Category Archives: Ask Roz Blue Mountains

Ask Roz Blue Mountains – Find great things to see and do in the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon Regions.

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 »

Scenic World improves visitor experience with new Cableway cabin

Scenic World is continuing to evolve its world class visitor experience with a four million dollar upgrade of the Scenic Cableway, in a move that will improve the visitor experience of the most visited privately owned tourism attraction in Australia. Scheduled for completion in mid September, the new Scenic Cableway will enhance the visitor experience… Read More »

The Lake at Wentworth Falls, NSW, Australia

A great new book was recently released titled “The Lake at Wentworth Falls, NSW, Australia“. It was written and published by Jenifer Tippins, published author and a long time resident of Wentworth Falls. The book is a wonderful pictorial view of the lake and surrounds over an extended period. In addition to the wonderful collection of… Read More »

Katoomba Solstice Celebration ~ Saturday, 23 June

Join everyone at the Katoomba Solstice Celebration on Saturday, 23 June 2018. The FREE multi-venue family-friendly celebration is on in the Katoomba CBD from 11am to 5pm. Up to 50 local musicians will entertain from 12 locations, including two stages and pop-up performance spaces. There’ll also be kid’s activities including henna art, face painting and… Read More »

Planning for the return of the Winter Magic Festival in 2019

Blue Mountains Economic Enterprise (BMEE) is set to work with the Winter Magic Festival Committee, after Blue Mountains City Council outlaid $80,000 to ensure the future of the event. The funding will be spent to help: Determine parameters for future Winter Magic Festival events; Establish a new sustainable management structure for the committee; and Engage… Read More »

Katoomba, Blue Mountains Is the Bushwalking Capital of Australia

If you’re short on time or don’t have your own transportation, but want to get away from it all, then go to Katoomba. Katoomba is certainly no secret to residents of Sydney. When Sydney locals feel the need to escape from the summer heat or the traffic and pollution of the city, they hop on… Read More »

Handy Katoomba Weather Tips

If you are thinking about visiting Katoomba in the beautiful Blue Mountains of Australia I commend you on your good taste! It is a stunningly beautiful area with a wonderful variety of things to do & see. I have a few Handy Katoomba Weather Tips for you to help with your planning and how best… Read More »

Go Bushwalking in the Blue Mountains

Only two hours west of the bustling metropolitan city that is Sydney lies an oasis of nature known as the Blue Mountains. Listening to a kookaburra above you in a sprawling, ancient blue gum tree, taking in views from treacherous cliffs and ravines that could put the Grand Canyon to shame, this World Heritage-listed site… Read More »

Leura in the Blue Mountains is the Perfect Spot for a Weekend Getaway

99km from Sydney is the popular town of Leura in the Blue Mountains is the perfect spot for a weekend getaway. If you’re trying to find a lovely town surrounded by even lovelier scenery, then Leura is where you want to go. The beauty of the town has led to it occasionally being referred to as… Read More »