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Introductory to Moderate
Activities
  • 2 days self guided cycle
Accommodation
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation
Minimum to run
  • 1 people*
* Excludes Public Holidays -
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Price

$940AUD

Overview

Trip Code: XBM

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage listed Blue Mountains by e-bike and enjoy the breathtaking views, stunning waterfalls and visit the iconic Three Sisters. On this self guided tour you will set your own pace and take as much time as you need to fully experience the best the Blue Mountains has to offer. Skirting the escarpment along the back roads you will travel between small towns with numerous lookouts, walking trails and your choice of cafe to enjoy a coffee and a snack. We have mapped out a number of routes for you to choose from which allow ample time to explore and enjoy the charming towns in the area. You will stay in Katoomba for 2 nights which will give you plenty of time to enjoy the delights of the town. With an array of cafes, restaurants and an award winning brewery all in walking distance from the hotel you'll be spoiled for choice.


Once in Katoomba and you're checked in, the afternoon is yours to explore the town. Walk down the main street and see the fascinating range of shops. Enjoy the vast array of food and beverage options, such as the Mountain Culture Brewery, wood-fired pizza at Station Bar, or the all day breakfast menu at the Pomegranate Cafe. If you are interested in the history of the local area the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre is a must see. After dusk, we recommend visiting the Katoomba Falls Reserve Night-lit Walk which is a special prelude to tomorrow's cycle trip. Check in is generally from 2pm however you may be able to leave your bags at the hotel earlier or organise with us to store them at our bike hub.

Meals:  Nil

Today you will have two choices to explore the Upper Mountains. We’ve put together two rides for today that will have you either exploring the cliff lines of Katoomba, Leura and Wentworth Falls, or hopping on the train with your bike to experience the amazing lookouts and browse the specialty stores of Blackheath. On the first choice you will take a leisurely cycle along the Cliff tops of Katoomba, Leura and Wentworth Falls to experience the stunning views of the Megalong valley, the Jamieson Valley and the Three Sisters. Explore the Fine Woodwork Gallery and the various gift shops on the Main street of Leura before making your way to Wentworth Falls to enjoy a delicious meal and a well deserved rest. Or For the second option you will start the day by hopping on the train with your bike for a short trip to Blackheath. Here you will visit the sensational lookouts with views stretching across the Megalong Valley and be amazed by the paragliders runway. The views in Blackheath are breathtaking and these lookouts will not disappoint! Blackheath has many options for a long lunch or snacks and coffee. After you’ve had your fill there are two or three more lookouts to experience looking into the Grose Valley and across to the massive cliff lines in the distance.

Meals:  Nil

Sadly, it's your last day to explore the Blue Mountains by bike. But it's going to be unforgettable! After breakfast, you'll cycle through North Katoomba to Minnehaha Falls, known for its beautiful swimming hole (so bring your swimmers if you're so inclined). Next, ride back to town for lunch. A hot pie from Hominy Bakery will go down a treat. Then it's time to return your bike to the cycle hub. You can leave your luggage securely at the cycle hub after checkout and take your time cycling through North Katoomba and the streets of Leura stopping at creeks and parks along the way. The trip concludes this afternoon. Please speak to us if you would like to extend your stay in the Blue Mountains by one day. We can combine the cycle trip with a day out canyoning with the Blue Mountains Adventure Company.

Meals:  Nil


Inclusions

  • 2 nights room only in a 3 star historic hotel on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities
  • 2 day Premium E-Bike rental including pannier and helmet
  • Personal bike handover
  • Navigational app with route book and maps
  • GPX tracks

  • Travel to and from Katoomba
  • Accommodation before or after the trip
  • Items of a personal nature such as entrance fees, alcoholic beverages, car parking, towel, train fare etc
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals

Accommodation


Bike information


Trail Surface


Am I suitable for this adventure?

Introductory to Moderate  
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This self guided trip involves 2 days of cycling over hilly terrain. Daily activity is usually between 3 and 5 hours but some days might be longer depending on your overall pace. Being a self guided trip you determine the pace and schedule. You will need an reasonable level of fitness and good health and be a confident and capable cyclist. Be prepared for potential variable weather conditions which can also add to the timing and comfort of a trip, for example riding into a head wind will take more time than when the wind is behind you. There are sections of road riding and at times there is no verge. You will need to be comfortable and confident cycling on the road. High visibility clothing is essential. If you use a non electric bike, the grading on this trip is moderate.


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Why travel with us

100% Satisfaction

On our adventures you’ll notice that we work hard to go above and beyond to deliver a service that exceeds your expectations. If part of your adventure doesn’t meet your expectations and you are not 100% satisfied with your experience let us know and we will fix it for you. And if you aren’t completely satisfied by our response, we will refund that part of your adventure. (Conditions Apply).

High Quality Services

Passionate, highly qualified and experienced guides; gourmet lunches prepared by Altitude Deli in Blackheath; quality equipment in good condition that are regularly inspected and exceed industry standards – with us you can expect a high quality Blue Mountains adventure.

Our Safety Record

We don’t cut corners on safety. Over and above our well-stocked and maintained first aid kits, we also carry extra safety gear such as bivvy bags and emergency sleeping bags; and our roping practices are designed to ensure the best outcome should a rescue or assist be required. You can be confident our guides are working hard to keep you safe.

No Hidden Extras

Our adventures are all inclusive. All adventures include licenses, equipment, professional guides and everything else you need for an action packed adventure. All you have to bring is suitable clothing, comfortable enclosed footwear, a water bottle and a camera to capture the day. And if you don’t have any of the necessary clothing we’ll happily provide you with the basics at no additional cost.

Diverse Range of Adventures

We offer more adventure locations in the Blue Mountains than anyone else. The canyons and climbs of the Blue Mountains are many and varied. Ever heard of Du Faurs Creek? Want to know what’s involved in Dalpura? Do the names ‘Bunny Buckets’ or ‘Dirty Rotten Pig’ sound weird, but you’re still intrigued? Keen to explore Dargan’s, Birrabang, or Breakfast Creek? If you are looking for something specific - just ask!


We respectfully acknowledge the Darug, 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.

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