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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 is available in an asphalt carpark at Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, including 2 accessible parking spaces.

Bus parking is available and 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 for timetables.


There are picnic facilities at nearby Govetts Leap lookout.


  • Flush toilets


Drinking water

Tap water and bottled water for sale in visitor centre

Wireless internet

  • Wireless internet (free)

Electric power

Step-free access

From the carpark, there's a concrete ramp and footpath that leads to the entrance of the heritage centre.

Inside the building, there's step-free access to the counter and displays.

  • Step-free main entrance to the building
  • Step-free outdoor pathways

Accessible doorways

The doorway at the main entrance is a wide automatic sliding door.

Seats and resting points

There's a bench with a backrest next to one of the display shelters outside the heritage centre.

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).


Disability access level - easy

Blue Mountains Heritage Centre is fully accessible with the following facilities:

  • Step-free access from the carpark to the main entrance of the building along a concrete pathway and ramp
  • Wide automatic sliding doors at the main entrance
  • Flat floors and step-free access to the counter and displays
  • A bench seat outside for resting
  • Toilets that have been specially designed for wheelchair access
  • 2 accessible parking spaces in the carpark



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


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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