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Hydro Majestic rallies for bushfire recovery

By | January 15, 2020

The Hydro Majestic Hotel will forge ahead with Roaring 20s Festival events in February to rally support for the struggling Blue Mountains community, despite experiencing an unprecedented downturn itself. The annual Charleston for Charity community dance will be held in front of the Hydro Majestic Pavilion as a fundraiser for Blue Mountains Rural Fire Service… Read More »

The Lawson Silo or Convict Hole

By | December 29, 2019

In the bush, near the industrial estate of Lawson, NSW is a rock ledge that has a cage on top. The cage goes over a large hole that has an unknown history.  There still seems to be no conclusive answers, what are your thought’s on what this hole was used for? HERE>> https://w3w.co/walking.quibble.pity See this… Read More »

Rhondda Valley, Wentworth Falls

By | December 17, 2019

Rhondda Valley, Wentworth Falls, 106 Railway Parade, Wentworth Falls, was developed as a country retreat set in very extensive bushland over a decade after 1888 by a Welsh builder called Lewis Thomas. Thomas ran a building practice in the Glebe area of Sydney in the late nineteenth century and presumably had affinities with the Rhondda,… Read More »

Australian Walking Track Grading System

By | December 12, 2019

NSW national parks offer hundreds of walking tracks across the state for all levels and experiences. To help you find walks best suited to your needs, tracks are graded using the Australian Walking Track Grading System (AWTGS). AWTGS classifies tracks into 5 grades, based on the Australian Standard for walking track construction (AS 2156). It… Read More »

Echo Point proposed upgrades FACT SHEET

By | December 12, 2019

Background The place we now call Echo Point has been of great significance to Gundungurra and Darug people for time immemorial, and is linked to creation stories which connect it to other sacred stories across the continent. It is also one of the most visited sites of Aboriginal cultural significance in Australia. We want the… Read More »

Native animals take over at Scenic World these school holidays

By | September 26, 2019

Immerse the kids in nature these school holidays with Take Flight and Native Animal Encounter, events exclusive to Scenic World. Take Flight is a free, entertaining and educational bird show that will inspire kids and adults alike with wonder for Australia’s unique bird species. Held in the ancient rainforest of the Jamison Valley at Scenic… Read More »

Blue Mountains Theatre Presents THE SAPPHIRES

By | September 24, 2019

Written and Directed by Tony Briggs  Saturday 4 April, 8pm & Sunday 5 April, 2pm The Sapphires is a multi-award winning musical play based on the remarkable true story of writer Tony Briggs’ mother.  This uplifting Australian classic – full of comedy, heart and romance, together with unbeatable soul music – will stay with you for… Read More »

BUCKET LIST ~ Walk to Therabulat and Norths Lookout, Katoomba

By | September 5, 2019

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

By | August 30, 2019

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

By | August 7, 2019

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 »