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International student tour: Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

Immerse yourself in the majestic environment of Blue Mountains National Park, a special World Heritage-listed site on the doorstep of Sydney.

Where
Blue Mountains National Park
Time suggested
2hrs
Grade
Medium. From April to October, bring wet weather gear, a beanie, gloves and warm jacket.
Price

Cost is based per ranger, with a maximum 20 students per ranger, Monday to Friday. Surcharges apply on weekends and public holidays. Teachers and escorts free.

Meeting point
Wentworth Falls picnic area or other location depending on tour
What to
bring
Snacks, drinking water, clothes for all weather conditions, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, raincoat
Bookings
Bookings required. Phone (02) 4784 7300 or email Blue Mountains Discovery Coordinator.
Availability
Available on request, 7 days per week. Minimum group booking 10 students. Maximum 100 people.
Please note

Suitable for international study tour groups: high school and university students

Come on this 2hr guided walk, and see for yourself why this place was listed as a World Heritage site. We'll look at the geographical processes that formed these stunning landscapes over millions of years, and what shaped this diverse environment. Take in magnificent views as we travel through different ecosystems, including the iconic eucalyptus forests. Discover special connections between people and Country. Learn about the natural landscape, phenomenal biodiversity and threatened species in this World Heritage-listed area. Staged at several key areas in the Blue Mountains, you can choose your preferred location. Pick from either Wentworth Falls, the iconic Three Sisters at Katoomba, or another location of your choosing. 

Wear sturdy enclosed shoes and practical walking clothes, and remember to bring a camera.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
  • Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day applies only at attractions in the Glenbrook area.

    Buy an annual pass.
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    • Blue Mountains (Glenbrook)
      (02) 4720 6200 (Infoline)
      Contact hours: Entry station is open weekends, public holidays and school holidays only.
    • Blue Mountains National Park, Bruce Road, Glenbrook NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4739 6665
    More
    • Richmond
      (02) 4588 2400
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • Bowmans Cottage, 370 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4588 5335
    More
    • Oberon
      (02) 6336 1972
      Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW
    More
See more visitor info
Ruined Castle walking track hero, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton