CASTLE RUINS AND SCENIC RAILWAY HIKING ADVENTURE
Including a must-experience ride on the thrilling and highly popular Scenic Railway as well as a spectacular hiking journey to Ruined Castle, this Blue Mountains hiking tour provides great value and an amazing day out! We traverse the Jamieson Valley and climb one of the most visible and remarkable landmarks in the region, the Ruined Castle - a rocky battlement that provides 360 degree views of the surrounding area. Offering a stunning climax to this wonderful Blue Mountains walk, you'll enjoy a delicious lunch along the way that ensures your belly stays full and your batteries stay charged.
A unique, full-day activity, pickups from Sydney accommodation are also offered, so book today and experience a Blue Mountains adventure!
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Delicious lunch, refreshments, professionally guided. Plus added sightseeing in the Blue Mountains for those opting for Sydney Pickups.
13km full day walk. Medium to Hard bushwalk with some hilly sections requiring moderate level of fitness. Suitable for those with a good level of fitness.
Full Day guided tour from 9.30am to 4.00pm
Meet outside the cafe at Scenic World, 1 Violet Street, Katoomba.
How to get there
Pick-Up & Drop off from a Sydney Hotel: Pay just $30 extra per person (almost the same cost as public transport) and we will organise a pick-up and drop off from any hotel in Sydney's CBD (Central Business District) or Manly area. Please be waiting in the hotel foyer. Those choosing hotel pickup will receive bonus sightseeing in the Blue Mountains after your walk, let your guide know what you would like to see. Pickup time will be at 7.00am unless otherwise advised. Drop off time will be at approximately 7.00pm
Driving to the Blue Mountains: Driving up the highway from Sydney, turn left at the Katoomba exit. Drive down Katoomba Road, turn right into Katoomba Falls Road, left into Cliff Drive and left into Violet Street parking in the Carpark at Scenic World.
Catching the Train: Catch the train to Katoomba and then there is a bus that runs from Katoomba Railway Station to the Scenic Railway.
- Available daily subject to availability and minimum numbers
Cancellations must be made in writing. Notice of cancellation is not effective until received by the company and must be made during office hours which do NOT include weekends or public holidays. The following fees apply to each individual person on cancellation:
- 42 days and over.... No fees
- 30 to 15 days.......... $25
- 14 to 3 days.............25% of tour fare.
- Less than 3 days.....will incur a 100% cancellation fee regardless of circumstances.
Transfers to another date will be accepted but must be made 5 days or more prior to departure. Transfers must be made in writing (not sms). Notice of transfer is not effective until received by the Company and must be made during office hours and do not include weekends or public holidays. Transfer to a new departure date is subject to availability and minimum numbers and must be within 6 months of the original booking date. Transfers will incur a $10 administration fee. Inclement weather will not effect the normal operation of our tours please read out Weather Conditions policy below. The Company strongly recommends that you obtain suitable private travel insurance prior to departure to cover any unforeseen circumstances.
Weather Conditions Policy: Activities will normally operate in all but exceptional weather conditions. Conditions such as fog, mist, drizzle, showers, rain, sleet and windy conditions do not affect normal operation of our activities. Rain will not effect kayaking activities, in fact some of the best kayaking conditions are during rain., however strong winds may cause cancellation due to unsafe conditions. If this happens we will transfer your booking to another date, if another date is not possible, we will refund your money in full. If winds do look like they will affect the tour we will call you to discuss options first, as we are a mobile kayak business and have some excellent alternative locations that may be sheltered from the wind.
- Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
- Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on the day of tour
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