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Blue Mountains & Jenolan Caves Tours

Blue Mountains & Jenolan Caves Tours

Discover the World Heritage treasures of the Blue Mountains and the breathtaking natural wonders of the Jenolan Caves. Nestled on the western side of the Blue Mountains, this extensive network of limestone caves and above-ground arches are Australia’s most impressive and one of the oldest cave systems in the world.

What makes it Great:

  • Discover the beauty of the Blue Mountains, its views and quaint, friendly atmosphere
  • See views of the Three Sisters, Jamison Valley and Blue Lake
  • Marvel at the magical, blue lake and maybe even catch a glimpse of a resident platypus
  • Learn about the history of the area


  •  Guided tour Lucas Cave
  •  Pickup and drop-off from selected Sydney hotels
  •  Experienced Driver Guide
  •  Admission to Lucas Cave, the largest and most famous cave in Jenolan
  •  Comprehensive commentary
  •  Travel in an air-conditioned coach

Departure times & locations

  • Departs: Tue, Thu & Sat: Departs Sydney Star City Coach Terminal at 8.05am (earlier from CBD accommodations. Selected hotel pick-ups are available.)
  • Returns: Sydney, 7.00pm approximately

Your day at a glance:

Your day at a glance:

• No visit to Jenolan Caves would be complete without first stopping at Echo Point to view the famous Three Sisters
• Learn about the Aboriginal Dreamtime legend of the three sisters who were turned to stone
• They’re an amazing sight as the sun shifts to cast magnificent colours across the rock face
• Travel through Katoomba, the ‘capital’ of the Blue Mountains
• Stop to take photos from a perfect vantage point and capture awe-inspiring views of dramatic cliffs, deep canyons and lush vegetation, particularly eucalypt
• Learn ancient Aboriginal Dreamtime interpretations of the creation of the world
• Head to Jenolan Caves along the Cliff Drive with its stunning scenery
• An experienced guide will take you through the oldest known cave system in the world
• The caves all feature amazing lighting, underground rivers and limestone formations
• Visit captivating Lucas Cave, the largest of the Jenolan Caves. Its highest chamber reaches 54 metres and is known as 'the Cathedral'
• Glimpse Australian birds and animals, including kangaroos and platypus, among the quiet bushland, the deep caves and great valley
• Admire the beauty of the Blue Lake, the result of mineral-laden water seeping through the limestone caves. A great photo opportunity!

Things To Bring

Things To Bring
  • Sturdy non-slip enclosed walking shoes (no heels or sandals)
  •  Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  •  Water bottle
  •  Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  •  Moderate level of fitness required
  •  Guests must be able to walk unassisted
  •  Not recommended for guests with mobility difficulties
  •  Approximately 860 metre walk and 910 stair steps (including 252 stair steps into the Cathedral Chamber)
  •  No wheelchair access at Lucas, Chifley or Imperial Cave
  •  No baby prams or strollers access through any of the caves
  •  Use of backpack child carriers are strongly advised against during cave tours

Travelling with children
Children of all ages are welcome aboard our boats. Children aged up to 15 years may pay the child price.

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Blue Mountains & Jenolan Caves Reviews



In my experience there are 3 key factors involved in a successful day tour outing - the weather, the coach itself, and finally the driver. Our recent ( last week ) Sydney day tour of Blue Mountains and Jenolan Caves ticked all three boxes admirably. The day itself was gloriously sunny without being uncomfortably hot, the coach was ultra clean and uber comfy, and the driver - Jules - was absolutely terrific Add to that mix the magnificence of the Three Sisters and surrounding Blue Mountains, followed by a 90 minute tour of Lucas cave at Jenolan and you really do have all you need for a very worthwhile day tour. Jules contributed so much to our enjoyment of the day though, his friendly but knowledgeable approach provided the perfect mix and his passion for the area and its wildlife shone through - he couldn't have been any better. A very enjoyable day indeed - well worth it !



We were on holidays in Sydney and decided to take a tour of the blue mountains and extended it to the Jenolan Caves. The driver, John, was experienced and helpful throughout the trip. The guide at the Jenolan Caves, Jacob, was entertaining, experienced and helpful through the caves.


Blue Mountains & Jenolan Caves

Departs: Tue, Thu & Sat: Departs Sydney Star City Coach Terminal at 8.05am (earlier from CBD accommodations. Selected hotel pick-ups are available.)

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