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Blue Mountains

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Address: Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Lovely area made easier by using the travel info places. The very informative staff gave us ideas of what to see and lovely drives Outstanding beautiful scenery not to be... read more

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Hull East Yorks
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely area made easier by using the travel info places. The very informative staff gave us ideas of what to see and lovely drives Outstanding beautiful scenery not to be missed.

Thank squinth
Blue Mountains, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I live in the Blue Mountains and, more importantly, have visited many areas within the region multiple times for photography. The biggest mistake I have seen travellers from overseas make in deciding whether or not to visit the Blue Mountains is having the perception they will be seeing sights similar to the Alps or other well-known mountain regions. This is... More 

Thank Peter H
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't expect high peaks or craggy vistas. As I'm from the US, they reminded me a lot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It's only 2 hours from Sydney, so it's a nice day trip away from the crowds

Thank bas0921
Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The mystic color of the "blue mountains" is quite unique - it also depends on the type of day. They have a beautiful misty color and scent. We were lucky to be at a point where we had a great overview of the mountains and the Three Sisters. A beautiful day - and experience.

Thank Victoria M
San Jose, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We didn’t join a tour because of the high cost pp (>$100aud pp). We like to go at our own leisurely pace. It is very easy to get to Katoomba station (Blue Mountain stop) via train (~2 hour ow ride) from Central station in Sydney. We wanted to go to Scenic World 1st (to avoid the tour bus crowds) &... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a very hot day, on the hop on bus, good commentary, we had a map but not easy to follow and they could do with sign on the walks to tell you where to go as they where not very clear directions so we missed out on some of the sights, what we did see was the blue... More 

Thank Keith R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Adventure, relaxing, great food, couples, family you can find it here. Tell TripAdvisor what you like and u won't go wrong for activities or food. Some great guide books in the Glenbrook visitor center with awesome walks etc.

Thank Rob H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was surreal, the mountains are really blue and we also experienced a sudden rain on one side of the mountain while it was super sunny on the other side. Truly mind-blowing, you can revel in the magic of nature right here!

Thank FarS16
Katoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Mountains never fail to impress. The views are awesome and the bush trails are spectacular. Lots of places to visit no matter the weather. Spend a few days in Katoomba in order to see the area properly. Choose you accommodation carefully though as there are a lot of places that need some TLC, make sure you have air... More 

Thank Stefan H
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came up from Sydney on an overnight trip using the train. Was lucky to have a local friend/guide who took us to the lesser known but still spectacular lookouts and short trails. Phenomenal vistas that inspire that wonderful felling of the awesomeness of nature. If you're outdoorsy and like hiking make time to walk down into the valley.

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