Lake Lyell Recreational Park

On the outskirts of Lithgow NSW, the huge recreational park at Lake Lyell offers pet friendly camping, awesome fishing, haven for artists photographers and wildlife enthusiasts and a range of water sports. Aqua Blitz, the inflatable floating water park is permanently located on the huge dam and opens during warmer weather in September.
Camping unpowered $24 per night, powered $29 per night. Cabins from $75 – $150 per night. Day entry $5 per vehicle. Kayak hire – $15/hour $50/4hours. Kiosk hot food, ice cream, coffee, fishing equipment, bait, boating equipment and necessities also available as well as free BBQ facilities, picnic area and play equipment.
Magpie Hollow Road, Lithgow, NSW, 2790. Ph: (02) 6355 6347, email [email protected] Web:


The Lithgow Workies Motel

Boutique style award winning 4 Star accommodation with beautifully appointed accomodation with air-conditioned rooms, WiFi and Foxtel free of charge. Modern and affordable accommodation that caters for single to large family rooms. Full Buffet Breakfast or Continental Breakfast available every morning.
Located just a 2 minute walk from Main Street and adjoin the Lithgow Workies Club which offers first-class dining and entertainment. The Motel is a short drive away from surrounding township attractions including The Three Sisters at Katoomba, Jenolan Caves at Oberon and the beautiful Blue Mountains, 40 minutes from Bathurst – Mount Panorama and a lovely drive to places like Hill End.
3-7 Tank St, Lithgow NSW 2790. Ph: (02) 6350 7777. Web:


Mercure Penrith Hotel

Stylish, relaxing and affordable gateway to Western Sydney. Located at the base of the Blue Mountains, next door to both Penrith Panthers World of Entertainment, suitable for business trips, family holidays and weekend getaways. 222 stylish renovated rooms include deluxe bedding, Wi-Fi Internet and flatscreen televisions with Foxtel. Enjoy a workout in the fitness centre or swim in the outdoor pool. Additional amenities include a guest lounge and BBQ areas.
Just next door, Panthers Penrith World of Entertainment offers nine restaurants, six bars and a diverse range of family-friendly activities on 82 hectares of landscaped grounds. Business events are welcome with high-speed broadband Internet and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and technical support.
Panther Place, Penrith, NSW 2750. Ph: (02) 4721 7700 Fax (02) 4732 2928 Email: [email protected] Web:


Hydro Majestic Blue Mountains

Ideal for romantic getaways, conference retreats or just for a getaway.
The accommodation rooms have been refurbished in the Belgravia main building and the Belgravia Gallery wing with each room being designed to reflect the rich heritage of this iconic hotel and of the Blue Mountains with the glamour of yesteryear.
Each room features a seamless blend of art deco inspired design with a black and white colour scheme and have been finished off with a modern edge. The rooms include sumptuous soft furnishings and décor, ensuite bathroom with a separate shower or shower over bath, high speed Wi-Fi access, LED TV with selected Foxtel channels and in-room safe.
52-88 Great Western Highway, Medlow Bath, NSW 2780. Ph: (02)4782 6885. Web:

Retreat at Wisemans

Your Hawkesbury Escape. Just an hour from Sydney on the banks of the Hawkesbury River at Wisemans Ferry, the Retreat is the perfect country escape.
Relax, surrounded by national parks and indulge in the finest local produce from award-winning chefs.
Restaurant, golf course, tennis courts, games room, massage and beauty salon, croquet, exercise room, swimmimg pool, a dedicated conference and meeting facility, and more.
Address: Old Northern Road, Wisemans Ferry  Phone: (02)45664422  Website:


Crowne Plaza Resort and Spa Hawkesbury Valley

Located in the valley of the Hawkesbury River and nestled at the foothills of the Blue Mountains, Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley offers award winning hospitality in an ideal setting to simply relax and unwind or experience the abundance of natural and historic attractions. A find for foodies, Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley offers eating options that are at the top of the food chain – from fine dining to informal functions and quick and casual bar food – you will find it all here at the Harvest Restaurant, Barracks Bar and the Gazebo Restaurant. And dont forget the famous High Tea.
They also offer a heated indoor pool, two floodlit tennis courts, an onsite gym, a kid’s playground and a nearby 18-hole Championship golf course. Be pampered at the only Villa Thalgo Day Spa in Australia located on the grounds of the hotel, and for a little more adventure, try trail riding, Tree Tops Adventure Park and Planet X all within 20 minutes of the hotel.
Address: 61 Hawkesbury Valley Way, Windsor  Phone:  (02)4577 4222  Website:


The Mountain Heritage Hotel and Spa Centre

The Mountain Heritage is a multi award winning 4 1/2 star Hotel and Spa Retreat offering luxurious accommodation and unrivalled panoramic views over the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains wilderness.
Located just a few minutes stroll down a winding, leafy avenue from the Katoomba town centre, this fresh and elegant property captures to perfection the romance and charm of yesteryear while providing all the luxuries of today.
Address:  Cnr Apex and Lovel Streets, Katoomba  Phone:  (02)4782 2155  Website:



Nestled on the edge of the Jamison Valley, overlooking the Blue Mountains National Park, Lilianfels is a breath-taking escape for romantics, a delight for gourmets and a wonder for lovers of nature.
The historic 85 room, European-style country house with rambling gardens is a true oasis for the senses.
Address:  Lilianfels Ave, Katoomba  Phone:  (02)4780 1200  Website:


Lakeview Holiday Park

Budget accommodation. Self contained cabins and cottages from $80 per night per person.
Address:  63 Prince Edward Street, Blackheath  Phone:  (02)4787 8534


Cedar Lodge Cabins

Cedar Lodge Cabins are set high in the village of Mount Victoria and, being centrally located to all the major attractions, are the perfect place to base your mountain adventure.
Nestled in a beautiful bushland garden, you can visit the Jenolan Caves (55km), the Three Sisters (20km), Scenic Railway (20km), Mt Tomah Botanical Gardens (30km), or the Zig-Zag Railway (17km), go bushwalking, abseiling, horse riding, or, for the less energetic, explore the local history and scenic picnic spots, stroll through the village galleries and shops or sample the cuisine in the local cafés and restaurants, or just relax in one of our individual air-conditioned cabins.
Address:  42 Great Western Highway, Mount Victoria Phone:  (02)4787 1256  Website:


Hartley Valley Holiday Farm

Escape the pressures of city life at your own country getaway. Hartley Valley Holiday Farm is 370 acres of prime land at the base Mount Victoria Pass in the Blue Mountains. It is not a time share, but a strictly limited membership farm that can be used by yourself and your family all year round.  A manager and staff handle all the day to day running of the farm so that owners can relax and enjoy all the activities on offer.
Address:  2187 Great Western Highway, Little Hartley  Phone:  (02)6355 2244  Website:


Eagle View Escape

Catering exclusively for couples, 40 minutes drive west of Katoomba, and set on 110 acres of gorgeous countryside, Eagle View Escape offers a variety of accommodation options, ranging from resort style spa suites with private balconies to private self contained Wilderness Spa Cabins set amongst the eucalyptus trees. Despite there being 24 suites spread around the property, you’re very unlikely to see or hear your neighbours. The In Room Dining menu means you can enjoy an intimate dinner or a lazy morning with breakfast delivered to your door.
Address:  271 Sandalls Drive, Rydal  Phone: 1300 851 829  Website:


Barcoo’s Barn Farmstay and Retreat

For a genuine Australian Farm Stay Family Holiday, Barcoos Farmstays is a short and scenic 10 Minute drive from Bathurst. Interactive activities for all the family are included in your tariff,  friendly farm animals, farm tours and led pony rides is what a visit to Barcoos Farm is all about. Hands on, safe and fun, with very comfortable and clean accommodation. or just come for a Bathurst Farm Experience
A unique opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in the surrounds of a working farm. A genuine Farmstay with comfortable amenities and unsurpassed hospitality, fun farm activities, Clydesdale tours and so much more. Address:  1080 Trunkey Road, Perthville via Bathurst  Phone:  (02) 6337 2383     Mobile:  0429 337 439  Website:


Fairmont Resort

The Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains relax, explore and elevate your senses at the Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains.
Just 90 minutes West of Sydney, between the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains and Jamison Valley, it features 210 comfortable rooms, premier conference facilities, indoor and outdoor pool, tennis and squash courts, table tennis, gymnasium, bar, restaurants and a spa.
Enjoy its scenic walking tracks along Australian bushland, golf at Leura Golf Course or attractions such as Leura Village and Wentworth Falls.
Address:  1 Sublime Point Road, Leura  Phone:  4785 0000  Email:  [email protected]  Website:


Leura House

Built on Leura’s highest point and surrounded by English gardens, Leura House is located at the top of Leura Village close to all the famous tourist attractions.
Whatever the season, you will enjoy the atmosphere of a “Very Grand Guest House” with large and Luxurious Accommodation, Grand Reception rooms and Romantic Gardens, just minutes away from our Historic Village, Railway Station, The Three Sisters, Scenic Railway, Maxvision Cinema, Golf Courses and our spectacular World Famous Walks. Tennis Courts, Horse Riding, Heated Indoor and Outdoor  Swimming pools are located close by. Jenolan Caves and the world famous Zig Zag Railway are a comfortable day trip from Leura House & the famous Mudgee wineries are a comfortable 2 hours away. The historic country towns of Bathurst and Orange are a little farther afield. A 3 bedroom cottage is also available.  Leura House caters for weddings, parties and conferences.  Address:  7 Britain Street, Leura  Phone:  (02) 4784 2035. Email:   Website:


Jenolan Cabins

Jenolan Cabins sit high on a hill commanding spectacular 360° views over the World Heritage Blue Mountains National Park, Kanangra Boyd National Park and the Jenolan Caves Reserve.  Jenolan Cabins have been specially built to fit within the environment on top of Porcupine Hill at Jenolan caves. They are earth-sheltered for climate control and clad in timber to allow them to integrate with the hillside.  Comfortably furnished and well warmed in the colder months by log fires, Jenolan Cabins are an ideal retreat for all your family and friends.  The cabins are built at an altitude of 1350m above sea level which puts them above the snow line. With snow falling on an average of 5 or 6 times per year, winters can be fun and exciting. On the other hand, summer is usually comfortable, allowing outdoor activities to be enjoyable.  Address:  42 Edith Road, Jenolan Caves  Phone:  (02) 6335 6239  Mobile:  0418 619 709  Email:  [email protected]  Website:


Jenolan Caravan Park

Relax in our peaceful environment and enjoy our modern facilities. Stretch your legs for a short walk to many shops, cafes and eateries.  Visit Jenolan Caves, Kanangra Boyd National Park, Evans Crown Nature Reserve, Mayfield Gardens. Bushwalk, fossick, mushroom, horse ride, mountain bike or simply sit back and enjoy our surroundings. Ideally located a short drive away from Bathurst or the Central Blue Mountains Region.  Park facilities include 2 bedroom self contained cabins, modern amenities block and camp kitchen. Large powered and non powered sites.   Address:  7 Cunynghame Stret Oberon  Phone (02) 6336 0344  Email:   Website:


The 6 Foot Track Eco Lodge

The lodge is located along the well known 6ft track which runs between Katoomba and Jenolan Caves, partially along the beautiful Cox’s River. The lodge is perched on a hillside meters away from the 6ft track, this astounding lodge provides inexpensive and comfortable accommodation for up to 28 people.  Whether you’re hiking and staying overnight, or planning a longer, recreational getaway, the 6ft track lodge is sure to maximise the simple pleasure of being close to nature. The lodge is comprised of two cabins and a galley, joined by a large timber deck. The cabins are fully equiped with clean warm bedding and heated by slow combustion fires for a comfy night’s sleep.  Phone:  0415 523 041. Website: