4 days in Sydney & Katoomba Itinerary

4 days in Sydney & Katoomba Itinerary

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4 days in Sydney & Katoomba Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Leura Cascades. On the 28th (Wed), make a trip to Leura Cascades, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sydney tour itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In August in Sydney, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife

Side Trip

Leura Cascades
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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 29th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, then don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Jenolan Caves. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, don't miss a visit to Echo Point Lookout, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, then admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bilpin Cider Company.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Katoomba itinerary planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Sydney in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Katoomba, with lows of 40°F. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Blackheath, Jenolan Caves, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Bilpin Cider Company, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

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