Hawkesbury Heights, New South Wales, Australia, is small town with a population of roughly four hundred fifty, located in the City of Blue Mountains, a local government area around seventy-five kilometres west of Sydney. The popular mountainous region Blue Mountains is the main reason for most tourists to visit Hawkesbury Heights. From the centre of Sydney, there are two options to get there -- you can either take a car or a train. The car ride is a bit over one hour, if you are lucky with the traffic. The train ride takes around two hours. Stunning lookouts and countless options to hike are available in the mountainous region. The Blue Mountains are also a very popular day trip with Sydneysiders.
Hawkesbury Heights and the beautiful nature of the mountain range are perfect places for families with kids, outdoor enthusiasts, and nature lovers. If you want to explore some historic towns, check out Richmond and Windsor. They are just nearby, only around twenty minutes by car, and worthwhile to visit. Hawkesbury Heights also offers a truly scenic lookout, perfect for photographers. The lookout enables you to see the bushlands below, the forests, the vast plains and the Nepean River. The Greater Blue Mountains Area was listed as a World Heritage Area by UNESCO. There are numerous trails to explore this area. The Giant Stairway near the Three Sisters, one of the main sights of the valley, is one of the most popular walking tracks and worthwhile to see. The track runs down a cliff into the Jamison Valley. From there, you can explore the valley on foot.
There are numerous hotels and guesthouses in the area; you are in luck if you are looking to stay in a Hawkesbury Heights, New South Wales, Australia hostel. It is rather small, and in the busy summer season, it can be booked out quickly, so you should definitely plan ahead and be sure to book your Hawkesbury Heights, New South Wales, Australia in advance. Your Hawkesbury Heights, New South Wales, Australia hostel provides clean facilities and a BBQ area. If you want a greater supply of accommodations, check out the nearby towns Katoomba and Windsor.
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