Some of the most amazing scenery in Australia can be found in the Katoomba area. Travelers appreciate the city for its art deco architecture and shops, steep streets with wonderful views, and alternative subculture. Those who explore the surrounding area find a number of delightful villages. There are opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, caving and rock climbing. For your stay in Katoomba Area, we recommend the following hotels:
The Blue Mountains offer panoramic vistas, eucalyptus rainforests, waterfalls and bushwalking trails. Echo Point has a fabulous lookout platform atop a cliff, from which the famous rock monoliths known as the Three Sisters can be seen. A trail links Echo Point with the rocks. The Jenolan Caves are limestone-walled crevices in the Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve, 30km west of Kaloomba.
They are the oldest known open caves in the world. The Cascades Walk passes through a rainforest and follows a creek to waterfalls. Walkers may get glimpses of wildlife such as platypus, goannas and lyrebirds. A popular tourist destination is Scenic World, a privately operated amusement park in a picturesque natural setting. The facility features the Scenic Railway, the steepest train tracks on Earth; and a glass-floored gondola that takes riders across a gorge. To visit that places you can try the Top Rated Hotel Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains – Mgallery by Sofitel.
Many visitors get to the Katoomba area on the M4 Motorway from Sydney, a 90-minute drive. Train rides from Sydney’s Central Station to Katoomba also take less than two hours, even with stops in several villages. Public buses and a railway provide transportation around the Katoomba area. You can also Rent a Car.
The region has a subtropical climate, with high temperatures in the low 20sC on most summer days and about 10C in winter. Snow is rare, but the mercury can drop below zero. Rainfall totals about 1,400mm per year. The average daily cost of visiting the Katoomba area is AU$165. Meals are available for about AU$21 per day, and a mid-range hotel room for a couple costs AU$191.