Quality Hotel Bathurst
344 Stewart Street
Bathurst, NS 2795
Phone: (61) 2 63321800
Fax: (61) 2 63321890
Vipassana Meditation Center practises the ancient Indian method of meditation, i.e vipassana. The technique offered by this center involves living a moral life, improving concentration and control over the mind, and developing insight into one's own nature. First taught in India more than 2500 years ago, it has been described as a "universal remedy for universal ills", and an "Art of Living". Vipassana is also being increasingly recognized as an effective tool for personal and professional development. Courses covering all age groups are offered solely on a donation basis. Visit website for more details.
The City of Blue Mountains makes up a rather large area, of which numerous towns, including Katoomba, Wentworth Falls, Medlow Bath, Blackheath, Bilpin, Duckmaloi and Rydal call home. The Blue Mountains National Park itself is the centre point around which much of the local tourism revolves.
High n Wild Mountain Adventures is a company that organizes hikes at locations so thrilling that will make the toughest of adrenalin enthusiasts coming back for more. Some of the adventure trips they offer are mountain and rock climbing, snow hiking and mountain biking.
If you are interested in abseiling, rock climbing, canyoning, mountaineering or bush survival; this is the place to be at. ASM has been running courses since 1981. Try the Abseiling Adventure; a one-day beginners course, the two-day Rock climbing course or the Indoor/Outdoor Rock Skills Conversion course. In winter, there are Snow Mountaineering and off-site Skiing adventures and a week-long Bush Survival and Navigation course. Refer the website for course fees and duration.