7 days in Sydney & Katoomba Itinerary

7 days in Sydney & Katoomba Itinerary

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7 days in Sydney & Katoomba Itinerary

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

3
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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sydney holiday app .

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. February in Sydney sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, then get great views at Anvil Rock Lookout, then get great views at Govetts Leap, and finally admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Echo Point Lookout, take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, trek along The Giant Stairway, then don't miss a visit to Leura Cascades, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Katoomba sightseeing app .

Drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Leura, Anvil Rock Lookout, Govetts Leap, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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