Category Archives: Lookouts

WALK – Katoomba Cascades to Echo Point

By | January 4, 2023

This short 1.4km walk from the Katoomba Cascades picnic area to Echo Point is perhaps the best all-weather tourist walk in the Blue Mountains. It offers wonder views from multiple lookouts. Allow 40 minutes to complete the walk each way. See the links below for starting points. TIP: Parking at Echo Point can often be… Read More »

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Blue Mountains EXPERIENCES eMag, out now

By | October 24, 2022

We have now released our new interactive “EXPERIENCES eMag” which will be launched each Friday Each issue will contain a range of activities relevant to what’s on, track closures and the weather. It will be a great asset for Blue Mountains residents and visitors alike looking for relevant and topical information. ACCESS: You can view… Read More »

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Ask Roz Blue Mountains range of eMags

By | September 12, 2022

Ask Roz Blue Mountains produces a wide range of environmentally friendly and sustainable visitor information eMags. Our eMags are viewed by more people than any other visitor information service in the greater Blue Mountains. 


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Eddy Lookout, Mount Victoria

By | September 12, 2022

Eddy Lookout, Mount Victoria was named after Mr E. M. G. Eddy, Chief Commissioner of Railways, in recognition of his management of Mountain railway traffic. Here: https://w3w.co/reacting.tenant.figures Edward Miller Gard Eddy (1851-1897), railway commissioner, was born on 24 July 1851 in England, son of Edward Miller Eddy, marine engineer. In November 1895, a ceremony was… Read More »

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The Leura Forest walk, one of the Blue Mountains best bushwalks

By | June 9, 2022

This is one of the best walks in the Blue Mountains. It’s a mix of cliff and valley views along a historic walk. This is one for the bigger kids as it’s a 7km walk, one way. This is a wonderful day walk, that will take you from Leura to Katoomba through a beautiful valley.… Read More »

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Mount Banks Submit Walk

By | May 31, 2022

NPWS describes the walk this way: “For some of the best scenic views in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, try the steep Mount Banks Summit walk from the picnic area, near Mount Wilson.” The first half of the walk offers great views. We stocked up on essential provisions from Piccolo Deli, Mount Victoria.… Read More »

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Blue Mountains Walking Tracks ~ Open and Closed

By | December 16, 2022

Walking tracks and Lookouts in the Blue Mountains are managed by National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and the Blue Mountains City Council (BMCC). There is no single list that shows who manages what, and neither organisation sends out alerts, so the only way to know what’s open or closed is to check via the… Read More »

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Ask Roz Blue Mountains Podcast

By | January 11, 2024

Find great things to see and do in the greater Blue Mountains region using the Ask Roz Blue Mountains Podcast. The Blue Mountains most listened to visitor information podcast. All here: https://open.spotify.com/show/091OrVhnf4FIGuvBbnsQ3s OLDER episodes here: https://open.spotify.com/show/4ZIuMIOOTNYTaN3DJFv4T3  

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Walk to Butterbox Point, Mount Hay, Leura

By | August 19, 2022

The walk to Butterbox Point is a great walk family that offers outstanding views all the way along the walk. Butterbox Point is a large, high rocky outcrop on the edge of the Grose Gorge, 800m northwest of the northern end of Mount Hay Road, Leura. WHERE: https://w3w.co/leaper.tabs.brainstorm Carpark: https://w3w.co/deviations.immorality.risky KEY POINTS • Distance: 2.2km… Read More »

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Burrabarroo Lookout, one of the best in the Blue Mountains

By | January 1, 2022

Burrabarroo Lookout has spectacular views of the Blue Mountains in NSW, Australia. The lookout features breathtaking vistas of the Jamison Valley. Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/AskRozBlueMountains/posts/4814942191882496 More info: https://www.askroz.com.au/event_detail/index/burrabarroo-lookout Getting to the lookout Here: https://w3w.co/socialists.lineage.sealed The lookout is an 80m sidetrack off Prince Henry Cliff Walk. The track starts near O’Brien Ave, Katoomba and is well signposted.… Read More »

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