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100 Man Cave

100 Man Cave is a large overhang under the rim rock on the north-west side of Ti Willa Plateau just a short walk from Ti...

1000 Man Cave

1000 Man Cave is a huge overhang under the rim rock on the south-east side of Ti Willa Plateau above the headwaters of Little Gingra...

Airly Aerial Cableway

The cableway at Airly runs from a point near the winding engine and boiler, south, up the steep slope and past the cliff line to...

Airly Canyon

Airly Canyon is a short canyon starting on Mt Airly and running east to Airly Village. The canyon can be traversed in either direction. A...

Airly Frustum

Airly Frustum is a large cavern that has been eroded beneath the pagodas by water. The cavern is very narrow at the back, moist and...

Airly Gap

Airly Gap is the main entrance by road to the newly created Mugii Murum-ban State Conservation Area. The Mugii Murum-ban State Conservation Area will protect...

Airly Mines

Shale Oil Mining activities at Mount Airly commenced in the last 1880s and continued until the mid 1920s. Activity in the area was intense. Supporting...

Airly Self-Acting Incline

The Self-Acting Incline & Steel Rope Haulage Tramway at Airly ran from the end of the Southern Tramway to Capertee. It was a double track...

Airly Southern Pagodas

The Pagodas that mark Mt Airly's southern boundary are amongst the best to be found anywhere. High above the valley floor these dome shaped rock...

Airly Southern Tramway

There were 2 main mining periods at Mt Airly. Each was services by its own tramway. A single track, narrow-gauge, horse-drawn tramway ran south then...

Airly Turret 

Airly Turret is a rocky peak about 2 kilometres south-east of Mt Airly and adjacent to the south-western slopes of Genowlan Mountain. The are excellent...

Airly Village

When Oil Shale Mining started in 1883 at Mt Airly and Torbane, a small village named Airly sprang up in the valley immediately to the...

Arabanoo Creek 

Arabanoo Creek starts where First Ascent Creek joins the stream from Marrilman Gully. The creek flows south for just on 6.5 kilometres to join Christys...

Asgard Swamp Coal Mine

The site for the Asgard Mine was developed over many years, probably from 1880 to 1925.  There is a well constructed Kiln just near the...

Baal Bone Gap Hand Stencils

Baal Bone Gap is one of a few natural routes between the Capertee Valley and the upper reaches of the Coxs River and the Long...

Banks Wall 

Banks Wall is the western escarpment of Mt Banks, stretching north from Frank Hurley Head to Banks Gully for 2 kilometres. In places the cliffs...

Banshee Tops

Banshee Tops is a large plateau at the southern end of the Boyd Plateau extending from Wheengee Tor across Mt Pallin to Ghosts Mountain. It...

Barrallier Passes

Mt Barrallier is just south of Mt Wallarra & almost completely surrounded by cliffs. Heath almost totally blocks access to Mt Barrallier from the ridge...

Barralliers Crown 

Barralliers Crown is a butte, a remnant rocky outcrop on a ridgeline running south-east from Mt Barrallier. The columns at the northern and southern ends...

Bell Range 

The Bell range divides the Grose River system and the Colo River system between Bell in the west and Kurrajong Heights in the east, a...

Bells Grotto

Bell's Grotto is a narrow canyon created by erosion from Tunnel Creek. The old Wolgan Valley Railway ran through canyons & valleys for some distance...

Berghofers Pass

Early motor vehicles could not cope with the steep grades on Mitchells Victoria Pass. Berghofer's Pass was built as an alternative route. The route starts...

Birds Rock 

Birds Rock is one of the highest points in the region. A remnant of an old pagoda, Birds Rock offers wonderful views, particularly of the...

Birds Rock Trig 

Birds Rock Trig is a Trig Station located at Birds Rock beside the Birds Rock Fire Trail. Birds Rock Trig was origininally called Sunnyside Trig...

Birrabang Canyon

Birrabang Canyon is a small canyon in Birrabang Brook between Bells Line of Road and the Grose Valley. There are no abseils in Birrabang Canyon....

Black Billy Head Mine

The coal mine under Black Billy Head probably operated in the early 1900s. Fill behind a stone retaining wall provided a level working area outside...

Blackfellows Hand Rock 

Blackfellows Hand Rock is a rocky outcrop on the edge of the Newnes Plateau just under 1 kilometre SE of Wolgan Gap. In a sheltered...

Blackfellows Hand Shelter

Cave Art at Blackfellows Hand Rock is a reminder of the Aboriginal Culture inand around the Wolgan Valley. The Art consists of Stencils depicting hands...

Blackmans Crown 

Blackmans Crown is a significant pagoda outcrop on Crown Ridge in the Capertee Reserve. There are a number of different routes to the top of...

Blacks Corner 

Blacks Corner is a high promontory at the northern end of Mt Airly. There is a large basalt cap at the summit. On the northern...

Blair Athol No 4 Coal Mine

The Blair Athol Coal Mine at Mount Victoria was the 4th Mine owned by the Blair Athold Coal & Timber company. The mine adit runs...

Bleichert Ropeway of the Jamison Valley

The Bleichert Aerial Ropeway was built by John North to transport oil shale from his mines near the Ruined Castle to the Katoomba Incline, some...

Blue Rock Gap 

Blue Rock Gap is located about 600 metres north east of Mt Davidson and 800 metres south west of Hughes Defile. Huge pagodas tower above...

Borenore Arch Cave

The Arch Cave is located in the Borenore Caves Reserve, 17 kilometres west of Orange on the western slopes of Mt Canobolas. The cave is...

Borenore Caves Reserve 

Borenore Caves Reserve is located 17 kilometres west of Orange on the western slopes of Mt Canobolas. Boree Creek which runs through the Arch Cave...

Borenore Tunnel Cave

The Tunnel Cave is a long, dark passage, about 110 metres long, which emerges from the base of a large hill. The top entrance looks...

Borenore Verandah Cave

The Verandah Cave is beautiful limestone overhang that was eroded by the creek that flows through it. There are large pools in the cool shaded...

Bottleneck Pass

Bottleneck Pass is a narrow pass through the rugged cliff line between Radiata Plateau and the Blue Mountains Range. The pass allows access into the...

Box Creek Falls 

Box Creek Falls is a large waterfall on Box Creek about 1.6k upstream from the junction with the Kowmung River. The falls drop some 200...

Boyd Plateau 

Boyd Plateau is upland mostly above 1200 metres and bounded by the Great Dividing Range near Jenolan Caves to the north, the Jenolan River to...

Boyd Range 

The Boyd Range runs for about 15 kilometres from the Boyd Trig Station on Kanangra Tops down to Joalah Mountain above the junction of the...

Boyd River Camping Area 

Boyd River Camping Area is located at Boyd Crossing, 6 kilometres from Kanangra Walls on the Kanangra Road. The camping area is well equipped with...

Boyd Trig 

Boyd Trig is a minor trig station located on the Kanangra Range at The Granites Lookout. Boyd Trig is just under 1 kilometre North East...

Boyds Tower 

Boyds Tower is at Red Point on the southern side of the entrance to Twofold Bay. The Tower was built by Ben Boyd in 1847...

Brennan Wall

Brennan Wall is a narrow peninsular, bounded east & west by cliffs, running about 800 metres SSW from Brennan Top towards Mt Jingery. Brennan Wall...

Broken Whungee

Broken Whungee is about 1.5 kilometres north west of Mt Wheengee Whungee. A buttress from Broken Whungee runs in an easterly direction for almost 1...

Budgary Creek 

Budgary Creek rises on the eastern side of the Newnes State Forest and drains into Rocky Creek, a total distance of less than 10 kilometres....

Budthingeroo Trig 

Budthingeroo Trig is a minor Trig Station on Mt Budthingeroo on the Boyd Plateau. The disc has fallen. Trees have grown all around the trig,...

Bushlanders Point

Bushlanders Point on Mt Barrallier overlooks Wallarra Ridge and Barralliers Crown. There is a small rock platform on Bushlanders Point that provides fantastic views across...

Cape Pinnacle 

Cape Pinnacle is on the northern end of Finger 1 Promontory in the Gardens of Stone National Park. It is a small tower of large...

Capertee Reserve

The Capertee Reserve is an area over about 366 hectares immediately south of the village of Capertee and west of the Lithgow to Gwabegar Railway...

Cave Hotel

The Cave Hotel is a deep cave located on the northern side of Bell's Line of Road between Mt Charles and Mt Bell. The western...

Centennial Pass 

Centennial Pass is a pass through the cliff line at Centennial Glen at Blackheath. The path allows access to the Kanimbla Valley. Centennial Glen was...

Christys Creek 

Christys Creek rises near Rocky Top and flows down to join the Kowmung below Cambage Spire. Along its 13 kilometre journey Christys Creek drops 1,000...

City In The Sky

The City in the Sky is a large outcrop of pagodas that towers over the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Dinosaurs....

Coachwood Glen

Coachwood Glen is a small nature reserve in a Megalong Valley gorge eroded by Pulpit Hill Creek between the Shipley Plateau and the Blue Mountains...

Colboyd Ridge 

Colboyd Ridge runs from the foot of the cliffs below Pindari Top, south for about 3.25 kilometres and then south-east for another 3 kilometres to...

Crafts Wall 

Crafts Wall is the north western escarpment of a small mesa on the ridgeline running south-west from Mt Cloudmaker. It is about 5.5 kilometres north...

Crown Ridge Shale Mine

The mines at Crown Ridge operated in 1896 & periodically from 1905 to 1932. In 1922 a Stockhausen Retort was built at Crown Ridge and...

Dalpura Canyon

Dalpura Canyon lies between Dalpura Ridge and Jinki Ridge. The canyon is usually entered with an abseil or a jump down a waterfall. Bushwalkers can...

Dalpura Ridge 

Dalpura Ridge runs from Bells Line of Road to the Grose Valley, bounded on the west by Dalpura Creek and by Birrabang Creek on the...

Danae Ridge 

Danae Ridge is a narrow ridge that runs 2.5 kilometres from Mt Thurat to Mt Danae. It looks the obvious route to take between Mts...

Dance Floor Cave

The Dance Floor Cave is a large overhang a little way south from Murdering Gully along the base of the Seymour Top cliff line. The...

Deanes Creek 

Deanes Creek rises on the northern side of the Newnes State Forest, just to the west of Galah Mountain and flows into Rocky Creek. The...

Deanes Creek Stencils

These beautiful Hand Stencils on a sheltered rock face near a Deanes Creek tributary are a reminder of the Aboriginal Culture in the region. This...

Dex Creek 

Dex Creek is a small creek that rises about 500 metres north east of Mt Cloudmaker & flows into TiWilla Creek about 2.5 kilometres away...

Dingo Gap 

Dingo Gap is the saddle between Mt Merrimerrigal and Mt Dingo in the Wild Dog Mountains. It has been quiet and peaceful each time I...

Dione Dell 

Dione Dell is a small creek that between Dione Top, Marrilman Heath and the Kanangra Road. It rises in swampy ground near the Kanangra Road...

Donkey Mountain 

Donkey Mountain is an isolated mesa in the Wolgan Valley. It is part of the Gardens of Stone National Park. The top of the mountain...

Drum Cave

The Drum Cave is a large overhang just south of The Dance Floor Cave along the base of the Seymour Top cliff line. The cave...

Du Faurs Rocks Grinding Grooves

These Aboriginal Grinding Grooves and the Water Pot are on a rock platform near Du Faurs Rock overlooking Du Faur Creek. Shortly after rain, the...

Dunns Swamp 

Dunns Swamp was created when the Kandos Weir was built in 1930, to provide water for the Kandos Cement Plant. The dam is located in...

Dunns Swamp Stencils

Cave Art at Dunns Swamp is a reminder of the culture of the Wiradjuri people who lived in the vicinity for more than 12,000 years....

Dunphys Lookout

Dunphys Lookout is a rock platform at the southern tip of Mt Wallarra. The lookout is almost impossible to see from anywhere else but it...

Emu Cave

The Emu Cave is a deep cave located on the northern side of Bell's Line of Road between Mt Charles and Mt Bell. The western...

Federal Falls 

Federal Falls is a large waterfall in the Boree Creek valley just to the north of Mt Towac. The creek has eroded away the valley...

Ferny Flat 

Ferny Flat is about 800 metres north of Mt Krungle Bungle along the Krungle Bungle Range. It is a fairly level area covered with open...

Finger 3 Promontory

The northen section of the Newnes Plateau has been heavily eroded into 5 promontories that dominate the southern boundary of the Wolgan Valley. Finger 3...

First Ascent Pass

Seymour Top is the first top crossed after climbing out of Murdering Gully when walking north-east along Kanangra Walls. It is best known for the...

First Ascent Plaque

Thomas Seymour located a pass through the eastern cliff line of Seymour Top in 1864 while hunting wild cattle. Seymour was probably the first white...

Flat Top 

Flat Top is a tabletop hill on the Mt Hay Range. It is a short walk along a track from the Mt Hay Road to...

Galah Mountain 

Galah Mountain is a hill between Deanes Creek and Rocky Creek and about 5k NNW of Natural Bridge the Teh River Caves. Galah Trig is...

Gallop Rock

Gallop Rock Lookout is a huge granite outcrop some 400 metres north west of Mt Goondel. The views from the top are limited however there...

Gangerang Range 

The Gangerang Range runs from Kanangra Tops north east to Mount Koorain at the junction of the Kowmung and Coxs Rivers. The iconic Kanangra To...

Ganguddy Campground

The Ganguddy Campground at Dunns Swamp is located in the Wollemi National Park about 25 kilometres from Kandos and Rylstone. Dunns Swamp was created when...

Gap Creek Pagodas

Gap Creek Pagodas surround Gap Creek which rises on the eastern slopes of Mt Airly. Gap Creek flows down through Airly Gap to join with...

Gasper Buttress 

Gasper Buttress is a steep spur running from north east Mt Jenolan down to the Coxs River, almost 1.7 kilometres away. Gasper Buttress separates Gasper...

Genowlan Mountain 

Genowlan Mountain is a large mesa just north of the Gardens of Stone and east of Mt Airly, another large mesa. The mesas are separated...

Genowlan Mountain Stencils

Cave Art at Genowlan Mountain is a reminder of the Aboriginal Culture in and around the Capertee Valley. The Art consists of Stencils depicting hands...

Genowlan Pinch

Genowlan Pinch is a narrow defile allowing access through a pagoda cliff line on Genowlan Mountain. The slot is so narrow that you have to...

Genowlan Point 

Genowlan Point is a narrow neck of land running north from Genowlan Mountain. The western & northern sides are defined by high cliffs, mostly impassable....

Genowlan Trig 

Genowlan Trig is some 3k SSW of Genowlan Mountain, located on the same mesa. Trees have regrown around the Trig but there are excellent views...

Gentles Lookout 

Gentles Lookout (Gentles Sheerdown) is a lookout offering commanding views over Thurat Spires & Kanangra Deep as well as into the Pooken Hole (the Den...

Gillespies Lookout 

Gillespies Lookout is a viewpoint east of Boss Hill with views up the Kowmung River. Gillespies Lookout was named after John Gillespie, an early bushwalker...

Glen Shale Mine & Tramway

The Glen Shale Mines in the Megalong Valley operated between 1886 & about 1895. Shale extracted from the mine was transported via skips on a...

Glenraphael Head 

Glenraphael Head overlooks the Breakfast Creek catchment and allows stunning views over the Wild Dog Mountains, the Krungle Bungles & Ironpot Mountain. Glenraphael Head has...

Glow Worm Tunnel

The Glow Worm Tunnel is one of 2 tunnels built for the Wolgan Valley Railway.  The sweeping curve in the tunnel took the railway around...

Glow Worm Tunnel Cave House

Workers building the Wolgan Valley Railway needed somewhere to live close to where they were working. This cave house, constructed under an overhang in an...

Gogy Ridge 

Gogy Ridge runs down from Rocky Top near the Kanangra Road to Upper Christys Creek. Most of the ridge is covered with a dry sclerophyll...

Gordon Smith Pass

Gordon Smith Pass provides a fairly easy route from Brennan Top down to the Kilpatrick Causeway. Gordon Smith Pass was named after Gordon Smith, one...

Grand Canyon 

The beautiful Grand Canyon runs from Blackheath to the Grose Valley. The canyon was carved out of the soft sandstone by Greaves Creek. A Walking...

Grand Gorge Lookout

The Grand Gorge Lookout is an old lookout, just off the beaten track, and not visited often. The Lookout is a short way through the...

Green Cape 

Green Cape is a point some 25k SE of Eden on the NSW south coast. Green Cape Lighthouse is the southernmost lighthouse in NSW. In...

Hawk Fell 

Hawk Fell is a narrow ridge running between Mt Guouogang and Mt Queahgong in the Krungle Bungle Range. The ridge is covered with broken rock...

Headless Rider Point

Headless Rider Point is at the southern tip of Seymour Top. According to stories told by early cattlemen who camped on Seymour Top, they would...

Heliolater Point

Helioater Point protrudes from the western cliffs of Mt Barrallier and overlooks Shamash Deep. There is a large rock platform at Heliolater Point that provides...

Holts Heaven

Holts Heaven is a beautiful set of Pagodas on the southern side of the Bungleboori Creek and a short walk north from the Clarence Fire...

Honeycomb Canyon

Honeycomb Canyon is a beautiful Wollomi Canyon, rarely visited. Although the canyon is usually explored by abseillers, determined buhswalkers can get in & see its...

Inglis Lookout

The Inglis Lookout is an old lookout, hard to get to and so very rarely visited. The Lookout was named after Jimmy Inglis who guided...

Invincible Trig 

Invincible Trig is on the Great Dividing Range, overlooking the Invincible Colliery. There are wonderful views from the top of the pagodas where the Trig...

Ironpot Mountain Grinding Grooves

There are Aboriginal Grinding Grooves and Pots on rock surfaces on Ironpot Mountain. Ironpot Mountain takes its name from the Pots which are thought to...

Isolated Rock

Isolated Rock is a butte, a remnant rocky outcrop on a ridgeline running south-west from Mt Kanangra. There are excellent views of isolated Rock from...

Jenolan Trig 

Jenolan Trig is a minor trig station located on Mt Guouogang, the highest mountain of the Krungle Bungle Range. There aren't many views from the...

Johnston Falls 

Johnston Falls, a beautiful waterfall on Wheengee Whungee Creek, plunges into a sheer sided amphitheatre in Shamash Deep. Large boulders are strewn everywhere, a hint...

Kanangra Brook 

Kanangra Brook rises just 3.5 kilometres west of Kanangra Walls near Rocky Top and Kanangra Pass. It flows east past Kittani Top before plunging over...

Kanangra Range 

The Kanangra Range runs from Mt Edwards in the north to Boyd Trig in the south.   The Kanangra Walls Road generally follows the top...

Kanangra Tops 

Kanangra Tops is a large plateau extending east from Rocky Top and The Granites, south to Pindari Top, south of Kanangra Walls and east to...

Kanangra Walls 

Kanangra Walls is a long cliff line that wraps around the southern and eastern sides of Kanangra Deep. The southern side has heavily eroded by...

Kanangra-Boyd 

Kanangra Boyd National Park is wild country and part of the Greater Blue World Heritage Area. The park is probably best known for the majestic...

Knights Deck 

Knight's Deck is a small mesa projecting to the north from Blue Dog Ridge in the Wild Dog Mountains. It offers extensive views over Breakfast...

Kowmung Lookout

The Kowmung Lookout is an old lookout that is vary rarely visited. The Lookout is reached by working through the heath along the cliff tops...

Kroks View

Kroks View is a rocky outcrop at the southern top of Mt Colboyd. The lookout is reached via a pass on the southern side of...

Krungle Bungle Range 

The Krungle Bungle Range runs north-east for 19 kilometres from Mumbedah Hill, near the intersection of the Kanangra Road and the Emperor Fire Road to...

Lions Head 

Lions Head is aptly named. It's distinctive shape, jutting out from Kedumba Walls can be recognised from many vantage points in the area. Lions Head...

Lions Head Pass

The Lions Head Pass is an old pass through the Kedumba Walls cliff line. The Pass was used by pioneers living in the Kedumba Valley...

Lost Rock 

Lost Rock is a large granite outcrop adjacent to the Uni Rover Trail, about 750 metres north north east of Mt Goondel. There some excellent...

Luthers Lookout

Luthers Lookout is a rock platform high above Morong Deep giving terrific views up the Kowmung River. In the 1920s the land to the north...

Macquarie Lighthouse

The Macquarie Lighthouse site has been used as a light house continuously since 1818 when the first lighthouse was built, replacing a fire in a...

Marrilman Heath 

Marrilman Heath is an area of open heath just north of Pindari Top comprising sclerophyll shrubs, emergent mallee eucalypts & open ground cover of herbs...

McLeans Pass 

McLeans Pass is an old route between the Wolgan Valley and the Wolgan Capertee Divide. The pass is a short canyon which passes through a...

Moffitts Pagodas 

Moffitts Pagodas are at the end of a ridge overlooking Rowen's Hole, a basin nestled between the Great Dividing Range & Baal Bone Point. The...

Moorilla Lookout 

Moorilla Lookout extends east from Mt Moorilla. Except where it connects to Mt Moorilla, Moorilla Lookout is edged by sheer cliffs. The surface is remarkably...

Morong Creek 

Morong Creek runs from King Pin down to the Kowmung River. Along the way it passes through Boyd Crossing, Jensens and Morong Swamps before plunging...

Morong Falls 

Morong Falls is an impressive series of waterfalls where Morong Creek plunges down to the Kowmung River running through Morong Deep. There extensive views along...

Morong Lookout 

Morong lookout is a viewpoint between Boyd Hill Brook and the Kowmung River, 1.7 kilometres south of Boss Hill. There are good views up Morong...

Moxley Rock

Moxley Rock is a large rock formation towering above Wheengee-Whungee Creek, a short distance below Freemans Swamp. From some angles, Moxley Rock and Broken Whungee...

Mt Airly 

Mt Airly is a large mesas just north of the Gardens of Stone. Mt Airly was mined in the early 1900s for oil shale which...

Mt Banks 

Mt Banks was named by the explorer, George Caley who climbed Mt Banks in November 1804. Mt Banks is a located on the northern edge...

Mt Barrallier 

Mt Barrallier is just south of Mt Wallarra and almost completely surrounded by cliffs. Much of the summit is covered by thick heath. There are...

Mt Bell Hand Stencil

There is a single Hand Stencil on a rock wall in an overhang on Mt Bell. The location is quite exposed and the stencil is...

Mt Budthingeroo 

Mt Budthingeroo is a mountain on Budthingeroo Ridge, 1.3k west of Cunynghame Hill. According to Jim Barrett, Budthingeroo is Aboriginal for 'human hip joint'. Nice...

Mt Bungin 

Mt Bungin is a large rocky outcrop surrounded by cliffs. There are 2 passes at the northern end and a pass at the southern end...

Mt Bungin Grinding Grooves

These Grinding Grooves have been made in a fine grained sand stone rock. They are unusual because they are under an overhang with no pools...

Mt Canobolas

At 1397 metres, Mt Canobolas is the highest mountain between the Blue Mountains of New South Wales and Perth in Western Australia.There are many places...

Mt Clarence Stencils

Cave Art at Mt Clarence is a reminder of the Aboriginal Culture in & around Lithgow. The Art includes hand stencils, some quite small. The...

Mt Cloudmaker 

Mt Cloudmaker is the highest mountain the Gangerang Range. There aren't many views from the summit which is covered with forest. There are some great...

Mt Colboyd 

Mt Colboyd is a large rocky outcrop surrounded by cliffs. A pass on the southern side allows access through the cliffs to the top. There...

Mt Danae 

Mt Danae is located approximately 2.7 kilometres east south east of Mt Thurat. Mt Danae is on the easiet route to Gentles Lookout and the...

Mt Davidson 

Mt Davidson is a high point on the Wolgan Capertee Divide, 500 metres south east of The Pondage, 1,600 metres north east of McLeans Pass...

Mt Dingo 

Mt Dingo is the most southerly of a chain of 5 peaks that form the backbone of the Wild Dog Mountains. It is probably best...

Mt Guouogang 

Mt Guouogang is the highest mountain of the Krungle Bungle Range. There aren't many views from the summit which is covered with thick heath although...

Mt Jenolan 

Mt Jenolan is one of the highest peaks in the area. The climb to the summit is very steep, ascending 900 metres in about 3.4...

Mt Kanangra 

Mt Kanangra is a hill 300 metres SE from the Kanangra Walls Car Park. Mt Kanangra is covered with thick heath and dense mallee forest....

Mt Krungle Bungle 

Mt Krungle Bungle is a high point in the Krungle Bungle Range. There aren't many views from the summit, a pile of jumbled rock, surrounded...

Mt Merrimerrigal 

Mt Merrimerrigal is the flattest of the peaks in the Wild Dog Mountains. The southern end is a narrow peninsular with large areas of exposed...

Mt Moorilla 

Mt Moorilla is a sandstone mesa in the Gangerange Range, 4 kilometres NNE of Mt Cloudmaker and 900 metres from Mt Moorilla Maloo. Mt Moorilla...

Mt Mouin 

Mt Mouin is one of the highest peaks in the Wild Dog Mountains. The high rock platforms at the summit offer superb views in all...

Mt Paralyser 

Mt Paralyser is a high point at the northern end of Thurat Ridge, 9k from the Kanangra Road and 4.3k from the junction of Whalania...

Mt Queahgong 

Mt Queahgong is a mountain in the Krungle Bungle Range between Hawk Fell & Mt Jenolan. There are 2 high points on Mt Queahgong, a...

Mt Rennie Tunnel

The Mt Rennie Tunnel runs under Narrow Neck Plateau, connecting the Megalong Valley with the Jamison Valley. It was built so oil shale from the...

Mt Stormbreaker 

Mt Stormbreaker is one of the high peaks in the Gangerang Range, lying between Mt High And Mighty and Mt Cloudmaker. There are several locations...

Mt Thurat 

Mt Thurat is a high point about 2 kilomtres south-east of Queen Pin & 2.5 kilometres east of King Pin on the Boyd Plateau. Access...

Mt Wallarra 

Mt Wallarra is just south of Mt Wallarra & almost completely surrounded by cliffs. Much of the summit is covered by thick heath. There are...

Mt Warrigal 

Mt Warrigal is one of the larger peaks in the Wild Dog Mountains. It can be climbed from the eastern & western sides. Prydes Prospect...

Mugii Murum-ban SCA 

Mugii Murum-ban is a State Conservation Area just east of Capertee. Mt Airly & Genowlan Mountain are 2 large mesas in the park, dominating the...

Mumbedah Falls

Mumbedah Falls is a series of waterfalls and cataracts on Mumbedah Creek a short distance upstream of Jigger Gully. Deep in the gorge gouged out...

Myles Gorge 

Myles Gorge lies between Mt Wallarra and Pindari Top, downstream from the junction of Dione Dell and Christies Creek and upstream from Margaret Falls. Christies...

Mystery Mountain

Even though a rough track leads through the cliffs, climbing Mystery Mountain is a challenge for all but the very fit. The reward for taking...

Nangar National Park 

Nangar National Park is in the Nangar-Murga Range between Canowindra and Eugowra. The park is bounded on the south by the Nangar State Forest and...

Narrow Neck Plateau 

Narrow Neck Plateau is a 10 kilometre long penisular extending from Narrow Neck Lookout to Little Cedar Gap. Despite the sheer cliffs that define the...

Nayook Canyon

Nayook Canyon is a beautiful Wollomi Canyon, close to the Deep Pass Camping Area. No abseiling is required. Fixed ropes & logs make the tricky...

Newnes Camping Area

The Newnes Camping Area is located in the Wollemi National Park about 300 metres along the track from Newnes. The camping area is nestled in...

Newnes State Forest 

Newnes State Forest is an area of about 13,400 hectares set aside for forestry.  There are pine pantations and native forest reserves. Unlike National parks,...

Old Coach Road

The Old Coach Road was used during the construction of Newnes Oil Works & the Wolgan Valley Railway. Much of the road is still in...

Ophir Trig 

Ophir Trig is a trig station located on Mt Bulga in the Mt Bulga Reserve, approximately 4.3 kilomtres north east of Suma Park Reservoir and...

Oronga Canyon

Oronga Canyon lies hidden between Oronga Ridge & Wongarra Hill. The canyon has 2 branches that join to form the main lower canyon that flows...

Pages Pinnacle 

Pages Pinnacle is a sandstone residual, 375 metres south east of Crafts Wall. The top of Pages Pinnacle consists of huge sandstone blocks. A couple...

Pagoda Supported By Columns

High above the Ten Tunnel Deviation a pagoda has been 'made safe' by supporting a large overhang with 8 brick columns. The cavernous overhang is...

Pantoneys Crown 

Pantoneys Crown is a large isolated mesa in the Capertee Valley. Routes that can be used by bushwallkers have been found at the northern &...

Pindari Top 

Pindari Top, just south of Marrilman Heath is almost surrounded by large cliffs to the south, east and west. Most people visiting Pindari Top are...

Pine Lake

Pine Lake is a small lake in Tasmania's Central Plateau Conservation Area. The lake is reached along a 400 metre board-walk that takes visitors through...

Plateau Trig 

Plateau Trig is a minor trig station located on Gogy Ridge, just under 500 metres south of Kanangra Pass and about 600 metres west of...

Point Cameron 

Pt Cameron is approximately 1 kilometre north, north west of Mt Davidson on the Wolgan Capertee Divide and 4 kilometres south, south east of Pantoneys...

Point Hatteras 

Point Hatteras is a promontory on the north west side of Genowlan Mountain. The western side of Point Hatteras is defined by high cliffs, mostly...

Prydes Prospect

Prydes Prospect is a rock outcrop at the top of Warrigal Head on the western side of Mt Warrigal. There are extensive views to the...

Pulpit Hill Creek 

Pulpit Hill Creek flows south from Blackheath, through Coachwood Glen and Blackheath Glen & then south-west through the Megalong Valley for about 13 kilometres to...

Rockflower Creek Passage

Rockflower Creek Passage is a long, deep slot that winds its way through the Rockflower Ridge pagadas to the Wolgan Valley Cliffline. The slot has...

Rockflower Ridge

Rockflower Ridge is a pagoda ridge on the western side of the Newnes Plateau. For pagoda country, this area is quite thickly forested. Beautiful pagodas...

Rocky Top 

Rocky Top is a high point between the Morong Creek Fire Trail and Kanangra Pass. Walks down the Unirover Trail used to start from Rocky...

Ruined Castle Tramway and Mines

A complex series of mines was dug under the Ruined Castle in the early 1900s. The mines were a rich source of oil-shale. The oil...

Sawtooth Trig 

Sawtooth Trig is a minor trig station located on Mt Cloudmaker, the highest mountain in the Gangerang Range. The disc lies where it has fallen,...

Seriphos Cliffs 

The Seriphos Cliffs flank the southern & eastern edges of Mt Danae & drop into the Kanangra Gorge & the Seriphos Pit. A bench on...

Seymour Ramp

Prior to 1942 the only access to Seymour Top from Murdering Gully was a set of ladders or using the First Ascent Pass to the...

Seymour Slot

Seymour Top is the first top crossed after climbing out of Murdering Gully when walking north-east along Kanangra Walls. It is best known for the...

Seymour Top 

In 1864 Thomas Seymour climbed onto what is now called Seymour Top using a narrow ledge, 200 metres long, that traverses the eastern cliffs. He...

Shamash Point

Shamash Point is a large rock shelf at the south-western corner of Mt Barrallier. There are excellent views across Shamash Deep to the Boyd Range,...

Sinusoidal Ravine

The Sinusoidal Ravine was formed by a Birds Rock Creek, flowing east from Bird Rock to Carne Creek. As the little creek nears Carne Creek...

Spire Head 

Spire Head overlooks Thurat Spires, Kanangra Deep and Kanangra Grand Gorge. There are spectacular views from the many rocky outcrops. Easiest access to Spire Head...

Splendour Rock 

Splendour Rock is a rock platform at the southern end of Mt Dingo in the Wild Dog Mountains. There are wonderful views of the region's...

Stilwell Trig

Stilwell Trig is a minor trig station located at Mt Stilwell on Kangaroo Ridge near Charlottes Pass. Stilwell Trig is just under 1.5 kilometres SSW...

Stone Walls above the Glow Worm Tunnel

High above the Glow Worm Tunnel, hidden under the moss and by the bush are a series of brick and stone walls. The walls were...

Sunnyside Canyon

This canyon is about 600 metres long and can be walked. Ropes or tapes are not needed. In some places it is necessary to climb...

Sunnyside Ledge

Sunnyside Ledge runs for about a kilometre between the upper and lower cliff line at the western end of Sunnyside Ridge. The ledge is easy...

Sunnyside Point

Sunnyside Point overlooks the junction of Carne Creek and the Wolgan River with excellent views in all directions. It is at the end of narrow...

Temple of the Shining Orb

The Temple of the Shining Orb is the summit of Mt Barrallier. Mt Barrallier slopes away from the summit in all directions. The summit is...

Ten Tunnels Funicular Railway

Supplies for the The Ten Tunnel Railway Deviation (Tunnels 8, 9 & 10) were transported down into the gorge using a short but steep Incline...

Ten Tunnels Railway Deviation

The Ten Tunnels Railway Deviation was built to replace the Zig Zag which had become a serious bottleneck. The deviation was constructed between 1908 and...

Terarra Creek Camping Area

Terarra Creek Camping Area is a small camp site in Nangar National Park. There are picnic and toilet facilities at the camping area.  You need...

Tesselate Hill 

Tesselate Hill is just north of Mt Irvine. Tesselate Hill was previously known as 'The Pavements' because of a series of rock platforms, just to...

Tesselate Hill Engraving

There is a single Rock Engraving on Tesselate Hill. There are a number of Grinding Grooves nearby.  The Engraving depicts the outline of a woman....

Tesselate Hill Grinding Grooves

There are a number of Grinding Grooves and Water Pots on a large large rock shelf on Tesselate Hill overlooking the Wollangambe River. Some of...

Tessellated Pavement

The Tessellated Pavement is an inter-tidal rock platform divided into regular shapes or tiles when it cracked by movements in the Earth's crust. There are...

The Goat Track

The Goat Track Pass is an old pass through the Kedumba Walls cliff line. The pass was used by pioneers living in the Kedumba Valley...

The Granites Lookout

At 1266 metres, The Granites Lookout is the highest point in the Kanangra Range and one of the highest spots in the Blue Mountains. The...

The Great Wall

The Great Wall is a sloping wall of pagodas that runs north-south along the western side of Mt Airly for more than 1 kilometre. The...

The Grotto

The Grotto is a small walk-through canyon between Point Hatteras & Genowlan Creek. Iron ladders, foot bridges & railings used to make it much easier...

The Ladders Defile

The Ladders Defile is a small walk-through canyon that provides a route through the cliffs between Point Hatteras & Genowlan Creek. Rustic iron ladders make...

The Lost City

The Lost City lies just a few kilometres north of Lithgow. It is a series of unusual pagoda structures that resemble an old decaying civilisation...

The Place That Time Forgot

The Place That Time Forgot is a name used by bushwalkers to describe a beautiful gorge located between Little Rock Island and Rock Island. The...

The Pondage

The Pondage is a large basin surrounded by pagodas near Pt Cameron. During heavy rain, water pools in the basin until it can drain away...

The Pondage Canyon

The Pondage Canyon is about 150 metres long. The first 100 metres can be walked quite easily until the canyon floor drops suddenly at a...

The River Caves

The River Caves Canyon was formed by Budgary Creek eroding though the softer sandstone. There is an easy walk through this pretty canyon. The walk...

The Session Hut

The Session Hut was built just near Lake Birrell, about 400 metres south of the fire trail junction at Medlow Gap. The corrugated iron hut...

The Temples of Doom

The Temples of Doom is a group of large, smooth pagodas on the northern side of the Blackfellows Hand Trail, 3 kilometres from the Wolgan...

The Towers

The Towers is a collection of large Pagodas just to the north of Mt Airly, on the neck leading to Blacks Corner. Like many of...

Thommos Chains

Thommos Chains provide an alternate route through the cliff line at the southern end of Mt Dingo in the Wild Dog Mountains. The Chains are...

Thurat Tops 

Thurat Tops is part of the Boyd Plateau, located north of Kanangra Tops, south of Sally Camp Creek and east of the Kanangra Range. The...

Thurat Trig 

Thurat Trig is a minor Trig Station on Mt Thurat in Thurat Tops. Thurat Trig is a 2 kilometre walk from the Kanangra Road along...

Ti Willa Plateau 

Ti Willa Plateau is a long narrow mesa on the southern side of Ti Willa Creek and SE of Mt Cloudmaker. Easiest access to Ti...

Ti Willa Top 

Ti Willa Top is the peak at the southern end of Ti Willa Plateau and just on 950 metres SE from Mt Cloudmaker. High cliffs...

Torbane Balcony

The Torbane Balcony is a ledge running for some 750 metres along the western face of the pagodas of Mt Airly's 'Great Wall'. The ledge...

Torbane Oil Works

The Torbane Oil Works were built on flat land close to the Airly shale mines. Torbane was serviced by a single-track railway, linking it with...

Tracie Taylor-Young Memorial

In 1991 Tracey Taylor-Young died in Nepal after slipping while crossing an icefall. Later that year her friends placed a Park Bench on a very...

Tunnel Creek 

Tunnel Creek rises 2 kilometres NNW from Deanes Siding.  The creek flows generally north for about 3.5 kilometres before turning west  Bells Grotto, through Tunnel...

Tunnel Creek Cavern

When the Wolgan Valley Railway was built in 1907 to transport Shale Oil from the refinery at Newnes, much of the landscape it crossed was...

Tunnel Creek Ledges

The cliffs above the Glow Worm Tunnel & the gorge used by the Wolgan Valley Railway are huge. There are 2 cliff lines, separated by...

Tunnel Plateau

The Plateau above the Glow Work Tunnel is an amazing place to visit.  Once on top you are greeted by some amazing sights. Large areas...

Tunnel Terrace Gorge

Tunnel Terrace Gorge is a large blind canyon behind the Glow Worm Tunnel.  The gorge was eroded by a Tunnel Creek tributary. The western walls...

Twins Canyon

Twins Canyon is a dual canyon system. Two short canyons drain into a small, well hidden gorge that opens onto the Wolgan Valley. The northern...

Upper Wolgan Tool Factory

Aborigines were the earliest culture to use stone tools. They used stone axes and adzes as well as knives and scrapers. Knives and scrapers were...

Valley Of The Dinosaurs

The Valley Of The Dinosaurs is a canyon about 300 metres north of Genowlan Trig formed by a Genowlan Creek tributary.  The canyon runs north...

Valley Of The Kings

The Valley of the Kings is a deep gorge formed by a tributary flowing into Genowlan Creek. Huge pagodas adorn the cliff tops of the...

Vertigo Slot

Vertigo Slot, on the western side of the Great Dividing Range, starts as a deep narrow chasm and widens into a gorge. There are only...

Victoria Pass 

Mitchell's Victoria Pass was built in 1832 and replaced Cox's Pass and Lawsons Long Alley. Early motor vehicles could not cope with the steep grades...

Wallaby Pass

Wallaby Pass provides a way from Pindari Top down to Tartarus Deep, Mt Bungin, Mt Bulgin & Mt Colboyd as well as Christys Creek and...

Wallarra Heights 

Wallarra Heights is a ridge running from Kanangra Tops to the junction of Upper Christys Creek and Dione Dell, a distance of almost 3 kilometres....

Waratah Ravines

The Waratah Ravines lie between Waratah Ridge (to the north) and Bungleboori Creek (to the south). Deep ravines and convoluted canyons have been eroded by...

Warrigal Head

Warrigal Head is at the north west corner of Mt Warrigal. There are excellent views to the north & to the west from a small...

Water Trough at Watertrough Hill

Watertrough Hill on Bell's Line of Road was named after a Water Trough carved into the native rock beside the old road in 1894. The...

Whalania Falls 

Whalania Falls is a lovely waterfall on Whalania Creek, some 2 kilometres upstream from the junction with Sally Camp Creek.  The falls plunge 40 metres...

Whalania Heights 

Whalania Heights is a raised area of land east of the Kanangra Range and north of the Krungle Bungle Range. Large areas were cleared for...

Wild Dog Mountains 

The Wild Dog Mountains are located in the Blue Mountains, south of Katoomba, in an area bounded by Breakfast Creek to the north, Little Cedar...

Wolgan Capertee Divide

The Wolgan Capertee Divide is a range of connected mesas and mountains that separate the watersheds of the Wolgan and Capertee Rivers. The Skyline Traverse...

Wolgan Falls

The Wolgan Falls mark the start of the Wolgan Valley. The Wolgan River plunges over the walls from the portal of tight twisting canyon into...

Wolgan Gap Trig 

Wolgan Gap Trig is located on the western escarpment of the Wolgan Valley, just on 1,500 metres N from Wolgan Gap. A short track leads...

Wolgan Pinnacle 

The Wolgan Pinnacle is all that remains of a large pagoda on the cliff edge overlooking Carne Creek & the Wolgan Valley. The effects of...

Wolgan Ravines

The Wolgan Ravines is an area of the Newnes Plateau that has been highly dissected by the Wolgan River and the tributary creeks that flow...

Wolgan Totem Pole

The Totem Pole is a fascinating conglomerate erosion residual located 26 kilometres down the Wolgan Valley from Newnes. The structural elements range from large water-worn...

Wolgan Trig 

Wolgan Trig is located on Mt Davidson in the Wolgan Capertee Divide between Mt Jamson and Bue Rock Gap. Unforunately the Trig Station has collapsed...

Wolgan Valley

The Wolgan Valley was formed by the Wolgan River. The valley is almost totally surrounded by high cliffs. Aboriginal people lived in the Wolgan Valley...

Wolgan View Canyon

Wolgan View Canyon is dry canyon running west towards the Wolgan Valley. There are 2 narrow sections separated by a large open area. The walk...

Wollemi National Park 

The Wollemi National Park is the second largest National Park in NSW. It is part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area and includes...

Wombat Parade

Wombat Parade is a rough track traversing the eastern side of Mt Warrigal between Warrigal Gap and Black Horse Gap. In some places the route...

Yalpur Point

Yalpur Point protrudes from the southern cliffs of Mt Barrallier and gives fantastic views to the south. There is a small rock platform where you...

Yeddonba Rock Art

Yeddonba Aboriginal Cultural Site at the foot of Mt Pilot contains a number of highly significant features - a shelter, an art site and bush...

Zorro Canyon

Zorro Canyon is a long narrow canyon that flows into the Wolgan Valley. The canyon has a long straight entrance passage and a long straight...