Attractions

Top Choice Viewpoint in Katoomba

Echo Point

Echo Point's clifftop viewing platform offers a magical prospect of the area's most essential sight, a rocky trio called the Three Sisters. Warning: the point draws vast, serenity-spoiling tourist gaggles, their idl…
Top Choice Landmark in Katoomba

Three Sisters

The Blue Mountains' essential sight is a rocky trio called the Three Sisters. The story goes that the sisters were turned to stone by a sorcerer to protect them from the unwanted advances of three young men, but the…
Cable Car in Katoomba

Scenic World

The Blue Mountains' most touristy attraction, this long-time favourite nevertheless offers spectacular views. Ride the glass-floored Skyway gondola across the gorge and then ride the vertiginously steep Scenic Railw…
Gallery in Katoomba

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

It's a captivating experience to walk through the World Heritage display, with a satellite image of the Blue Mountains beneath your feet, mountain scenery projected on the walls and ceiling, and bush sounds surround…
Cultural Centre in Katoomba

Waradah Aboriginal Centre

This gallery and shop displays some exceptional examples of Aboriginal art alongside tourist tat like painted boomerangs and didgeridoos. However, the main reason to visit is to catch one of the 15-minute shows. Hel…
Notable Building in Katoomba

Paragon

It's not one of Katoomba's better eateries, but it's well worth dropping into this heritage-listed 1916 cafe for its fabulous period decor. The handmade chocolates are pretty good too. Make sure you wander through t…