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“Blue Mountains”A Poem by Henry Lawson.

Henry Lawson was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary, Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period and is often called Australia’s “greatest writer”. During the 1880’s, he worked with his father in the Blue Mountains and during that time he wrote a beautiful […]

Breathe in the Blue Mountains, Breathe Out Stress

On an Oz Trails Blue Mountains day tour, when you first step foot outside of your vehicle and into the Blue Mountains environment, you’ll first notice the difference in air quality. The air is fresh and clean. Quite a stark difference to the air quality in the city. One great reason to take a Blue […]

So what’s in a name? The town of Leura in the Blue Mountains

The town of Leura approximately 100 kilometres from the Sydney Central Business District and is situated in the upper Blue Mountains region. It sits next to the main town of Katoomba and the town is 985 metres above sea level. Leura Mall ( town centre ) is filled with cafe’s restaurants, antique shops, gift shops and […]

Blue Mountains Tours is in our Blood

Think back to a time when you were a small child. Take yourself back to a place that you often reminisce about. Remember the sights and sounds? The scent in the air during the different seasons? We long to go back to the places we’ve held dear since we were children.The Blue Mountains is such […]

Garden Festival in Leura turns 51 – still has ‘spring in its step.’

  Get ready– see and photograph the flowers, get set– smell the fragrances, go! … and breathe in the fresh air and atmosphere. Set in Leura , high in the Blue Mountains the Leura Spring Garden Festival has kicked off once again in 2015 in the first and second weekend in October- with the actual […]

What to expect on a bush walk in the Blue Mountains

When vacationing in South-eastern Australia, you may wish to take a break from the standard tourist attractions and activities in and around Sydney and take a bush walk, or small group hike in the surrounding Blue Mountains. A two hour bus ride from the Sydney CBD will place you at the beginning of the hiking trails, thus allowing hikers a chance to be back in their hotels by evening. Local guides are available that can take you on a walking tour that will expose you to some of the most stunning landscape offered in all of Australia.

What is the best time of year to visit the Blue Mountains?

Spectacular views, popular attractions, historic townships, fine wines and terrific food are just a few of the things that brings visitors back to the Blue Mountains year in and year out. However, the question has arisen, as to when is the best time of the year to visit the Blue Mountains. Anyone who’s been there […]

Three reasons to visit the Blue Mountains National Park

The Blue Mountains National Park in New South Wales Australia is one of the finest national parks on the continent. It offers families, couples and groups a wide array of activities and destinations to explore and enjoy. With so many offerings within the park, we have identified three great reasons for visiting this national treasure. Cycling – […]


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