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Blue Mountains Two Day Hike and Camp

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    Day 1

    We will meet in Blackheath, the highest village in the Blue Mountains, for an early morning meet and greet. After setting you up with your backpack, tent, sleeping bag, mat and cooking gear, we will start the hike at the famous Govetts Leap lookout, before plunging down into the valley past the epic Bridal Veil falls. From the bottom of the waterfall, we will then hike through moss-filled rainforest to the bottom of the valley. Don't worry about the pace. There will be plenty of time to soak in the mountain air, and even cool yourself off with a waterfall swim.

    After stopping for lunch (included), we will hike along the creek through native Australian bush, and arrive at camp at the famous Acacia flat in the afternoon. Your guides will be there to pass on their best camping tips, and show you how to cook up a feast under the stars. Later on, you can take a short stroll into the untouched Blue Gum forest, get up close to trees as old as 600 years, and learn about the history of environmental conservation in the area. Enjoy the serenity, as you are a long way from mobile reception down here. Once the sun sets and you are re-energised from dinner (included), its time for some night time exploration, as we journey with head torches to check out all the nocturnal wildlife by the river - such as frogs, eels, and water dragons. Platypus are known to habitat this area too. Then it is back to the campsite to call it a night in the tent.

    Day 2

    There is a saying in the Blue Mountains that what goes down must come up. If day one is all about descending into the Grose valley wilderness, day two is about the challenge of climbing back up. After cooking some breakfast (included) and brewing some coffee to warm the soul, this morning starts with some body-loosening Yoga stretches and sun salutations to get you ready for the big climb. We then pack up all our gear, doing our part to conserve the environment by making sure to not leave a trace, and commence our hike back towards Govetts Leap.

    On day two, the scenery is just as spectacular, except now you will begin to feel as if you are in your element. On the way up we will stop for lunch (included). Once you reach the top, we finish the hike by saying farewell to new friends and knowing that all the proceeds of the tour go towards helping disadvantaged children with their education, health and welfare. This is a weekend experience like no other.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Blue Mountains Heritage Centre
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Blue Mountains Heritage Centre
    Inclusions
    • Two day guided hike
    • All camping equipment
    • All meals
    • Purified water
    • Pickup from Blackheath Train station (if required)
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Participants will need to arrange their own transportation to/from Blue Mountains. Free pick-up from Blackheath Station can be provided for those who want to take the train from Sydney.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This experience is suitable for intrepid hikers with a good level of physical fitness who want to immerse themselves in the challenging but rewarding wilderness of the Blue Mountains.
    • The campsite is basic. There is a single, eco-pit toilet, but there are no other facilities here, nor is there road access.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
    • Minimum age is 15 years
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our group of 8 loved this hike. Chris and Manon were such brilliant guides - so professional and good fun. It is so impressive they do all these hikes to help charities like Aboriginal literacy and UNICEF. Blue Gum Forest amazing - incredible World Heritage...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Adrian W
    Quest780541, Public Relations Manager at Emu Trekkers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much Adrian - Chris and Manon had a blast! See you on the next one...... with better weather.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    What an amazing trip. The Emu Trekkers really have this nailed. Our guides, Chris and Manon were incredible. They were knowledgeable, well organised and prepared for our trip. The hike whilst challenging in parts was well run and we had great support from the team....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    Reviewed 16 June 2019 via mobile

    We did the overnight hike and camp in the blue mountains in early June. Don't let the fact that it is winter put you off. Despite some wet weather on the first day, the temperature was perfect for hiking. Our guides Sandra and Ollie were...More

    Thank 232hollyc
    Quest780541, Owner at Emu Trekkers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

    Thanks so much for the awesome review. We are so glad you liked this incredible overnight hike. Sandra and Ollie really appreciated your kind words! Hope to see you on another hike!

    Reviewed 13 June 2019 via mobile

    If you want a great weekend with everything organised for you I’d recommend emu trekkers. Sandra and Oliver made for both great guides and conversation over the weekend as did the rest of our group. It was nice getting to know everyone on different stages...More

    Thank sophiew398
    Quest780541, Owner at Emu Trekkers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

    Thanks so much Sophie for the lovely feedback. We are glad you got so much out of this adventure!

    Reviewed 11 June 2019

    Had a fantastic weekend hiking in the Blue mountains with Emu trekkers, despite the weather on Saturday we had a great time. Every thing was well organized and the camping gear provided was excellent. The guides, Sandra and Oliver were very knowledgeable about the flora,...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank nsgokhal
    Quest780541, Owner at Emu Trekkers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

    Thanks Smita & Nitin for the awesome review! We hope to see you on another hike some time in the future :)

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    Hi, for the pickup place. If I want to be picked up at the train station. Must I tell you before? How long before? Thanks. And is it suitable for an amateur? I am a little worried about the cold in the night. What kind of... More
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