32 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

32 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

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32 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Katoomba
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wallerawang
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Richmond
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Sydney

12
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The National Pass and Dryridge Estate. Take a break from the city and head to Blue Mountains and Prince Henry Cliff Walk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Katoomba: Hartley Historic Village (in Little Hartley) and Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook (in Glenbrook). On the 3rd (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, do a tasting at Megalong Creek Estate, get great views at The Three Sisters, and get outside with Evans Lookout.

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Sydney to Katoomba is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Katoomba when traveling from Sydney in October, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wallerawang.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Leura, Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Wentworth Falls, Megalong Valley
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

8
nights
Wallerawang

Wallerawang ©
Get some historical perspective at Blackfellows Hand Cave and Hartley Historic Site. Step out of the city life by going to Glow Worm Tunnel and Lake Wallace. Explore Wallerawang's surroundings by going to Oberon (Coopers Antiques & Mayfield Garden).

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Wallerawang sightseeing planner .

Drive from Katoomba to Wallerawang in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Wallerawang are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You'll set off for Richmond on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Wallerawang

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lithgow, Oberon, Hartley Historic Site
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Lake Wallace ©
Lake Wallace
Marrangaroo National Park ©
Marrangaroo National Park
Hartley Historic Site ©
Hartley Historic Site

11
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town in New South Wales, in the local government area of the City of Hawkesbury. Popular historic sites such as The Australiana Pioneer Village and Lennox Bridge are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Lynwood Country Club and Scheyville National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Richmond: Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights), Wisemans Ferry (Watkins Orchard, Hawkins Lookout, & more) and Bilpin (The Bilpin Fruit Bowl, Bilpin Springs Orchard, & more). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Trees Adventure Grose River Park, get your game on at Butterfly Farm: Indy 800 Kart Track, see the interesting displays at Kurrajong Radio Museum, and browse the fresh offerings at Richmond Good Food Market.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Richmond tour planner .

Traveling by car from Wallerawang to Richmond takes 1.5 hours. October in Richmond sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 12°C at night. You will leave for home on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Richmond

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Bilpin, Wisemans Ferry, Windsor, Glenbrook, Wilberforce
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Trees Adventure Grose River Park ©
Trees Adventure Grose River Park
The Australiana Pioneer Village ©
The Australiana Pioneer Village
Hillbilly Cider ©
Hillbilly Cider

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