Category Archives: Historic

Blue Mountains Visitor eMag

By | October 19, 2021

Blue Mountains Visitor eMag is the best place to find great things to see and do in the Blue Mountains. The eMag is interactive, and it will even give you turn by turn directions to some amazing things to see and do. This eMag is the most viewed digital visitor publication in the Blue Mountains.… Read More »

Medlow Bath Dam, Medlow Bath

By | September 29, 2021

Updated 29-9-21 It is believed to be one of the thinnest dam walls in the world being only 106 cm wide at the top. It was the first of the dams built as part of the development of the upper Blue Mountains. Here: https://w3w.co/python.editors.replicates   Today, it still supplies water to the middle and upper… Read More »

Battleship Tops and Wind Eroded Rocks Wentworth Falls

By | September 17, 2021

Updated: 15th September 2021 Battleship Tops is a great spot to visit either directly or on your way too for from McMahons Point. Here: https://w3w.co/miserably.thereby.clashes Battleship Tops is a group of high peaks located on the western side of Kings Tableland Road between Harris Hill and Pearces Mountain, Kings Tableland. One particular rock formation near… Read More »

Catalina Park – The Gully – Katoomba

By | September 10, 2021

If you’re looking for a great place for a safe family walk that’s also dog on-leash friendly Catalina Park, ticks all the boxes. Catalina Park, Katoomba is also known as “The Gully”. KEY POINTS • Distance: 2.1km • Kid-safe: Yes • Dogs on-leash: Yes • Steps: None to speak of • Accessible: Yes, wheelchair and… Read More »

Honeymoon Bridge Katoomba

By | September 22, 2021

Another great family walk ~ Honeymoon Bridge at the base of the 1st Sister.   When was the last time you walked across Honeymoon Bridge?   KEY POINTS • Distance: 1km • Time: 40 mins return PLUS browsing time • Best time of the day: Any time • Kid-safe: Yes with supervision, but not little… Read More »

Weekend eMag by Ask Roz Blue Mountains

By | September 17, 2021

Our Blue Mountains “Weekend” eMag is back.  EACH week, a new edition will be published with information that will help you enjoy your weekend. You only need one link, as refreshing it will give you the latest edition. Like all our eMags, this eMag is “interactive” and offers “turn by turn” directions to walks and lookouts.… Read More »

Wallace Brothers Traction Steam Engine Blackheath return walk

By | October 12, 2021

This is an easy adventure walk for the family with a bit of history thrown in. The first 900m of the track is easy and without any steps. The last 200m is a bushbash. You can also enjoy the amazing Wallace Lookout. In 1928, two brothers, Tim and Eric Wallace began coal mining exploration in… Read More »

Blue Mountains Railway Tourist Guide

By | August 17, 2021

The Blue Mountains Railway Tourist Guide was published in the last half of the 1800’s. This is a compilation of scanned pages from what would have been a hardcover guide. “THE TOURIST RESORTS of the Colony are yearly attracting greater attention, while the convenient train services and cheap fares arranged by the Railway Commissioners are… Read More »

Kings Tableland Aboriginal Place

By | September 2, 2021

Kings Tableland Aboriginal Place is a wonderful place to visit. It was a camping and meeting place of significance to Gundungurra people. Be respectful of the history of the location when you visit. It was historically used as a camping site by Aboriginal residents of the Burragorang Valley Aboriginal camp who would walk to Wentworth… Read More »

Layers in Time Woodford Reserve

By | July 28, 2021

Updated: 7th July 2021 Layers in Time takes visitors on a self-guided 1.4km loop of Woodford Reserve, capturing the site’s history and sharing these stories in an accessible and engaging way. Illustrated signage along the heritage trail now immerses the visitor in the history of the site and features QR codes to quickly and easily… Read More »