The Blue Mountains area lies on Sydney's western boundary and features some spectacular mountain scenery, magnificent caves, superb accommodation, world standard restaurants and cafes, health spas, golfing resorts and the like. It is easily accessed from Sydney and presents a multitude of holiday options to suite almost any requirement. If you are looking for a weekend away or an extended break then this could be the option you are looking for.
The region has some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the country. At Katoomba, the three sisters look out over the imposing Mount Solitary, while Pearsons lookout at Lithgow provides unforgettable vistas of Capertee Valley, one of the widest canyons in the world A visit to the fabulous Jenolan Caves with their magnificent limestone formations is an absolute must and Kanangra Boyd National Park features some of the largest cliffs in the country.
Today, mountain streams tumble over the escarpment producing beautiful waterfalls. From the bottom of the scenic railway, trails lead to the base of Katoomba Falls, in a beautiful rainforest gully surrounded by magnificent trees. Views of Bridal Veil Falls are spectacular on the walk from Govetts Leap to Evans lookout. The Blue Mountains towns of Katoomba, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Medlow Bath and Blackheath are home to some fabulous resorts and hotels. There is a large range to choose from to make sure you get the one that is perfect for you.