Category Archives: Visit Blue Mountains

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 »

Waratahs in the Blue Mountains

By | September 16, 2021

Updated: 15th September 2021 Blue Mountains National Park is home to not just one, but eight species of Waratah, along with forests of eucalyptus trees and stunning views across the New South Wales countryside. There are many places in Blue Mountains where you can see waratahs in their natural habitat. One great spot is on… Read More »

Blue Mountains News and Weather

By | September 29, 2021

  Ckatoomba weatheBLUE MOUNTAINS News and Weather Check back daily for the most up to date regional weather and news. If you have a news item you’d like included simply email us at askrozbluemountains#@gmail.com Important Ask Roz links: Website ~ Facebook Page ~ eMags ~ MyeMag ~ Concierge ~ Q&A ~ BidStay ~ Information ~… 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 »

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 »

The Devils Hole, Katoomba

By | August 5, 2021

The Devils Hole is a steep, narrow gap leading from the clifftop to the valley floor. Even though the distance of the walk is only 500m down allow at least 1 hour for the trip down. Overall, allow 2 hours return walk + exploring time. This walk is not for the faint-hearted as it’s steep,… Read More »

Bid Stays – Let Us Find You the Greatest Value Holiday Accommodation in the Blue Mountains

By | August 15, 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 »

Blue Mountains Snowfall 10th June 2021

By | June 22, 2021

On Thursday 10th June 2021, the Blue Mountains in NSW had a great  Snowfall as part of a super chill that went across the state. This is a collection of photos, videos and 360° Virtual Tours produced by Ask Roz Blue Mountains. 360° Virtual Tours of Blackheath Memorial Gardens            … Read More »