With richly varied vegetation covering the Blue Mountains Range, you will find the higher altitude conifers and pines growing on the ridges, heath on the plateau ridges, contrasting temperate vegetation in the deep, shaded gorges and even hanging swamps that abound. Amidst this flora are some unique fauna which can be specific to this region. These mountains also have tri-colored (pink, rust and red) sandstone escarpments and waterfalls. They are truly a bountiful presentation of wilderness at its beautiful and awe inspiring best. Well-known for its breathtaking scenery and panoramic views, the legendary view this mountain range offers is documented to be the apparently same since practically the 17th century. It’s a listed World Heritage Site and phenomenally has seven national parks and a conservation reserve in addition to those seven. These seven parks will be the Blue Mountains National Park, Thirlmere Lakes National Park, Wollemi National Park, Gardens of Stone National Park, Nattai National Park, Kanangra-Boyd National Park, Yengo National Park.
Amongst the many treats Mother The Hike Nature affords viewers in this region, there are also plenty of tourist attractions. Consequentially, it has become a large tourist attraction and Blue Mountain tours can be the must -do for local and international visitors. They actually have lots to see and do. There are the Upper and the Lower Blue Mountains which each offer a host of attractions and activities to blunder into or plot while on a Blue Mountain tour, as one’s approach to operation may be.
That is partially a result of the rich history this range has. With a variety of settlers, colonists, Irish and Scottish criminals from the 17th century prison to explorers of the Coxs River and the ridges to the Aborigines, this area now has a series of pretty towns and villages within its perimeter that reflect the mixed cultural heritage that’s been passed along. The present locals take great pleasure in delving into the tale of yesteryear and rendering it stand out to newcomers. The scenery is really a testament to their story telling skills since one can look around and see what anyone would have seen centuries ago.
Today, the Blue Mountain tour takes visitors around natural attractions just like the Three Sisters, the Wentworth Falls, and the Giant Staircase, Yellow Rock, the valleys and varied mounts and canyons. Then you will find another greatly interesting features will be the Katoomba Scenic World, the Locomotive Museum, the Jenolan Caves, the Norman Lindsey Gallery and Museum, the Zig Zag Railway the Scenic Skyway, the Scenic Cableway etc. Nestled between the towns and suburban localities, there are numerous day tours that a tourist can undertake or they could spend several days thorough with a resort stay, spa visits et al spread over a schedule of really exploring the Great and Lower Blue Mountains. For adventure sports enthusiasts and extremists, there are a host of activities such as for example mountain biking, bush whacking, hiking, nature trails, canyoning, horse riding, boomerang throwing lessons, abseiling, ecological tours by expert guides. The Blue Mountain tour that any visitor chooses can really truly take on any aspect they desire to cast it into – romantic, adventurous, ecological et al.