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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The Knapsack Bridge and the Lapstone Zig Zag Walk

Knapsack Bridge and the Lapstone Zig Zag walk

The historic Lapstone Zig Zag Walk is an exciting bushwalking track in Glenbrook that follows an old railway. This railway was built and used in the second half of the 19th century.

The walking track leads to the Knapsack Bridge, a huge sandstone arch viaduct that was built to carry the Zig Zag Railway line across the Knapsack Gully.

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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.

An easy, family-friendly walking trail through a scenic landscape allows visitors to see these shipwrecks from close by and learn more about their history.

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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 Walking Track

Narrow Neck to Castle Head Lookout walking track

A short walking track starting from Glenraphael Drive on the Narrow Neck Plateau in Katoomba leads to a scenic lookout on Castle Head, which offers spectacular 360 degree district views.

Various landmarks are visible from the lookout, such as the Three Sisters, Mount Solitary and Ruined Castle, surrounded by Jamison Valley and Cedar Creek Valley.

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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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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.

From tranquil Japanese gardens to sprawling botanical havens, we have shortlisted what we believe are the 15 prettiest gardens in Greater Sydney!

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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 greater Blue Mountains region 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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Minnamurra Falls and Rainforest Walk in Budderoo National Park

Minnamurra Falls and Rainforest Walk in Budderoo National Park

Minnamurra Falls is a beautiful two-tiered waterfall on the Minnamurra River, quietly tucked away in a thriving rainforest in Budderoo National Park.

A scenic 4.2 km walk, starting from the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, leads to this waterfall with a large viewing platform right in front of it.

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Pool of Siloam and Lyrebird Dell Circuit Walk

Pool of Siloam and Lyrebird Dell circuit walk

The scenic Pool of Siloam and Lyrebird Dell circuit walk in Leura takes in two small waterfalls and two natural swimming holes.

This quiet and unpretentious walking trail is located in the Leura area of the Blue Mountains, close to the Gordon Falls lookout and picnic area.

It’s a great way to enjoy some unspoiled natural scenery in the Blue Mountains, with various lookouts nearby to explore.

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Visit Anvil Rock Lookout and the Wind Eroded Cave

Anvil Rock Lookout and the Wind Eroded Cave

Anvil Rock is a characteristic lookout point in the Blackheath area of the Blue Mountains, where visitors can enjoy incredible 360-degree Grose Valley views.

Nearby Wind Eroded Cave is a unique rock formation shaped like a wave-like overhang created by wind erosion, and is also a must-visit.

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Discover the O’Hares Creek Lookout in Dharawal National Park

O'Hares Creek Lookout and walking track

The O’Hares Creek Lookout in Dharawal National Park is a scenic viewing platform with fantastic views of the O’Hares Creek gorge and surrounding scenery.

A short and easy family-friendly walking track will get you to this lookout, that is still a bit of a hidden gem in this beautiful part of Sydney.

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Discover Maddens Falls in Dharawal National Park

Maddens Falls in Dharawal National Park

Maddens Falls is a stunning cascade waterfall in the rural locality of Darkes Forest in Dharawal National Park, located about 50 km south of Sydney.

A short and easy 1 km bushwalk through upland swamp communities brings visitors to a viewing platform that offers beautiful views of the waterfall.

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