Getting here and around
Access the Blue Mountains....designed to assist everyone to access the best of the City of the Blue Mountains.
Our visitor centres have hearing loops to assist the hearing impaired and can advise on accessibility options across the region. Everything from MLAK toilet access system to ATMs and Companion Card Affiliates. Train Stations, bus companies, taxis and car parking spaces to get around and we don't forget to include petrol stations. If you are looking for a picnic spot, recreational facilities or baby change room, Blue Mountains City Council provides these facilities. Need to eat, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants are listed.
Baby change locations
Blue Mountains City Council recreational parks locations [444 Kb]
Visitor Information Centres
For assistance and information on accessibility options throughout the Blue Mountains call or visit our dedicated staff at either of our visitor information centres listed below.
Blue Mountains Visitor Information centres are located at:
Glenbrook - Great western Highway, Glenbrook
Echo Point - Echo Point Road, Katoomba
Telephone: 1300 653 408
ATM locations [55 Kb] throughout the mountains region
Blue Mountains City council car parking plan.
Blue Mountains Taxi Services
Wentworth Falls To Mt Victoria
Katoomba Radio Cabs Co-Op Ltd
Blue Mountains Taxi Cabs
Katoomba Radio Cabs Co-Op Ltd
Springwood Independent Taxi
Paddy Wagon Taxi Service
Springwood Winmalee Taxi
Glenbrook Blaxland Taxis
All stations Penrith to Lithgow : CityRail
Penrith, Katoomba, Lithgow, and country locations : Countrylink
Timetabled Bus Services
Blue Mountains Transport Guide [1.04 Mb]
Penrith-Faulconbridge,Woodford- Katoomba- Mt Victoria : Blue Mountains Bus Co
See link below for more information on public transport services
Download a list of petrol station locations [418 Kb] in the Blue Mountains
Katoomba is the main mountain village where you will find a new Coles Supermarket opened in October 2012 in the Cultural Centre complex.
Aldi store - on the corner of Waratah and Katoomba Streets.
Leura Village - Woolworths located behind the Mall, eastern side.
All the villages have local supermarkets and/or convenience stores.
Companion Card Affiliates
Blue Mountains City Council is a supporter of the companion card [ 174 Kb] affiliates program and lists all Blue Mountains members.
The following locations offer luggage storage facilities in the upper Blue Mountains:
Blue Mountains Backpackers Hostel, 144 Old Bathurst Rd, Katoomba, telephone 4782 9630 at $5.00 per bag per day, and
Scenic World, Violet St, Katoomba telephone 4780 0200 have a locker facility with a $10 deposit for key, returnable with key.
Lookouts - Accessible
Most main lookouts can be accessed by car and provide disabled parking spaces.
Easy access at Govetts Leap,Blackheath, Wentworth Lookout and Jamison Lookout, Wentworth Falls and the Three Sisters Lookout at Echo Point, Katoomba ensures that all visitors can access and enjoy our wonderful attractions.
Walks - access friendly
The Blue Mountains is unique in offering an access friendly walking track, the Fairfax Heritage Track at Govetts Leap, Blackheath. The circuit is designed for wheelchairs and prams, a paved surface through the bush with spectacular views of the Grose Valley and provides bench seats along the way. National Parks & Wildlife have information on access friendly tracks and camping in the Blue Mountains.
Accessible accommodation options available, contact our Visitor Information Centres for details.
Lifts are available at Katoomba, Springwood and Blaxland railway stations.
Cityrail accessibility link : http://www.cityrail.info/accessibility/
Local Bus companies
For local bus time tables click here.
For tourist buses click here.
Blue Mountains Trolley Tours offers disabled sightseeing tour access. Call them for more details.
You can enjoy a general screening at either the Edge Cinema, 225 Great Western Highway, Katoomba or Glenbrook Theatre, Great Western Highway, Glenbrook.
Enjoy the old world charm of the original theatre experience at the The Mount Vic Flicks.
Download a helpful guide for drivers [174 Kb] in the region.
Blue Mountains city council provide parks and gardens with picnic facilities at the following locations.