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Special Offer

International student tour: Land, water, fire

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

COVID-safe tours and events

In line with the latest NSW Government COVID-19 advice, masks are encouraged for indoor settings where you cannot maintain a safe distance from others.

Explore both natural and human causes of environmental change in Blue Mountains National Park. Gain a deeper understanding of how these issues challenge sustainability now and into the future.

When

Available on request, 7 days per week.

Where
Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park
Time suggested
4hrs
Grade
Medium. From April to October, it’s a good idea to bring wet weather gear, a beanie, gloves and warm jacket.
Price

Prices start from $595 (including GST) for a group of up to 20 participants.

Meeting point
Wentworth Falls picnic area (end of Falls Road) or other location depending on tour
What to
bring
Sturdy shoes, suitable clothing, snacks, drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Bookings
Bookings required. Phone 02 4784 7300 or email Blue Mountains Discovery Coordinator.
Please note

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

From using fire as a management tool to monitoring important waterways, explore the rich complexity of Blue Mountains National Park. You'll learn how NPWS deals with the threat of pest species and maintains popular walking tracks. We investigate the issues of how to sustainably manage a World Heritage-listed site that's one of the most visited areas in Australia. Get an in-depth understanding of the interaction and connection between people, places and the environment. Develop an appreciation for these very special landscapes on this short but informative tour. Staged at several key areas in the Blue Mountains, you can choose your preferred location. Pick from Wentworth Falls, The Three Sisters at Echo Point, or another location of your choosing. 

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info