11 days in Sydney, Katoomba & Leura Itinerary

11 days in Sydney, Katoomba & Leura Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney, Katoomba & Leura Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Leura
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Sydney

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Get in touch with nature at Pulpit Rock Lookout and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Coachwood Glen Nature Trail in Megalong Valley--about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Rocks, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Strand Arcade, and get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Victoria Building (QVB).

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary planning website .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Pulpit Rock Lookout
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, look for gifts at The Nook, and then Head underground at Jenolan Caves. Keep things going the next day: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, stop by Blue Mountains Chocolate Company, and then browse the different shops at Leura Mall.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Katoomba tour app .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in September, Katoomba is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Leura, The National Pass, Rick Rutherford's Country, Jenolan Caves
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Leura Post Office, then look for gifts at Teddy Sinclair, and then explore and take pictures at Lincoln's Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Leura trip itinerary planner .

Leura is very close to Katoomba. In September, daytime highs in Leura are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Leura

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Lincoln's Rock, Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook, Wentworth Falls Country Club, Lennox Bridge
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Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook ©
Lincoln's Rock ©
Lincoln's Rock
Wentworth Falls Country Club ©
Wentworth Falls Country Club

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