Overview

Approximately one and half hours from Sydney, the Blue Mountains region is the most accessible World Heritage-listed wilderness area in Australia. This self-guided walk traverses the plateau starting out in Mt Victoria and finishing in Leura and includes all the best of the Blue Mountains walks. As you wind your way through the mountains you’ll be astonished by the abundance of magnificent vistas with highlights, including Bridal Veil Falls, Govett’s Leap Lookout, the Jamison Valley via the Scenic Railway and the Waterfall Valley near Leura.

Take in panoramic views that stretch out to the horizon, get up close to the Three Sisters and witness breathtaking views of the famed Blue Mountains blanketed in the distinctive blue haze for which they were named.

There are descents through lushly forested areas to vantage points with close up views of waterfalls. Creeping vines, green moss and giant trees will be your constant companion, and there is a high chance of seeing the elusive Lyrebird. With one million hectares of bushland, this pristine wilderness has 100s of kilometres of trails and we’ve chosen the very best of them.

Accommodation as well as most meals are included on the Blue Mountains Traverse and you’ll be delighted with the standard of our choice of lodgings in the picturesque mountain villages. The gourmet fare in the Blue Mountains is deservedly renowned as some of best on offer in regional Australia. We move your luggage ahead each day to the next accommodation so you can spend more time relaxing, walking, or both. All you need to carry is a daypack with what you need for the day.

Note that this Blue Mountains hiking trip is available as a 5 or 7-day itinerary as both a privately guided or self-guided holiday (see the details below). If you have limited time, try our 3-day Blue Mountains Highlights.

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Unfortunately, this exact itinerary is not currently available as a Group Guided walk.

However if you’re interested in walking this way, here are some alternative Group Guided walks for you to consider:

Blue Mountains Grand Traverse (same destination)

Carnarvon Gorge

See all of our group guided walking holidays walks here.

Many of our walks can also be customised to suit individual preferences.

Contact us here or call +61 3 9597 9767 to talk to us about the options available.