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Leaping lizards: Blackheath

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Leaping lizards: Blackheath.

Getting there and parking

Blue Mountains Heritage Centre is in the Blackheath area of Blue Mountains National Park.

To get there from Sydney:

  • Turn right off Great Western Highway, at Blackheath traffic lights, into Govetts Leap Road.
  • Drive for 2.5km. After passing through the park entrance, take the second exit from the roundabout.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is available. Coach parking is available for groups.

By public transport

The visitor centre is around 3km from Blackheath train station. It's a 30min walk via Govetts Leap Road, or take bus 698 to the visitor centre. Visit transportnsw.info for timetables.

Maps and downloads

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

Wheelchair-accessible, but some assistance may be required to participate in some aspects of the activity. Paths are sealed, but there are some gradual slopes and patches of grass and gravel. 

Blue Mountains Heritage Centre is fully wheelchair-accessible:

  • There’s a ramp from the carpark to the centre
  • The centre’s toilets have been specially designed for wheelchair access.
 
 

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