Category Archives: Visit Katoomba

Silver Mist Reserve, Katoomba, 360° VR

By | July 5, 2020

Enjoy this 360° VR tour of Silver Mist Reserve, Katoomba Silver Mist Reserve in Katoomba is a wonderful place to visit, especially on a misty day.  This is best viewed on a computer. If you use a phone or tablet “landscape” is best. MORE info: https://www.askroz.com.au/event_detail/index/silver-mist-reserve Silver Mist to Echo Point Walk: https://www.askroz.com.au/event_detail/index/silvermist-reserve-to-echo-point

Catalina Park, Katoomba ~ 360° VR tour

By | July 5, 2020

Catalina Park is a disused motor racing venue, located at Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains, and is recognised as an Aboriginal Place due to the long association of the local Gundungarra and Darug clans to the area. Overview The 2.1 km circuit opened on 12 February 1961. Race meetings were staged by the Australian Racing… Read More »

RIP Cave, VR 360 tour, Katoomba

By | July 5, 2020

  Explore the inside of the RIP Cave in Katoomba. It is best viewed on a computer. If viewing on a phone or tablet, watch it landscape. USE your finger or mouse to explore this amazing cave. TO VISIT in the real world, park your car in the small clearing just off the and take… 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 »

Australian Walking Track Grading System

By | December 12, 2019

NSW national parks offer hundreds of walking tracks across the state for all levels and experiences. To help you find walks best suited to your needs, tracks are graded using the Australian Walking Track Grading System (AWTGS). AWTGS classifies tracks into 5 grades, based on the Australian Standard for walking track construction (AS 2156). It… 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 »

Native animals take over at Scenic World these school holidays

By | September 26, 2019

Immerse the kids in nature these school holidays with Take Flight and Native Animal Encounter, events exclusive to Scenic World. Take Flight is a free, entertaining and educational bird show that will inspire kids and adults alike with wonder for Australia’s unique bird species. Held in the ancient rainforest of the Jamison Valley at Scenic… Read More »