Just minutes from Blackheath this quick walk along the rim of the Blue Mountains offers spectacular views of Bridal Veil Falls and Govett’s Leap Brook
Short Walks: 1 hour
The sandy track follows a creek (full of loud frogs) and continues east along the side of an occasionally deep valley until it zig zags down hill to the Nepean River.
A muddy creek snakes through the mangroves, supporting a diverse variety of plants and animals
There are explicit instructions on how to retreat from a Cassowary if stalked by one of these huge, colourful birds
Informative signs describe local flora and fauna, such as the eastern yellow robin and Boyd’s forest dragon
An easy clifftop stroll above the Jamison Valley and Federal Pass, this popular walk is a great introduction to the Blue Mountains.
The Guy Falkes River flows perennially, so any time of year is a good time to go. Of course the most water falls in winter, but the river holds a lot of water, so you’re sure to see the it cascading through ferns and rainforest, down to the valley floor.