Top things to do in Blue Mountains

Top Choice Cave in Blue Mountains

Jenolan Caves

Far from other Blue Mountains attractions, the limestone Jenolan Caves is one of the most extensive, accessible and complex systems in the world – a vast network that’s still being explored. The numerous caverns are…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Katoomba

Echo Point

Echo Point's clifftop viewing platform offers a magical prospect of the area's most essential sight, a rocky trio called the Three Sisters. Warning: the point draws vast, serenity-spoiling tourist gaggles, their idl…
Top Choice Landmark in Katoomba

Three Sisters

The Blue Mountains' essential sight is a rocky trio called the Three Sisters. The story goes that the sisters were turned to stone by a sorcerer to protect them from the unwanted advances of three young men, but the…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Leura

Sublime Point

Southeast of Leura, this sharp, triangular outcrop narrows to a dramatic lookout with sheer cliffs on each side. It's much, much quieter than Katoomba's more famous Echo Point, and on sunny days cloud shadows dance …
Top Choice National Park in Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains National Park

Part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, this vast national park has over 140km of walking trails.
Village in Blue Mountains

Katoomba

From Leura, it’s only 2km to Katoomba, the region’s main town, whose often misty steep streets are lined with art-deco buildings. The population here is an odd mix of working-class battlers and hippyish refugees fro…
Nature Reserve in Wentworth Falls

Wentworth Falls Reserve

The falls that lend the town its name launch a plume of spray over a 300m drop. This is the starting point of several walking tracks that delve into the sublime Valley of the Waters, with waterfalls, gorges, woodlan…
Viewpoint in Blackheath

Evans Lookout

Signposted 4km from the highway in Blackheath, this lookout presents a magnificent perspective of sandstone cliffs dropping to the valley and canyon below. It's one of the most scenic of the Blue Mountains lookouts,…
Pizza in Katoomba

Station Bar & Woodfired Pizza

Bringing visitors and locals together, this is an upbeat spot that combines three happy things – craft beer, pizza and live music – in a very likeable space next to the train station. It only does pizzas (plus a cou…
Modern Australian in Leura

Silk's Brasserie

A warm welcome awaits at Leura's long-standing fine diner. Despite its contemporary approach, it's a brasserie at heart, so the food is generous and flavoursome. It's a comfortable space, its chessboard tiles and pa…