Blackheath is a vibrant town 15 minutes west of Katoomba. Enjoy crisp mountain air, brisk walks, great food and cosy accommodation.

See spectacular views of the Grose Valley from one of the many amazing lookouts such as Govett’s Leap or Evans Lookout.

Enjoy one of its many bushwalks including the Grand Canyon Track which is a beautiful four hour circuit through luscious native vegetation of ferns and golden wattles.

Fairfax Heritage walking track is ideal for family groups who want to experience the diverse range of vegetation and spectacular views on offer and has a graded wheelchair-accessible path .

Stay in a quaint guesthouse, dine in its cafes, pubs and restaurants, or play a round of golf at the Blackheath Golf Club, that’s lined with cool-climate trees.

Blackheath Rhododendron Festival is held on the first weekend in November showcasing the beautiful Campbell Rhododendron Garden

Quick Facts

Blackheath is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Blue Mountains  in New South Wales, it is located approximately 89kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 32.576 square kilometres. Blackheath has a recorded population of 4396 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Blackheath we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Blackheath and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.