Located just 90 minutes from the Sydney CBD
The Blue Mountains provide a beautiful and serene break from the busy city lifestyle of Sydney
The Blue Mountains are one of Australia’s most accessible World Heritage Listed sites. With blue hazed valleys, dense rainforest and sandstone escarpments, the destination is an incredibly beautiful place to visit.
- Listen to the Dreaming stories told by the local indigenous peoples of Australia and learn their histories.
- Marvel at the impressive natural rock formations, formed over millions of years.
- Relax and enjoy the incredible food and wine of offer, complimented by incredible views and scenery.
Only 90 minutes from Sydney by car, the Blue Mountains is perfectly located for a short stay or day trip adventure. There are a few key accommodation and adventure experiences in the region that allow you to add a little nature to your Australian journey.
Join a private experience with one of Australia’s best tour operators and enjoy the dramatic views from Wentworth falls, Govetts Leap, Echo Point and other incredible sightseeing locations.
There are also numerous walking trails for travellers looking to get out into nature and spend the day exploring by foot. Discover the Blue Mountains and truly enjoy the Australian wilderness.
The Blue Mountains enjoys a climate that is marginally cooler than Sydney.
From December to February (summer) the temperatures averages between 22.4 – 23.1°C (72.3 – 73.6°F). From June to August (winter) the temperatures drop further, with cooler daily temperatures averaging between 9.2 – 11°C (48.5 – 51.8°F).
September to November (spring) and March to May (autumn) are beautiful, with the average temperature sitting between 12.9 – 20.1°C (55.2 – 68.2°F).