Nature in the Blue Mountains - Katoomba
Nature getaways in Katoomba and surrounds
Take a stroll along a cliff-top walk such as Prince Henry Cliff Walk or the Nature Circuit Track and absorb the views along the way.
A guided bushwalk is a great way to learn about the area's geological history, wildlife and native forests and plants.
One of the best ways to enjoy the grandeur of the area is on the Scenic World Skyway as it travels across the Jamison Valley. A more adventurous alternative is the Scenic Railway that rushes down into the valley; at the bottom you can go for a wander along a 2-km boardwalk through lush temperate rainforests.
Cool-climate gardens come alive during spring and autumn - don't miss the pretty Everglades Garden at Leura and the Norman Lindsay gallery and gardens at Springwood.
3.1km (return) - 2.5 hour (each way) - Medium difficulty
For a magnificent walk that will transport you to another world, step out on moderately challenging Nature track, near Wentworth Falls...
Leave the car behind - get some fresh air and a healthy dose of exercise on a comfortable inn-to-inn walking holiday. While you walk, your luggage is moved ahead of you. You only need to carry a light...www.auswalk.com.au
For over a hundred years, honeymooners have been flocking to this famous spot to create a photo for the mantlepiece. Whether you're on a romantic getaway or a family day trip, you'll fall in love with...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/blue-mountains-national-park/three-sisters-honeymoon-bridge/lookout
18km (one way) - 6 hour - Medium difficulty
From Wentworth Falls this picturesque trail highlights pristine bushland in the central part of Blue Mountains National Park. Choose to mountain bi...