Category Archives: Visit Blue Mountains

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 best suited… 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 »

SCENIC WORLD PRESENTS DINOSAUR VALLEY FROM 1ST NOVEMBER 2018

Dinosaur Valley has arrived at Scenic World, bringing the ancient rainforest to life with prehistoric dinosaurs, daily events and family fun from November 1 – January 28. Marking the first event of its kind in the Blue Mountains, Dinosaur Valley will take visitors on a journey through time to explore the fascinating world of dinosaurs… Read More »

The new bushwalk across the Blue Mountains – 1931

In 1931 following the installation of High-Tension Electricity Line between Lawson Sub-station and Blackheath they formed a “unique tourist walk” (bushwalk) to follow the line. They said “The idea was recently conceived of increasing the popularity of the Blue Mountains as a tourist walk. The walk was named “Bruce’s Walk” after the surveyor who selected… Read More »

The Lake at Wentworth Falls, NSW, Australia

A great new book was recently released titled “The Lake at Wentworth Falls, NSW, Australia“. It was written and published by Jenifer Tippins, published author and a long time resident of Wentworth Falls. The book is a wonderful pictorial view of the lake and surrounds over an extended period. In addition to the wonderful collection of… Read More »

Go Bushwalking in the Blue Mountains

Only two hours west of the bustling metropolitan city that is Sydney lies an oasis of nature known as the Blue Mountains. Listening to a kookaburra above you in a sprawling, ancient blue gum tree, taking in views from treacherous cliffs and ravines that could put the Grand Canyon to shame, this World Heritage-listed site… Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Lake Jamison Resort secret proposal leaked

Ask Roz Blue Mountains has uncovered secret plans for a proposed lakeside resort in the Jamison Valley. The proposed resort is to be called the “Lake Jamison Resort“. The leaked proposal went on to say that the raising of the dam wall by 20m would be a positive solution as development and employment opportunities will become available… Read More »

Blast off at Blackheath Soldiers Memorial Park

The rocket has returned to Blackheath Soldiers Memorial Park, providing a unique experience for children of the Blue Mountains and beyond. Blue Mountains City Council, the Rotary Club of Blackheath and the community worked together to get the new replica rocket installed at Blackheath Memorial Park. Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, said: “I am pleased to… Read More »

Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge 2018

The Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge began in 2011 in the Leura Mall. The next Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge will be held at the Hydro Majestic Hotel at Medlow Bath on Saturday, February 24, 2018. In 2013 it set a Guinness World for the largest number of costumed people dancing the Charleston Record and then retained… Read More »