Scenic World announces closure 'until further notice'

Scenic World in Katoomba will close from Tuesday, March 24 due to the cornonavirus pandemic.

Scenic World in Katoomba will close from Tuesday, March 24. Photo: Facebook/

Scenic World in Katoomba will close from Tuesday, March 24. Photo: Facebook/

"As a third generation family business who has been at the forefront of Australian tourism for 75 years, it is with a heavy heart that we temporarily close the doors of Scenic World for the foreseeable future," said managing director Anthea Hammon.

"I want to thank all our staff, visitors and the Blue Mountains community for their support and patronage over the recent months. Please be assured that Scenic World will reopen to visitors again, once it is safe to do so."

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Scenic World will contact all ticket holders directly and continue to keep its community informed with updates via social media channels, and its website: www.scenicworld.com.au.

The major tourist attraction announced the temporary closure on its Facebook page, "with great sadness", on Monday afternoon.