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Lookouts

Visitors take in the views from Evans lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell/OEH

Evans lookout

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.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
Wheelchair access
Easy
Where
Blackheath area in Sydney and surrounds
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4WD touring routes

Adventure sports experiences

Boating facilities

Cycling trails

Narrow Neck Fire Trail, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Aine Gliddon/NSW Government

Narrow Neck trail

Narrow Neck trail is an exhilarating cycling and walking adventure atop the isolated Narrow Neck peninsula. It offers incredible views, birdwatching and wildflowers in Blue Mountains National Park, near Katoomba.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
Distance
19km return
Time
4hrs
Grade
Medium
Where
Katoomba area in Sydney and surrounds

Driving routes

Events

Historic buildings/places

Horse riding trails

Picnic areas

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Tours

Sweeping vista of steep cliff bands and forest-clad valleys in Blue Mountains National Park. Photo credit: Julien Nicolle © All About Australian Tours

All about the Blue Mountains guided tours

Join All About Australian Tours to explore scenic highlights in the Blue Mountains. Departing from Sydney, these tours are a great way to soak up the beauty of this ancient landscape of river gorges, sandstone cliffs and vast eucalypt forests.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When
Contact All About Australian Tours for schedule.
Where
Katoomba area in Sydney and surrounds
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Tour guests gather at a rocky lookout platform with sweeping valley and mountain views. Photo © AEA Luxury Tours

Blue Mountains deluxe guided day tours

Journey into the heart of the Blue Mountains with the knowledgeable guides of AEA Luxury Tours. You’ll experience waterfalls, wildlife and other scenic wonders in stunning World Heritage surrounds, and taste delicious local food and drink.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When
Contact AEA Luxury Tours for schedule.
Where
Blackheath area in Sydney and surrounds
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Sweeping view of the Three Sisters rock formations at twilight, in Blue Mountains National Park. Photo © Sydney Scenic Private Tours

Blue Mountains tours with kangaroo encounters

No trip to Sydney is complete without a visit to the Blue Mountains. Join Sydney Scenic Private Tours to see waterfalls, mountains and valleys in stunning World Heritage surrounds, and enjoy close encounters with kangaroos and other native animals.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When
Contact Sydney Scenic Private Tours for schedule.
Where
Katoomba area in Sydney and surrounds
Operated by
Sydney Scenic Private Tours logo. Photo © Sydney Scenic Private Tours
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Walking tracks

Two hikers walk through rainforest along Grand Canyon track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell/OEH.

Grand Canyon track

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.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
Distance
6.3km loop
Time
3 - 4hrs
Grade
Grade 3
Where
Blackheath area in Sydney and surrounds
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