Category Archives: Blue Mountains Australia

Echo Point proposed upgrades FACT SHEET

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 »

Blue Mountains Theatre Presents THE SAPPHIRES

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

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 »

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 »

Permanent drinking stations installed in the Blue Mountains

Eight permanent drinking water stations have been installed at recreational spaces across the Blue Mountains City Council Local Government Area. Council and Sydney Water have worked together to provide the stations at some of the area’s most frequented recreation spaces. Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, said ‘Making fresh drinking water available at recreation locations is one… 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/

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 »