9 days in Sydney & Katoomba Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Katoomba Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney & Katoomba Itinerary

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

5
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.
To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Sydney itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll set off for Katoomba on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:

3
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 27th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and then hike along The Giant Stairway. On the next day, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then Head underground at Jenolan Caves.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Katoomba road trip planning app .

Drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Katoomba, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Jenolan Caves, Govetts Leap, The National Pass
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
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The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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