The Blue Mountains region is a popular destination for travellers from around
the world, with it's
escarpments and breathtaking scenery. Named after the blue haze created by the
eucalyptus oil in the air above the mountain gum forests, it is an easy sixty
minute drive west of the heart of Sydney to the foothills of the Blue Mountains.
As well as the maps and information listed here for the Blue Mountains region,
there are a number of online maps and printed maps available from the local
visitor centre and local outlets in the Blue Mountain region.
Pick up a map and explore the region whilst on a scenic drive, that winds its way through
magnificent landscape, villages and
towns. The Blue Mountains is a great holiday and getaway destination, whether it
is spring, summer, autumn or winter. The Blue Mountains include
the following destinations: