top of page

Tue, 20 Aug

|

Leura

Women Embrace The Blue Mountains Grand Walks

Get ready for an unforgettable hiking adventure through the stunning Blue Mountains in NSW! Join us for GRAND hikes, delicious meals, and great company - it's a journey you won't want to miss!

Women Embrace The Blue Mountains Grand Walks
Women Embrace The Blue Mountains Grand Walks

Time & Location

20 Aug 2024, 5:00 pm AEST – 23 Aug 2024, 1:00 pm AEST

Leura, Leura NSW 2780, Australia

About The Adventure

Join us for our four-day, three-night, mid-week escapade into the heart of the Blue Mountains, where each day unfolds a new chapter of adventure and discovery! Walk the iconic Grand Cliff Top Walk, marvelling at panoramic vistas and cascading waterfalls around every corner. Delve into the depths of the ancient landscape on the historic Grand Canyon Walk, surrounded by towering sandstone walls and lush native flora. With fabulous meals, cozy accommodation, and unforgettable hiking, this journey promises the ultimate blend of wilderness exploration and relaxation in the Blue Mountain's stunning wilderness. 

Details:

  • Date: Tuesday 20 August 2024 - Friday 23 August  2024
  • Time: 4-day adventure – start 5:00 pm Tuesday, finish 1:00 PM Friday
  • Start and finish location: Leura, Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Accommodation: twin share in local accommodation  
  • Meals: All prepared and served at your accommodation with a focus on the freshest local ingredients
  • Walk Grading: The walks on this trip are graded 3/4. To find out about the grading system click here

Inclusions:

  • Three nights accommodation in beautiful Leura, twin-share
  • All meals (three breakfasts, three lunches, three hearty homemade dinners, afternoon nibbles, hiking snacks and fruit). We cater for most dietary needs; let us know when you are booking.
  • Guided, pack-free walks on 3 days
  • Two Wilderness First Aid Qualified Women Embrace Guides to ensure you have the best experience possible. This adventure will be led by the WEA Owners themselves, Kat and Sharon
  • National Park Fees, licensing requirements for a fully insured professional operator
  • Guaranteed lots of fun and laughter with a few WEA surprises along the way!

Cost:  

$1690 per person twin share (If you are coming on your own, don't worry. We'll pair you with a wonderful like-minded adventurer) 

$2190 per person single room (only 2  single rooms available)

Itinerary: 

Day 1 – Tuesday, 20 August – Leura, Blue Mountains NSW

Get ready for a GRAND welcome in Leura! Arrive anytime after 5 pm and get treated to charcuterie and champagne. We'll dive into a lovely dinner with local wine, sharing adventure stories and having a blast getting to know each other. It's the perfect start to our exciting journey ahead!

Meals Included: afternoon nibbles and drink, dinner

Accommodation: Stonelinks House, Leura

Day 2 – Wednesday, 21 August – Part of The Grand Cliff Top Walk. Katoomba to Leura

We'll fuel up with a delicious breakfast and pack some morning tea, trail snacks and lunch to keep us energized throughout the day. Today, we're off to explore part of the breathtaking Grand Cliff Top Walk! Starting at Scenic World in Katoomba, we'll soak in the beauty of Katoomba Falls, Lady Darleys, and Cliff View lookouts. Along the way, we'll discover the cultural richness of the area, marvel at the Three Sisters at Echo Point, and enjoy the majestic waterfalls and rainforest views. Get ready for an adventure filled with stunning vistas and memorable moments! After a day of exploration, we'll return to our cozy accommodation for a hot tub, a glass of wine around the fireplace, pre-dinner nibbles and a delicious dinner, reminiscing about the highlights of the day. 

Activity: Hike approx 9 km (this may be slightly more with side trips to all the beautiful lookouts and waterfalls) 

Meals Included: Breakfast, morning tea, trail snacks, lunch, pre-dinner nibbles and dinner.

Accommodation: Stonelinks House, Leura

Day 3 – Thursday, 22 August – Part of The Grand Cliff Top Walk. Wentworth Falls to Leura

Today, we'll follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin on the Grand Cliff Top Walk from Wentworth Falls to Leura. We'll witness panoramic views, stroll through lush ferns, and admire the cascading beauty of Wentworth Falls. Get ready for an exhilarating journey through nature's wonders!  At the end of the day, we walk right back to our accommodation, where we'll enjoy some well-deserved R&R to celebrate our achievement with pre-dinner nibbles and a delightful dinner. 

Activity: Hike approx 10km (this may be slightly more with side trips to all the beautiful lookouts and waterfalls) 

Meals Included: Breakfast, morning tea, trail snacks, lunch, pre-dinner nibbles and dinner.

Accommodation: Stonelinks House, Leura

Day 4 – Friday,  23 August - The Grand Canyon Walking Track

After a satisfying breakfast, it's time to pack up and head to Blackheath for the thrilling Grand Canyon Walk. This historic loop track will take us deep into the heart of the World Heritage-listed landscape. We'll marvel at sandstone walls, picturesque waterfalls, and native flora. We'll enjoy a leisurely lunch surrounded by nature's beauty before bidding farewell to our adventure companions. Left with amazing memories and countless photos of waterfalls and fungi, we'll head home with hearts full of joy and gratitude for this unforgettable experience. It's an adventure you won't forget! 

Activity: Hike 7km

Meals Included: Breakfast, morning tea, lunch.

What's not included:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Transport to and from Leura 
  • Alcohol (You are welcome to BYO)

Why we love adventuring in the Blue Mountains:

Picture this: stunning views that stretch for miles across the Jamison Valley. We'll walk along cliff-edge tracks, catching sight of the majestic Three Sisters and oh, the waterfalls! From Wentworth Falls plunging 100m below to the serene Leura Cascades, each one is more enchanting than the last. 

But it's not just about the sights. The Blue Mountains hold deep cultural significance to the Aboriginal Communities who've been connected to this land for generations. As we walk, we'll take a moment to reflect on the history and meaning behind places like the Three Sisters.

Let's not forget about the World Heritage status. With over 90 species of eucalyptus trees creating a blue horizon that seems to go on forever, you'll feel like you're in a dream. Keep your ears open for the calls of lyrebirds and crimson rosellas as you explore the hand-built heritage trails and lush rainforest pockets. Trust us, it's a magical place and a journey you won't soon forget.

Some Frequently Asked Questions:

What do I need to bring?

Once you book, we'll send you a full packing list. You only need to carry your daypack during our walks.

  • Small Day Pack for personal first aid, water, jacket, snacks/lunch (all food provided)
  • Toiletries and a beach towel (if you're game to take a dip in the water!)
  • Hiking/outdoor wear and comfortable evening clothes (we'll send a full list before we go)
  • Any alcoholic beverages you may want

How fit do I need to be?

You'll need a moderate level of fitness for this four-day adventure. The walks are graded 3/4 and classed as moderate, with some steep, staired sections, but we take our time and enjoy the views on the way. If you're unsure if this adventure is for you, please email us at info@womenembraceadventure.au; we'll happily give you a call.

Do I need experience?

Nope! Just come along and enjoy this beautiful part of the world.

I'm not sure this adventure is for me?! What about this then...

  • All meals provided and made with love
  • Pre-dinner nibbles and a drink with your fellow adventurers
  • Beautiful accommodation in homely Leura
  • Some of the most stunning natural features in NSW
  • Beautiful night skies and gorgeous scenery
  • And best of all, we do all the hard work for you. All you have to do is turn up and enjoy; everything else is done for you!

How many women will be on my adventure?

We like to keep things small and intimate at WEA to offer you a supportive and friendly environment. We have a maximum capacity of 10 women plus your WEA hosts

I'll be coming on my own, is that ok?

Not a problem at all!  Lots of women come on their own to our adventures. Your Women Embrace Adventure hosts will make sure you meet everyone when you arrive on Thursday. We always have lots of fun; there's no pressure, no judgment, and lots of encouragement from everyone. By the end of the weekend, you may have just found some new adventure friends!

I want to come with my friend/friends...

When you book, just let us know who you're coming with, we'll be sure to match you in a room share with them.

Can bad weather conditions affect my adventure?

Wet weather will not cause the cancellation of this adventure. However, if the weather proves to be wet or otherwise dangerous, we may have to alter the itinerary. As we are staying in beautiful accommodation in a gorgeous part of NSW, we'll be sure to have a fantastic time if Mother Nature is not kind to us.

Nitty Gritty and Bits and Bobs:

By making a booking, you agree to and accept our terms and conditions, including these Terms and Conditions and the Waiver of Liability.

Your booking is final once your payment is processed and a confirmation email is sent to you.

This is a women's only adventure.

Valid for travel for 20 August 2024 departure.

Valid for sale until sold out.

Advertised prices are per person, twin share and do not include travel insurance.

Prices are correct as of 30 May 2024 and are subject to availability, withdrawal and change at any time without notice due to fluctuations in charges and currency.

A non-refundable deposit of $600 per person is required to secure your booking.

Full price $1690 twin share, $2190 Single room. 

You will be invoiced for the balance owing which is due 90 days prior to departure and is payable via direct deposit, PayPal or credit card.

All current government safety and health guidelines at the time of booking and departure must be adhered to, including all Covid-19 requirements. Any additional costs related to but not limited to government travel restrictions are the responsibility of the individual traveller and not Women Embrace Adventure. If this trip is undersubscribed or in circumstances where external events affect the viability or safety of this trip to go ahead, Women Embrace Adventure reserves the right to cancel or reschedule and to exclude/remove any participants from this trip. Your booking is non-transferable.

Cancellation Policy:

· Prior to 90 days before the trip departure, we reserve the right to charge any administration costs and any trip cost incurred by us prior to the time of cancellation

· Between 90-60 days before trip departure-75% Of the Adventure Cost plus any administration costs and any trip cost incurred by us prior to the time of cancellation

· Between 59-30 days before trip departure- 85% Of the Adventure Cost plus any administration costs and any trip cost incurred by us prior to the time of cancellation

· Within 30 days of the trip departure - 100% Of the Adventure Cost

· Once the trip has commenced, there will be no refunds granted.

· Travel insurance is recommended for all our adventures

We hope you can join us!

Sharon and Kat x

Tickets

  • Twin Share - Blue Mountains

    Deposit Only- Blue Mountains, four-night, four-day, all-inclusive weekend walking adventure. Full Price $1,690, the balance of which will be invoiced to you for payment on or before 29th June 2024.

    $600.00
    Tax: GST included
  • Single Room - Blue Mountains

    Deposit Only- Single Room, Blue Mountains, four-night, four-day, all-inclusive weekend walking adventure. Full Price $2,190, the balance of which will be invoiced to you for payment on or before 29th June 2024.

    $600.00
    Tax: GST included
  • Deb Allen Ticket

    Deposit Only- Blue Mountains, four-night, four-day, all-inclusive weekend walking adventure. Full Price $1,690, the balance of which will be invoiced to you for payment on or before 29th June 2024.

    $600.00
    Tax: GST included

Total

$0.00

Share

bottom of page