Katoomba area is the heart of Blue Mountains National Park. This popular day trip from Sydney is home of the iconic Three Sisters. It's packed with heritage walks, world-class views and waterfalls, in...
Blue Mountains National Park
Explore World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, home of the famous Three Sisters in Katoomba. Discover iconic lookouts and waterfalls, historic walking tracks, mountain biking, Aboriginal culture, adventure sports, and camping - right on Sydney's doorstep.
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Blue Mountains Heritage Centre is a good introduction to this popular park, and the Greater Blue Mountains Area World Heritage Property.
Pack a picnic and enjoy a day trip to marvel at the Three Sisters rock formation from Echo Point, in Katoomba. Take in sweeping views of sheer sandstone cliffs and hazy blue Grose Valley declared wilderness area from Govetts Leap, in Blackheath. At Wentworth Falls you're spoilt for choice with world-clas lookouts, walks and waterfalls.
This certified Ecotourism Destination is a walker's paradise, boasting over 140km of tracks and trails. Why not walk a section of historic Prince Henry Cliff walk, between Katoomba and Leura. Climb Mount Banks' summit or descend into the Grand Canyon. Combine a short walk with Aboriginal rock art or a swim in a natural pool, near Glenbrook.
Mountain bike riders can tackle the famed Woodford-Oaks trail, scenic Narrow Neck, or Faulconbridge Ridge trail. There are also great opportunities for adventure sports tours, including abseiling, rock climbing and canyoning.
Within 2 hours' drive from Sydney, you can be camping by majestic eucalypts at Euroka, or watching a spectacular sunset at Perrys Lookdown. Seek solitude at remote Acacia Flat, or 4WD to Mount Werong or Burralow Creek, for a night of stargazing and wildlife spotting.
There are 6 areas in this park:
Blackheath area spoils you with amazing walks, mountain biking and cliff top views in Blue Mountains National Park. Visit Govetts Leap, conquer the Grand Canyon and explore the Grose Wilderness.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day applies only at attractions in the Glenbrook area.Buy annual pass
Blue Mountains Heritage Centre and Blackheath office
02 4787 8877
Contact hours: 9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 270 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
- Blue Mountains Heritage Centre and Blackheath office
02 4632 4500 Infoline
Contact hours: Entry station is only open on weekends, public holidays and school holidays.
- 68 Bruce Road, Glenbrook NSW 2773
- Glenbrook office
02 6336 6200
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
- 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW 2787
- Oberon office