Category Archives: Lookouts

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,… 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,… Read More »

Echo Point upgrades nearing completion

By | June 18, 2020

A major upgrade of Echo Point is nearing completion. In October 2019, Council commenced works to enhance Echo Point Lookout for the community and visitors.  The upgrade includes:  a new gathering space (amphitheatre) a new Prince of Wales Lookout, and an accessible, night-lit boardwalk connecting the lookouts, amphitheatre and Council’s accredited Visitor Information Centre. Since… Read More »

Grand Clifftop Walk, Katoomba to Leura

By | June 6, 2020

Another one for your BUCKET LIST ~ the “GRAND CLIFF TOP WALK” that goes from Katoomba Cascades, Maple Grove Park, to Sublime Point Lookout, Leura”. This is a great walk and it should be on every bushwalkers bucket list. It’s a safe walk suitable for all ages who can manage a 3-4 hour one-way walk.… 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 »

Echo Point proposed upgrades FACT SHEET

By | December 12, 2019

Background The place we now call Echo Point has been of great significance to Gundungurra and Darug people for time immemorial, and is linked to creation stories which connect it to other sacred stories across the continent. It is also one of the most visited sites of Aboriginal cultural significance in Australia. We want the… Read More »

BUCKET LIST ~ Walk to Therabulat and Norths Lookout, Katoomba

By | September 5, 2019

If you’re looking for a walk that’s out of the ordinary and offers great views then this could be the walk for you. It can be done 2 ways. The first from North’s Lookout, Katoomba. To do it this way, you need to park your car near the Explorer’s Tree and walk down to Norths… Read More »

Katoomba, Blue Mountains Is the Bushwalking Capital of Australia

By | June 4, 2018

If you’re short on time or don’t have your own transportation, but want to get away from it all, then go to Katoomba. Katoomba is certainly no secret to residents of Sydney. When Sydney locals feel the need to escape from the summer heat or the traffic and pollution of the city, they hop on… Read More »

Go Bushwalking in the Blue Mountains

By | June 2, 2018

Only two hours west of the bustling metropolitan city that is Sydney lies an oasis of nature known as the Blue Mountains. Listening to a kookaburra above you in a sprawling, ancient blue gum tree, taking in views from treacherous cliffs and ravines that could put the Grand Canyon to shame, this World Heritage-listed site… Read More »