Adventure in the Blue Mountains

With dramatic vistas, soaring forests and deep gorges, the Blue Mountains was built for wild adventure. You’ll find tours offering unforgettable canyoning, caving and rock climbing experiences in spectacular World Heritage wilderness, as well as stunning mountain biking and horseriding trails.

There are many bike trails to enjoy, such as the Woodford-Oaks trail’s breathtaking track from Woodford to Glenbrook. Experience the splendour of the Blue Mountains on two wheels with Blue Mountain Bikes, a mobile service that meets you with bikes, equipment and maps.

Woman abseiling at Cahills Lookout, Katoomba in the Blue Mountains

Ready to take your adventure to new heights? The Blue Mountains Adventure Company and High N Wild Australian Adventures have got you covered, with tours that will have you abseiling, rock climbing, canyoning and bushwalking in stunning natural wilderness.

Stretch your legs on one of the area’s many iconic walks, For those up for a challenge, the Six Foot Track is a stunning trail that is also available as a guided walk. For mountain horse riding trails that cater for all ages, saddle up with Centennial Glen Stable or High Country Trail Rides.

Mother and daughter enjoying a day of mountain biking in the Blue Mountains National Park

Go deep into nature at the Jenolan Caves, a labyrinth of stalactite-lined limestone chasms carved by underground rivers. Set in a deep and secluded valley, the pure underground rivers and amazing formations inside the caves make this one of the finest cave systems in the world.

You’ll find plenty of camping adventure options. Perrys Lookdown offers a campground near spectacular views from the top of the escarpment across Grose Valley. From here a walk descends into Blue Gum Forest. Euroka Campground is another beautiful location, near the Nepean River.

The Greater Blue Mountains Drive is one of the country’s greatest touring routes, designed to show off the natural splendours of the Blue Mountains in all their glory. The drive includes 18 Discovery Trails that branch off the main route, with spectacular 4WD opportunities.