Your Journey Into World Heritage Your Journey Into World Heritage  

Find out more about the features, attractions and landscapes of Penrith Valley.

Nature Study

  • The National Parks Discovery program runs guided walks and other activities in Blue Mountains National Park during school holidays. Information on the natural and cultural heritage of the area is a key feature (02 4787 8877).
  • The Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural Centre includes bush tucker and Aboriginal use of plants in the cultural activities provided (02 4729 2377).
  • University of Western Sydney Observatory, Werrington

The UWS Observatory is open to the public from Monday to Saturday and runs public nights, school programs, holiday programs, and group programs during the day or evening. Bookings essential. Public astronomy nights run twice a month (02 4736 0834).