Tips & Articles

12
March
2019

Where is Port Stephens?

Port Stephens is a large natural harbour which spans 24 kilometres from the Karuah River towards the Pacific Ocean. The appeal for Port Stephens is the scenery, with pristine beaches, jaw-dropping sand dunes, and sunshine for days. With all unspoilt nature spots, comes the wildlife! With marine life swarming the seas, and mammals roaming the dunes. Its guaranteed that you won’t forget your trip away to Port Stephens anytime soon. But how do you even get there? It’s location Nestled within the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Port Stephens is only a few hours north of Sydney. Port Stephens […]

   
  
25
February
2019

What animals you want to spot in the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains sprawling mountaintops carpeted by lush greenery hides an astonishing amount of wildlife within. Animals swooping through the forest’s branches, climbing up the jagged rock formations, and frolicking within the trickling creeks. It is paradise for some of the best Australian animals and is the perfect place to see these creatures within the wild. Koalas While Down Under you cannot miss a chance to see the famous cuddly koala. They are flooding Australia’s zoos, but a truly unique experience is to see these creatures in the wild instead. The Blue Mountains most common tree is the eucalyptus, which […]

   
  
16
February
2019

Why are Blue Mountains blue?

Escape the bustling city of Sydney for a day and step into a valley of mesmerizing mountains dense with Australian bushland and natural wonders. The Blue Mountains is one of the dreamiest destinations in the area, home to unique wildlife and breathtaking views. But where does the name Blue mountains come from? The Blue Mountains Formation Back million years ago, the sea completely covered the area. While the sea level was so high, bucket loads of residue dropped into the water, covering the floor and eventually compressing into sandstone and shale. Eventually, the water lowered, leaving behind hard rocks, and […]

   
  
30
January
2019

What is the history of the Jenolan Caves?

Among the dense bushland and sprawling hills of the Blue Mountains lies the enchanting Jenolan Caves. Step inside the cool mysterious caves and marvel at this ancient natural wonder. The Formation of the Caves These limestone caves are estimated to be around 340 million years old, listed as one some the oldest caves around. The Jenolan caves are a type of Karst landform, which involves rock dissolving in the water from continuous weathering and erosion slowly cutting through the rock’s joints. Spending millions of years slowly moulding into the deep gaps that eventually became so large they formed caves. The […]

   
  
14
January
2019

What is the difference between the Blue Mountains regular and deluxe tours?

The World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains are one of the top day trips in the outer regions of Sydney. Home to breathtaking views, lush rainforests, and chiselled rock formations. The huge valley of land spans 11,400 km and is estimated to be 470 million years old. Hundreds of tourists come to this exceptional Australian highlight, hoping to discover the region’s hidden secrets and jaw-dropping sights. But with so many tours to choose from, how can one decide? We have a range of tours to the Blue Mountains, and we are here to tell you the difference! The Difference in Tours Each […]

   
  
31
December
2018

What to do in the Blue Mountains?

The Blue Mountains is a magical place, filled with lush forests, thundering waterfalls and an incredible mountain range. The spectacular scenery will give you plenty of photo opportunities and unforgettable adventures, but where do you start? Here is our list of the greatest sights to see in this striking mountain range. Three Sisters By far the most famous rock formation in this region is the Three Sisters, seen in every Blue Mountains postcard and advertisement. Featuring an iconic horizon of three massive rock formations that tower over the forest valley. The local Aboriginal community have a riveting Dreamtime story regarding […]

   
  
29
October
2018

Why visit Leura Cascades

Leura Cascades is blessed with loads of dreamy destinations just a short walk from town, ideal for blissed-out breaks with your partner or posse. Regardless of whether you’re looking for a relaxing break amongst the stunning scenery or a more upbeat adventure, the Cascades has you covered. Follow the Leura Creek down towards the cascading small waterfall of Leura Cascades. Submerge yourself in the lush green scenery, amidst tall eucalypts and bird calls echoing the area. The manmade boardwalk makes it accessible for any kind of traveller, at any kind of fitness level. It is one of the shortest walks […]

   
  
5
September
2018

How Were the Blue Mountains Formed?

The World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains are located a short drive from Australia’s largest city, Sydney. It is a huge expansion of land, reaching 11,400 km in size and more than 470 million years old. It is home to a range of astonishing mountains, rock formations, deep canyons, lush forest land, as well as stunning waterfalls. But how did this remarkable area form? Back millions of years ago, the sea covered the entire area. During this time, large amounts of sediment dropped into the water, covering the sea floor. Over time, these sediments compressed into sandstone and shale, transforming them into […]

   
  
30
July
2018

Explore the Aboriginal Rock Engravings at the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains are home to some of Australia’s most magical scenes, with the velvet green peaks harbouring years and years of Aboriginal history. Alongside an eclectic collection of native animal species and breath-taking lookout points, the Blue Mountains have formed an important part of the country’s history that can be explored today through the series of rock engravings that are still visible. These ancient creative sites provide a window into the past of the area’s local tribes and give visitors a chance to experience the majestic beauty of ancient art. The Blue Mountains are peppered with important Aboriginal sites, […]

   
  
12
June
2018

The Blue Mountains Visitor Centre at Echo Point

The Blue Mountains Visitor Centre is set in the heart of Echo Point, an area that opens out into lush green mountains and historic landmarks. Here, visitors can enjoy views of the world-famous Three Sisters natural rock formation and the sprawling expanse of the Jamison Valley. Nestled on the edge of the Blue Mountains National Park not far from Katoomba, the visitor’s centre promises captivating views across the vast surrounding scenery as well as marks the starting point for numerous walks through the landscape. The centre plays host to a range of services, including tours and adventure activities, bushwalking guides, […]

   
  
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