Category Archives: Tourism

Explore the Blue Mountains’ own Glow Worm Tunnel

Once abandoned and now a natural wonder, Glow Worm Tunnel is home to millions of little critters that simulate the night sky. The Glowworm Tunnel is a disused railway tunnel between Lithgow, New South Wales and Newnes, New South Wales, Australia. It is notable for its resident glow-worms, the bioluminescent larvae of Arachnocampa richardsae, a… Read More »

Scenic World Sculptures 2017

Enjoy this Time Lapse video of Scenic World Blue Mountains Sculptures. They are on daily until the 7th May. Check them out. With 41 artists creating 35 artworks for exhibition, not only is this the biggest show ever, it also includes the work of 10 local artists. Sculptures at Scenic World Use your free Ask… Read More »

What I Love About Holidays in NSW

Visit NSW has rolled out their new video ad campaigns for NSW destinations. “What I Love About Holidays in NSW” The campaign What I Love About Holidays in NSW is the latest digital marketing campaign and hosted on www.visitnsw.com/ilovensw. Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase said: “To help visitors plan their next NSW getaway, Destination NSW has launched five short… Read More »

The best Blue Mountains’ waterfalls to visit after rain

After good rainfalls over the greater Blue Mountains region, some beautiful Waterfalls spring into life. As the rain eases, the volume of water in the waterfalls around the Blue Mountains will decrease quickly. That being said, you should still get some great photo opportunities. In this article, we’ll look at some of the most popular… Read More »

The Paul Harris Memorial Lookout, a Blackheath treasure

The Paul Harris Memorial lookout is a surprise. It’s hidden and seldom visited and would be the only lookout in the Blue Mountains that is viewed from a shelter. The Paul Harris Lookout is marked by a concrete and steel structure providing shelter to visitors taking in views over Blackheath Glen and Shipley Plateau. This lookout… Read More »

Katoomba Falls and Witch’s Leap Katoomba

A walk down to the middle level of Katoomba Falls after rain as a great experience. The photos on this page were taken on Saturday 4th March 2017 using an iPhone. To do the walk, park your car beside the Katoomba Kiosk and take the track to the right of the Kiosk. The track heads down… Read More »

Majestic snatch back of Ashes of retro dance at Hydro

The Poms have snatched the Ashes (well, the Ashes of the retro dance world) and every pair of left feet will help give the Blue Mountains a sporting chance at reclaiming it on Saturday, February 25. The annual Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge Guinness World Record attempt for the largest number of costumed people to dance… Read More »

The 2017 Charleston Challenge ~ Hydro Majestic Hotel

The original Blue Mountains party palace has taken up the gauntlet (most elegantly of course) thrown down by the town of Bexhill in England by announcing a return of the annual world record retro dance attempt in February. The Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge will be held at the Hydro Majestic Hotel at Medlow Bath on… Read More »

Hydro Majestic to host majestic grazing event

The original Blue Mountains party palace will host a regional food and wine showcase on a majestic scale at the annual Roaring 20s Festival long lunch on Saturday, February 25. The mouth-watering feast of shared plates will begin with antipasto by Kinship Kitchen, followed by a chicken and rabbit rillettes with toasted brioche main dish… Read More »

Hydro’s majestic Valentine’s Day serenade

Delectable food, exquisite venue, magical view and even love songs – all you have to do for Valentine’s Day at the Blue Mountains’ legendary hotel of love is provide the romance on Sunday, February 12. Alternatively, treat your love to a chauffeur driven tour of the most romantic locations in the area with all the… Read More »