Welcome to the Blue Mountains

Welcome to the Blue Mountains. The Blue Mountains are a mountain range south of Sydney in Australia's New South Wales that are famous for their picturesque villages, nature, and extremely steep cliffs. This destination profile page was built for you to better understand the Blue Mountains through scientific studies and data conducted by various prominent institutions around the world. You can also find information about holidays, festivals and transportation.

Map of the Blue Mountains

Basic Stats

Travel Safety Rating: 7/10

Targeted Groups: No groups found

General Sanitation Rating: 7/10

Food Safety Rating for Foreigners: 6/10

Tourism Infrastructure Rating: 9/10

Fluency in English Rating: 10/10

Languages Spoken: English

These stats were collected through general studies by prominent institutions that analyzed the the Blue Mountains' tourism sector. They represent the Blue Mountains as a whole, not certain parts of the range that are either better or worse-off. These studies were then summarized into a given rating.

History of the Blue Mountains

"In 1788 the Blue Mountains were originally named "Carmarthen Hills" and "Landsdowne Hills" by Governor Phillip, however, it wasn't long after, that the distinctive blue haze surrounding the area saw the change in name to the Blue Mountains. The Blue Mountains is densely populated by oil bearing Eucalyptus trees" - Blue MTS


Three Sisters, Blue Mountains Australia Blue Mountain, NSW Australia Australia - The Blue Mountains - sunset Wall Lookout at Blue Mountains

Holidays and Festivals

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"Once you arrive in the Blue Mountains, there are various transport options. The Blue Mountains Bus Company operates the hop-on, hop-off Trolley Tours around the Katoomba and Leura areas and a public transport system. You can also reserve seats for a bus to the Jenolan Caves" - ArrivalGuides

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