Blue Mountains, Sydney
The Blue Mountains in New South Wales embraces 26 townships in an area of 1,433 square kilometres. The townships are situated from 50 to 120 km west of Sydney and are within 1,000 square kilometres of this World Heritage listed National Park.
The Blue Mountains was declared a World Heritage park in November 2000. It was nominated for its outstanding natural values, including the biodiversity of its plant and animal communities, its vegetation, which is dominated by Australia's unique eucalypt's, and for the beauty of its natural landscapes.
The region offers a myriad of activities for the visitor from bush walking, to browsing for antiques, adventuring through lime stone caves, with the Jenolan Caves with its 40 kilometers of multi level passageways as a spectacular example, enjoying the native gardens, travelling on the zig zag railway, taking one of the many Eco Tours or just lazing about one of many tranquil townships dotted throughout the region.
Stay at accommodation within the Blue Mountains at Katoomba, Leura or Wentworth Falls and enjoy early morning scenic walks, breathtaking views and clean crisp fresh mountain air.
Things to See & Do
The "Beyond" in the See Sydney and Beyond Smartvisit Card gives entry to the Norman Lindsay Museum and Gallery, Jenolan Caves, Everglades, Mount Tomah Botanic Gardens and much more. Included in the price is a free guidebook.
One & Two Day Activities
Tours of the Blue Mountains are many and varied; from a scenic flight in a helicopter to one or two day bus or small group 4WD tours. Explore the sights, scents, feel and sounds of the Australian bush in its most spectacular and beautiful.
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