Scenic World Blue Mountains

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Scenic World Blue Mountains

Scenic World Blue Mountains
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Less than two hours from Sydney, Scenic World is renowned for providing the ultimate Blue Mountains adventure - from native birdlife and fresh air, to breathtaking views of the World Heritage-listed region including the Three Sisters, Katoomba Falls and Jamison Valley. Experience the thrill of the world's steepest railway, glide between clifftops on the glass-floored Scenic Skyway suspended 270 metres in the air, descend into the ancient Jamison Valley by Scenic Cableway, explore Jurassic rainforest along the 2.4 kilometres walkway - the longest boardwalk in the Southern Hemisphere. Make a day of it with the Discovery Pass which includes unlimited rides all day long! Scenic World offers free all day parking as well as a choice of onsite dining and retail options.
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barry
Bendigo, Australia17 contributions
Great but can get busy
Jun 2021
When we finally got to scenic world. It was also extremely windy. The queues were huge to go on rides. So We then decided to do the healthy thing and walk down to the valley via Furber Stairs. Glade did. The walk was awsome. The cliffface protected us from the horrible gusty wind. We could see all the exposed trees bending in the high winds but it was nice and calm along our walk down. Fantastic views all around. Also saw gang gang black cockatoo which was pretty neat. The old coal mine at the bottom is starting to ware a bit. Lots of tourists at the bottom who caught the railway or skyway back up. We wanted to catch the skyway back up but it was so crowded and very expensive for a one way family trip up. Instead we opted for the healthy walk back up. Well worth the effort of walking in the end. Next time we will visit outside the school holidays I think.
Written 18 August 2021
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Stu
1 contribution
Unpleasant outcome
Jun 2021 • Family
I strongly advise NOT Pre purchasing tickets. In the current climate Covid can pop up its Ugly head and ruin even the most organized interstate holidays.
I understand no refunds if you change your mind but we’ve been forced to cancel our holiday without choice!
As we have a large family and we are Unlikely to be passing through again anytime soon so the credit is just delaying us losing our money!
Written 26 June 2021
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Ery559
Sydney, Australia100 contributions
Great Family Day
Jun 2021
We attended last Friday with 3yr old and 5yr old. Had a great day! Staff very helpful and friendly.
Its' very cold at the bottom in the rainforest so rug up! The railway is over and done with so quick you may want to ride again, and again, and again. The cable car across the valley did not stop on the other side, it came straight back but still totally worth doing. The cafe was great. Overall a great time was had.
Written 25 June 2021
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Carol W
Sydney, Australia149 contributions
Great day out
Jun 2021 • Family
We haven't been here for some time and it is a great day out, for all ages. We love the rides and enjoy the walks & being out in Nature. It is well run and covid safe. We will be back in 2022.
I was with my Mum. No teenagers.
Written 24 June 2021
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Alissa C
Tumbi Umbi, Australia40 contributions
So fun!
Jun 2021 • Family
Loved Scenic World and so did the kids. We did the rides a few times and every time was as breathtaking as the last. Lovely attendants too. Definitely worth the visit.
Written 8 June 2021
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Carrie P
17 contributions
Lovely start to the day
Jun 2021 • Couples
As locals we decided to use our dine and discovery vouchers at Scenic World. We booked our tickets on line and chose to arrive close to opening before the crowds built up. What a smart decision - there weren't many people around at 9am. All the staff were very welcoming and friendly. It was good to see covid hygeine being practised with regular sanitising - spraying and wiping railings and handles of the train and hand sanitiser located everywhere on site. The cafes are in good locations but 360 is still not run well with only being able to order food there and buying drinks downstairs. Unfortunately, we've never had a good eating experince here other than the view.
The ride experiences were just as enjoyable as ever. The boardwalk at the bottom is a lovely place to take your time to be quiet and take in the amazing beauty.
On the whole we had a most enjoyable start to the day. Keep up the good work 'Scenic World'!
Written 5 June 2021
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tashmack
Elizabeth, Australia153 contributions
Awesome experience
May 2021 • Family
We had already done quite a lot around Katoomba and seen the sights however this offers a very different perspective. We had the online pass which was all 4 rides plus lunch. We went on a Friday and we never waited more than two rounds to get on. As it wasn't overly busy we could do multiple rides on all attractions, even though two schools were there. Loved the scenic Railway even in reverse. The walkway was nice and informative. The air was quite cold so the breeze coming through the skyway and cable car was freezing so don't forget a jacket. The operators for the rides were informative and had a great sense of humour. Would definately recommend.
Written 29 May 2021
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Wingecarribee
Canberra, Australia1,839 contributions
Nice
May 2021
Visited May 2021 and the only option available to visitors arriving at the main entrance at this time was to go on and pay for all the rides rather than having a choice of the 4 Discovery Options (Scenic Railway, Scenic Skyway, Scenic Cableway, Scenic Walkway). One adult and one concession came to c. $96 which was okay for the experience. The steepest passenger train was good as you can adjust the seat to one of three incline settings, though the trip is over rather quickly and now that it is glassed in it does not feel as exciting as it was years back when it was a more open cage carriage and you could feel the fresh air rush. Liked the views towards the Three Sisters, especially from the Scenic Skyway where there is also a good view of Katoomba Falls. Enjoyed the circuit boardwalk through peaceful tall temperate rainforest with some nice views towards the sandstone cliffs. And got to see a Lyrebird scampering around. Be prepared for some queuing for the rides.

In the main centre there is a café, outdoor and indoor eating areas with views and a touristy gift shop. Public bus goes regularly from Katoomba Street and you can also take in Echo Point via bus. Walking to Echo Point from Katoomba is fine for walkers but getting to Scenic World is a bit more tricky negotiating the road in places. Scenic World is one of the easier ways to see part of the Blue Mountains World Heritage. There are also many other scenic views, activities and bushwalks.
Written 29 May 2021
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Jen T
Australia86 contributions
What a beautiful place.
Dec 2020
The ride was comfortable and the view was spectacular. The staff were pleasant and helpful. There was a group of us and it was not jam packed so we got to all go on the one ride which was great. We all enjoyed the experience.
Written 28 May 2021
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wing6rider
Canberra, Australia1,067 contributions
So different from last time...
May 2021
I visited many years ago. It has been upgraded substantially. The staff are excellent.
My only grip is still having to queue despite having timed bookings. This aspect could be much better managed. YMMV
Written 1 May 2021
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