6 days in Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

6 days in Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

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6 days in Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

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

2
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 22nd (Thu): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then look for gifts at The Candy Store Leura, then look for gifts at Blue Mountains Chocolate Company, and finally look for gifts at OMNIA a little bit of everywhere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): look for gifts at Katoomba Vintage Emporium, look for gifts at The Nook, look for gifts at Moontree, then look for gifts at Teddy Sinclair, then stop by Rick Rutherford's Country, and finally admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Katoomba trip app .

Sydney to Katoomba is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Katoomba when traveling from Sydney in March, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Shopping Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Leura, Rick Rutherford's Country
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The Candy Store Leura ©
The Candy Store Leura
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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.
The Giant Stairway has been added to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Featherdale Wildlife Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of the city life by going to Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Clovelly, and stop by Haigh's Chocolates Strand Arcade.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sydney tour planner .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park, The Giant Stairway
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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