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Blue Mountains Tourist : Spring 2010
Welcome to Spring in the Blue Mountains! features 4 It's Spring Again One of the best known Spring events is Blackheath's Rhododendron Festival. 6 Leura Garden Festival Ten of the Blue Mountains most spectacular gardens open to the public 8 Experience Penrith Valley in Winter Discover Penrith Valley's freshwater adventure playground 12 Recognition for Our Newest Resort Since its opening in October 2009, stunning Wolgan Valley resort has been awarded Australian and International accolades 13 World Heritage Centre opens Discover the World Heritage listed area's new educational focal point 23 Spring Restaurant Review Our reviewers visit two of the Blue Mountains finest restaurants visitor information 10 Blue Mountains Attractions Guide 20 Blue Mountains Touring Map 22 The Gourmet Guide 33 Katoomba & Leura Map 35 Scenic World Map 36 What's on in Spring? 39 How to get to the Blue Mountains DISTRIBUTION: 50,000 copies EDITOR, ADVERTISING AND DISTRIBUTION ENQUIRIES Rob Weaver Phone (02) 4780 0225 Fax (02) 4782 5675 firstname.lastname@example.org GRAPHIC DESIGN Michael Bull www.bullartistry.com.au PHOTOGRAPHY Blue Mountains Tourism Ltd, Rob Weaver, Black Diamond Images, David Hobbs, Bernard Fanning CONTRIBUTORS Rob Weaver, Jennifer Puckeridge, Slow Food Blue Mountains, Melissa Humphrey, Elizabeth Evatt, Amanda Diaz, Jessica Fanning COVER PHOTOGRAPHS Penrith Valley Tourism, Leura Gardens Festival. PUBLISHER Hammon's Holdings Pty Ltd ABN 38 000 600 475 PO Box 1042, Katoomba NSW 2780 Phone (02) 4780 0200 PRINTING Torch Publishing Company Pty Ltd 47 Allingham Street, Condell Park The Blue Mountains Tourist Newspaper exists to promote tourism in our region. We welcome stories, essays, photographs and artwork depicting the Blue Mountains, its residents, lifestyle and attractions. All contributions must include proof of copyright. If you have something you would like to submit, please contact the Editor. All material contained in Blue Mountains Tourist Newspaper is copyright. No warranty is given by the publisher as to the accuracy of this information and it is subject to change without notice. 4 6 8 12 13 spring 2010 www.bluemountainstouristnewspaper.com.au 3