The South Wales region in Australia has a protected national park area. Located in a mountainous region, the park is irregular and comprises of urban settlements in certain areas as well as by roads. The mountainous or plateau region has several large rivers. Mount Werong is located about 1215 meters above sea level while the low point is the Nepean River.
About the Blue Mountains national park
This is one of the protected areas which forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage listed area. The Blue Mountains National park is a popular stop for most trips from Sydney to Blue Mountains. There is the Great Dividing Range here and several walking tracks that can be explored by visitors. There are several distinct regions that fall under the supervision of the National Parks and Wildlife service. The Blue Mountains National Park includes Kanangra-Boyd, Gardens of Stone, Nattai, Thirlmere Lakes and natural reserve areas. Those who come here will get to check out the different rivers that flow through the region, namely Wollondilly, Coxs, Lake Burragorang and Wollangambe River. The park area that surrounds the Warragamba dam is quite popular and offers different picnic spots, camping areas and is ideal for recreational activities.
Attractions for you
Besides the hilly areas to discover, the river sides and lakes to be found in this natural and mountainous area, the geographical characteristics of the area are also distinct. The layers of sedimentary rocks can be found in the Sydney basin region here. The Blue Mountains as well as the Great Dividing Range is uplifted areas and there are traces of basalt deposits here as volcanic flows covered this area. Among the animals, flora and fauna to be found here, the emu is the largest bird here while the tiger quell is a carnivorous predator native to the region. People who come here for day trips or come on camping expeditions usually enjoy the hiking trails that cover several lookout points. One can enjoy recreational and adventure activities here such as mountain biking, abseiling, cannoning, rock climbing and others.
With so many things to do and wilderness to discover here, many people make it their travel itinerary to come here or opt for day tour from Sydney. For visitors of other countries for native travelers, it is a favorite travel destination for all, especially in the summer and mild autumn months.There are several tour operators who have dedicated day trips to this region as well as offer personalized trips. You can plan the trip of your choice, whether a weekend or a day trip and get your choice of tour or rental service from Sydney to travel to this region.