Where are the Blue Mountains?
Frequently Asked Questions

The Blue Mountains section of the Great Dividing Range is situated just over 100 kilometres (60 miles) west of Sydney, NSW. The Blue Mountains offer visitors a chance to explore some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the world.

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With its awe-inspiring canyons and gorges, cascading waterfalls, and unique wildlife, the Blue Mountains are an ideal destination for anyone looking to explore Australia’s great outdoors!

The pass through the mountains starts in the west around 4.8 kilometres (3 miles) northwest of the Wolgan Gap and runs in a generally southeasterly direction for about 96 kilometres (60 miles), ending at Emu Plains in the Western Sydney basin.

The range rises from an eastern escarpment at around 370–550 metres (1,200–1,800 feet) to around 1,180 metres (3,871 feet) in the west.

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Blue Mountains Facts + Weather

How big are the Blue Mountains? What is the tallest mountain? Where are the Blue Mountains? Why are the Blue Mountains blue? This special iconic place invokes so many questions – see our Blue Mountains Facts page to get all the answers.

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bluemountains-australia.com is a 'Web Magazine' website that is dedicated to all things related to Australia's iconic Blue Mountains. We are passionate about Australia's great natural wonder, its vast mountains and waterfalls, its incredible vistas, its natural beauty and the unforgettable experiences that are waiting for all who visit. Our aim is to discuss the Blue Mountains, its history, its environment, its wildlife and its spectacular destinations. We hope that this website will inspire all who visit, just as much as the Blue Mountains have inspired us.

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