8 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

8 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

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8 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

Start: Warrnambool
+3
train + shuttle + Fly + train:  2​h 30​min
1
Katoomba
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Wallerawang
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Warrnambool

5
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Popular historic sites such as The Australiana Pioneer Village and Ebenezer Church are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Port Kembla Beach and Bass Point Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Katoomba: Anvil Rock Lookout (in Blackheath), Mittagong (Lake Alexandra Reserve & Artemis Wines) and Anvil Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park). On the 10th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Wentworth Falls Lake, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, stroll through Yarramundi Reseve, and trek along Grand Canyon track.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Katoomba online holiday planner .

Warrnambool to Katoomba is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train, shuttle, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wallerawang.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Mittagong, Bass Point Reserve, Yarramundi Reseve
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Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown
Grand Canyon track ©
Grand Canyon track

2
nights
Wallerawang

Wallerawang ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Blackfellows Hand Cave, steep yourself in history at Blast Furnace Park, and then hike along Evans Crown.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Wallerawang day trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Katoomba to Wallerawang with the Route module. In January, daytime highs in Wallerawang are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wallerawang

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Lithgow, Evans Crown
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:
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Lake Wallace ©
Lake Wallace
Evans Crown ©
Evans Crown
Blackfellows Hand Cave ©
Blackfellows Hand Cave

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