The grand sandstone plateau, valleys and heathlands of this region make it a beautiful natural destination to explore. Famous for its one million hectares of World Heritage-listed landscape, the Blue Mountains is an easy 90 minutes’ drive west of Sydney.
While bushwalking in this wilderness area is a favourite pastime, the region is also known for its heritage-listed guesthouses and luxurious resorts that offer spa treatments, natural therapies and great dining experiences.
Must-do activities include an easy bushwalk, visiting the spectacular Three Sisters rock formation at Katoomba’s Echo Point and a ride on the world’s steepest railway at Scenic World.
A string of townships form a vibrant cultural community where artists, musicians and writers flourish. Katoomba, Leura, Wentworth Falls and Blackheath are some of the picturesque mountain villages where you can enjoy great café fare or the best of contemporary Australian cuisine
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