There are a full range of attractions, activities & things to do in the Blue Mountains to cater to everyone’s tastes.

Whether you’re looking for adventure, wish to connect with nature again or simply relax and enjoy a break from the city, then Comfort Inn Redleaf Resort and the Blue Mountains with all its attractions is the ideal place for you.

Here is a list of Blue Mountains attractions for you to explore while staying at Comfort Inn Redleaf Resort.

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4WD Eco and Nature drives through the Blue Mountains

Discover the more remote areas of the Blue Mountains by 4WD. Enjoy breathtaking views of magnificent valleys, spot Australian wildlife, take a short walk through ancient rock formations and fern gullies. Get away from the beaten track and the crowds and enjoy the Blue Mountains from a perspective that a very few do.

Glow Worms 

Take a look at Glow Worms in their natural habitat. Walk along the old railway through a ferny gorge to the Glow Worm Tunnel in the Wollemi National Park. Walk through a second tunnel where you will see the Glow Worms hang from the roof and walls. Watch out for Kangaroos, Lyre-birds and other wildlife during your walk.

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Horse Riding

For those who like horse riding, there are unique wilderness horse-riding adventures on offer, from escorted day rides on trails along Cox’s river to overnight stockman rides through the area. When riding through the breathtaking Blue Mountains, you can enjoy panoramic views while meandering along rocky ridges or enjoy the quiet atmosphere when winding through the deep, lush glens and valleys.

Bushwalking

Bushwalking 

There are a wide variety of bushwalking tracks available, where you will discover temperate rainforest, open forest canyons, waterfalls, fern gullies and panoramic views from the look-outs.Walk the unique Grand Canyon in the Blue Mountains and experience magnificent canyons and tunnels carved through rocks.  Historic bushwalks include the Lawsons Long Alley, Lockyer’s Pass, Berghofer’s Pass and the Old Shale Railway walk. For the more adventurous, try the Giant Stairway, a climb down National Pass and up through the Valley of the Waters, or maybe try the Six Foot Track marathon.Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch and afterwards, join the locals for a drink at the Ivanhoe Pub.

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Blackheath

Take a historic walk around Blackheath and visit the Blackheath Memorial Park and remember the soldiers of Blackheath who died in WW I & II, the Korean, Malaysian and Vietnam Wars. See the Memorial Arch, now located on the Great Western Highway frontage of The Gardens. Visit the railway station and the mural of legendary bushranger Govett with sacks of gold on a horse leaping into the abyss. Go to Park Avenue and see a mass of pink blooms on the Cherry Trees in Springtime, and golden leaves in Autumn, or visit Pope’s Glen Creek. In addition, there is The Rhododendron Festival, which is an annual event on the first weekend in November, where Blackheath comes alive with the beautiful shrubs! There are parades, stalls, delicious local foods and wines. It’s great fun and entertainment for the whole family.There’s so much to see and do in Blackheath.

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Golf

Nothing beats a round of golf in the spectacular Blue Mountains! Comfort Inn Redleaf Resort is located across the road from Blackheath Golf Club, a challenging par 69 course. There are also a variety of other golf clubs to choose from, including Leura Golf Club, Lithgow Golf Club, Springwood Country Club and Wentworth Falls Country Club, just to name a few.

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Restaurants

There are a variety of dining options to choose from in Blackheath and around the Blue Mountains region, ranging from cafes, to delis, restaurants and coffee shops. Blackheath and the Blue Mountains region are home to delectable gourmet pies, sensational a la carte cuisine and excellent service.