Newnes Plateau, New South Wales

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  • Newnes Plateau, New South Wales

    Explore Deep Pass Canyon

    Hiking up Nayook Creek - Deep Pass Canyon, provides a unique opportunity within the Blue Mountains to escape the crowds and experience one of the many canyons that litter the range.The walk begins at the carpark of a small dirt road, which is accessed via turning off the popular Glowworm tunnel r...
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  • Bell, New South Wales

    Thor's Head, Asgard Swamp.

    4 mi / 1000.7 ft gain
    This track starts with a dirt road turn off of the Great Western Highway onto Victoria Falls Road, note: you will need a four wheel drive or capable car, nothing small. There is a beautiful lookout at the end of this road, but you want to pull over at the sign that says "Thor's Head, Asgard Swamp...
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  • Mount Victoria, New South Wales

    Hike the Fairy Bower/Cox's Cave Loop

    3.1 mi
    This hike is around a 5 kilometre (3 miles) round trip, starting from fairy bower picnic area, the track follows beside a creek, and is slightly muddy after rain. On reaching the intersection turn right heading up hill through the grotto, an absolutely magical spot with many ferns and mosses. Upo...
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  • Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales

    Hike Perry's Lookdown to Govetts Leap Lookout

    10.8 mi / 3608.9 ft gain
    Starting at Perry's Lookdown car park, the track takes you to a railed lookout, stop here and take in the magnificent Grose Valley infront of you and the Blue Gum Forest below you.  The track descends down and contours around the hill, passing Dockers Lookout, the track is quite steep in places a...
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  • Katoomba, New South Wales

    Hiking Narrow Neck Plateau

    12.4 mi
    Where to start hiking Narrow Neck Plateau Narrow Neck Plateau is at Katoomba in the Blue Mountains. If you're driving, you'll head along Glenraphael Drive and park at the locked gate to begin your walk — from here, your walk will be about 20km return. If you're coming via train, you can make Kat...
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  • Katoomba, New South Wales

    Hike to Katoomba Falls

    0.93 mi / 521 ft gain
    The hike starts out at the Prince Henry Cliff Walk at the popular Scenic World in the Blue Mountains. The length of the trail isn't very long, but it's a very steep drop down to the bottom and the hike back out is quite strenuous. We took snacks with us and hung out the bottom for a while before ...
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  • Violet Street, New South Wales

    Explore Scenic World

    1.5 mi
    The Katoomba area of the Blue Mountains is so packed with epic sights that it's difficult to see them all! Scenic World allows you to see many of these sights, such as Katoomba Falls, the Three Sisters, and walking on the forest floor in just a few hours. You also get the added experience of ridi...
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  • Wentworth Falls, New South Wales

    Hike to Wentworth Falls

    While you are on Highway 32 (away from Sydney) you will look for Falls Road on the right (heading south). Follow this until you get to the parking lot. Once to the parking lot follow signs for the National Pass trail.Hike down a cliff edge carved into the stone, and follow it all the way to the...
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  • 35 Echo Point Road, New South Wales

    Photograph the Three Sisters

    0.75 mi / 200 ft gain
    No visit to Katoomba and the Blue Mountains would be complete without viewing the Three Sisters. There is a main viewing area at Echo Point, which offers amazing views of the rock formation and the surrounding valley, with the Blue Mountain's signature hazy blue tint. However, this area can get p...
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  • Kanangra Walls Lookout, New South Wales

    Catch the Sunrise at Kanangra Walls

    0.6 mi / 65.6 ft gain
    The Drive Kanangra Walls is a 220km drive from Sydney. Expect to take 3 1/2 hours + add some time for a pit stop. The easiest way to navigate here is to use your GPS and head for Boyd River Campground. This will take you along the Great Western Highway through the Blue Mountains til you reach the...
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