"Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains" Katoomba by Kate-Me
Katoomba Travel Guide: 125 reviews and 334 photos
Katoomba is the largest town in the Blue Mountains, which are 2 hours drive from Sydney.
I found the Blue Mountains a little less wild than I was expecting, as we drove in on 4 lane freeway most of the way up the mountain until we reached Katoomba, at an altitude of about 1000 feets.
It didn't even look like a mountain till we got to the top.
But once there, we found Katoomba quite quaint, even for a large sized town (population 17,700), with interesting shops, antique shops, boutiques and the surrounding National Park.
As a Victorian, I found the Blue Mountains to be a kind of cross between the Dandenong Ranges (but with less rainforest) and the Grampians National Park (with a bigger and deeper valley and not quite as rocky)
- Pros:Scenic town with beautiful surroundings
- Cons:Not quite as wild as most National Parks
Again, as a Francophile I was just curious when I noticed this place... we didn't have the chance to have a meal here,... more travel advice
I found the shops in Katoomba quite interesting - a mixture of normal shops, with antique and curio shops, interesting... more travel advice
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