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International student tour: Grand Canyon

Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

Experience this magnificent rainforest environment in the Blue Mountains National Park. Descend into a special slot canyon, past creeks and waterfalls, and learn about local wildlife along the way.

Where
Grand Canyon track, Blue Mountains National Park
Time suggested
4hrs 30min
Grade
Hard. There are many stairs along this tour. Reasonable fitness is required.
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
Neates Glenn carpark. Evans Lookout Road, Blackheath.
What to
bring
Sturdy shoes, suitable clothing, sunscreen, drinking water, raincoat, snacks
Bookings
Bookings required. Phone (02) 4784 7301 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

Blackheath’s Grand Canyon is an iconic walking track in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. On this 4.5hr bushwalk we’ll descend deep into the phenomenal ‘slot formation’ canyon.  You'll be surrounded by sheer cliffs, lush ferns and ancient rainforest. Every metre we descend represents roughly 1 million years in geological time. You’ll explore waterfalls and creeks at a relaxed pace and see how water has carved out a subterranean stream over time. Discover the history of this heritage track, and learn about local Australian wildlife that reside here. Immerse yourself in the changing and spectacular landscapes along the way.

This special walk requires a reasonable degree of fitness. Wear sturdy enclosed shoes and practical walking clothes. Remember to bring a camera and pack extra water and a hat.

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.
  • More
    • 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
Grand Canyon Track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government