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Blue Mountains National Park

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

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1. Wentworth Falls Reserve

6.36 MILES

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…

2. Norman Lindsay Gallery

6.79 MILES

Celebrated artist, author and bon vivant Norman Lindsay, famed for his saucy artworks and his wonderful children's book The Magic Pudding, lived in…

3. Evans Lookout

6.95 MILES

Signposted 4km from the highway in Blackheath, this lookout presents a magnificent perspective of sandstone cliffs dropping to the valley and canyon below…

4. Perrys Lookdown

7.04 MILES

Eight kilometres from Blackheath, the last couple of those on a dirt road, this is a spectacular lookout over the Grose Valley. There's a campsite here,…

5. Pulpit Rock

7.29 MILES

This vertiginous lookout offers jaw-dropping perspectives over the valley below from a rock pinnacle. You can walk here along the cliffs from Govetts Leap…

6. Everglades Historic House & Gardens

7.54 MILES

National Trust-owned Everglades was built in the 1930s. While the house is moderately interesting, the magnificent 5 hectares of garden created by Danish…

7. Anvil Rock

7.58 MILES

This lookout accessed from Blackheath offers amazing views over the Grose Valley and spectacular rock formations. It's about a five-minute walk from the…

8. Leura


Leura, 3km east of Katoomba, is a gracious, affluent town, fashioned around undulating streets, unparalleled gardens and sweeping Victorian verandahs. The…