1. Blackheath Golf & Community Club
Tel: 02 4787 8406
Blackheath Golf & Community Club is the highest 18 hole golf course in Australia. It was voted by Golf Digest as the "Best Course in the mountains" and visitors are always welcome to play there on any day of the week (pending availability on the day). Whether it is 18 or just 9 holes you're after the picturesque golf course won't disappoint with its fairways lined by colourful rhododendrons along with maples, azaleas and other botanical treasures special to the Blue Mountains. You can enjoy the parkland-like setting while playing a game of golf, in the clubhouse or just relaxing on the sunny balcony.
2. Blue Mountains Guides
Tel: +61 4787 1623
Blue Mountains Guides offers boutique, private tours and adventures which will enhance your stay in this World Heritage listed wonderland. They are specifically designed to cater for couples on a getaway, families and friends wanting to share memorable experiences together or larger groups wanting to play. Our day tours escape the crowds as we visit wildly diverse locations including magnificent waterfalls, dark rainforests, sheer cliffs and rugged rock formations - spending time in areas teeming with wildlife and swimming in waterholes known only to a few locals. All tours are private and tailor made in consultation with our guests. Tell us what interests you and we will use our local knowledge to create the perfect day for you.
3. Scenic World
Tel: (02) 4780 0200
Scenic World in the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains offers a range of experiences found nowhere else on Earth and is one of Australia’s most unique and stunning attractions. It is also just under two hours from Sydney by road or rail. Where else in the world can you ride the world’s steepest railway into
4. Everglades House and Gardens
Tel: 02 4784 1938
A spectacular, world-renowned garden set against a backdrop of bush and sweeping views. In the middle of it all lies a stunning Art Deco home. A beautiful spot to wander, to picnic, or to enjoy a Devonshire tea. Drawing from the great traditions of European landscape design and the unique Blue Mountains bushland, Everglades will charm with its grace and beauty. The Moderne-style 1930s home is set amongst 5.2 hectares of graceful gardens. Constructed in the 1930s by Danish-born landscape gardener Paul Sorensen and are Australia’s most spectacular inter-war period gardens receiving acclaim from garden lovers worldwide. A stroll along formal European-style terraces and winding paths will reveal the many moods of Everglades, from the tranquil Reflection Pool amongst towering trees from all over the world to the subtle charms of the lookout and contemplative Grotto Pool. You will also enjoy the surprise unveiling of vistas through to Mt Solitary and the Jamison Valley. Visit and enjoy Everglades’ Tea Rooms and gift shop, or picnic in the beautifully landscaped, spacious grounds.
5. Jenolan Caves
Tel: 1300 76 33 11
The magical, must-see destination in the World Heritage Blue Mountains. Open every day, Jenolan Caves are the largest, most spectacular and most famous caves in Australia. Explore the world's oldest caves - one of the most outstanding cave systems in the world. You are never too young or old to experience the amazing - award-winning tours, adventure caving, scenic bush walks and Australian Aboriginal culture. Glimpse Australian birds and animals in the wild, including kangaroos and platypus. Relax in our magnificent Chisolm's Restaurant, café or bar. We even offer accommodation - hotel, motel, cottage or backpacker lodge. More than a tourist attraction, we also host school excursions, unique weddings, conferences and team building days. Set in Blue Mountains World Heritage wilderness, Jenolan Caves are a national treasure, of awe-inspiring beauty and scale.
6. Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens Mount Tomah
Tel: 02 4567 2037
Located in Mount Tomah just a 37-minute drive from Blackheath, the gardens are open every day except Christmas Day. Monday – Friday: 9.00 am – 5.30 pm. Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm and Entry is free. The Gardens have lovely picnic areas with free electric barbeques and there’s plenty of space for large or small outdoor gatherings around the gardens. If you prefer something less energetic and more sophisticated than a BBQ, also on the grounds is the ‘One Hat’ Tomah Gardens Restaurant which offers delicious dining with glorious views of Wollemi National Park.
7. Blue Mountains Glow Worm Tours
Tel: 0438 600 691
Take a Nighttime Glow Worm Tour into a Newly Discovered Blue Mountains Glow Worm Colony - Blue Mountains Glow Worm Tours operate short guided night tours into a spectacular Glow Worm Colony. Purchasing a ticket through their website will reserve you a spot on your selected tour. All Bookings must be made through the online booking system. See more info on the website