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Daredevils or crazy people walk a tightrope suspended 100 METRES above the valley floor

ABC News reported “Slacklining taken to new heights above Kanangra Falls in the Blue Mountains for short film” and they weren’t wrong. According to Wikapedia, Slacklining is: Slacklining refers to the act of walking or balancing along a suspended length of flat webbing that is tensioned between two anchors. Slacklining is similar to slack rope walking… Read More »

The Paul Harris Memorial Lookout, a Blackheath treasure

The Paul Harris Memorial lookout is a surprise. It’s hidden and seldom visited and would be the only lookout in the Blue Mountains that is viewed from a shelter. The Paul Harris Lookout is marked by a concrete and steel structure providing shelter to visitors taking in views over Blackheath Glen and Shipley Plateau. This lookout… Read More »

What’s on in the greater blue mountains region

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Summer flowers at the Carrington Hotel, Katoomba

The Carrington Hotel is one of the Blue Mountains premier hotels and tourist attractions. Opened in 1883 as The Great Western, this Grand Old Lady soon became a popular mountain retreat for international visitors, the elite of Sydney, and those eager to see the natural wonders of the Blue Mountains. Renamed ‘The Carrington’ in 1886,… Read More »

Blue Mountains National Park in 4K

Part of the UNESCO World Heritage protected area, the Blue Mountains National Park it’s an incredible plateau 80km west of Sydney. It features breathtaking cliffs and waterfall, more than 140km of tracks and endless photographic opportunities. This video was produced for IUCN World Parks Congress Sydney 2014 (worldparkscongress.org/). This 4K version also shows some previously… Read More »