Blue Mountains Attractions

Attractions in the Blue Mountains

Named after the unique blue hue that sits over its surroundings, the Blue Mountains offers a varied range of attractions for visitors from nature and history, to shopping and adventure activities.

One of the largest Blue Mountains villages, Katoomba, is a great place to commence your visit, with access to the famous rock formation The Three Sisters, Scenic World and the Waradah Aboriginal Centre.

There are dozens of bushwalking trails to suit a wide range of ages and fitness levels. Some shorter walks have stairs and handrails, while others are more challenging and can take several days. The Pulpit Rock walking track begins to the left of Govetts Leap Lookout, passing scenic panoramic views of the Grose Valley before continuing onto Pulpit Rock Lookout. The Grand Canyon Track near Blackheath is a more challenging hike through luscious native vegetation, deep canyons and creeks. For more adventures try your hand at mountain biking, horseriding or join a Segway tour.

Admire one of the world’s oldest limestone cave systems at the Jenolan Caves, with access to guided tours, adventure caving and the chance to learn about local Aboriginal culture.

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  1. Round walking track

    Round walking track

    A short yet spectacular track through a lush rainforest gully leading to lookouts that boast some of the most iconic views in Blue Mountains National Park. Excellent for adventurous walkers looking for a shorter route...

  2. Lithgow Golf Club

    Lithgow Golf Club

    The picturesque, and very easy walking, 18 hole golf course at the Lithgow Golf Club offers quite a challenge to all levels of player. The mens par is 72 at just a few metres under 6,000 metres, and 74 for the ladies...

  3. Greater Blue Mountains Drive

    Greater Blue Mountains Drive

    This Greater Blue Mountains Drive Discovery Trail explores five routes radiating out like the spokes of a wheel, each an out-and-back drive and can be done in any order from the charming mountain village of Blackheath...

  4. Wild Valley Art Park

    Wild Valley Art Park

    Wild Valley Art Park is a self-sufficient eco arts centre located on 17 inspiring acres in Wentworth Falls in the Blue Mountains. It features a gallery, artist studios and sculpture gardens complete with lake and...

  5. Lost Bear Gallery

    Lost Bear Gallery

    The Blue Mountains has long been a renowned centre of artistic activity, which Lost Bear Gallery is proud to enhance with its representation of contemporary artists. With an exciting collection of paintings, sculpture...

  6. Lyttleton Stores

    Lyttleton Stores

    Lyttleton Stores consists of two country style shops that focus on personal service. Pantree Produce caters for the health conscious 'foodie', and Atelier caters for those seeking original hand-made wares....

  7. Anvil Rock

    Anvil Rock

    Located at the end of Hat Hill Road in the Grose Valley, this weathered sandstone rock formation offers magnificent views over the Grose Valley to Mount Banks and Mount Hay. The Lookout gets it's...

  8. Starflower Apothecary

    Starflower Apothecary

    Starflower Apothecary is located amongst beautifully landscaped and tranquil surroundings in Leura.In this setting of peace, healing and relaxation, Starflower Apothecary provides an essential...

  9. Blue Pool walking track

    Blue Pool walking track

    A challenging yet short hike that's well worth the effort, Blue Pool walking track leads to an idyllic swimming hole in a tranquil bush setting. Located in the Glenbrook area of Blue Mountains National Park, it's an...

  10. Lockyers Road Walking Track

    Lockyers Road Walking Track

    Lockyers Road Walking Track is one of the most historic walking tracks in the Blue Mountains. The track is one of the original 'roads' used to descend into Hartley Vale. Hand built by convicts, remnants of their...

  11. Grand Canyon track

    Grand Canyon track

    Arresting sandstone walls, ever-present waterfalls and abundant native plants line the awesome Grand Canyon track near Blackheath in the Blue Mountains. The historic loop track takes you into the heart of this World...

  12. Sylph Clothing Designs

    Sylph Clothing Designs

    Sylph Clothing Designs is an Australian owned, designed, and made women's clothing company. Using the highest quality cotton and woollen textiles, their team is dedicated to creating colourful, unique and beautifully...

  13. Springwood Country Club

    Springwood Country Club

    Springwood Country Club is a golf and social club set in the Blue Mountains, just a one hour drive west of Sydney and 371 metres above sea level, taking advantage of the beautiful temperate climate of the region....

  14. South Lawson Waterfall Circuit

    South Lawson Waterfall Circuit

    South Lawson Waterfall Circuit is three kilometres long and traverses South Lawson Park passing four very different waterfalls: Adelina Falls, sand lined Federal Falls, Cataract Falls and Junction Falls - an...

  15. Echo Point Lookout

    Echo Point Lookout

    Perched on the edge of the escarpment, on the traditional land of the Gundungurra and Darug People Echo Point precinct - part of the Prince Henry Cliff Walk - provides panoramic views of the southern Blue Mountains,...

  16. Sanctuary Skin and Beauty

    Sanctuary Skin and Beauty

    Sanctuary Skin and Beauty is a boutique skin and beauty salon located in the heart of the heritage listed Blue Mountains. They offer a variety of services including facials, massage, manicures, pedicures, lash and...

  17. Faulconbridge Antiques

    Faulconbridge Antiques

    As you enter the village of Faulconbridge, your eyes will be captivated by a spectacular black and white mural of Greta Garbo on the side of a building. You have discovered Faulconbridge's worst kept secret....

  18. Eskbank House and Museum

    Eskbank House and Museum

    Eskbank House and Museum in Lithgow is a historic home, with splendid furniture, display of Lithgow Pottery and other period pieces, blacksmith's forge and a coach house. Built in 1842 by Thomas...

  19. Woodford – Oaks trail

    Woodford – Oaks trail

    For an invigorating ride or walk that will work your muscles and clear your head, try Woodford - Oaks trail in Blue Mountains National Park. The track leads from Woodford to Glenbrook and makes a great day out in the...

  20. Spa Sublime Day Spa

    Spa Sublime Day Spa

    Private, secluded and exquisitely beautiful, the multi-award winning Spa Sublime is the ultimate day spa experience. Nestled in the heart of the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains, their...

  21. Centennial Glen

    Centennial Glen

    Just one kilometre west of Blackheath, Centennial Glen is a cool Glen with small waterfalls, ferns and impressive sandstone overhangs and provides excellent views of Kanimbla Valley. The Glen is also a popular site...

  22. gleebooks at Blackheath

    gleebooks at Blackheath

    gleebooks at Blackheath has everything that you expect from this well renowned bookseller. They stock a vast array of titles covering every imaginable topic, and if it's not there, they will make...

  23. Mount Portal lookout

    Mount Portal lookout

    Perched atop the lower ridges of Blue Mountains National Park, Mount Portal lookout offers magnificent views of the junction between Glenbrook Gorge and the mighty Nepean River. With a wheelchair-accessible path, it's...

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