are almost unlimited opportunities for quiet recreational
activity in the park ranging from bird watching, picnicking,
bushwalking, camping, and for more adventurous rock climbing
and abseiling and canyoning. Special restrictions and
licensing of tour operators in the region assure visitors
of world class safety and environmental care in this spectacular
park is famous for many graded walks, with a large portion
of them developed when the Blue Mountains was the tourist
Mecca of Australia.
walks like the National pass at Wentworth Falls (c 1907)
traverse the cliffs by accessing a ledge of rock half
way down the vertical cliff.
walks in the Blue Mountains National Park make exceptional
use of the natural landscape to link areas of special
significance offering young and old the opportunity to
experience the grandeur of the area.
may wish to go along with a Ranger/Guide from the National
Parks and wildlife service.
part of a state-wide program Blue Mountains Discovery
is an informative and educational program of events and
activities for visitors to the park. You can join in
range of events and walks, talks, tours and eco-tours
designed for all the family. The program can tailor activities
to suit school , community and special interest groups.
is for everyone who wants to find out more about the
environment and how we can help care for it.
further information contact the Discovery coordinator
Blue Mountains NPWS on +61 (02) 4787 8877