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BUCKET LIST ~ Walk to Therabulat and Norths Lookout, Katoomba

If you’re looking for a walk that’s out of the ordinary and offers great views then this could be the walk for you. It can be done 2 ways. The first from North’s Lookout, Katoomba. To do it this way, you need to park your car near the Explorer’s Tree and walk down to Norths… Read More »

Wattle Day

Celebrate Australia’s National Wattle Day on 1 September National Wattle Day has been officially celebrated since 1992 across Australia on 1 September. Before then, Australians in different States and the territories celebrated their own wattle day on different days in July, August and September whenever the wattles were at their blooming best locally. Wattles have… Read More »

Blue Mountains regional Business Opportunities

There are so many amazing businesses and opportunities for sale in the Blue Mountains region at the moment. Here’s a selection of them. KURRAJONG Cafe – $110,000 KURRAJONG HEIGHTS Restaurant & Luxury Accommodation – $250,000 PENRITH Penrith Valley Inn – $10,000,000 Travel Agency – $49,000 Take Away – $325,000 Florist – $230,000 Beauty Salon –… Read More »

Overcliff-Undercliff walk at Wentworth Falls

 The walk is about 5km and will take you between 2 and 3 hours. It offers wonderful views. Pack a picnic because there are a number of great spots to enjoy it. This walk can be started from a few spots. For this article was are starting from the Falls Carpark and not including the… Read More »

Ask Roz Blue Mountains Podcast

The Ask Roz Blue Mountains Podcast is a weekly podcast covering a wide range of topics to help you find great things to see and do in the great Blue Mountains region. Listen below or on: https://askrozbluemountainspodcast.podbean.com/

Yerranderie Ghost Town

At this early mining settlement you can explore the Yerranderie ghost town that’s been lovingly preserved, with many relics remaining. It’s also a great area to go 4WD touring.     Yerranderie Private Town is now owned by the NPWS and it’s well worth a visit. It’s a 2:30min (76km) drive from Oberon so it’s really… Read More »

GET the most out of your visit to Scenic World Blue Mountains.

Now the new Cablecar is up and going, and it’s Spring, it’s a great time to visit Scenic World Blue Mountains. However, it needs to be a planned visit so you get the most enjoyment from it because it’s not a cheap day for the family. Here are our tips. 1. Arrive as early as… Read More »

The new bushwalk across the Blue Mountains – 1931

In 1931 following the installation of High-Tension Electricity Line between Lawson Sub-station and Blackheath they formed a “unique tourist walk” (bushwalk) to follow the line. They said “The idea was recently conceived of increasing the popularity of the Blue Mountains as a tourist walk. The walk was named “Bruce’s Walk” after the surveyor who selected… Read More »