Activities & Activity Ideas in the Blue Mountains of Australia

What to see and do

The Blue mountains City is found in New South Wales Australia. It is a fascinating City with scenic places that will interest any visitor. Some of the scenic features that you will find interesting to see are the three sisters which are sandstone rock formation. The Three sisters rock formation is the region’s major attraction site. While at this amazing place you will also see the Aboriginal hand stencil in the red hands Cave near Glenbrook. There is also the Broken China ruin at Asgard Swamp where it is said a shale mine once operated. 

The blue Mountain area is a large place with some other towns aside from the Blue Mountain City. Some of these towns are; the city of Hawkesbury, the city of Lithgow, and the Oberon Shire town. Much of the Blue Mountains are incorporated into the greater Blue Mountains area world heritage site which consists of seven national parks and also a conservation reserve. These are spectacular places that will offer you the much needed scenic environment that you so deserve. You will get to see sheer cliffs and valleys that have never been accessed by any human before. There are also caves called the Jenolan Caves. Katoomba remains the region’s largest town and is home to the famous the Three sisters rock formation you will certainly find this town an amazing destination to visit.

The Blue Mountains City remains the only city in the world that is located in an area that a world heritage site. The City is found in such a wonderful natural setting that any visitor will realy find overwhelming. The Aboriginal people are found in the Blue Mountains area and you will find their culture of telling stories quite interesting and appealing too. Bushwalking is an activity you will find really interesting for you as a visitor out to experience unique adventure. Perhaps you wouldn’t want to leave this place without seeing the Wentworth Falls Lake. This a very popular destination for picnic enthusiasts


The city is located just about fifty kilometers North West of Sydney’s central business district.  The Blue Mountains area where the City is situated is a mountainous region in New South Wales Australia Bordering Sydney’s metropolitan area. You will also find the Nepean and Hawkesbury rivers to the East of this place, the Coxs River and Lake Burrangorang to the west and south. The Wolgan and Colo Rivers are found to the North of the city. All these beautiful scenery awaits you if you visit the Blue Mountains city in Australia. From Sydney you can get to the Blue Mountains area in a four wheel drive car.

When to visit

The best time of the year to visit this place is anytime during the year, however winter has a special feel to it. During June, July, and August a fete called the Yulefest is celebrated here. Several venues here offer some sort of Christmas style celebrations. Visiting this place this time of the year will give you the opportunity to experience a unique Mountain hospitality featuring great food, log fires, sing-a-longs songs and much more existing festivities. 

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