Oz Trails Day Tours



What is The Dreamtime?

The Dreamtime is a widely used, but not well understood, term describing key aspects of Aboriginal spiritual beliefs and life. Following is an extract from an book by Geoff Moore. “Myth, Mystery and Meaning of the Dreamtime”. It explores the Dreamtime through elements of philosophy; psychology; spirituality, lore and secrecy that were the basis of […]

Fortune Favours The Bold – A Funny Blue Mountains Memory.

lady in the shop took me for a spin on it at closing time. It was just me and her. Before OH&S laws became too stifling. She had zero idea how to control it. I have a bad fear of heights, but she talked me into it. We walked on, she grabbed the controls and […]

New Giant Cat Sighting in the Blue Mountains – by Damien Madigan

Walking around her previous neighbourhood of Newtown in inner city Sydney, the scariest thing Sara Joyce might see was a hipster with a mean neck tattoo and a bushranger beard. But the 40-year-old had a close encounter with something far more disturbing last Wednesday, just one month after moving to the Blue Mountains. She said she was stalked […]

Seasons in 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 […]

An Accidental Blue Mountains Family Adventure

A lazy, quiet Sunday at home on the lounge, turned into a massive Sunday afternoon Blue Mountains adventure. We live in Hawkesbury Heights, in the lower Blue Mountains, near the little town of Winmalee. The relatively  isolated residential area is completely surrounded by wilderness and bushland. It’s close to the outskirts of Sydney, however, when […]

Scenic World

Scenic World is a massive draw card in the Blue Mountains. On the day of our Blue Mountains tour, our Guides give all guests the option to purchase tickets in order to experience the 3 breath taking rides Scenic World has to offer. Guests can decide on the day whether they would like to experience […]

“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 […]