Red Hands Cave in Blue Mountains National Park is one of the best showcases of Aboriginal rock art in the area. It's reached via Red Hands Cave loop walking track.
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Cafes and kiosks
Conservation Hut at Wentworth Falls is a great spot for a bite to eat. Enjoy a view of the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park from the café’s balcony.
Burragorang lookout and picnic area is a great day trip from Camden, Campbelltown and Sydney. Enjoy a picnic lunch with stunning views of Warragamba Dam. You can also hire the picnic area for a special event.
Head to Evans lookout and nearby Valley View lookout in Blue Mountains National Park if you're seeking incredible views, especially around sunrise and sunset. It's also the start point for several scenic day walks.
Family-friendly Gordon Falls lookout and picnic area offers scenic valley views, birdwatching, walking and a playground, in Leura, near Blue Mountain National Park.
With great river views of Fairlight Gorge, Nepean lookout boasts birdwatching and scenic wildflowers on a sightseeing car tour in Glenbrook, Blue Mountains National Park.
Pulpit Rock lookout offers mountain biking, picnicking and scenic views across Grose Valley, taking in Blue Gum Forest and Govetts Leap in Blue Mountains National Park.
Ideally located on the drive between the Hawkesbury region and the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury Lookout offers beautiful scenic views and is a great picnic spot.
Wheelchair-accessible Mount Portal lookout offers gorge and river views with abseiling and climbing options, near Western Sydney, in Blue Mountains National Park.
A great picnic spot for families and rock climbers alike. Sublime Point lookout, in Leura, offers birdwatching and scenic valley views, close to Blue Mountains National Park.
Located near Glenbrook in Blue Mountains National Park, Tunnel View lookout features scenic views of heritage train tunnels, wildflowers and birdwatching.
Take the short walk to the dog-friendly Turkeys Nest picnic area in William Howe Regional Park. Enjoy great views to the Blue Mountains from the lookout.
Wentworth Falls picnic area is a scenic spot for lunch before exploring the many lookout views and walking tracks in this popular part of Blue Mountains National Park.
Take the family for a day out at Bents Basin Road picnic area. Go swimming, walking and fishing before cooking up a barbecue feast to enjoy at this scenic spot.
Durawi picnic area in Bents Basin State Conservation Area is a large picnic area that's perfect for a family barbecue or picnic, in western Sydney.
Tinkling waterfalls and scenic views make Leura Cascades picnic area a family-friendly spot for a picnic and birdwatching, before a walk in nearby Blue Mountains National Park.
A great family day trip, Valley of the Waters picnic area boasts scenic views, lookouts, walking, waterfalls, and accessible facilities in Blue Mountains National Park.
4WD touring routes
This unsealed 4WD and cycle trail follows Kings Tableland Road from Wentworth Falls to scenic McMahons Point lookout. Enjoy sweeping views of Lake Burragorang and the Greater Blue Mountains wilderness.
Greater Blue Mountains Drive takes in the iconic scenery of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Explore Glenbrook, Wentworth Falls and Katoomba and beyond.
Wollondilly trail, part of the Greater Blue Mountains drive, takes in scenic views of Mittagong Nattai, Thirlmere Lakes and Bargo State Recreation Area, Camden and Picton.
Cliff Top walking track between Govetts Leap and Evans lookout offers some of the most breath taking scenic views in all of the Blue Mountains. You'll be spoiled with birdwatching, wildflowers, and plenty of lookouts along the way.
Setting out from Evans lookout near Blackheath in the Blue Mountains, be met with a series of waterfalls, creeks and spectacular views along the challenging Grand Canyon track.
Starting at Wentworth Falls picnic area, this walk passes epic lookouts with sweeping, amazing views of the waterfall plunging down into the Jamison Valley, before reaching the historic Grand Stairway.
A challenging walking track that starts at Wenthworth Falls picnic area, Wentworth Pass offers lookouts, scenic views, and waterfalls in Blue Mountains National Park.
Overcliff-Undercliff track combines scenic clifftops, birdwatching, and rainforest with walking tracks and waterfalls in Blue Mountains National Park, near Wentworth Falls.
Scenic valley views and wildflowers abound on Prince Henry Cliff walk between Katoomba and Leura, via iconic Three Sisters and Echo Point in Blue Mountains National Park.
Rodriguez Pass walking track is a challenging hike from Govetts Leap or Evans lookout, in Blackheath. It winds past spectacular waterfalls, lookouts and lush rainforest in Blue Mountains National Park.
If you're heading to the Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls track rewards bushwalkers with grand valley views from Fletchers lookout before reaching the top of popular Wentworth Falls waterfall.
Historic Federal Pass is a challenging walk in Blue Mountains National Park. Set out from either Leura or Katoomba and enjoy views of the Three Sisters, waterfalls and Scenic World.
Leura Cascades Fern Bower circuit is a moderately challenging track in Blue Mountains National Park, with an impressive cliff line, spectacular waterfalls and gorgeous scenic views of the Jamison Valley.