NOT PART OF THE 5-DAY ITINERARY
The Blue Mountain Traverse walks begins with an easy climb to the highest point in the mountains, Mt Piddington, followed by a descent through remote forest into the heart of Cox’s Cave. Marvel at the tenacity of the early explorers who forged a route through this rugged terrain. There’s more remote bushwalking this afternoon as you explore the first pretty canyon, emerging into a huge natural rock amphitheatre. Finish the day with a stroll through magnificent Rhododendron gardens nearby.
Walking: Easy / 16km / 5–6.5 hrs / shorter 12km walk available
Meals: Continental breakfast, walkers lunch and a la carte dinner at local restaurant
Accommodation: Blackheath B&B in ensuited rooms