgeous region.

Prices from $35

Hop On Hop Off, Scenic World & Waradah Aboriginal Centre Tour

Combining all of the best sites and attractions in the Blue Mountains the Cockatoo Pass gives you access to the Hop On Hop Off bus, Scenic World’s Unlimited Discovery Pass as well as entry to the Waradah Aboriginal Centre. These three attractions practically sum up the perfect Blue Mountains tour, as it incorporates every aspect, scenery, adventure and culture. The Hop On Hop Off bus travels to 29 different stops multiple times throughout the day, check the timetable for specific times.

Prices from $48