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Six Foot Track Walk

Six Foot Track Walk

3 day Pack Free walk

Our fantastic 3 day guided pack free Six Foot Track Walk journeys from the Blue Mountains to Jenolan Caves. Winding through State forests and national parks, the 6 Foot Track walk follows the 44 kilometre route of the original 1884 bridle track between Katoomba and Jenolan Caves.

A walking tour with all the creature comforts

A Pack Free Walk

This walk has been designed for those looking for a guided Pack Free walking experience with everything done for you, so you can focus on enjoying the walk. Our guests won’t be asked to carry their clothes or overnight bags for the entire tour, these will be transported for you each day. This is a big advantage for our guests, in that you will avoid carrying a heavy rucksack on your back every day. With Life’s An Adventure you will carry as little as your water bottle,  camera and lunch each day!

Superb Accommodation
Having a comfortable place to rest is an important part of our walking experience. Our first night is spent at the historic Jenolan Caves House in a Grand Classic Room with ensuite. Our second night will be at the newly renovated Hampton Hotel enjoying superb comfort in your ensuited room.

Extra ‘Wow Factors’
On a Life’s An Adventure walk we always include wow factor’s to make your walk extra special. On arrival at Jenolan Caves we include a guided tour of the amazing limestone formations of  the caves. Whilst on day 3 we stop at the charming Dryridge Estate Winery in the Megalong Valley, with spectacular views of the Blue Mountains escarpment this is a perfect place to relax and enjoy lunch, and wine tasting.

Personalised Tours
Our tours are designed to be personal and intimate with a maximum group size of 12
people.

Our Guides
We call our guides CEOs – Chief Experience Officers and it’s their job to ensure your walking tour lives up to to your expectations. Dan our head guide on this tour is one of our most favourite guides due to his warm personality and passion for guiding. As an ex journalist he has a wealth of knowledge and a thirst for history, enabling him to make this area come to life as you travel through the landscape.

Fabulous meals featuring local produce and wines
Our guests will enjoy a la carte dining in the restaurants at both our hotels. At Jenolan Caves enjoy dinner in the charming Chisholm’s Restaurant featuring modern cuisine served with white and red wines. Whilst at the Hampton Hotel, enjoy home style cooked meals in the restaurant with beautiful views of the surrounding hills and valleys.

 

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Why should you choose us?

Pack Free Walk

Bags transported for you

Number One

Tour Operator on the track

Winery Lunch

overlooking the Blue Mountains Escarpment

Jenolan Caves House

accommodation & caves tour included

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3 Day Six Foot Track Inclusions

Your 3 day walking holiday includes:

  • Pack Free walk with your overnight luggage transported every day
  • Accommodation Night 1 in a Classic Room with ensuite at Jenolan Caves House
  • Accommodation Night 2 at the Hampton Hotel
  • Lunch day 3 at a local winery with spectacular views of the Blue Mountains escarpment
  • Smorgasbord lunch on the trail day 2
  • 2 x Hot and Cold breakfasts
  • Dinner served with wine in Chisholms Restaurant at Jenolan Caves House
  • Dinner served with wine in Hampton Hotel Restaurant
  • Morning Jenolan Caves tour
  • Fresh fruit and trail mix to enjoy during your walk
  • Professionally guided – Our guides are locals who are passionate, well trained and enthusiastic with the ability to bring to life a depth of information
  • Transfers to Jenolan Caves to start your walk

No Credit Card Fees

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Binoomera Ridge to Jenolan Caves
Six Foot Track Walk

This walk has been designed to follow the direction from Jenolan Caves to Katoomba. This allows us to walk towards the spectacular Katoomba Escarpment providing magnificent views as you walk, rather than the best of the views be behind you all the way.

We meet at the historic Carrington Hotel In Katoomba for our walking briefing at 8.30am. From here we transfer to Black Range to start our walk into Jenolan Caves. On the way we will pass the pretty Jenolan Cottages a favourite stomping ground for mobs of kangaroos. We head down Binoomera Ridge and pass stunning Carlotta Arch before arriving into Jenolan Caves. After lunch we enjoy a guided tour of the Temple of Baal Cave, renowned for its beauty and spectacular features.  We enter the Temple of Baal Cave via the ‘Binoomea Cut’ a long manmade tunnel.  Then, they travel down the ‘Dragon’s Throat’, via a dramatic winding staircase. There are 2 massive chambers, one 42 metres high and filled with beautiful formations.  One of these formations, the 9 metre tall ‘Angel’s Wing’ shawl, is one of the largest cave shawls in the world.  The cave also offers beautiful examples of crystal helictites. Tonight we spend the night at the historic Jenolan Caves House in a grand classic room. After a refreshing shower, join the group in the delightful Chisholm’s Restaurant to enjoy a two course meal featuring local produce and wine and chat about the day’s adventures.

Day 2: Black Range to Coxs River
Six Foot Track Walk

Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the restaurant. We then transfer back to the trail to start our walk down the range to Coxs River. Today has many downhill sections so walking poles will come in handy as we will be descending 800 metres over the course of the day. We follow the fire trail passing through wooded country past Mini Mini saddle with views ahead to the valley. On the last descent into Coxs River, our vehicle will meet us and whisk us away to our accommodation at the newly renovated Hampton Hotel. Here you will enjoy charming ensuited rooms so you can have a relaxing shower before dinner. For those wanting to catch up pre-dinner, there is a relaxing bar you can sit back and have drinks (own expense). Tonight enjoy dinner in the restaurant served with wine.

Day 3: Coxs River to Nellies Glen, Katoomba
Six Foot Track Walk

After breakfast, we transfer our guests back to the trail. On arrival at the Coxs River, the trail follows the pretty river to the historic Bowtell Swing Bridge and exciting river crossing. The trail then meanders through the forest to we reach the charming Dryridge Estate Winery in the Megalong Valley with spectacular views over the Blue Mountains escarpment. We enjoy a lunch stop here with a delicious BBQ lunch and wine tasting. After lunch we follow the rolling hills passing properties with horses until we reach the final steps that will takes us through the rainforest gorge of Nellies Glen. Ensure you stop to look up at the spectacular escarpment above you as you make the climb. We reach the finish of our the trail near the Explorer Tree. From here we transfer our guests back to the Carrington Hotel, the end of an amazing journey.

 

Tour Accommodation

Six Foot Track Walk
Six Foot Track Walk
Six Foot Track Walk
Six Foot Track Walk

Night 1

Jenolan Caves House

Night 1 is spent at the historic Jenolan Caves House. This Edwardian Style building was built in 1897 and is situated in a valley surrounded by mountains and the famous limestones caves. Our guests will stay in Grand Classic Rooms featuring an ensuite and King Bed. Enjoy dinner in the charming Chisholm’s Restaurant served with local Australian wine.

 

Six Foot Track Walk
Six Foot Track Walk
Six Foot Track Walk
Six Foot Track Walk

Night 2

Hampton Hotel

Our second night’s stay is at the historic Hampton Hotel. This newly renovated hotel features charming hotel rooms with private ensuites. Guests can relax in the bar and lounge pre dinner and soak up the pub style atmosphere and acoustic music. Whilst dinner is hearty style home cooked meals in the main restaurant, accompanied by local wines.

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Tour Availability

We run regular scheduled from September to May each year.

 

As availability is always changing you can check real time availability on all our NSW walking tours below.

GROUP BOOKINGS:
Groups of 8 ore more can request a date of their choice, subject to availability. Email: walks@lifesanadventure.com.au

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Tour Prices

Super Earlybirds Save $300 per person

Super Earlybirds that book and pay in ful by 31 July save $300 per person.
See special conditions below that apply to Earlybird deals.

PRIVATE GROUPS
Private groups of 8 or more can save an additional $50 per person (on above savings) when they book a departure. Choose a date of your choice - subject to availability. Book and pay in full at time of booking to receive these special offers.


Super Earlybird Price
$ 1099 /p

Pack Free Walk
Winery lunch and wine tasting
Jenolan Caves tour
2 x delicious dinners
Australian wine during dinner
2 x breakfasts
3 x lunches
Trail mix & fresh fruit
1 x night in Grand Classic Room Jenolan Caves House
1 x night in ensuited room at Hampton Hotel
Transfers to Jenolan Caves start of walk
No Credit Card Fees

Super Earlybird Price $1099
Save $300 per person

Book & Pay in full at time of booking by 31 July 2018.

Normal Price  $1399
Deposit of $250 per person.
Final payment due 8 weeks prior to departure.

Private Group Super Earlybird $1049
Save $350 per person
Departure of your choice. Available for groups of 8 – 11 people. Book & Pay in full at time of booking. Book by  31 Juy 2018.

Normal Private Group Price $1349
Deposit of $250 per person.
Final payment due 8 weeks prior to departure.

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Exclusive Group Departures

Exclusive departure dates can be organised for groups of 8 or more. We can also offer alternative itineraries to include an evening concert in Jenolan Caves. Please enquire for dates and pricing.

Travel Insurance

We advise taking our Travel Insurance to cover items such as cancellation of tour due to minimum numbers not met, or adverse weather conditions, injury, evacuation, delayed flights, illness, etc. We have organised through QBE Insurance for you to purchase travel insurance directly with them – please click here for details.

Booking Conditions

  • Prices are per person in Australian dollars and include GST.
  • A $250 deposit is required at time of booking to secure your place with final payments due 8 weeks prior to departure. (unless purchasing red hot specials or earlybird specials – in which case full payment is due to time of booking). Note: If you are booking within 8 weeks of your departure date – we will require full payment at time of booking
  • Prices are based on twin share of rooms. If you are travelling solo you may be required to share with someone of the same gender. If this is not suitable you can request to pay a single supplement at Jenolan Caves House, however this is on a request basis.
  • Payments must be made on-line via our NAB (National Australia Bank) secure payment page via credit card (Visa or Mastercard) or over the phone.
  • NO Credit Card Fees Apply.
  • Early bird or Spot Special discounts cannot be used in conjunction with another offer. To receive these special discounts, full payment must be made at time of initial booking.
  • Earlybird Cancellation Policy: Cancellations are not permitted for Earlybird Deals or Spot Specials, however transfers to another date are permitted 8 weeks or more prior to departure. We advise taking out travel insurance, in case unexpected circumstances prior to the trip, prevent you from joining this tour.
  • We advise taking our Travel Insurance to cover items such as cancellation of tour due to injury, minimum numbers not met, or adverse weather conditions, evacuation, delayed flights, illness, etc.

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  • Address: HEAD OFFICE: 4/23 Narabang Way,
    Belrose NSW 2085. (Regional office: 6955 Arthur Hwy, Port Arthur Tasmania. All enquiries to be directed to Head Office).
  • Phone: (02) 9975 4553
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  • Email: walks@lifesanadventure.com.au
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