Valley of the Waters Walking Track in Wentworth Falls

Valley of the Waters Walking Track in Wentworth Falls

The Valley of the Waters walking track is an exciting hike in the Wentworth Falls area of the Blue Mountains that follows a creek into the valley.

This rather steep track is an absolute treat, taking in several beautiful waterfalls and cascades, including Empress Falls, Sylvia Falls, and Lodore Falls.

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5 Best Sydney City Walks (Discover the CBD)

Sydney city walks

A list with five of the best city walks that take in all the landmarks in the Sydney CBD while enjoying some of the most scenic views.

We can all agree that Sydney is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. What’s even better is that Sydney is also a very walkable city. Most of the city’s iconic landmarks are all within easy walking distance.

Walking the city is the best way to see the highlights and get a good feel of what Sydney is about. It allows you to absorb the atmosphere and the culture of our amazing city.

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11 Great Free Museums in Sydney You Should Visit

Free museums in Sydney

This guide shares 11 of the best free museums and art galleries in Sydney, perfect for a lazy afternoon of education and entertainment.

Visiting a museum or art gallery can be educational and entertaining for both kids and adults, and is a great way to spend a lazy afternoon.

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Hanging Rock and the Baltzer Lookout in the Blue Mountains

Hanging Rock and the Baltzer Lookout in the Blue Mountains

Hanging Rock, a large sandstone object hanging out from a cliff, is one of the most iconic landmarks in the Blue Mountains.

It is situated moments away from the Baltzer Lookout, a beautiful vantage point where visitors can enjoy eye-dropping views of the Grose Valley and surrounding escarpments.

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The Rock Lookout and Rileys Mountain in Mulgoa

The Rock Lookout and Rileys Mountain in Mulgoa

The Rock Lookout is a scenic vantage point in the Mulgoa Valley that offers panoramic views of the Nepean River and the Blue Mountains.

Nearby Rileys Mountain Lookout is also worth a visit, which can be reached via a 5 km return bushwalking track through beautiful scenery.

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West Head Lookout (Views, Beaches and Walks)

West Head Lookout in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

The West Head Lookout in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park offers fantastic views, with various walks and beaches nearby to make a day of it.

Widely regarded as one of the best lookouts in Sydney, the West Head Lookout is one of the most popular destinations in Ku-ring-gai Chase NP.

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The Beautiful Sublime Point Lookout in Leura

Sublime Point Lookout in Leura (Blue Mountains)

The Sublime Point Lookout is a scenic vantage point in the Leura area of the Blue Mountains that offers panoramic views of the Jamison Valley.

Not only are the views absolutely stunning, but Sublime Point is also a popular spot for bird-watching, picnicking, and rock climbing.

A short and easy walking path, including a set of stairs and a footbridge, leads to this lookout, with various other sights nearby to make a day of it.

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Discover the Shipwrecks of Homebush Bay

The Homebush Bay shipwrecks

This guide explains everything you need to know about the Homebush Bay shipwrecks, how to find them, and how they ended up there in the first place.

Even though many Sydney-siders have never seen or even heard of them, the shipwrecks of Homebush Bay are surprisingly easy to locate.

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Minnehaha Falls Walk in Katoomba

Minnehaha Falls walk and waterfall in Katoomba

Minnehaha Falls is a relatively small but very pretty waterfall on Yosemite Creek in the Katoomba area of the Blue Mountains.

A short walking track through a scenic landscape leads to the base of this waterfall, with panoramic views to enjoy from start to finish.

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Narrow Neck to Castle Head Lookout (Beautiful Views)

Narrow Neck to Castle Head Lookout

The walk from Narrow Neck to Castle Head is a short bush trail that leads to a beautiful lookout with panoramic district views towards Mount Solitary.

This reasonably easy 4.5 km return walk starts from the Narrow Neck Plateau trail, which extends from Glenraphael Drive in the Katoomba area of the Blue Mountains.

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Discover Ballast Point Park in Birchgrove

Ballast Point Park in Birchgrove

Ballast Point Park is an award-winning, 2.6 ha recreational area in Birchgrove on the Balmain Peninsula, with scenic Harbour and city skyline views to take in.

This waterfront park was once a thriving industrial site, and its current design has preserved much of the area’s industrial past.

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Discover Somersby Falls in Brisbane Water National Park

Somersby Falls in Brisbane Water National Park

A visit to Somersby Falls in Brisbane Water National Park is a great day trip from Sydney, with beautiful scenery and excellent picnic facilities.

A short walking trail along Floods Creek from the picnic area leads to the base of Somersby Falls, with a series of small but pretty waterfalls to explore.

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15 Most Beautiful Gardens in Sydney

Gardens in Sydney

Sydney’s pleasant climate lends itself perfectly to gardens, especially those of subtropical nature. And despite Sydney’s strong population growth, there are still many beautiful gardens to be found in and outside the city.

Most of these gardens are free to visit, with local councils or volunteer groups responsible for maintenance and upkeep. Spending an afternoon in a green oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city is a real blessing.

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15 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in the Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains waterfalls

Discover the 15 most beautiful waterfalls in the Blue Mountains, some easy to walk to and others a bit more challenging to find.

The Blue Mountains area is home to countless walking tracks, panoramic lookout points, and pretty waterfalls of all sizes.

Some of these waterfalls are very popular and easy to find, but there are also various waterfalls and cascades hidden in valleys and canyons where most tourists don’t go.

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