Deerubbin Lookover Walk

The third walk that I did in the Muogamara Nature Reserve was the Deerubbin Lookover Walk. This is a short and a quick walk to view the wild flowers such as boronias and pink wax flowers. The walk also provides great views of Bar Island and Peats Crater. Supposedly, the name is derived from an aboriginal word  called ‘Djerubbin’, which …

Point Loop Walk

The second walk that I did in the Muogamara Nature Reserve was the Point Loop Walk. This is a short and a quick walk to view the wild flowers such as boronias and pink wax flowers. The walk also provides great views of Bar Island and Peats Crater. Logistics Starting and ending point: Visitor centre Type of walk: Return Distance: …

Great North Walk – Sydney

The Great North Walk comprises of multiple day hikes between Sydney and Newcastle. It is a total walk of 250 kilometers. I have been trying to do the small part of this walk – a walk of 75 (approx.) kilometers along the Lane Cove River Valley and Berowra River Valley. The best way to do these walks are to divide them …

Grand Canyon via Evans lookout

“The” most spectacular and popular walk in the Blue Mountains is the Grand Canyon walk. The walk offers dramatic canyons, cliffs and waterfalls. Logistics: Starting & finishing point: Blackheath train station Total distance: 15 kilometres Grade: Moderate Public transport: There are frequent trains between Sydney central and Blackheath  

Bobbin Head Track via Sphnix Memorial

This weekend I did the Bobbin Head Track via Sphnix Memorial walk, in the Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National park. The walk starts at the Bobbin Head café and goes into the national park. It is an amazing bush walk passing through the rocks, stairs, creeks and bushes. Logistics: Starting and ending point: Bobbin Head Café Type of walk: Loop Distance:7 kilometres …

Second Point Trail

A very short but a picturesque walk in the Bouddi National Park is the Second Point Trail. It is between the bushes and trees. The landscape that the walk offers is very pretty. Logistics: Starting point: Macmasters beach Total distance: 2.1 kilometres return Total time taken: half an hour Grade: Easy Cost: FREE

Eagle Rock

I was jumping with joy and excitement when I visited Eagle Rock. Imagine seeing a waterfall along the cliff with a rainbow? It is this place. The place is definitely surreal and breathtakingly beautiful. This is something one shouldn’t miss when in Royal National Park. I totally recommend this walk. Logistics: Starting point of the hike: Wattamolla (There is a …

Ruined Castle

One of my favourite walks in Blue Mountains is to the Ruined Castle. After planning numerous times, one fine day I made it to the Ruined Castle. The views from the top is surely worth it. Unfortunately, I could not complete the last leg of the climb because of the difficulty. Logistics: Distance: 16.3 kilometers Grade: Very hard Path: Katoomba – Narrow Neck …

Castle Head Walk

Another spectacular walk in Blue Mountains is the Castle Head Walk. The walk provides the actual bush walking experience and has mind boggling views of the mountains. It’s definitely one of the hikes to add while considering hiking in the blue mountains. Logistics: Starting point: Scenic World bus stop Distance: 15 kilometers return Grade: Easy to Moderate (Moderate only because …

Wedding Cake Rock

One of the most beautiful rocks I have ever seen in my life is the Wedding cake rock. Why is it called the Wedding cake rock? Well the answer is simple – the rock formations look like the wedding cake layered up. I had been planning a hike to this walk for close to 2 years. And then it happened – …

Lloyd Trig Walk

The first walk that my friends and I did in 2017 was the Lloyd Trig Walk. This was my first walk in the nature reserve. The walk provides spectacular views of Hawkesbury River and Barrenjoey Lighthouse. The walk also is along the bushes and there are plenty of opportunities to view the wild flowers. The main highlight is the aboriginal …

The Six Foot Track – Complete guide!

Last weekend, my friend and I completed the Six Foot Track (#6fttrack) and I am still hungover by the excitement. The Six Foot Track is a 3 days challenging hike in the Blue mountains between Katoomba and Jenolan Caves. It is a total of 44.8 kilometres. And we did the hike in 29 hours 20 minutes. While researching on the …

Pulpit Rock lookout (Australia)

There are times when you instantly fall in love with a place. So much that the place becomes a beautiful part of you. You talk about it, you remember it fresh as though you visited that place like yesterday. Well the Pulpit Rock in Norway was the place for me. I am in love with that place. The reason I …

Dantes Glen loop walk

Dantes Glen loop walk is a walk in the Blue Mountains area of New South Wales. It is an easy walk that passes through several waterfalls. The walk is in the bushes and it provides opportunities to view the wild flowers and trees. The first stop that we stopped at was at the Fairy falls, and then we proceeded to the …

Hanging Rock & Baltzer Lookout

The Hanging Rock is a huge sandstone that is overhanging from the main cliff. It is over 100 meters high. It is one of the most pictured rocks in the Blue mountains. The rock has been featured in many calendars and hiking photographs. It has also been featured in the movie “The Edge”. The walk to the Baltzer lookout is pretty straightforward …

Valley of the Waters walk

One of the must do walks in the Blue mountains is the Valley of the Waters. The walk is into the canyon and passes through the various waterfalls. It provides an astonishing views of the Blue mountains and the waterfalls along the way. The walk is quite challenging with the path being slippery. Even though this is one of the …

Figure 8 natural pool

What are Figure 8 pools? Figure 8 pools are the natural pools in the shape of the number 8. They are located in Royal National Park near Burning Palms Beach. Royal National Park is a protected national park located south of Sydney in the state New South Wales of Australia. When to visit? The visit to the Figure 8 pool …