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.
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
St Mounts is a Heritage Guesthouse that has been restored to capture its former elegance, set on two acres of landscaped gardens with adjoining parkland in the breathtaking beauty of the Upper Blue Mo...www.stmounts.com.au
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...
Part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, the Three Sisters is an iconic formation that you must see at least once in your lifetime. There are different versions of the Aboriginal story ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/blue-mountains-national-park/echo-point-lookout-three-sisters/lookout
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
You'll feel like you're on the edge of the world as you gaze across Jamieson Valley from Leura Cascades picnic area. A reviving break while on a driving holiday or cycling trip, it's also a great base...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/blue-mountains-national-park/leura-cascades-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
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