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Customer Travel Tips for Blue Mountains

79% Avg. city rating Rated by 134 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 75%

Shopping 62%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 78%

Sightseeing 93%

Culture 76%

Nightlife / partying 55%

Value for money 87%

Customer Travel Tips for Blue Mountains

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67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


28 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Relaxation / spa Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go there just to do outdoor activities

Liked: Sightseeing Quiet small town tourism community Canyoning excursions

Disliked: Hop on hop off bus operatic in Katoomba is completely overpriced Nightlife is non existent

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


21 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: To the Katoomba Falls!!!

Liked: Die Landschaft ist wunderschön

Disliked: None

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
60% Avg. rating


08 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Wake up early if during summer to go to walks in bush.

Liked: All of it.

Disliked: Public transport could be more often, had to hitchhike as it was too hot to wait for bus.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


29 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: don't go in the holiday periods.

Liked: great place to visit and plenty to do. Was surprised at how cheap the tourist attractions were.

Disliked: nothing

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


17 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Wear nice shoes and prepare for a killer hiking!!!

Liked: Wonderful scenery!

Disliked: Nope

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
84% Avg. rating


13 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Hike down into the valley, its where 99% of the tourists can't be bothered to go... It's magical down there =)

Liked: Sights and treks

Disliked: nope

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: National Pass Walk

Liked: National Pass walk, waterfalls ==> nature

Disliked: to many tourits

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


15 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Take ur time walking and stop have a picnic and enjoy it

Liked: The views the energy the atmosphere

Disliked: Must be fit

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


07 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: bushwalking is fantastic

Liked: It was quiet & relaxing

Disliked: nil

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


02 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Bring gloves, hat and scarf!

Liked: The views, the town and the people in the town. All very kind.

Disliked: Beside the ridiculously cold nights, nothing.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


29 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: --

Liked: easily accessible.

Disliked: nothing

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


27 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break

Customer Travel Tip: come early

Liked: Relaxing atmosphere

Disliked: too much people

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


03 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Look after the wheater

Liked: Hiking

Disliked: Rain

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


09 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Stores and restaurants close early, so make sure to get your shopping done early!

Liked: Nature and sights - trekking is one of the best that Australia has to offer. And only 2 hours from Sydney!

Disliked: Nothing

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
58% Avg. rating


10 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Start slow and easy. Look at the weather forecast! Could be rainy or stormy. Hire a car to go to Blackheath.

Liked: There are many bushwalk options, nice waterfalls, lots of stairs and amazing views! You can choose easy, moderate or hard walks. I would come again to do more walks and to see more of the Blue Mountains. It is worth it!!!

Disliked: Rain during the walk.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


06 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Go on the canyon wall skip the lookouts, on the walk you will see so much more, and have a memory a few have compared too the lookout crew. Watch the sunrise at the 3 sisters before it gets busy, it's amazing!

Liked: Grand Canyon circular walk is amazing! Not a very busy track.. Lots of animals, waterfalls and beauty too see

Disliked: Nothing

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


05 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


03 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Walk to the scenic railway from echo point

Liked: Jenolan caves, wentworth falls

Disliked: No

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


14 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: if you are going hiking, bring a few extra pairs of socks/shoes.

Liked: spectacular views throughout the park and met some very friendly people along the way.

Disliked: There is mud everywhere!

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 80%
73% Avg. rating


13 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go out early to see the places, as the sunset early in winter time

Liked: Weather, bushwalking, scenery

Disliked: Limited public transport around town area; should have provide more bicycle rental for travellers

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79% Avg. city rating Rated by 134 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 75%

Shopping 62%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 78%

Sightseeing 93%

Culture 76%

Nightlife / partying 55%

Value for money 87%

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