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"Visit the BLUE MOUNTAINS at..." Blue Mountains - Daytrip Tip by S_R_NAIDU

Blue Mountains - Daytrip, Sydney: 106 reviews and 167 photos


Visit the BLUE MOUNTAINS at Katoomba.
Called the Blue Mountains due its bluish tinge seen when the sun shines through the abundant eculaptyus vapor given off by the leaves.
Katoomba is a tourist resort famous for the Three Sisters called Meenhi, Weemala, and Gunnedoo, an awesome rock formation on the edge of the cliff overlooking the Jamison Valley. The Katoomba Scenic Railway is located nearby on the site of abandoned coal mines. The Scenic Railway was built around 1878 for a coal mine in the Jamison Valley. . The Scenic Railway is the world's STEEPEST incline railway. It descends 415 metres at a maximum grade of 52 degrees.

Address: Blue Mountains National Park
Directions: The Scenic Railway Katoomba, The Blue Mountains 1 Violet St, KATOOMBA NSW 2780 Australia
Phone: +61 2 8203 4759

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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