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Grose Valley, Blue Mountains, NSW. © Destination NSW & Hamilton Lund

Blue Mountains

Standing on an escarpment looking out over the expansive Blue Mountains, it’s hard to comprehend that you are actually only an hour and a half from Sydney, one of Australia’s most vibrant metropolitan cities.

The World Heritage listed Blue Mountains region attracts bushwalkers, adventure seekers and urbanites after an indulgent weekend. The scenery is beautiful, the wildlife is plentiful and the towns are welcoming. Best of all; it’s oh-so-accessible. So what are you waiting for?

Find out more about the Blue Mountains.

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Take a breath of fresh air. Judy traverses up the east coast of Australia, landing in New South Wales for some peaceful time in the Blue Mountains.

Fairmont Resort’s panoramic views, luxury accommodation and extensive leisure facilities make it a great option from which to explore the Blue Mountains. Learn More

Guided segway tours through the bush trails of the Blue Mountains. The dynamic stabilisation of the segways allow guests to glide effortlessly while taking in the stunning surrounds. Learn More

The amazing scenic skyway and cableway ride takes in iconic views of the Blue Mountains including the Three Sisters, Mount Solitary and Katoomba Falls. Learn More

Unique, fully guided bushwalks and four wheel drive eco tours which specialise in the environmental and cultural aspects of the Blue Mountains. Learn More

Eleven spectacular show caves, underground rivers and awe-inspiring formations make Jenolan one of the finest and oldest cave systems in the world. Learn More


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