Welcome to Katoomba
Swirling, otherworldly mists, steep streets lined with art deco buildings, astonishing valley views and a quirky miscellany of restaurants, buskers, artists, homeless people, bawdy pubs and classy hotels – Katoomba, the biggest town in the mountains, manages to be bohemian and bourgeois, embracing and menacing all at once
Top experiences in Katoomba
Blue Mountains Hop-on Hop-off Tour with Optional Scenic World Rides and Waradah Aboriginal Centre
Go sightseeing in the Blue Mountains on a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Your hop-on hop-off pass is valid for three days and stops at 29 convenient locations, including most hotels in the central Blue Mountains area. See the views from the Three Sisters and Echo Point lookouts, and visit galleries, shops and cafes in the lovely mountain towns of Leura and Katoomba. Upgrade to the Lyrebrird Pass to include a visit to Scenic World, with the world’s steepest scenic railway and Southern Hemisphere’s steepest cableway or the the Cockatoo Pass and watch didgeridoo and coroboree shows at Waradah Aboriginal Centre.