As the warm weather begins to settle in Sydney, now is the best time to gather your friends and embark on a road trip to The Blue Mountains!
The Blue Mountains is just over an hour drive away from Sydney, or three hours from Canberra, and has plenty of things to see and do.
Pack your snacks and fuel up your car! Keep reading to see our top picks for things to do in The Blue Mountains.
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Location: Mount Tomah
This stunning botanic garden is settled in a 28 hectare estate, overlooking the breathtaking Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Home to over 21 900 plants and 900 species, the garden is the perfect place to get in touch with nature and also learn about its conservation efforts for cool climate plants!
Blue Mountains Glow Worm Tours
Location: Bilpin/Mount Tomah
Take a spectacular tour through an ancient railway tunnel lit up by glow worms! The small and personal tour takes you through the 400m tunnel where visitors can learn more about the fascinating creature and observe them in detail. Be sure to bring along comfortable walking shoes!
Blue Mountains Sparadise
Location: South Bowenfels
The Blue Mountains Sparadise is the only Japanese hot spring in NSW! Set in a traditional Japanese garden, visitors can soak in the spring waters while relaxing both their body and mind. The medicinal benefits of the hot spring includes cleansing the body of toxins and warming the body in winter.
Don’t forget to sample the herbal teas and some delicious Japanese vegetarian cuisine before you leave!
Blue Mountains Mystery Tours
For those wanting to spook themselves, The Blue Mountains Mystery Tours takes you through haunted sites, abandoned cemeteries and ancient landscapes! The host, Paranormal Pete, will have you clinging onto your friends as he shares the dark tales and legends of the history of The Blue Mountains.
Location: Jenolan Caves
The award winning Jenolan Caves is one of the world’s oldest caves! The labyrinth tunnels of the limestone chasms has nine caves open to the public. Whether you’re after a relaxed viewing or a spooky one, the Jenolan Caves has plenty of options available to suit your needs
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