Tag Archives: Ask Roz Blue Mountains Podcast

Blue Mountains Walking Tracks ~ Open and Closed

By | March 10, 2024

Walking tracks and Lookouts in the Blue Mountains are managed by National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and the Blue Mountains City Council (BMCC). There is no single list that shows who manages what, and neither organisation sends out alerts, so the only way to know what’s open or closed is to check via the… Read More »


Blue Mountains 7 Day Weather Forecast

By | May 18, 2022

Select a location from the dropdown menu  About Blue Mountains weather: The climate varies with elevation. At Katoomba, (1,010m or 3,314ft) the summer average maximum temperature is around 22 °c with a few days extending into the 30s (80s–90s °F) although it is quite common to see maximum temperatures stay in the teens when… Read More »


Eastern Blue-Tongue Skink

By | March 1, 2022

Eastern Blue-Tongue Skink (Tiliqua scincoides) By Troy Hovenden, The Reptile Bloke The Eastern Blue-Tongue Skink is a common lizard species in the Blue Mountains. We actually have two species of Blue-Tongue here in the Mountains. In the upper mountains, we find the Blotched Blue-Tongue Skink (Tiliqua nigrolutea). Often times when I’m searching for snakes in… Read More »


Did you know? Interesting things about the Blue Mountains

By | December 29, 2023

Just 80 kilometres west of Sydney, the heart of the Blue Mountains is one of Australia’s most visited tourist destinations, popular with both domestic and international visitors. Tens of thousands of visitors visit each year to experience wonderful views of the ancient landscape from lookouts, bushwalking and seasonal events like spring and autumn garden festivals.… Read More »