Day trip to the Blue Mountains: The perfect e-bike cycling itinerary

Cyclist taking in the views at Echo Point Lookout | Tim Charody
Cyclist taking in the views at Echo Point Lookout | Tim Charody

Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the Blue Mountains, a World Heritage Listed site, with an exhilarating cycling adventure that combines the beauty of nature with the ease of e-bikes. 

Watch below an example itinerary of a short cycle around the numerous lookouts and vantage points of the Blue Mountain in just a day or half a day.

Watch what it's like cycling in the Blue Mountains in a day


Hire our fleet of hybrid e-bikes for half-day or full-day tours to take you out to the best sites and local lookouts in the Blue Mountains, capturing moments that go beyond the typical tourist experience. 

As your own guide, enjoy the flexibility of a self-guided bike tour that allows you to tailor the experience to your preferences, ensuring a day filled with memorable moments.  

Itinerary for the Blue Mountains Explorer Cycle:

- Begin your day at our cycle hub near our Katoomba office for a bike fitting and a short briefing. (Bike hire is included as part of your tour.)

- First stop: Cahills Lookout, offering westerly views of Megalong Valley and potential sightings of abseilers and climbers. You'll ease into your ride with straightforward, flat terrain to get used to gears, battery assistance, and brakes.

- Cruise along the escarpments to Katoomba Falls Reserve and Reids Plateau for stunning views of Jamison Valley and Katoomba Falls.

- Visit Echo Point for an up-close view of the iconic 'Three Sisters,' one of New South Wales' most photographed locations.

- Escape the crowds and cycle to Leura Cascades, a historic picnic area closed to vehicular traffic, offering a short walk to see the cascades.

- Continue to Gordon Falls for another scenic lookout before making your way back to Katoomba.

- Consider a detour into Leura Village for sweet delights during your self-guided adventure.

- Return to Katoomba with various food and beverage options for a celebration, then return your bike for a quick transition to a micro-brewery, café, or restaurant of your choice.

Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a beginner, our self-guided e-bike tours offer a unique and immersive way to experience the beauty of the upper Blue Mountains without the hassle of worrying about the logistics or bringing your bike. Join us for an unforgettable day of exploration, where every pedal stroke is a step closer to the heart of the Blue Mountains. View cycling adventures >

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We respectfully acknowledge the Dharug, Darkinjung, Dharawal, Gundungurra, Wanaruah, and Wiradjuri language groups as the traditional custodians of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area and thank them for sharing this beautiful land with us. Our Reconciliation Action Plan outlines our commitment to building respectful relationships, creating meaningful opportunities, and addressing inequalities that have historically existed.

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