• Pantoneys Crown

  • Delicate Rock Formations in the Gardens of Stone

  • Dry Canyon in the Gardens of Stone

  • Bungleboori Pool and Cascade

  • Filtered Sunlight in a Mugii Murum Ban Forest

Welcome to the Bush Explorers Website

Bush Explorers and Authors, Michael Keats, Brian Fox and Yuri Bolotin have been exploring the Australian Bush for years.

Bush Explorers is a guide to ultimate bushwalking in the Greater Blue Mountains National Park and the Gardens of Stone National Park. It is a chronicle of challenges, discoveries, adventures, sweat, and research lead by Brian Fox, Michael Keats and Yuri Bolotin. It is also your key to enjoy seldom visited places, and through words and pictures, enjoy what is literally on Sydney’s back door step.

This site is an important resource for bush walkers and others interested in the Australian Bush.

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Latest News
05-Feb-2016 Bush Explorers - recognition by Place Names Australia
Bush Explorer Brian Fox, met with Greg Windsor, President of Place Names Australia on 4th February 2016. The meeting was productive and Place Name..
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26-Jan-2016 Michael Keats awarded OAM in 2016
Michael Keats has been awarded the Medal (OAM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia on Australia Day 2016. Michael received his O..
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14-Jan-2016 Gardens of Stone Book 7 is almost here
Bushwalkers and authors, Michael Keats and Brian Fox are proud to announce the impending release of Book 7 of the series of 9 Books on The Gardens..
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Isaac Barrow

Blue Mountains Map Maker

A fascinating insight into this influential map maker.

Historic photos and maps.

Price: $25

Ghost Trains

Forgotten Railways

An absorbing documentary exploring our old railways.

A journey of a different kind.

Price: $25

The Gardens of Stone

Book 6

Bushwalks on the northern Newnes Plateau

Regional Flora and Fauna.

Price: $50