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Dargan Arch, or Dargans Arch, is a natural sandstone rock formation that is shaped like an arch, located in a quiet area of the Blue Mountains, near the town of Bell.
A short walk leads to this beautiful spot, where you have the opportunity to walk across the top of the arch as well as venture down to the bottom.
The Three Sisters is an iconic rock formation near Katoomba, facing the beautiful Jamison Valley. It is the most popular tourist spot in the Blue Mountains, attracting thousands of visitors every day.
A short walking track, starting from the information centre at Echo Point, allows visitors to see the Three Sisters from close by, with several scenic lookout points nearby to explore.
The Echo Point Lookout in the Katoomba area of the Blue Mountains offers fantastic views of the Three Sisters and the Jamison Valley.
It is the most popular lookout point in the Blue Mountains region, with the best views and many walks and sights nearby to explore.
The Coachwood Glen Nature Trail is a short and unpretentious bushwalk in the Megalong Valley area of the Blue Mountains.
The trail meanders through the beautiful landscape of the Coachwood and Mountain Ash forests, and includes a few crossings of the Pulpit Hill Creek.
Mermaids Cave is a large sandstone rock overhang located in a scenic forest environment, with a small waterfall to complete the setting.
A very short walk, via a steep staircase with over 100 steps, leads to this cave in uniquely beautiful natural surroundings.
A list with 35 things to do in the Blue Mountains to help you decide where to go and how best to spend your time in Sydney’s most popular national park.
Millions of people head to Sydney’s west each year to visit the Blue Mountains. Loved by tourists and local Sydney-siders alike, the Blue Mountains region is one of the most popular weekend destinations in New South Wales.
Mount York is a mountain located just outside the township of Mount Victoria, the westernmost village in the City of Blue Mountains.
The summit of Mount York is home to various monuments, memorials and plaques related to the first crossing of the Blue Mountains in 1813 and subsequent attempts to build roads to the plains west of the mountains.
The Blackheath area in the Blue Mountains, between Medlow Bath and Mount Victoria, is home to lots of panoramic lookouts that offer scenic views of cliffs, waterfalls and valleys.
Most of these lookout points can be accessed by car, without the need for any intense bushwalking, although there are enough trails nearby if you do wish to go hiking.
Jellybean Pool in Glenbrook is a popular natural swimming hole on Glenbrook Creek, with easy access and lots of space to swim and settle in for the day.
But as pretty as this waterhole may be, it can get quite busy at Jellybean Pool on warm and sunny weekends and during school holidays.
Paradise Pool in Linden is a beautiful natural waterhole on Bulls Creek, which can be accessed via a short but moderately challenging walking trail.
A very pretty waterfall drops into this pool, which has experienced a strong increase in popularity as a swimming hole in recent years.