Visit the Blue Mountains By Train: 2 Easy Itineraries

Visiting the Blue Mountains by train on a day trip is a great way to save some money and have more control over what you see and do while you are there. It’s relatively easy and armed with our detailed advice; you have everything you need for a fantastic day trip from Sydney. Update: Please … Read more

Christmas in the Blue Mountains: What to eat & where to stay

Christmas in the Blue Mountains is a fantastic idea! If you are visiting Sydney or don’t have a big family to celebrate with a Christmas getaway to the mountains is a great way to make the holiday special. We have pulled together the best places to eat, stay and play during the festive season to … Read more

A Blue Mountains Getaway: Kyah Boutique Hotel Blackheath 

We recently headed to the Blue Mountains for a getaway in Blackheath and spent two very relaxing days at the Kyah Boutique Hotel, located just a few minutes from the centre of Blackheath Village. This 100-year-old motel turned hotel has had an impressive facelift with lush rooms, a fabulous restaurant and a wood-fired hot tub … Read more

Tea, Cakes, and Views: A Guide to Blue Mountains High Tea

The Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia are known for their stunning views and lush forests. Among these beauties, the Blue Mountains High Tea offerings stand out as a unique experience. These luxurious affairs provide an opportunity for you to savour traditional scones, sandwiches, pastries, and a variety of teas amidst the breathtaking scenery. … Read more

13 Reasons The Blue Mountains Explorer Bus is Worth Every Cent!

The Blue Mountains Explorer Bus is almost as iconic as the Three Sisters. For almost 50 years, they have been helping visitors make the most of their day in this UNESCO wonderland. While you can take a tour from Sydney jumping on the train and using exploring the Blue Mountains using the much loved Blue … Read more

Choosing Where to Stay in the Blue Mountains 2024

Confused about where to stay in the Blue Mountains? We are not surprised; there are literally hundreds of properties of every style here. This guide will help you narrow down your options and find the perfect spot for your next getaway. Updated Dec 2023 Ok, so if you have decided that the Blue Mountains deserve … Read more

How to Visit the Blue Mountains From Sydney

So you want to visit the Blue Mountains from Sydney but you can’t decide if you need to book a guided tour or if you can do it alone using public transport or a rental car? Well, read on, we have all the info you need to make an informed decision and a bunch of … Read more

17 Beautiful Picnic Spots in the Blue Mountains

Today we share our favourite picnic spots in the Blue Mountains, from the traditional picnic areas great for families to secluded spots perfect for a romantic lunch. A Blue Mountains picnic is a budget-friendly way to spend a day out of Sydney. This page contains affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy for more information … Read more

Easy Blue Mountains Day Trip By Car [Itinerary]

Trying to decide if you should do your Blue Mountains day trip by car? If you are not sure if a Blue Mountains road trip is for you we have all the information you need to help you decide. We have created an easy to follow Blue Mountains driving itinerary to help you plan the … Read more

33 Stunning Blue Mountains Lookouts +Map

If you are heading west to check out some Blue Mountains lookouts you are in luck. Today we share details of 33 of the best views in the Blue Mountains we have visited so you can decide which ones you should add to your day out. There are more scenic lookouts in the Blue Mountains … Read more

Plan the Perfect Romantic Getaway in The Blue Mountains

A romantic getaway in the Blue Mountains is an excellent way to recharge the batteries and spend some quality time with your loved one. This world heritage wilderness wonderland is the perfect place for romantic walks and enjoying the spectacular views, so find yourself a lovely place to stay and head west for a romantic … Read more

Choose the Best Blue Mountains Day Tour 2024

There are so many Blue Mountains day tours available that it’s hard to choose which one best suits you, particularly if you don’t know much about the area. Below I will go over a few points you should consider when looking for best Blue Mountains day tour for your interests. I’ll also share the particular … Read more