Category Archives: Visit Katoomba

Mount St. Mary’s College and Convent, Katoomba

The school was founded by the Sisters of Charity in 1901 in Main Street Katoomba. In 1910 Mt St Marys moved to a much larger and purpose built building at the Eastern Gateway to Katoomba.From 1910 until 1966 Mt St Mary’s was a strictly all girl boarding and day school. The front entrance to the… Read More »

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Ask Roz would like to help you promote your event, but to do that we need some key information. Did you know that Australians over 18 spend an average of 35 hours per week browsing on their mobile device.  Through our multi award-winning Ask Roz platform, you will reach web, mobile, social media and digital… 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 »

Mt Rennies Tunnel, Katoomba, under Narrow Neck Plateau

It’s said there are nearly 100 kms of tunnels in the cliffs near The 3 Sisters, Katoomba. Coal mining began in that area in 1878 and there were about 40 mines at various times. The mining history in the Jamison Valley, Katoomba around the Scenic Railway and Narrow Neck is incredible. One of the early… 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 »

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 »

What’s on in the greater blue mountains region

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More frequently in the Ask Roz Blue Mountains Facebook page you’ll see posts starting with (i). The (i) is to show you that this is a “Facebook Instant Article” that is enhanced to open instantly and beautifully on your phone. The experience is totally different to the one you get via a web browser. You… Read More »

Summer flowers at the Carrington Hotel, Katoomba

The Carrington Hotel is one of the Blue Mountains premier hotels and tourist attractions. Opened in 1883 as The Great Western, this Grand Old Lady soon became a popular mountain retreat for international visitors, the elite of Sydney, and those eager to see the natural wonders of the Blue Mountains. Renamed ‘The Carrington’ in 1886,… Read More »