Category Archives: Visit Blue Mountains

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 »

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 »

Overcliff-Undercliff walk at Wentworth Falls

By | June 3, 2019

 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

By | January 27, 2019

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

By | September 8, 2019

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.

By | November 8, 2018

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 »