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 30​min
2
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, wander the streets of The Rocks, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sydney vacation planning website .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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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 23rd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, don't miss a visit to Echo Point Lookout, then get great views at The Three Sisters, and finally trek along The Giant Stairway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Anvil Rock Lookout, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, and then Head underground at Jenolan Caves.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Katoomba road trip tool .

Drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Katoomba are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Leura, Jenolan Caves, Govetts Leap, Anvil Rock Lookout
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

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