Oberon Photo © Destination NSW


BLUE MOUNTAINS

Visit the Blue Mountains and experience all that nature has on offer including horse riding, bushwalking, four-wheel driving and cycling through National Parks and forests. Plus there are museums, art galleries to see, and stunning boutique shopping. Coffee shops cluster in every village and the sweet treats are delightful.
There are wonderful places to eat and your choices are from top meat pies to gourmet dining. To stay you can camp under the stars or experience 5 star luxury resorts and everything in between. Even a cave!



TO SEE


BLUE MOUNTAINS BOTANIC GARDENS


BLUE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK – FROM LITHGOW


CAPERTEE VALLEY – FROM LITHGOW

 


JENOLAN CAVES – FROM LITHGOW


LENNOX BRIDGE GLENBROOK


LITHGOW TRAVEL GUIDE


NORMAN LINDSAY GALLERY


OBERON TRAVEL GUIDE


WOLLEMI NATIONAL PARK – FROM LITHGOW


TO DO


Photo © rockyrobbie85

BUSHWALKING

Call into one of the Visitor Information Centres below for more bushwalking information or got to www.bmcc.nsw.gov.au/things-to-see-and-do/bushwalking


EXPLORE THE BLUE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK

❝ Explore World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, home of the famous Three Sisters in Katoomba. Discover iconic lookouts and waterfalls, historic walking tracks, mountain biking, Aboriginal culture, adventure sports, and camping – right on Sydney’s doorstep.❞  MORE INFO


Photo © Regional Showcase Australia

THE SIX MAIN AREAS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK

1. Blackheath
❝ Blackheath area spoils you with amazing walks, mountain biking and clifftop views in Blue Mountains National Park. Visit Govetts Leap, conquer the Grand Canyon and explore the Grose Wilderness.❞  MORE INFO

2. Glenbrook
❝ Glenbrook area is your eastern gateway to Blue Mountains National Park from Sydney. Camp in the wild and enjoy natural swimming spots, Aboriginal rock art, walks and mountain biking.❞  MORE INFO

3. Katoomba
❝ Katoomba area is the heart of Blue Mountains National Park. This popular day trip from Sydney is home of the iconic Three Sisters. It’s packed with heritage walks, world-class views and waterfalls.❞  MORE INFO

4. Lower Grose Valley
❝ The Lower Grose Valley area of Blue Mountains National Park tempts you with crowd-free nature escapes. Discover remote camping, walks, and mountain bike trails to secluded lookouts and waterfalls.❞ MORE INFO

5. Mount Wilson
❝ Visit the natural wonders of Mount Wilson area on an exhilarating walk or mountain bike ride. Hike to Mount Banks, or explore canyons and wilderness in this remote corner of Blue Mountains National Park.❞ MORE INFO

6. Southern Blue Mountains
❝ The Southern Blue Mountains area near Oberon is a hidden corner of Blue Mountains National Park. Get off the beaten track and explore remote campgrounds, wilderness walks and 4WD routes.❞  MORE INFO


Lake Oberon. Photo © Ian Sutton Floating Rock, Oberon NSW

TO EAT

Wine and delicious foods are a very important asset of the lifestyle of the Blue Mountains. Here is a selection for you to try:


KRAVINGS
452 Bells Line Of Road Kurmond
Ph 02 4573 1211
Email contact@kravings.com.au
https://www.kravings.com.au
https://www.facebook.com/kravingsau/


HIGH HOPES ROADHOUSE
2488 Bells Line of Rd, Bilpin NSW 2758
Ph 0466 158 814


KURMOND SOCIAL
406 Bells line of road Kurmond
Ph 02 4573 2180
info@kurmondsocial.com.au
https://www.kurmondsocial.com.au/
https://www.facebook.com/kurmondsocial/


LOCHIEL HOUSE
1259 Bells Line of Rd, Kurrajong Heights NSW 2758
Ph 02 4567 7754
info@lochielhouse.com.au
https://www.lochielhouse.com.au/
https://www.facebook.com/290667887934107
https://www.instagram.com/lochielhouse
❝ Intimate dining at the foothills of the Blue Mountains. Est. 1825, Lochiel House has been an establishment providing welcoming hospitality for almost two centuries. In recent years, owners Nathan & Tayla have breathed fresh life into the venue. Currently rated #1 Restaurant in The Blue Mountains, the team at Lochiel House take pride in providing a high quality of food and service.❞


THE GRUMPY BAKER
2481 Bells Line of Road, Bilpin
Ph 02 4567 0002
http://www.thegrumpybaker.com.au/bilpin
https://www.facebook.com/grumpybaker
http://instagram.com/grumpybaker


THE HIVE CAFE
6-18 Bells Line of Road, Berambing
Ph 02 4567 2590
admin@thebilpinbushhoneycafe.com.au
https://thebilpinbushhoneycafe.com.au/
https://www.facebook.com/thehiveberambing/
https://www.instagram.com/the_hive_berambing/?hl=en
❝ The Hive Berambing in our newly renovated 1950’s built apple packing shed. We also served great food, hot drinks, cold drinks, freshly baked sourdough bread, Bilpin bush honey and more local produce and the best coffee in town.❞



Stay at Jenolan Caves Photo © Destination NSW

TO STAY

Every travel guide says that you have a choice of accommodations to suit any budget and style for that destination. Well, that’s not always true but in the Blue Mountains, they get very close to having every possible type of accommodation. Here is a selection to start with…


HOTEL 

JENOLAN CAVES

4655 Jenolan Caves Road Jenolan Caves NSW 2790
Ph 1300 76 33 11
Email reception@jenolancaves.org.au
http://www.jenolancaves.org.au/
http://www.facebook.com/JenolanCaves
http://www.twitter.com/jenolanmagic

“Caves House is an icon of Blue Mountains accommodation. In 1897, NSW Government Architect, Walter Liberty Vernon, designed and built the grand Jenolan Caves House, only a minute’s stroll from the Grand Arch, as a wilderness retreat. No expense was spared. He used the alpine, picturesque ‘Federation, Arts and Crafts’ style. Offering a range of accommodation from the old-world ambiance of Caves House itself to the modern, motel-style Mountain Lodge to the backpacker lodge and self-contained cottages.” See photo above.


BED AND BREAKFAST

BETHANY MANOR BED AND BREAKFAST
8-12 Eastview Avenue Leura NSW 2780 Australia
Ph 02 4782 5673
Email bethanymanor@outlook.com.au
http://www.bethanymanor.com.au/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bethany-Manor/120841991303533

“Experience the grandeur of an earlier time at Leura’s Bethany Manor – extensive grounds, sweeping gravel drive, long shady verandah, leadlight windows, decorative plasterwork, tennis court and old-style hospitality. Bethany Manor is the ideal bed & breakfast retreat for your special mountain getaway or welcoming place to call home when visiting the World Heritage Blue Mountains”


BED & BREAKFAST AND FARM STAY

BILPIN COUNTRY LODGE
46 Bilpin Springs Road Bilpin NSW 2758
Ph 02 4567 0300
Email res@bilpinlodge.com.au
www.bilpinlodge.com.au
https://www.facebook.com/bilpinlodge

“Located in Bilpin in the Blue Mountains–Hawkesbury region near Sydney, Bilpin Country Lodge provides family, group & corporate accommodation in a relaxed, outstanding farm stay setting. Bilpin Springs Lodge is located near Sydney in the beautiful Blue Mountains. It’s a 90 minute drive from central Sydney to the lodge, or just 50 minutes from west/northwest Sydney.”


COTTAGE
FARCRY
16 Church Lane Mount Wilson NSW 2786 Australia
Ph 02 4567 7254
Email bookings@irisproperty.com.au
irisproperty.com.au/category/properties/holiday-rental
business.facebook.com/irispropertygroup/?business_id=126975944687451
www.linkedin.com/company/1150136
“Set on spectacular mountain block with one acre of cool climate gardens including the traditional style basalt stone walls – Farcry is the quintessential mountains property. Guests staying at Farcry are pampered with beautiful iKOU toiletries and organic teas and receive an iKOU candle as a gift.”


COTTAGE

LEURA ROSE COTTAGE
17 Woodford Street Leura NSW 2780
Ph 1300 721 321
Email indulge@mountainwhispers.com.au
https://mountainwhispers.com.au/properties/leura-rose-2/
https://www.facebook.com/MountainWhispers
https://www.instagram.com/mountain_whispers/

“Take time out from your busy lives for just the two of you to unwind in total privacy, spend quality time together and indulge your senses. Nothing surpasses the romantic Leura Rose – a classic 5-star, beautifully restored 1914 Blue Mountains weatherboard home offering an array of comforts and luxuries. It’s the perfect Blue Mountains accommodation for a romantic getaway.”


COTTAGE

VARENNA – LUXURY LEURA ACCOMMODATION
97 Railway Parade Leura NSW 2780
Ph 1300 721 321
Email indulge@mountainwhispers.com.au
mountainwhispers.com.au/properties/varenna-leura-2/
www.facebook.com/MountainWhispers
www.instagram.com/mountain_whispers/
“At Varenna in Leura, your getaway, wedding or life celebration will be truly memorable. Your special occasion will evoke the elegance and charm of the magnificent Edwardian era – a genuinely distinctive experience in today’s contemporary Australia.”


CABINS

WOLLEMI CABINS
Email wollemicabins@gmail.com
http://www.wollemicabins.com.au/home.aspx
https://www.facebook.com/wollemiwildernesscabins/
https://www.instagram.com/lovecabins/

“Wollemi and Blue Mountains Cabins are in the Blue Mountains behind Sydney, NSW. The aim of the company is to build and rent out eco-cabins in wilderness areas for people to spend time in the peace and quiet and at the same time learn the principles of sustainable buildings. Situated on a stunning 600 acres of pristine Blue Mountains bushland, each of our unique cabins offers a private escape where you can relax and enjoy the easy pace of this World Heritage wilderness. If you want peace, time out, a place where things have not changed and are not likely to change, a place where you can breathe easy for a while, this might be for you. We have 8 cabins available for rent.”



Blue Mountains Tourist Parks

Katoomba Falls
101 Katoomba Falls Rd, Katoomba 2780
Ph 02 4782 1835
Email Fallskatfalls@tpg.com.au
www.bmtp.com.au/katoomba-falls.html

Blackheath Glen
67- 69 Prince Edward Street, Blackheath NSW 2785
Ph 02 02 4787 8101
Blackheath Glen blkheath@tpg.com.au
www.bmtp.com.au
www.bmtp.com.au/blackheath-glen.html

❝ Our two locations are immersed in bushland – the perfect base for exploring our kingdom of nature. At the end of the day, return to the comfort and natural surroundings of our parks – close to nature. We have cabins and powered, unpowered, ensuite, and grassy camping sites.❞


VISITOR INFORMATION FOR THE BLUE MOUNTAINS REGION


GLENBROOK

Blue Mountains Visitor Information Centre – Glenbrook
Hamment Place (off the Great Western Highway), Glenbrook
Ph 1300 653 408
Email tourism@bmcc.nsw.gov.au
www.bmcc.nsw.gov.au/visitor-information/visitor-information-centres#glenbrook

Open 8:30am to 3:30pm (7 days)


KATOOMBA

Blue Mountains Visitor Information Centre – Echo Point, Katoomba
Echo Point Road, Katoomba
Ph 1300 653 408
Email tourism@bmcc.nsw.gov.au
www.bmcc.nsw.gov.au/visitor-information/visitor-information-centres

The Visitor Information Centre at Katoomba is nestled in the Echo Point precinct – the home of the world-famous Three Sisters. Open 9am to 4pm (7 days)


LITHGOW

Lithgow Visitor Information Centre
1137 Great Western Highway,
(PO Box 19, Lithgow NSW 2790)
Phone: 1300 76 02 76 or 61+2 6352 9130
Email: tourism@lithgow.com
www.tourism.lithgow.com


OBERON

Oberon Visitor Information Centre
48 Ross Street Oberon NSW 2787
Ph 02 6329 8210
Email tourism@oberon.nsw.gov.au
www.visitoberon.com
www.facebook.com/OberonVisitorInformationCentre/
Open from 9.30am – 5.00pm 7 days per week.
Events www.visitoberon.com/events/


HAWKESBURY

Hawkesbury Visitor Information Centre
(The building is currently closed due to renovations)
Ham Common (Opposite Richmond RAAF Base)
1/328 Hawkesbury Valley Way Richmond NSW 2753
Ph 02 4560 4620
Email discover@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au
www.discoverthehawkesbury.com.au/contact


NATIONAL PARKS

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS)
Ph 02 9995 6500 or 13000 72757
Email parks.info@environment.nsw.gov.au
www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/blue-mountains-national-park



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