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Blackheath is a historic village in the upper Blue Mountains, named by Governor Macquarie in 1815. The town is also known as ‘Rhododendron Town’ after the many colourful varieties of this shrub that burst into bloom every November.

For more information contact:

Echo Point Visitor Information Centre
Ph: 1300 653 408
Open: 9am to 5pm Daily (closed Christmas Day)

Activites and Experiences at Blackheath

  • Mountain Biking
  • Bushwalking
  • Exercising
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking
  • Coach Stop
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale
  • Mountain
  • National Park
  • Wildflower
  • Wildlife
  • World Heritage
  • English
  • English

Nearest Airport: Sydney

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