Things to see and do
It's all around you. When you visit the Blue Mountains you become immersed in nature.
With breathtaking views at almost every turn, cascading waterfalls, majestic eucalypt trees, curious wildlife and walking tracks into the wilderness. Our nature will nurture you.
The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area is Australia's most accessible wilderness. It is one of Australia's iconic landscapes and has received National Landscape status in recognition of its world class experiences of environmental and cultural significance.
The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area was selected for inscription on the World Heritage List in 2000 when it was internationally recognised as containing outstanding examples of evolutionary processes and possessing significant natural habitats for in-situ conservation of biological diversity.
Discover all the natural highlights that the Blue Mountains have to offer.
Echo Point Escarpment, Echo Point, NSW, 2780
Perched on the edge of the escarpment, Echo Point precinct provides panoramic views of the southern Blue Mountains, Kanangra-Boyd Wilderness and the iconic Three Sisters rock formation from a variety of lookouts. Head down the path to the Three... view details
Great Western Highway, Wallerawang, NSW, 2845
Lake Wallace is situated at Wallerawang off the Great Western Highway, 15 kilometres south west of Lithgow. Facilities include: children's playground, picnic and barbecue areas, hot showers are available. Activities include: sailing (no power... view details
Blue Gum Forest, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Six different ways in and out - all of them strenuous - lead to this fabled forest deep in the Grose Valley. The area was set aside for conservation some 20 years before the Blue Mountains National Park was created. The walk however is well worth... view details
Great Western Highway, Corner of Valley Road, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
The 'edge-of-the-world' drive around the cliff tops between Katoomba and Wentworth Falls are part of this Blue Mountains Discovery Trail. Part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, it is packed full of lookouts, picnic areas... view details
Honour Avenue, Lawson, NSW, 2783
South Lawson Waterfall Circuit is three kilometres long and traverses South Lawson Park passing four very different waterfalls: Adelina Falls, sand lined Federal Falls, Cataract Falls and Junction Falls - an amphitheatre of cascading water. This... view details
End Of Falls Road, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782
At the end of Falls Road and off Sir Henry Burrell Drive is this lovely picnic area situated near some of the most expansive and impressive views in the Mountains. The exotic trees and free stone walls have been added to since the 1870s. The area... view details
End of Hat Hill Road, Grose Valley, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Located at the end of Hat Hill Road in the Grose Valley, this weathered sandstone rock formation offers magnificent views over the Grose Valley to Mount Banks and Mount Hay. The Lookout gets it's name from an anvil that was placed on the... view details
Fletcher Street, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782
Valley of the Waters is situated at the end of Fletcher Street and the Conservation Hut Cafe. This area provides access to Queen Victoria Lookout, Empress Lookout and Lyrebird Lookout. The Valley of the Waters walk demonstrates the beauty of the... view details
Sublime Point Road, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782
Sublime Point Lookout is situated at the end of Sublime Point Road and a short easy walk from the car park brings you to a lookout offering superb views of the Jamison Valley and a different perspective of the iconic Three Sisters. Sublime Point... view details
Glenbrook National Park Entrance Gate, Bruce Road, Glenbrook, NSW, 2773
Euroka Clearing is a popular camping and picnicking spot just south of Glenbrook in the Blue Mountains National Park, 2.5 kilometres from the entry gate. Camping in Euroka is by permit only. The area is steeped in history and holds special... view details