Category Archives: Historic

COMING SOON – Ask Roz Concierge

By | April 21, 2021

Updated: 21st April 2021 In an Australian tourism industry first, Ask Roz Blue Mountains will shortly be announcing an exclusive service, Ask Roz Concierge (ARC) to help people find great things to see and do in the greater Blue Mountains.  Ask Roz’s Concierge (ARC) service will allow visitors to or residents of the greater Blue… Read More »

McMahons Point, Wentworth Falls

By | April 13, 2021

The trip to McMahons Point about 40km return and is suitable to 2wds in dry conditions. After rain 4wd is recommended by NPWS. When you get to McMahons Point there is a small parking area, toilet and some picnic tables. The walk to the lookout is an easy 800m one way. The area was savaged… Read More »

Portland Silo Art

By | March 30, 2021

Prior to white settlement, the Portland region was occupied by the Wiradjuri people. The first European in the area was James Blackman who surveyed roads in the area in 1820 and today Blackman’s Flat and Blackman’s Crown bear the family name. The town of Portland is of interest as a historic mining town, and also… Read More »

Coxs Cave, Mount Victoria

By | March 25, 2021

Coxs Cave is a must-visit if you have the ability to climb the ladder into the cave. This article is about the “round walk”. NB: If you intend climbing into Cox’s Cave, be warned it’s not suitable for little ones or anyone with a fear of high places. The ladder is not for the faint-hearted.… Read More »

Ask Roz Blue Mountains eMags

By | March 24, 2021

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Lawson Visitor

By | April 6, 2021

Like many of the smaller townships in the Blue Mountains, Lawson is essentially a Community Village with some particularly beautiful bushwalks on both its northern and southern extremities. Its distinctive Blue Mountains Hotel alerts the traveller but it is only by leaving the Great Western Highway and travelling to the edges of the ridge that… Read More »

Bowenfels Gun Emplacement – Lithgow

By | March 6, 2021

Lithgow’s Bowenfels Gun Emplacement is the only known inland heavy anti aircraft gun emplacement of its type in NSW. The Gun Emplacements were constructed during World War II to protect Lithgow’s important mining, manufacturing and transport industries as well as the Small Arms Factory. Following the entry of Japan into World War II and improvements… Read More »

Ask Roz Blue Mountains – Interactive eGuides

By | April 15, 2021

Download an “interactive” eGuides for the things that interest you. Simply click on the Guide’s and then save them to your desktop or phone/tablet. You can then access them whenever you like. TURN BY TURN: All links are interactive, including the “Turn By Turn voice” guides to get you there and lots more information. LOCATION… Read More »

Blair Athol Coal Mine, Mount Victoria – BUCKET LIST

By | February 4, 2021

Another one for your BUCKET LIST ~ Blair Athol No 4 Coal Mine, Mount Victoria. If you like a bit of ADVENTURE, this short walk could be the go for you. BIGGER KIDS WILL LOVE IT.     𝗞𝗘𝗬 𝗣𝗢𝗜𝗡𝗧𝗦 • Distance: 1km return • Time: 30 mins return PLUS browsing time • Best time… Read More »

Mount York, Mount Victoria

By | January 18, 2021

The BMCC has re-opened the Mount York following the 2020 fires when it was hit really hard. #arbmholidayadventuredecjan 360° Images x 7 Use your finger or mouse to move around. https://momento360.com/e/uc/3d6c951e682542f18d473c20240ed4bf?utm_campaign=embed&utm_source=other&size=large It offers a multitude of activities like picnics, walks, abseiling, rock climbing, and limited camping (booking required). It has picnic tables, shelter, and toilets,… Read More »