Category Archives: Historic

Berghofers Pass Interactive 360ยฐ Virtual Reality

By | July 18, 2020

Berghofer’s Pass is an excellent walk that’s suitable for the whole family. It’s also dog (on-leash), bike and horse friendly.   Berghofer’s Pass is a historic road that was built as an alternative road because early motor vehicles could not cope with the steep grades on Mitchell’s Victoria Pass.   Work started on Berghofer’s Passโ€ฆ Read More »

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By | July 6, 2020

Minnie Ha Ha Falls is a great walk for the family and your “Bucket List”. It’s one of the best walks in the Blue Mountains.     ๐—ž๐—˜๐—ฌ ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—œ๐—ก๐—ง๐—ฆ   โ€ข Distance: 2.5km return to the pool at the base of the falls โ€ข Kid-friendly: Yes, with supervision โ€ข Dog on-leash: Yes   NB: Notโ€ฆ Read More »

Dantes Glen Walking Track

By | July 2, 2020

Another one for your BUCKET LIST ~ North Lawson Waterfull Loop along the Dantes Glen Walking Track. Visitors have been coming to Danteโ€™s Glen since about 1879.     DON’T confuse this with the South Lawson waterfall walk: http://lnnk.in/@South-Lawson-Waterfall-Loop   This is a great walk, that takes about 60mins. Just take it easy on theโ€ฆ Read More »

Slack Stairs, Wentworth Falls

By | June 28, 2020

Looking for a great Blue Mountains bushwalk? CHECK OUT Slack Stairs and Wentworth Pass, Wentworth Falls.   TIP: Get there early. The whole Wentworth Falls area is extremely popular and parking is at a premium.   This is a challenging track that is best started from the Conservation Hut, Wentworth Falls. It offers outstanding lookouts,โ€ฆ Read More »

Go Blue

By | June 27, 2020

Blue Mountains City Council (BMCC), in partnership with Blue Mountains Tourism (BMT) and NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS), have developed a destination marketing campaign to kick-start the local economy after bush fires and COVID-19. Aimed at families and couples, the campaign showcases the best the region has on offer: outdoor adventures, cosy hotels,โ€ฆ Read More »

Bowtells Suspension Bridge

By | July 17, 2020

A visit to the Bowtells Suspension Bridge is a must-do. ๐— ๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—ง-๐——๐—ข ๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ก๐—š: ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ/๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ SCARY ๐Ÿ˜ฑ: The bridge is not for anyone who has a fear of heights or for little ones. It can be pretty scary out on the bridge when it starts to move ๐Ÿ˜ฑ NB: Only 1 person on the bridge at a time. VIDEO: https://youtu.be/p1wqYWkKIx4 ACCESS:โ€ฆ 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 thisโ€ฆ Read More »

Rhondda Valley, Wentworth Falls

By | December 17, 2019

Rhondda Valley, Wentworth Falls, 106 Railway Parade, Wentworth Falls, was developed as a country retreat set in very extensive bushland over a decade after 1888 by a Welsh builder called Lewis Thomas. Thomas ran a building practice in the Glebe area of Sydney in the late nineteenth century and presumably had affinities with the Rhondda,โ€ฆ Read More »

Yerranderie Ghost Town

By | September 8, 2019

At this early mining settlement you can explore the Yerranderie ghost town thatโ€™s been lovingly preserved, with many relics remaining. Itโ€™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 reallyโ€ฆ Read More »

Historic Katoomba Railway Station and Goods Shed dating back to 1881.

By | November 8, 2018

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,ย 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).โ€ฆ Read More »