Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains, Australia

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Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, End of Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath

Blue Mountains, New South Wales Australia

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  • 4 mentions in Best mini road trips from Sydney?

    • David R.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

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      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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

  • 2 mentions in Itinerary for must visit places for my first time dream trip to Australia!

    • Angeline M.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      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

  • 2 mentions in 2 weeks in Australia - Places to visit during trip around country

    • Alica B.

      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.

      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

  • 2 mentions in What would you do with 3 days each in Sydney, Great Barrier Reef & Fiji?

    • Emily M.

      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.

      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

  • 1 mention in Where to visit in Australia and New Zealand for 9 days?

    • Phillip O.

      Phillip O. said, "...in Sydney is to take the train to Scenic World at Katoomba. The 2 hour scenic train ride up into the Blue Mountains will only cost you $2.50 if you go on a Sunday and will include the connecting bus trip to..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's the best place to see a kangaroo in or around Sydney?

    • Michael S.

      Michael S. said, "...to see Kangas in Sydney. WILD LIFE Sydney and the Taronga Zoo are good places to interact with kangaroos. In the Blue Mountains (a drive west from the city) you can see and interact with them at Featherdale Wildlife Park. While you..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's the steepest place you've ever been?

    • sandra h.

      sandra h. said, "...Cog railway, Blue Mountains outside Sydney, Australia..." See More

  • 1 mention in Mainstream attractions in Sydney -- not my choice ;)

    • YingLiang L.

      YingLiang L. said, "...I would definitely make the trip up to Blue Mountains. If your group is up for a hike, i would say a day trek there is absolutely worth it! Totally immerse in its richness and beauty, and soak up the landscape..." See More

  • 1 mention in How many days do I need to visit Sydney and the Great Barrier Reef?

    • Karen K.

      Karen K. said, "...Sydney as a couple in the city is a must and there are some great places to visit outside like the Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley. The Great Barrier Reef is amazing and my favorite spots to see it are either Lizard..." See More

  • 1 mention in What do I need to know about Aussie culture?

    • Lorraine M.

      Lorraine M. said, "...of the Sydney Opera House and the bridge from the ferry. Taronga Zoo worth a look.Try to get up to the Blue Mountains outside Sydney, and the Jenolan Caves. The southern Highlands towns are only a couple of hours drive away and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best natural parks between Sydney and Melbourne?

    • Rebecca W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rebecca W. said, "... Blue Mountains just outside of Sydney are incredible! There are some great walks in the area the nature is fantastic!..." See More

  • 1 mention in How to divide time between Melbourne and Sydney?

    • Sara M.

      Sara M. said, "...Sydney. Also there is a great walk along the coast from Bondi Beach to Bronte Beach . Hiking up in the Blue Mountains is also fantastic. In regard to surfing all the beaches in Sydney are awesome. If you have a car..." See More

  • 1 mention in Should I rent a car in Sydney or is the transit good enough to get around?

    • Kelly W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kelly W. said, "...to go far away. Don't forget to get the ferry out to Manly from Circular Quay - sensational views. Suggestions include: Blue Mountains, South Coast ( Jervis Bay , Hyams Beach ) or Central Coast ( Terrigal , Newcastle )...." See More

  • 1 mention in Chill out things to do in Sydney?

    • Rebecca W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rebecca W. said, "...If you fancy a trip a bit out of the city, I would recommend going to the Blue Mountains which is a two hour train ride from Sydney city centre (only $8 when I went). The national park is incredible and has..." See More

  • 1 mention in Bungee Jumping in Sydney

    • Rob W.

      Rob W. said, "...as far as I am aware there is no place to do bungee jumping in the Sydney area. Maybe in the Blue Mountains Blue Mountains but I am not so sure. It's more a New Zealand thing, sorry I couldn't help further..." See More