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Katoomba Destination Guide

Explore Katoomba in Australia.

Katoomba in the region of New South Wales with it's 18,593 inhabitants is a town in Australia - some 127 mi (or 205 km) North-East of Canberra, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Katoomba

Current time in Katoomba is now 07:34 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Australia / Sydney" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sydney City, Mount Victoria, Lawson, Hazelbrook, Canberra or Blackheath. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wentworth Falls, Megalong, Medlow Bath, Leura and Katoomba. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

26°C / 79 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 86%
Air Pressure 1015.5 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 22nd of March 2019
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 23°C (73 °F)
Night: 18°C (64 °F)
Saturday, 23rd of March 2019
Scattered clouds.
Scattered clouds Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Sunday, 24th of March 2019
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °F)


The Blue Mountains' Grand Canyon Sharian...

01:29 min ( December 11, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 324 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Shariandbob's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these v...

Blue Mountains Trip Kasperogcecilie's ph...

02:40 min ( February 25, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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A TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow of a travel blog to Katoomba, Australia by TravelPod blogger Kasperogcecilie titled "Blue Mountains Trip". TravelPod is a company of TripAdvisor. Kasperogcecilie's trav...

Winter Magic Festival King Parrot Samba ...

00:31 min ( August 27, 2008 by TravelWheels)
Views: 98 - Rating: 0/5

Whilst visiting the excellent Winter Magic Festival in Katoomba in the Blue Mountains I filmed at bit of the King Parrot Samba School's first ever performance after only being together for a short cou...

Wentworth Falls - Katoomba New South Wa...

01:29 min ( October 28, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
Views: 82 - Rating: 0/5 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor company) Wentworth Falls Katoomba Read more at: Travel blogs from Wentworth Falls: - "... We head...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Katoomba during the next days.


Mountainfilm On Tour 2019 - Blue Mountains (Matinee)

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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Mountainfilm On Tour 2019 - Blue Mountains (Evening)

Beginning: 05:45 pm (17:45).
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Mingle @ Leura Garage - Business Operator Networking Event

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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Building A Garden Flat Seminar - Katoomba

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Demystifying HSC And Beyond Year 12 - Experts From UAC, TAFE, NESA And KHS

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Get To Know DoTERRA - Katoomba, Blue Mountains

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Art Journals- Getting Started

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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Smooth Sailing: Yacht Rock Revue (A Support Act Fundraiser)

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Jimmi Carr

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Autumn Yoga, Food & Oils Day - April

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Katoomba, New South Wales

Katoomba is the chief town of the City of Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia and the administrative headquarters of Blue Mountains City Council. It is on the Great Western Highway 110 km west of Sydney and 39 km south-east of Lithgow. Katoomba railway station is on the Main Western line. Katoomba is well known for spectacular mountain views and extensive bush and nature walks in the surrounding Blue Mountains. At the 2011 census, Katoomba had a population of 8,016 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -33.72, 150.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Australian Aboriginal placenames, Cittaslow, Mining towns in New South Wales

Blue Mountains (New South Wales)

The Blue Mountains is a mountainous region in New South Wales, Australia. It borders on Sydney's metropolitan area, its foothills starting approximately 50 kilometres west of the state capital. The area begins on the west side of the Nepean River and extends westward as far as Coxs River. Geologically, it is situated in the central parts of the Sydney Basin. Consisting mainly of a sandstone plateau, the area is dissected by gorges up to 760 metres deep.

More reading: Blue Mountains (New South Wales) homepage
Located at -33.72, 150.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Blue Mountains (New South Wales), Climbing areas of Australia, Mountain ranges of New South Wales, Physiographic sections, Visitor attractions in Sydney

Katoomba Scenic World

Katoomba Scenic World is a privately owned tourist attraction located in Katoomba in the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, about 100 kilometres west of Sydney. Scenic World is home to a number of 4 attractions, of which the most famous is the Katoomba Scenic Railway. The site also includes the Katoomba Scenic Skyway,the Cableway and Katoomba Scenic Walkway a 2.4km elevated boardwalk through ancient rainforest .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -33.72, 150.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in New South Wales, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Funicular railways in Australia, Visitor attractions in New South Wales

Jamison Valley

The Jamison Valley forms part of the Coxs River canyon system in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, Australia. It is situated approximately 100 kilometres west of Sydney, capital of New South Wales, and a few kilometres south of Katoomba, the main town in the Blue Mountains.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -33.72, 150.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Blue Mountains (New South Wales), Valleys of Australia

Medlow Bath, New South Wales

Medlow Bath is an Australian small town located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, between Katoomba and Blackheath. It has an approximate altitude of 1050 m and is located approximately 115 kilometres west north west of Sydney and 5 kilometres north west of Katoomba. At the 2006 census, Medlow Bath had a population of 461 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -33.72, 150.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Suburbs of the City of Blue Mountains, Towns in New South Wales

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