The Blue Mountains is a
beautiful region two hours north of Sydney. It is made up of a number of
mountain towns & national park areas.
There are spectacular views & the bush walks amazing.
Katoomba has restaurants, cafes & shopping. Many bushwalks start from here including the Three
Sisters Walk & Giant Stairway. Visitors can also enjoy a ride on the
Leura is a historic town with a village atmosphere. The main street is packed
with cafes, galleries & is renowned for
its beautiful gardens.
Lithgow is part of the World Heritage Listed
Greater Blue Mountains Region
Zag Railway was the first railway link to western New South Wales.
of Wentworth Falls offers a peaceful atmosphere with small shops, cafes, a
country club & a golf course.
Falls village there are views of the Jamison Valley
& the 300m Wentworth Falls.
Oberon is a popular area for trout fishing,
horse riding, four wheel driving
Oberon is best known for the Jenolan Caves some
the most spectacular limestone caves in
Blackheath is a village in the upper Blue Mountains.
The Fairfax Heritage Track starts & ends at the Heritage Centre. It
offers views of Bridal View Falls
& the Grose Valley.
Named after Gregory
one of the three explorers who forged a passage over the Blue Mountains in 1813.
an entry point to the Blue Mountains National Park.
The Jelly Bean Pool is one of the most popular
swimming sites in the area. Upstream is the famous Blue Pool where
suspended clay particles refract the light giving the pool a blue hue.
Hartley on the
western edge of the Blue Mountains
has a number of heritage buildings of which are
now galleries, B&B & restaurants.
Lawson is named after William
Lawson who in 1813 along with Blaxland & Wentworth, carried out the
first European crossing of the
Victoria is the highest point in the
mountains. Named after Princess Victoria, who opened the railway station
Springwood is the second
largest town in the Blue Mountains. Once a military post
it is now a destination for bushwalkers
Springwood was a coal & water stop in the steam era. The town now
hosts a range of shops, cafes, hotels