See for yourself the dramatic scenery with the steep cliffs, waterfalls, and more in the Blue Mountains.

Blue Mountains Australia

The Blue Mountains is a beautiful and lush area of New South Wales and only an hour’s drive from Sydney. Due to the short drive, you can easily do a day trip from Sydney to the Blue Mountains! The best way to do it is by hiring a car or booking a tour.

What to do in the Blue Mountains

While you are spending a day in the Blue Mountains, here are some ideas that you should definitely check out in the national park.

Scenic World Blue Mountains

Echo Point and the Three Sisters
Echo Point is easily one of the most popular scenic lookout points in the Blue Mountains. The lookout sits on a platform that is on the edge of the plateau.

Here is where you overlook the lush greenery of Jamison Valley and the Three Sisters. The Three Sisters is a huge rock formation.

Scenic World
Visiting Scenic World while in the Blue Mountains is absolutely a must do! Here you can go on three scenic rides where you can see Jamison Valley, Katoomba Falls, the Three Sisters, and Mount Solitary. There is also a walk you can do through Jamison Valley and see some plants that date back to the Jurassic period.

Prince Henry Cliff Walk
The Prince Henry Cliff Walk is a popular walking trail in the Blue Mountains. The walk is between Katoomba and Leura where you will come across some incredible scenic views.

On the walk, you will see Jamison Valley, the Three Sisters, stop by Echo Point, and have a chance to see wildflowers throughout the walk.

Katoomba Falls
Katoomba Falls is the most magnificent waterfall in the region. There is a return walking trail from Echo Point that takes around an hour and a half.

Katoomba Falls is about 800 metres tall and is one of the tallest waterfalls in the region.

There are many Blue Mountains tours available. There is one for everybody travelling on a budget, an all inclusive tour, a wildlife tour and so much more! Whatever you decide to go with, you can see the incredible region of the Blue Mountains in a day.

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