Spring into Blue Mountains style family fun!
The sun is shining, the birds are singing and adventure is calling!
With the weather warming up now is the perfect time to get out of the city and experience the world heritage listed Blue Mountains.
Check some of our favourite family Spring time activities below.
Breath Taking Bushwalks
Get moving and breathe in the fresh mountain air with a hike through some of the most pristine wilderness in the world. The Blue Mountains is made up of over one million hectares of National Park just waiting to be explored!
Some of our go-to family friendly walks include Lyrebird Dell walking track and Gordon Falls Reserve both located in the picturesque town of Leura. Meanwhile, Prince Henry Cliff Walk takes you from the main Scenic World building, past Katoomba Falls and straight to the iconic Three Sisters.
After a big day of exploring treat yourself to something sweet. With a bunch of delicious options available it will be hard to pick just one!
The Candy Store is nestled in the heart of Leura and has been delighting sweet tooths for over twenty years. Step foot inside this whimsical store with floor to ceiling shelves of every sweet imaginable and you’ll see why The Candy Store is famous worldwide!
If you’re heading through Hartley you can’t miss The Lolly Bug, especially with its bright yellow Volkswagen Beetle mascot marking the spot. Stocked with over 2,000 products The Lolly Bug is a candy lovers’ heaven.
If you’re a family of chocolate connoisseurs then you can’t go past Blue Mountains Chocolate Company located just a five minute walk from the Three Sisters. The range of indulgent hand made goodies will have your mouth watering in no time.
Dinosaur Valley has roared into Scenic World!
Catch the steepest railway in the world and experience dinosaurs like never before among the Jurassic rainforest. See our Dinosaur Rangers in action, enjoy a range of kids’ activities and meet over 20 prehistoric dinosaurs on display until January 28, 2019.
Kids will enjoy daily interactive Meet and Roar events and visitors of all ages can learn more about these ancient species in new and exciting ways.
Make a weekend of your stay with a range of accomadation packages available.
Nothing says spring like gorgeous gardens overflowing with the best seasonal blooms! The Blue Mountains is home to some of the most impressive private and public gardens around.
Everglades House & Gardens is a stunning, world-renowned garden surrounded by bushland and spectacular vistas of the Jamison Valley. Everglades has a rich history that can be discovered through the art deco homestead or by wandering through the European style landscape design.
Be sure to stop by the Everglades’ Tea Rooms and enjoy a Devonshire tea before you leave.
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mt Tomah always has an extensive ‘What’s On’ calendar packed with events for all ages. This spring the kids will love the self guided ‘Garden Safari’ featuring hands on activities or tag along on the free daily walking tour and learn all about the fascinating history of this enormous site.
Hot tip – Pack a picnic and soak up the best that spring has to offer.