Category Archives: Visit Katoomba

BID STAYS – Let us find you the best value holiday accommodation in the Blue Mountains

By | July 27, 2021

If you’re looking for holiday accommodation in the Blue Mountains of NSW, Australia, then Bid Stays may be able to help. BID STAYS will find you the best value accommodation in the Blue Mountains. THIS IS A FREE SERVICE.  Simply complete the form below and within 1 business day, you’ll receive some great offers for… Read More »

The origin of Blue Mountains village names

By | July 15, 2021

Updated: 5th July 2021 The City of Blue Mountains is a confederation of more than 20 townships and localities, formed in 1947. The city is located within the boundaries of the national park. The principal centres are Katoomba, Leura, Mount Victoria, Blackheath, Springwood, Wentworth Falls, and Lawson, all of which lie on both the rail… Read More »

Origin of Blue Mountains Town Names

By | June 15, 2021

The Blue Mountains west of Sydney is steeped in History and each of its villages has a wonderful link to the exploring past. This list was compiled by John Low for the Blue Mountains Library. Lapstone (106m) The name “Lapstone Hill” was in use from at least the 1820s and derives from the shape of… Read More »

Leura Cascades Picnic area

By | June 22, 2021

The Leura Cascades Picnic area has reopened after being closed for over 12 months following torrential rain in early 2020 that caused flooding and land slippages. Here: https://w3w.co/example.varnish.footprint The walk down along Leura Falls Creek to the main cascade area and after about 150m at the junction of the Prince Henry Cliff Walk track. We… Read More »

Soak up the stars suspended in mid air

By | June 21, 2021

Great new initiative from Scenic World Blue Mountains.     “You asked, we listened! Scenic World is celebrating the dark side this winter with a new experience that illuminates the night sky with a Disco Skyway!   Light Up the Night kicks off when the sun goes down from June 25 – July 11*, celebrating… Read More »

Ask Roz Concierge has arrived

By | June 1, 2021

Updated: 30th May 2021 In an Australian tourism industry first, Ask Roz Blue Mountains has launched its exclusive service, Ask Roz Concierge to help people find great things to see and do in the Greater Blue Mountains.  Ask Roz’s Concierge service will allow visitors to or residents of, the Greater Blue Mountains region to submit… Read More »

Narrow Neck Katoomba is a great place to walk or ride

By | May 23, 2021

Updated 23rd May, 2021 The Narrow Neck trail is a great cycling and walking track that follows the Narrow Neck peninsula, Katoomba. It offers incredible views, birdwatching and wildflowers. While the full return walk/ride is about 20km one of the great this about Narrow Neck is that you can do it for as long as… Read More »

Ask Roz Concierge, created just for you

By | July 17, 2021

Updated: 21st April 2021 In an Australian tourism industry first, Ask Roz Blue Mountains has launched 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 allows visitors to or residents of the greater Blue Mountains region to… Read More »

Katoomba Falls Night-Lit Walk

By | May 14, 2021

Updated: 2nd May 2021 The spectacular and FREE Katoomba Falls Night-lit Walk is open to the public. The 1.3km walk gives visitors access to a unique, night-time viewing experience of outstanding natural features such as Orphan Rock, Witches Leap, Katoomba Falls and Katoomba Cascades. At certain vantage points, you can also see the Three Sisters… Read More »

Sculptures at Scenic World

By | April 11, 2021

Sculpture at Scenic World is now open in the Blue Mountains, providing the perfect excuse to escape the daily grind and reconnect with art and nature these school holidays. Returning after a two-year hiatus due to coronavirus, Sculpture at Scenic World will transform the ancient rainforest into an outdoor art gallery from April 1 –… Read More »