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 »

Autumn colours in Mount Wilson

Mt Wilson, is a wonderful heritage garden village in the Blue Mountains, that has magnificent natural bushland and rainforest, walks and canyons as well as historic houses and grand exotic gardens, some of which are open to the public. The Mount Wilson area was surveyed in 1868 by Edward Wyndham. It was subsequently named after… Read More »

Fungi in the Blue Mountains

Recently we did the trip to McMahon’s Lookout, Wentworth falls. This involves about a 25km drive down Kings Tableland Road, Wentworth Falls. About 20km of the road is dirt and a bit rough, so take it easy. From the carpark it’s about an 800m easy walk to the actual lookout. The path is an old… 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 »

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 »

Iconic Blinky Bill Bus Stop Magic Restored

Many local residents and their children will remember how “the bush was alive with excitement” in Dorothy Wall’s Adventures of Blinky Bill. Now, the village of Glenbrook is alive with excitement at the completion of the new mural on the iconic bus stop. Photo: Artist Jayne Shephard shows Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill the finished product… 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 »