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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 »

What’s on in the Greater Blue Mountains’ region

USE your free Ask Roz Blue Mountains app, to find great things to see and do in the greater Blue Mountains region. Below are some links you may find useful on a daily basis. See what’s on, check the weather, read all local newspapers and listen to 2LT.  What’s on TODAY What’s on TOMORROW Rainy Day – Wheelchair FriendlyExhibitions – MarketsSwimming Spots – Hot… Read More »

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 »

Historic Katoomba Railway Station and Goods Shed dating back to 1881.

In 1881 a new timber platform and station were built in Katoomba, to the west of the level-crossing. The goods yard between the station and Bathurst Road, then the Great Western Highway, was developed in 1883-4, with a goods shed, dock, siding and crane (which is still on the site, although not in its original position).… 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 »

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 »