Tread Lightly Eco Tours. Tread Lightly Eco Tours operates small-group tours of the Blue Mountains National Park and guided day and night walks as well as four-wheel-drive tours. Half- or full-day walking tours take in itineraries such as Fern Bower, Blue Gum Forest, and the Ruin Castle, starting at A$135 per person with lunch. 100 Great Western Hwy., Medlow Bath, NSW, 2780. 02/4788-1229 or 0414/976752. www.treadlightly.com.au.
Blue Mountains Walkabout. Experience the Blue Mountains from an Aboriginal perspective with the Blue Mountains Walkabout. These challenging one-day walks follow a traditional walkabout song line. Indigenous guides take you on a 7-km (4.5 mi) off-track walk through rain forests while giving some background on Aboriginal culture. You'll also taste bush tucker. The walk involves some scrambling, so you need to be fit. Box 519, Springwood, Katoomba, NSW, 2777. 0408/433822. www.bluemountainswalkabout.com. A$95.
Blue Mountains Guides. Seven-day odysseys and easier walks are offered by Blue Mountain Guides. The half-day Grand Canyon Walk near Blackheath (A$135) is a great way to experience the rain forest if time is short. 2/187 Katoomba St., Katoomba, Katoomba, NSW, 2780. 02/4782-6307. www.bluemountainsguides.com.au.
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