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Women's Lost World and Sassafras Gully Hike Sunday June 23rd

Travel & Outdoor


Experience the lush rainforest gully and expansive Lost World on this adventurous 16km hike in the often-overlooked lower Blue Mountains.


  • Lost World viewpoint: Stunning panoramic views, gourmet lunch.
  • Scenic Sassafras Gully: Hidden gem, lush rainforest.
  • Challenging Terrain: Thrilling established single track routes, creek crossings, steep climbs and descents.
  • Expert Female Guide: Professional, knowledgeable and passionate local guide

Experience the often-overlooked beauty of the lower Blue Mountains, a 16km walk that takes you through a lush rainforest gully that rivals the stunning scenery found beneath the escarpments of Katoomba and Leura. This walk is perfect for nature enthusiasts looking to explore the natural environments and beautiful walks the area has to offer.

The walk follows established single track routes that involve creek crossings, steep climbs and occasionally steep descents, adding an element of adventure and excitement to your journey. As you explore this lesser-known region, you'll come across various breathtaking sights and sounds, such as tranquil waterfalls, dense bushland and unique rock features.

The highlight of your journey will be the Lost World, where you'll take in an expansive view and relish a hearty gourmet lunch, complete with a steaming cup of tea or coffee. With professional, knowledgeable and passionate and local female guide leading the way, you can be sure to have an unforgettable experience that's safe and comfortable.


  • Traditional owners: Darug, Gundungurra, and Wiradjuri peoples
  • Meeting location: Springwood, car parking area at the back of Priceline. View meeting location link. There is also a cafe called 2 Blondes Cafe if you wish to grab a coffee prior
  • Meeting time: 8.30 am
  • Finish time: 4.30 pm
  • Distance: 16 km
  • Grade: Challenging, up to 8 hours of hiking

What s included

  • A hearty gourmet lunch
  • Tea and coffee + a delicious morning tea
  • Professional, knowledgeable and passionate female guide
  • National Parks fees
  • First aid

What s not included

  • Transport to meeting location
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance


To ensure an enjoyable experience for all, we recommend that participants have a good level of fitness for this hike as it is a challenging grade. Rest assured that we will take regular breaks, stop for plenty of photos, and support each other throughout the hike. The duration of the hike is between 7.5-8 hours. If you find that walking up steep stairs can be challenging, bringing walking poles for extra support is a great idea. Please be aware that the stairs can be very steep in some sections.

Please bring

  • Day pack (large enough to carry 2L water, rain jacket, personal belongings)
  • Rain jacket
  • Warm clothing (beanie/gloves/buff) for cooler months
  • Hat & sunscreen
  • 2 L water
  • Comfortable walking shoes/boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera or phone
  • Personal medication
  • Hiking poles (very helpful!)

Looking for a different hike? We've got you covered! Check out all of our exciting upcoming day hikes by clicking here.


  1. Do you cater for dietary requirements? Yes, we can cater for vegetarian diets and assist with food intolerances provided we are advised in advance. Please discuss your requirements with us at least a month prior to your trip to determine if we can cater to your dietary needs.
  2. Do women attend who don't know the others? I'm booking individually. Absolutely! Welcome to the community. Most women book our trips individually to connect with like-minded women and make new friends who enjoy the great outdoors.
  3. Is there a minimum or maximum age limit? All our trips are for women over the age of 18 years. While we don't have an upper age limit, we encourage you to check the grading to ensure you feel fit and confident enough to complete the adventure.
  4. What if I book and can't attend? Please let us know as soon as possible if you can't attend by informing us in writing. You can view our Terms and Conditions for more information.
  5. W ho can I contact if I have a question? Please contact our team here.

Cancellation options

If you need to cancel, please refer to our T&C's HERE.

1. 0 to 10 days: No refund

2. 10 to 30 days: 50% refund

3. 31 or more days: 75% refund

* All prices are per person and listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). All prices shown are GST inclusive where applicable.

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