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"After a time in a vivid and..." Blue Mountains Tip by vili

Blue Mountains, Sydney: 50 reviews and 82 photos


After a time in a vivid and active city of Sydney you should not miss the opportunity to visit a truly natural masterpiece - Blue Mountains National Park. There is a real cheap train connection from Sydney to Katoomba, a capitol of Blue Mountains. If you decide to rent a car or hitch-hike, take a chance to stay in a Hawkesbury Heights YHA. There you will be able to enjoy a real family like atmosphere with a fantastic view. In a house with only 6 rooms, a spacious kitchen and living room and a remarkable terrace you will feel like a king for just over 10 AUD per night. Some of the best hiking tours in Blue Mountains are: Three Sisters, Grand Canyon and Grosse Valley (from Neates or Glenn point to Evans lookout), Nature track (from Conservation Hut, Wentworth pass, National pass, Wentworth falls, Overcliff pass or Short cut track back to Conservation Hut), Euroka Cleering – to name only a few. Do you like picnics and a barbecue? Then Euroka Cleering is just waiting for you – you will be able to enjoy a romantic stay in a very neat picnic place with kangaroos jumping just meters from you; also you will be able to spend a night in (your own) tent. Impressive. Wherever you go in Blue Mountains, you will probably not be disappointed. But be warned: not all the tracks are very well marked, therefore you can get lost quite easily. Although there are usually enough visitors you can meet, there is still a wilderness and getting off the marked tracks is not recommended. Snakes, small lizards, spiders or leeches are quite common. Always carry a good map, enough water and do not play a hero unnecessarily.

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  • Updated Aug 26, 2002
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