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Scenic World Blue Mountains

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Address: Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 4780 0200
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Less than two hours from Sydney, Scenic World is renowned for providing the...

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. Journey on the world's steepest incline railway, glide between clifftops on the glass-floored Skyway suspended 270 metres in the air, descend into the ancient Jamison Valley by Cableway, explore Jurassic rainforest along the 2.4 kilometres walkway - the longest boardwalk in the Southern Hemisphere. Make a day of it! Scenic World offers free all day parking and a choice of onsite dining options.

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Scenic World offers great entertainment in the form of seeing the world heritage listed Blue Mountains through scenic rides such as World's steepest Scenic Railway, Cable car... read more

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Saigal S
Parramatta, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I went to Scenic World over the Easter weekend. This was not a great ideas as the crowds going to the Blue Mountains are huge and of course many bus loads of people also go to Scenic World. My wife and I spent a couple of hours here but the found the rides a little underwhelming and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Scenic World was too touristy for me. I would have rather spent the time hiking the trails in the blue mountains then spend my time waiting in line for the sky ride or the train. I didn't think it was worth the price.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately it is vastly different from what I remember as a child. We thought in attending on a Monday we could avoid a lot of the crowds other reviews have described on the weekends. Unfortunately, this was not the case... there are tourists arriving by the bus load all day, one after another. It was so crowded we could barely... More 

Thank Chloe M
Parramatta, Australia
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63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Scenic World offers great entertainment in the form of seeing the world heritage listed Blue Mountains through scenic rides such as World's steepest Scenic Railway, Cable car, Skyway. If one has time they can do scenic walk too. Unlimited rides are offered however you could only do 1 ride every hour as it's always crowded and busy with tourists and... More 

Thank Saigal S
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Do not go to the Blue Mountains without visiting Scenic World. What an excellent experience. The steepest railway, cable cars, boardwalks and the cableway. So much to see and do, places to explorer, we visited when there were setting up there sculptures so got a sneak peak at a few! Staff were all fantastic, helpful and enthusiastic. Whole place was... More 

Thank MGL262
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited on a Saturday in the school holidays. We intended to buy our tickets when we got there. On our arrival at Scenic World by car we found it to be absolutely packed with cars. When we arrived at the carpark entrance at 1030am we were told that unless we had prebooked tickets on us, Scenic World was full.... More 

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Toronto, Australia
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great attraction in the blue mountains. I would recommend you go first thing in the morning 9am that way you won't be lining up for things we did that and when the lines got too big left and came back again in the late afternoon

Thank 1973caw
Holsbeek, Belgium
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The Blue Mountains are really beautiful with magnificent scenery,great hikes, beautiful nature and some nice little towns. Just avoid scenic world : the cable rides don't add anything to the experience. They're really expensive , they don't give you any beautiful views on the Three Sisters or any other part of the scenery and are jsut boring. If you go... More 

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Riverside, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't miss this beautiful site with rain forests, rock formations, and in our case, a sculpture garden exhibit.

Thank conmom7
Greater Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time there in scenic world but since here are only 3 rides, the wait for each ride is too long. It says unlimited ride but you can probably do no more than 1 or 2 each hour..... If it's not for the trail walks you could be bored just watching.

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