Girls Weekend Away Activities

Things to do visiting the Blue Mountains NSW

There are so many things to do on the Blue Mountains whether you are away for a Girls Getaway, a Mums Getaway, a Hens Weekend or just away with family or friends. Here are just some below. We do recommend you book well ahead to ensure availability. Make sure you mention you are staying with us at Venus Getaways as many providers have special rates with us.

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Treatments

Most of our packages include a Massage. If you’d like to book some extra treatments add them to your booking or contact us to add to your existing booking.

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Blue Mountains Walks

We suggest the pretty Leura Cascades Walk to Bridal Veils walk in the Blue Mountains which won’t take up much of your time.

– See more Blue Mountains Walking trails

– Tread Lightly Guided Tours

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Sightseeing

Sightseeing Blue Mountains Famous sites like the 3 Sisters or for something a little different and I’ve heard effectively scary…Ghost Tour anyone?

– Scenic World
– Jenolan Caves
– Mystery Tours

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Transport

Need transport so you can drink at the restaurant or maybe to get to see the sights? or maybe get all of you from Sydney and back again? Blue Mountains Limousines & Vintage Cadillacs based in Katoomba offer a wide range of vehicle options from caprice sedans, stretch limos and 16 seater buses for the larger groups.

– Blue Mountains Limousines & Vintage Cadillacs

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Floral Workshops

Visit Olivia Meredith at The Little Flower Shop in both Wentworth Falls and Leura for floral workshops as well as event flowers and romantic hampers.

– The Little Flower Shop

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Horse Riding

If trekking through the mountains is not your taste, enjoy the scenic beauty while riding a horse and explore the nature.

– Centennial Glen Stables

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Crafting Classes

Crochet and knitting classes at your cottage including spinning and natural dyeing of yarn classes.

– The House of Wool

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Wine Tasting

Nestled in the beautiful Megalong valley, surrounded by towering sandstone escarpments, Dryridge Estate is a stunning boutique vineyard 20 minutes by car from Blackheath, the nearest Blue Mountains township.

– Dry Ridge

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Farmer’s Markets

Black Castle Events are the proud organisers of local growers markets: Blackheath Growers Market, Springwood Growers Market, Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers Market Castle Hill and Hills Artisans Market. See their website for the latest dates.

– Black Castle Events

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Truffle Hunts & Lunches

Lowes Mount Truffiere grows, harvests and sells Black Perigord Truffle and makes truffles products for sale. Visitors can join along with their truffle dogs, Morris and Floyd, on a truffle hunt during the truffle season in June, July and August.

– Lowes Mount Truffiere

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Afternoon Tea

Miss Pollard’s High Tea at Avalon. Regular or sparkling High Tea, with a lovely home-made feel to the offering.

– Miss Pollard’s

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Leura Shopping

Leura is an enchanting village located in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia. 

– Blue Mountains Shopping

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Yulefest Dinner

You can organise a Yulefest Dinner on site at your cottage through our professional caterers.

– Red Pepper Catering

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Aromatique Essentials

Design and create your own bespoke botanical perfume with Julie Nelson Artisan Botanical Perfumer and Aromatherapist.

– Aromatique Essentials

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Waradah Aboriginal

We highly recommend a visit to the Waradah Aboriginal Centre in Katoomba. With live performances, showcase artefacts from all over the Australian continent, Bark paintings and sculptures from Arnhem Land, Tjunpi basket weaving, and hand carved Maruku sculptures. Plus you can see original authentic Aboriginal artwork from many places around Australia; including Papunya, Yuendumu, St Teresa and Utopia. 

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Reading

Ammerance Kidson: 0422 377 258. Ammerance resides in Coffs Harbour and is available for Zoom & Phone Readings only.
Emily Westin: 0403 947 809 or weston.ej@gmail.com. Emily has worked on cruise ships reading tarot cards and a psychic phone line also, one of our Hens Weekends Bookings told us about her as they enjoyed her work.

Pinot and Picasso

While you’re on this fantastic weekend away why not really let go and try your hand at painting.  Pinot and Picasso have set options and you never know your dates might just line up or you could book them in for a private class.  An afternoon or evening of letting go with friends and glass of wines sounds just perfect no matter the season.

– Pinot & Picasso

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Mayfield Gardens

Mayfield Gardens is a bit of trek from Katoomba (1.5hrs) but if you don’t often get the opportunity to get to the Blue Mountains and have a keen green Thumb Mayfield Gardens is well worth the visit.

– Mayfield Garden

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Blue Mountains Events

There’s always something to do in the Mountains if you feel like venturing out.  Check out the Events page to see if any Blue Mountains events coincide with your stay.

– Visit NSW Blue Mountains

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have this weekend available?
Check our calendar on our property pages
What if I don’t have the minimum number for the package?
You can book the minimum and divide the cost by your number of guests. The extra massage time will also be divided between the guests.
Can we book treatments?

Yes! At Lavender Majestic there is a dedicated treatment room for when you book your treatments. Treatments in Mollymook are held at our therapist's clinic a short distance away. See our property pages for treatments.

Are meals provided?

Each property page will advise what food is provided such as cooked breakfast or a breakfast basket. All other meals, you either have a full kitchen to prep your own, order takeaway or book a caterer. If you need suggestions, get in touch! Each property has a supermarket close by.

Can we bring our own alcohol?

Our properties are not licensed. You will need to bring all your own alcohol and soft drinks.

Are there any cafes or restaurants in the area?

There is an abundance of great cafes and restaurants, check out our activities page for suggestions.

What is the shopping like?

There are lovely shops all within 10mins of each property from homewares and boutiques. See our blog for some of our favourites.

Are taxis available?

Yes in the Blue Mountains call 4782 1311 or 131008 and Mollymook call Taxi service: 4455 1862. We recommend pre-booking in advance. Ubers are also available at both locations.

Do you provide hairdryers?

Yes and basic toiletries.

Is there free Wifi?

Yes.

For information on transport for groups and activities for while visiting the area, see our activities page for suggestions. See our FAQs page for more Frequently Asked Questions.