9 days in Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

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


2
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 14th (Thu), skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Logan Brae Orchard, then admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Katoomba Falls, don't miss a visit to Echo Point Lookout, then get great views at The Three Sisters, then hike along The Giant Stairway, and finally don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Katoomba day trip planning site .

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. Traveling from Sydney in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Katoomba, with lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Blackheath, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

6
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.
Jenolan Caves has been added to your itinerary. You'll get in some beach time at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Family-friendly places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Muogamarra Nature Reserve will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown (about 46 minutes away). Spend the 20th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, and kick back and relax at Coogee Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary maker site .

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. Traveling from Katoomba in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Jenolan Caves, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Taronga Zoo
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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