Blue Mountains National Parks
Explore the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park. Home of the famous Three Sisters, stay over night in the Blue Mountains region. You’ll discover Aboriginal culture, walking tracks, camping, canyoning, climbing and mountain biking activities. . .
Ride the World’s steepest vernacular railway train, Australia’s steepest Cableway and a glass-bottomed Skyway to enjoy stunning views of the mountains and valleys!
Open every day of the year!
Echo Point Lookout
Standing proudly in the land of the Gundungurra and Darug People, the traditional custodians of this declared Aboriginal Place, the imposing Three Sisters is best seen from Echo Point lookout, on the edge of the plateau above. These three weathered sandstone peaks, formed thousands of years ago through erosion, are set among the cliffs of the Jamison Valley. From the lookout, you’ll be able to see the Ruined Castle and Mount Solitary.
The Blue Mountains Explorer Bus takes you to MORE of the sights, faster and more frequently than any other Blue Mountains tour. Hop on and off at 31 stops in the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area – with live commentary and personal service from friendly driver-guides. All on one amazing value ticket!
Open every day, Jenolan Caves are the largest, most spectacular and most famous caves in Australia. Explore the world’s oldest caves – one of the most outstanding cave systems in the world. You are never too young or old to experience the amazing – award-winning tours, adventure caving, scenic bush walks and Australian Aboriginal culture.
Music in the Mountains
‘Music in the Mountains’ presents the best live music you’ll find anywhere near The Great Dividing Range! Specialising in Jazz, Blues, Americana and Gypsy good-times, come along and check out great live music in a range of venues across the Blue Mountains! With events happening every week at venues like ‘Aunty Ed’s’ in Katoomba, and special events taking place each month in spaces like ‘Pigeon Lane’ in Katoomba, you’re sure to find an exciting act to catch whilst visiting the Blue Mountains.
The ultimate experience is to enjoy the famous silver service Traditional High Tea or the ever-popular Devonshire Tea in the Bygone Beautys Tearooms. Visitors can also purchase estate jewellery (gold, silver and diamonds), antiques, collectables and contemporary quality gifts, including a wide variety of boutique teas – all scattered throughout the Retail Emporium.
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, on the main street of Katoomba, features ever-changing art exhibitions and a section devoted to the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Excellent cafe and a good rainy day location to visit.
Leuralla Toy & Rail Museum
At Leuralla Toy & Railway Museum view the largest collection of 20th century toys, trains and associated memorabilia in the Southern Hemisphere. The toys and trains give a great insight into the past and can offer everyone – from the serious collector to families – a chance to relive their youth
Everglades House & Garden
A spectacular, world-renowned garden set against a backdrop of bush and sweeping views. In the middle of it all lies a stunning Art Deco home. A beautiful spot to wander, to picnic, or to enjoy a Devonshire tea.
Drawing from the great traditions of European landscape design and the unique Blue Mountains bushland, Everglades will charm with its grace and beauty. The Moderne-style 1930s home is set amongst 5.2 hectares of graceful gardens.
We are Katoomba’s Best retro-styled restaurant, cafe and bar located halfway down Katoomba street in a hidden basement, serving up classic dishes, burgers and snacks, aunty Ed’s menu caters for for all tastes and dietary requirements including tasty options our coeliac and vegan friends. Our delicious milkshakes and spiders are a hit with kids of all ages, topped with fresh cream and sweet treats. For the big kids, The bar is well stocked with over 40 independent Australian craft beers, regional wines, and an assortment of classic and retro-inspired cocktails…..
Nestled in the beautiful Megalong valley, surrounded by towering sandstone escarpments, Dryridge Estate is a stunning boutique vineyard 20 minutes by car from Blackheath, the nearest Blue Mountains township. Dryridge Estate is only two hours drive from Sydney, which makes the vineyard very appealing for both weekends and day trips. Visit the Cellar Door and enjoy delicious wines, cheese platters and some of the best scenery in the Blue Mountains.
Megalong Creek Estate
A boutique vineyard situated in the beautiful Megalong Valley, Blue Mountains. Grape varieties including Viognier, Pinot Grigio and Shiraz. Recently planted Pinot and hope to start producing a Pinot wine in 2021. The range of wines also includes a Sparkling which have been named ‘Prozzante’, this is a lightly sparked Prosecco style wine. The grapes are grown and hand picked in the Megalong Valley, then transported to Mudgee for wine making. The wine Wine maker is the award winning and highly regarded winemaker – Jacob Stein of Robert Steins wines.
Blue Mountains Adventure Company
An adventure with us includes:Professional, qualified, local Blue Mountains guides. Our senior guides all have a minimum of Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation, including specialisations in canyoning and abseil guiding. Quality equipment, including full length Seatec canyoning wetsuits and access to warm thermal underwear, fleeces, beanies, rain jackets and water bottles if you need them. Comprehensive emergency equipment (Wilderness First Aid Kits, Shelters, Emergency Beacons, and more) and staff who are trained to deal with unexpected incidents. Great experiences that are packed with adventure minus the time pressure. Experienced, knowledgeable staff who can organize back-up options in case of National Park closures due to weather, fire or anything else
Pins on Lurline
Pins on Luline’s setting is a Katoomba landmark, a grand historic house built at the turn of the century. We deliver quality food with Modern Australian flavours, and a focus on locally sourced produce. We provide an intimate, cozy and comfortable dining experience, set in the heart of the breathtaking Blue Mountains. Visitors can enjoy the surrounding natural beauty and the outlook of our stunning traditional English gardens with a glass of locally sourced wine.