Category Archives: Wildlife

Kanangra Boyd

By | January 8, 2021

The Kanangra Boyd National Park is part of Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Kanangra-Boyd National Park is just 180km from Sydney. Superb scenery, abundant wildlife, cycling and walking even after the fires. W3W: https://w3w.co/evens.blackberry.gobbling All photos were taken post the January 2020 fires. Kanangra-Boyd National Park offers visitors a rare insight into Australia’s unspoiled… Read More »

Yerranderie ghost town

By | January 24, 2021

Yerranderie Private (Ghost) Town is now owned by the NPWS and it’s a MUST VISIT visit. It’s a 2hrs 30mins (100km) drive from Oberon so it’s really best suited for a weekend trip OR a DAY VISIT from Oberon or Jenolan Caves. You can stay overnight in the campground and soon again in one of… Read More »

Subscribe to Ask Roz Blue Mountains

By | January 7, 2021

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Superb Lyrebird

By | August 27, 2017

Ask Ros Blue Mountains The superb lyrebird has a spectacular tail of fanned feathers, when spread out in display, looks like a lyre, which is a musical instrument of ancient Greece. The male superb lyrebird is 80-100 cm long, including his 55-cm-long tail. He is dark brown on the upper part of his body and… Read More »

Fungi in the Blue Mountains

By | April 10, 2017

Recently we did the trip to McMahon’s Lookout, Wentworth falls. This involves about a 25km drive down Kings Tableland Road, Wentworth Falls. About 20km of the road is dirt and a bit rough, so take it easy. From the carpark it’s about an 800m easy walk to the actual lookout. The path is an old… Read More »

The Sydney Funnel Web Spider ~ Nasty

By | January 3, 2017

The Sydney Funnel Web Spider are commonly found throughout the greater Blue Mountains region, especially in the warmer months. Ask Roz link The Sydney funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus) is a species of venomous mygalomorph spider native to eastern Australia, usually found within a 100 km (62 mi) radius of Sydney. It is a member of a group… Read More »

Kanangra Boyd National Park makes a great day trip

By | January 3, 2017

Have you been to Kanangra Boyd National Park? The Kanangra Boyd National Park is part of Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Kanangra-Boyd National Park is just 180km from Sydney. Enjoy superb scenery, abundant wildlife, cycling and walking. These happy snaps taken by Ask Roz Blue Mountains are just part of the beauty of the part.… Read More »