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Blue Mountains Heritage Centre

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Blue Mountains Heritage Centre.

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.

Facilities

Picnic facilities are located at nearby Govetts Leap lookout.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Carpark

Drinking water

Tap water and bottled water for sale in visitor centre

Wireless internet

  • Wireless internet (free)

Electric power

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

  • This area 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

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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