Wolgan Valley Eco Tours

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

At Wolgan Valley Eco Tours they believe that walking is a great way to explore the natural environment and cultural heritage of the Wolgan Valley and the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.

Their small group sizes, personalised service and experienced local guide offers guests a greater opportunity to experience and learn more about the history, ecology, flora and fauna, climate and geology that make this landscape unique.

Whether you are a beginner looking for an easy introductory walk or more experienced and after that more challenging hike, there is something for everyone at the award winning Wolgan Valley Eco Tours. From amazing wildlife encounters on the Wollemi Twilight Wildlife Tour to the illuminating wonder of the Glow Worm Tunnel Hike, or the historic ruins of the Newnes Shale Oil Refinery contrasting to Wolgan Valleys most iconic landmark Donkey Mountain – their guided walks and hikes offer a unique and authentic way to experience World Heritage Wolgan Valley.


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From $35 to $110

Get wild with the night owls as you explore the world of Wollemi National Park’s nocturnal wildlife. Spotlight for wallaby, wombat and owls and get involved in one of the regular citizen science projects surveying some of the valley’s most precious wildlife.

The Wollemi Twilight Wildlife Walk is a 1.5 hour wildlife spotlighting tour that is perfect for families and wildlife lovers alike.

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

From $80 to $480

The Glow Worm Tunnel trail is one of the most iconic walking tracks in the region with its drawcard – the spectacular display of illuminating glow worms in the old railway tunnel and panoramic views across the Wolgan Valley.

The Glow Worm Tunnel Hike is a half day eight kilometre round hike that is suitable for families to the adventure seeker.

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking

From $65 to $480

This half day walking tour explores the fascinating history of the once thriving shale oil industry taking in the shale oil refinery ruins, the iconic beehive-shaped coking kilns and the remote township of Newnes.

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

From $145 to $580

Traverse the steep talus slopes of Donkey Mountain and be rewarded with sweeping panoramic views across the Wolgan Valley and the opportunity to explore the maze of fern filled canyons, moss covered boulders and pagoda rock formations.

This challenging full day hike caters to the more experienced bushwalker.

Carpark Non Smoking

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