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LOVE LOCAL ~ Blackheath, Megalong Valley and Shipley Plateau

By | February 12, 2020

Blackheath is a gateway to Megalong Valley and Shipley Plateau, where you can take in breathtaking views of the Blue Mountains escarpment and explore these farming communities renowned for their food and wine.   Blackheath is known as a vibrant and lively community, proud of its local history and with strong links to its natural… Read More »

Holiday Here This Year

By | January 23, 2020

AUSTRALIANS are being encouraged to throw their support behind Australia’s tourism industry in the wake of the devastating bushfires by holidaying in their own backyard. Tourism Australia’s Holiday Here This Year campaign launched today taps into the overwhelming goodwill and support for local communities impacted by the recent bushfires, by urging Australians to plan, book… Read More »

Hydro Majestic rallies for bushfire recovery

By | January 15, 2020

The Hydro Majestic Hotel will forge ahead with Roaring 20s Festival events in February to rally support for the struggling Blue Mountains community, despite experiencing an unprecedented downturn itself. The annual Charleston for Charity community dance will be held in front of the Hydro Majestic Pavilion as a fundraiser for Blue Mountains Rural Fire Service… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Blue Mountains regional Business Opportunities

By | August 7, 2019

There are so many amazing businesses and opportunities for sale in the Blue Mountains region at the moment. Here’s a selection of them. KURRAJONG Cafe – $110,000 KURRAJONG HEIGHTS Restaurant & Luxury Accommodation – $250,000 PENRITH Penrith Valley Inn – $10,000,000 Travel Agency – $49,000 Take Away – $325,000 Florist – $230,000 Beauty Salon –… 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 »