Blue Mountains has a lot to offer this Easter school holidays | Blue Mountains Gazette

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Visitors have been encouraged to come to the Blue Mountains during the Easter school holidays despite the closure of much of the Blue Mountains National Park this week. Blue Mountains Tourism Chairman Jason Cronshaw said: “There is so much to see and do in the Blue Mountains, with cool art galleries and creative workshops, exciting new shops, cafes and restaurants, tours and attractions like Scenic World and Blue Mountains Cultural Center all open and ready to welcome visitors during the April school holidays and beyond.” The Blue Mountains World Heritage area, including the Three Sisters, can still be seen from Echo Point lookout in Katoomba and Govetts Leap and Evans lookouts in Blackheath. The National Parks and Wildlife Service announced closures this week following a landslide tragedy in Wentworth Falls. But there are still plenty of attractions and events for tourists and locals in the Blue Mountains. nsw.gov.au/ for up-to-date walking track alerts from the NPWS and https://www.bmcc.nsw.gov.au/walking-tracks for council walking track alerts.

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Visitors have been encouraged to come to the Blue Mountains during the Easter school holidays despite the closure of much of the Blue Mountains National Park this week.

Blue Mountains Tourism Chairman Jason Cronshaw said: “There is so much to see and do in the Blue Mountains, with cool art galleries and creative workshops, exciting new shops, cafes and restaurants, tours and attractions like Scenic World and Blue Mountains Cultural Center all open and ready to welcome visitors during the April school holidays and beyond.”

The Blue Mountains World Heritage area, including the Three Sisters, can still be seen from Echo Point lookout in Katoomba and Govetts Leap and Evans lookouts in Blackheath.

The National Parks and Wildlife Service announced closures this week following a landslide tragedy in Wentworth Falls. But there are still plenty of attractions and events for tourists and locals in the Blue Mountains.

Here is a list of some of the activities and attractions available in the Blue Mountains during these school holidays:

  • World Heritage Exhibition, In the blueat the Blue Mountains Cultural Center is a great way to experience the national park
  • light up the night at Scenic World from April 8-30 will feature over 50,000 lights, a Skyway Disco and a silent disco with music programmed by Hermitude, carnival rides. children’s light maze, Instagram-worthy light installations and Bite Up The Night food pop-up
  • Blue Mountains Exploration Bus will run every day during school holidays
  • Lots of live music in Blue Mountains pubs, clubs, bars, restaurants and cafes including Bootlegger Bar, Avalon Restaurant, Baroque Room and Pigeon Lane in Katoomba; Two Doctors Whiskey Bar in Leura; and the Royal Hotel in Springwood
  • Free family community activation Twilight spaces at Katoomba Town Center Arcade from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 10
  • Light festival moving artwork at Mt Victoria May 1-22
  • Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler at the foot of the Blue Mountains
  • Trendy cafes in the lower mountains, especially in Glenbrook and Springwood, Lawson and Woodford in the central mountains
  • National Trust treasures: the “House of the Magic Pudding”, Norman Lindsay Gallery in Faulconbridge; Everglades House and Garden in Leura; and Woodford Academy (has monthly open days with a cafe, exhibitions and interesting talks
  • The new Craft Drinks Trail with local distillers, brewers, wineries and more dotted along the Great Western Hwy of the Blue Mountains, Megalong Valley and along the Bells Line of Rd
  • Plenty of accommodation options for visitors to the area, visiting relatives of locals and quick local romantic evenings nearby, from caravan parks, backpacker rooms and budget motels to luxury resorts and guest rooms. upscale hosts.
  • Fascinating new shops across the region
  • Spacious parks for children to let off steam in every city and town
  • Range of guided tours of our large garden in your choice of mountain bike, 4×4, minibus, private retro coach, limo or even vintage Cadillac
  • School holidays Pizza-making lessons for children, from April 11 to 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ideal for ages 9 to 16. Lessons with a minimum of 6, maximum of 10 children. Book at www.fifthavekatoombaretreat.com/product-page/kids-pizza-making-class-1
  • The Fairmont Resort in Leura offers a range of school holiday activities from pony rides to Easter egg hunts and a mirror maze.
  • Blue Mountains Theater in Springwood offers an exciting program of events and concerts.
  • Dine & Discover vouchers and accommodation vouchers can be used at most locations

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