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It’s is one of the world’s great heritage listed wilderness areas, yet it’s surprisingly accessible. The Blue Mountains are just west of Sydney, but you know you’ve arrived..
Katoomba is easily the best place to get the full experience of being in the Blue Mountains. It's home to one of Australia's icons of nature, the Three Sisters, and its surrounding walkways..
When was the last time you explored the Blue Mountains; sampled an award winning restaurant; taken a rejuvenating beauty treatment in an intimate health spa; gaze out at a majestic..
Take a break from your world and visit the timeless seclusion of Jenolan Caves, where the beauty above and below ground are inspirational.
Underworld Exploration: Being underground draws..
Fascinating rock formation with associated Aboriginal Legend, panoramic views
into the Jamison Valley, Picnic Areas, access to bushwalks which lead to the
Scenic Railway and Jamison..
Blackheath is a historic village in the upper Blue Mountains, named by Governor Macquarie in 1815. The town is also known as 'Rhododendron Town' after the many colourful varieties of this..
Leura is a historic village with quaint little tea houses and craft shops nestled amongst turn-of-the-century buildings. Leura retains its own distinct identity with a real village..
Wentworth Falls was first known as Weatherboard Hut, because of the slab huts built there by William Cox while he was forging the road over the Blue
Mountains in 1814. It was later..
On the far reaches of the Blue Mountains, Lithgow provides the gateway to the wonders of New South Wales Explorer Country. Nature reigns supreme in Lithgow.
Aside from excellent..
"All aboard" The beautiful steam powered engine whistles to life as she moves off from Clarence station for the ride down the escarpment.
The Great Zig Zag Railway, the original..
Glenbrook was originally known as watertank due to the storage of water in tanks for the steam trains. In 1874 the name was changed to Wascoe Siding.
In 1877 a passenger platform was..
A series of small waterfalls flow over rocks to the Katoomba Falls where it drops over 55 metres over the escarpment into the Jamison Valley. An Aboriginal word meaning 'shiny, tumbling..
This township is named after Gregory Blaxland, one of the three explorers who forged a passage over the Blue Mountains in 1813.
Lennox Bridge Mitchells Pass Road, Blaxland. Constructed in..
In 1877, Sir Henry Parkes purchased 600 acres of land here in the Blue Mountains and gave the name Faulconbridge, the maiden name of his mother, to the residence he built. A railway..
Grose Valley is at the heart of the Blue Mountains National Park, a short drive from Lithgow. It can be viewed from several lookouts from the road but the best way to experience the valley..
When Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth crossed the Blue Mountains in 1813 they found the grazing land they sought in what is now known as the Hartley Valley. Governor Macquarie named this..
In 1874 a private railway platform named 'Linden' was opened to serve nearby Linden House and it became public in 1882. Linden's earlier names were '17 Mile Hollow..
The location here of Brown's sawmill saw the first railway platform open as Brown's Siding in 1880. Three years later, in 1883, the name was changed to Medlow. The name Medlow..
Megalong is an Aboriginal word thought to mean 'Valley Under The Rock'. The first record of a European coming to the valley was of Thomas Jones, a natural history specimen..
In 1897 Charles Robert Scrivener, a staff surveyor of the Lands Department, was given the job of surveying a road to the end of the Mount Wilson spur.He described the land there and located..
Mount Victoria is located 120 kilometres from Sydney and 1044 metres above sea-level in westernmost area of the Blue Mountains.
Surveyor-General, Thomas Mitchell marked this area One Tree..
Mount York has several bushwalking tracks, picnic and barbecue areas along with excellent lookouts that make it a very interesting place.
Mount York was the point where the Three..
As part of the World Heritage Listed Greater Blue Mountains Region, and with a unique combination of national parks, state forests and rolling hills, Oberon is a popular area for trout..
The Katoomba Scenic Railway in the Blue Mountains is the steepest funicular railway in the world. It descends through sandstone cliffs for 415m at a gradient of 52 degrees, through a..
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