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.
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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...
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6km (one way) - 2 hour - Medium difficulty
For an awe-inspiring ride to the edge of the magnificent Grose Wilderness, Burramoko cycle trail leads along a ridge to a dramatic rocky bluff. A tr...