15 Great Things to Do in the Blue Mountains

Things to do in the Blue Mountains

Millions of people each year head to Sydney’s west to visit the Blue Mountains. Loved by tourists and local Sydney-siders alike, the Blue Mountains region is one of the most popular day and weekend destinations in New South Wales.

Countless walking tracks, beautiful waterfalls, deep valleys and canyons, thriving rainforests and numerous lookout points with breathtaking views, the Blue Mountains truly has something for everyone.

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Mount Banks Summit Walk

Mount Banks Summit Walk

Mount Banks, with its distinctive rounded peak, is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the greater Blue Mountains region.

Mostly overlooked by tourists, the hike to the summit of Mt Banks offers beautiful views of the surrounding area, a part of the Blue Mountains that is still a bit undiscovered.

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15 Best Blue Mountains Walks

Best Blue Mountains walks
Looking for the best hikes in the Blue Mountains?
We have outlined the 15 best walking tracks in the Blue Mountains, from short family-friendly trails, to challenging multi-day bushwalks.

The Blue Mountains is a true paradise for bushwalkers with literally hundreds of beautiful hikes to choose from. Some of these walking tracks have been around for more than a century, while others have only been opened to the public in recent years.

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