5 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

5 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

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— 2 nights
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Katoomba — 2 nights

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Step out of Katoomba with an excursion to Jenolan Caves in Jenolan Caves--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Echo Point Lookout, make a trip to Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and hike along Coachwood Glen Nature Trail.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Katoomba travel route app.

Sydney to Katoomba is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Katoomba, with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Leura.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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Leura — 2 nights

Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Leura Cascades, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout, stroll through Fortress Rock, then take some stellar pictures from Elysian Rock Lookout, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Gordon Falls Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): whizz through the canopy at Treetops Adventure Yarramundi, admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Everglades House & Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Sublime Point Lookout.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Leura holiday maker.

Leura is very close to Katoomba. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive back home.
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Blue Mountains travel guide

World heritage site · Lookouts · Mountains
Cloaked by a natural blue haze that lingers above vast eucalypt forests and rugged sandstone tablelands, Blue Mountains remain Australia's most accessible World Heritage-listed wilderness within a two-hour drive from Sidney. Equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and avid nature lovers, a trip to Blue Mountains places you near canyons, waterfalls, underground caves, and limestone formations that date back at least 340 million years. Fresh mountain air serves as a perfect stimulus for numerous exhilarating activities and adventure sports. Hiking, bushwalking, rock climbing, canyoning, and abseiling rank among top things to do in Blue Mountains. The region's many festivals and rich Aboriginal heritage add a dash of culture to primarily nature-oriented Blue Mountains vacations.