Category Archives: Visit Blue Mountains

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 »

Daredevils or crazy people walk a tightrope suspended 100 METRES above the valley floor

ABC News reported “Slacklining taken to new heights above Kanangra Falls in the Blue Mountains for short film” and they weren’t wrong. According to Wikapedia, Slacklining is: Slacklining refers to the act of walking or balancing along a suspended length of flat webbing that is tensioned between two anchors. Slacklining is similar to slack rope walking… 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 »

Concert to showcase local talent for Youth Week 2017

Some of the most talented performers from Blue Mountains high schools will be presented in a Youth Week 2017 showcase at a special concert at Blaxland High School on Thursday 6 April. Photo:  Winmalee High School rock band ‘Penny Dreadful’ is one of many acts on the Youth Week Concert program showcasing local talent in… 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 »

2017 Charleston Challenge – World Record Attempt, Blue Mountains, Australia

Filmed on 25th February 2017 at the Hydro Majestic Hotel in the Blue Mountains of Australia. Kitty Von Tastique was the Ambassador for the ‘Roaring 20s Festival & All That Jazz’ this year. Although they didn’t break the record they had lots of fun trying! Dancers leading the Charleston Challenge were from the Sydney Swing Katz.… 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 »

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