7 days in Jenolan Caves, Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Jenolan Caves, Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Jenolan Caves, Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Jenolan Caves
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
End: Sydney

1
night
Jenolan Caves

Jenolan Caves ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Coopers Antiques, take in nature's colorful creations at Mayfield Garden, and then Head underground at Jenolan Caves. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Evans Crown and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wallace.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jenolan Caves tour itinerary planner.

Sydney to Jenolan Caves is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Jenolan Caves when traveling from Sydney in October, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Jenolan Caves

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Oberon, Evans Crown, Lake Wallace
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Mayfield Garden ©
Mayfield Garden
Lake Wallace ©
Lake Wallace

2
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, take in the pleasant sights at Gordon Falls Lookout, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, then make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mount Blackheat Lookout, then get great views at The Three Sisters, then hike along The Giant Stairway, and finally don't miss a visit to Echo Point Lookout.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Katoomba trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Jenolan Caves to Katoomba in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Leura, Blackheath
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, admire the striking features of Sydney Tower Eye and Skywalk, and make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Getting from Katoomba to Sydney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Katoomba in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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