4 mentions in Best mini road trips from Sydney?
David R. said, "...South Wales), following the signs out of Richmond to Lithgow. This will take you on the less touristy route across the Blue Mountains. You head all the way to Lithgow, or even further to the wine area of Mudgee. 2. Head..." See More
Michelle D. said, "...lot depends on what your definition of scenic means but there are a few I'd definitely suggest. One is to the Blue Mountains- this is an easy-ish drive out of central Sydney with some lovely towns, great scenery and, even though..." See More
Michele M. said, "... Blue Mountains is an easy drive from Sydney with some amazing scenery and great hiking trails. The Three Sisters is in Kootoomba, a lovely village with a historic hotel and nice resturants. Forster is north of Sydney, about three hours, the Great..." See More
Lila B. said, "...If you can take a day to go to the Blue Mountains, there is some gorgeous hiking: http://www.lotsafunmaps.com/Sydney/Prince_Henry_Cliff_Walk_Blue_Mountains.html You can take a train there from Sydney, which is pleasant. You get off at Leura: http://www.lotsafunmaps.com/Sydney/Leura_town.html Depending on the season there are..." See More
3 mentions in Best 3 Day Adventure Itinerary in Sydney
Michelle D. said, "...Harbour Bridge - if you're fine with heights, this will be a great experience. I'd recommend a side trip to the Blue Mountains- it's about 1.5 hours drive out of Sydney but again the scenery and the walks sound like they'd..." See More
Kevin D. said, "...Sydney would ok to see the city and Harbour, for hiking and such you will need a day trip to the Blue Mountains around 2 hours from the city. As for the city , The Rocks area and around the bridge is..." See More
Maria K. said, "...much to do too little time. Top 3 picks- Had a big think- 1: would be a day trip to the Blue Mountains and abseil. Even stay overnight as in June it is cold yet so beautiful and a walk to the..." See More
3 mentions in Weekend get away from Sydney?
Jan T. said, "...You can go either Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Hunter Valley or South Coast. For me, I love South Coast (I used to love Central coast but when thinking about traffic I changed to south and never go up to central coast..." See More
Jesse C. said, "...send dunes. Hunter Valley is great too, especially if you like wine and want to check out the local vineyards! The Blue Mountains offers a ton, you can hike, go see the waterfalls, check out the 3 sisters, wander around town which..." See More
Steve P. said, "...Definitely the Blue Mountains. Allow a whole day. Highway upgrades are finished...finally...so you shouldn't encounter any bottlenecks. Great walks and lookouts. Try lunch at Megalong Valley Tea Rooms...." See More
3 mentions in Best hikes in/around Sydney?
Sophy M. said, "...Some great answers in this thread. Blue Mountains is more a hiking expedition, very outdoors with some beautiful natural pools. You also have the national parks in Sutherland or Lane Cove. And for a breezy kind of walk you have Coogee to..." See More
Rod C. said, "...Hi Bianca, You probably can't go past the Blue Mountains. http://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/blue-mountains An amazing place with beautiful views. Only 1.5 hrs from Sydney. When will you be in Sydney? If its now take plenty of warm clothes as it gets cold. There..." See More
Rebecca W. said, "...Michelle is right, you should really head to the Blue Mountains! Its a two hour train ride from Sydney city centre (and from when I went a few months ago it was just $7). The train can take you to the..." See More
3 mentions in Must sees and dos in Sydney within 3 days.
Shane D. said, "...Hi Stephan, Yes I would highly recommend the Blue Mountains- A little further north of Sydney perhaps you can incorporate a trip into the Hunter Valley for some excellent wineries specialising in Shiraz. In the city you have to visit Darling..." See More
Angeline M. said, "...Harbour Bridge and see Sydney from the other side. Have nice dinner there or back to Circular Quay. day 2 To Blue Mountains you can have the whole day here, exploring different spots. You can use hop-on-off bus but may take long..." See More
David R. said, "...Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. Take a ferry to Manly (and back to the city). A trip to the Blue Mountains is a full day trip - but well worth it to get out of Sydney into the bush. Can't..." See More
3 mentions in Please help with 14 days itinerary in Australia
Chris G. said, "...souvenirs and fresh food. You should also visit the zoo if you get a chance. We took a tour of the Blue Mountains, it took a full day but worth it. Our transportation was planned out in advance when we booked...." See More
Maria K. said, "...to Sydney and stay in the CBD, Rocks area for 4 days. My favourite hotel is the QT Sydney. Visit the Blue Mountains with an overnight stay. You can catch a train there from Central Station. In your 3 days, do Coogeeto..." See More
Angeline M. said, "...to explore. Last Christmas - New Year, I had 2 weeks just for Sydney the city and the states, out to Blue Mountains Did Coastal Walk from Coogee Beach to Bondi Beach amazing coastal views and stopped by at different beaches! Watching..." See More
2 mentions in Best outdoor activities in Sydney?
Jared H. said, "...things to do! I recommend: - climbing the Sydney Harbour if you have time and money - venture out to the Blue Mountains- Katoomba and Blackheath have some great bush walks - the Royal National Park south of Sydney is also..." See More
Rod C. said, "...Beach. As for hiking and camping its not a great time of the the year for any of these activities. The Blue Mountains has great walks but it snowed there last week. Melbourne is the best place to visit in winter in..." See More
2 mentions in Itinerary for 6 days in sydney
Jen S. said, "...is a great time to visit Sydney as the weather will be warming up and you'll get lots of sunshine. The Blue Mountains is a must. It might be difficult seeing both the blue mountains and Jenolan Cavesin one day but not..." See More
David and Le M. said, "...Sounds like you have some pretty good ideas. We would agree with Jen and her suggestions - Blue Mountains is not impossible in one day but it would be tiring! We did a day trip there only a few months back (driving..." See More
Angeline M. said, "...the Catharina (the first answer) but I would add: Great Ocean Road Seven Mile Beach Hunter Valley or Victoria vineyard trip Blue Mountains Melbourne Don't miss Sidney's nye fireworks! Get the best spot early! I had 2 weeks in last December-Jan, just..." See More
Michael S. said, "...livable cities, but it is a city. The don't miss parts lay outside of the City. Manly Beach, for one. The Blue Mountains and the Hunter Valley wine country are also lovely. Have a great trip and I urge you to reconsider..." See More
2 mentions in Itinerary for 17 days and where to stay
Jen S. said, "...perfect amount of time. For Sydney I would recommend 3-4 nights plus either a day trip or overnight trip to the Blue Mountains as it's only 2 hours away by train. For Byron Bay, 3 nights would give you time to relax..." See More
Emily M. said, "...between Melbourne and Sydney which takes at LEAST a couple of days and 3-4 in Sydney in order to visit the Blue Mountains, the many city attractions (too many to list - worth another Q!) and perhaps even Bondi Beach -..." See More
Alica B. said, "...Louisa's Walk , South Bruny National Park, Flinders Island Adventures, and Blue Mountains will be phenomenal experience on high peak. In respect with transport and accommodation if you want to rent a car, you can check out the company I work for,..." See More
Craig L. said, "...Blue Mountains you can take a train to Katoomba from Sydney (2 hour trip) and then see the sights on the Blue Mountains explorer bus - http://www.explorerbus.com.au/home.aspx You might also consider the weather in September. In Sydney it will be about 23..." See More
Emily M. said, "...visit the Blue Mountains for sure! Take a train to Katoomba and do a short walk - as short as you like - for fantastic views. There is a little chocolate cafe called Cafe Madeleine in Leura which is to die for...." See More
David R. said, "...time and money, head over Balmoral Beach - lovely beach with some great restaurants on the water. You should visit the Blue Mountains as a day trip, spend some time around Circular Quay and The Rocks, take a ferry to Manly. On..." See More
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