Tag Archives: Scenic World

Scenic Skyway, Katoomba – HIGHWAY IN THE SKY

With the removal of the 2nd Scenic Skyway, Katoomba on Monday 9th October 2017, we thought it would be a great time to look back at Skyway No.1. Skyway No.1 was installed in 1958 at a cost of £20,000. According to the Reserve Bank that would be the equivalent of over $600,000 today. You have to… 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 »

Orphan Rock, Katoomba

DO NOT attempt to climb Orphan Rock, the track is closed and EXTREMELY unsafe. Orphan Rock is that amazing rock formation near Scenic World. In 1878 John Britty North developed his coal mine below the cliffs at Orphan Rock and Katoomba was soon recognized as an important mining town. Around this same time Sydney society were… Read More »