Bushwalking

BUSHWALKING TRACKS, WALKING TOURS AND TREKKING

<!--display.image (4)-->Bushwalking is one of the most popular and easiest-to-do activities in the Blue Mountains. The region has an extensive network of well established trails.

Blue Mountains City Council has walking tracks throughout the locality as part of the sustainable cities program and maintains these tracks for public use.

National Parks and Wildlife Service maintain a large number of tracks in national parks. Maps of this walking network are available for purchase at Visitor Information Centres for a nominal fee.

See the Top 50 Bushwalks in the Blue Mountains as identified by our Visitor Information staff.

Check List for Walkers:

  • Allow plenty of time to finish your walk in daylight hours;
  • Always carry water for drinking on ALL walks;
  • Know your route, keep to the tracks, carry a reliable map;
  • Wear sensible walking shoes (boots are not essential);
  • Weather can change quickly-always be prepared for heat, rain and cold;
  • Carry a bag for rubbish;
  • Wear a hat and protect skin from sun;
  • For longer walks-go with friends, warm waterproof clothing is advised, carry a topographic map, matches, first aid kit and advise friends where you are going and what time to expect you back.
  • Register your walk and borrow a FREE Personal Locator Beacon (subject to availability) from Katoomba or Springwood Police station or NPWS Heritage Centre Blackheath

Join one of our experienced operators for a bushwalking experience to remember.

Looking for a longer guided walk? Click on the links to find out more:

Blue Mountains Weekender

Blue Mountains Traverse

Aboriginal Blue Mountains Walkabout
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Andersons Tours
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Australian School of Mountaineering Pty Ltd
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166B Katoomba Street, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Blue Mountain Bikes Australia
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Blue Mountains Adventure Company
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Blue Mountains Eco Tours
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Blue Mountains Explorer Bus
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Blue Mountains Guides
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Blue Mountains Horse Riding Adventure Tours
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Blue Mountains Mystery Tours
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Blue Mountains National Park full day bushwalk
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Blue Mountains National Park half day bushwalk
Explore spectacular locations in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. You will be taken to a suitable bush location in the upper Blue Mountains where you'll enjoy a half day of walking, exploring and visiting some of the most spectacular lookouts the mountains have to offer. Your guide will share local secrets and interpret the unique environment so ... Visit website for more info ...
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Blue Mountains panoramic mountain bike ride
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Blue Mountains Trolley Tours
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Centennial Glen Stables
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Coast Warriors
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Eagle Rock Adventures
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Euroka Blue Mountains Equestrian Centre
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Hellarewe Adventures
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High n Wild Australian Adventures
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Jenolan Caves Tours
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Lowes Mount Truffiere
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River Deep Mountain High
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Segway Blue Mountains
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Serenity Trike Tours
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Tread Lightly Eco Tours
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Wilderness Adventures
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Wolgan Valley Eco Tours
Wolgan Valley Eco Tours is a 100% locally owned and operated small ecotourism company based out of the majestic Wolgan Valley and Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Specialising in small group sizes, the tour program has been designed for the experience seeker who enjoy authentic guided adventures, engaging with locals and unique wilderness experiences. From the excitement of wildlife spotting at Petries Gully to the unmissable glow worms on ...
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Wollemi full day bushwalk
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Yellow Rock half day introductory abseiling course
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