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Katoomba Destination Guide

Explore Katoomba in Australia

Katoomba in the region of New South Wales with its 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 05:47 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Australia/Sydney " with a 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, and Canberra. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sydney City . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Katoomba ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Winter Magic Festival Katoomba Promo

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Winter Magic Day 2010 is June 19th. Take a train, take a taxi, take a trolley. We are urging people to travel to the Festival by public transport. A number of key roads in Katoomba will be closed to t ..

Scenic World, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, Australia.

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The steepest incline railway in the world ..

Epic abseiling adventure - Blue Mountains

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Getting high and wild abseiling in the Blue Mountains! Yeiwwwwww! ..

Blue Mountains Trip Kasperogcecilie's photos around Katoomba, Australia

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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 tr ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at -33.72 150.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Blue Mountains (New South Wales), Climbing areas of Australia, Mountain ranges of New South Wales, Physiographic sections, Visitor attractions in Sydney

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.

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Located at -33.72 150.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Australian Aboriginal placenames, Cittaslow, Mining towns in New South Wales

Katoomba railway station

Katoomba railway station is a railway station on the Blue Mountains Line of the CityRail interurban network, serving the popular tourist town of Katoomba in the Upper Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the main stations in the Blue Mountains area. It opened in 1874. The station has an island platform and is served by one train each way per hour in off-peak, with additional services during peak hours.

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Located at -33.71 150.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Railway stations opened in 1874, Regional railway stations in New South Wales

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 .

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Located at -33.73 150.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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

City of Blue Mountains

The City of Blue Mountains is a local government area of New South Wales, Australia, governed by the Blue Mountains City Council. The city is located in the Blue Mountains range west of Sydney. The Mayor of Blue Mountains City Council is Cr. Daniel Myles, a member of the Liberal Party.

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Located at -33.70 150.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Cities in New South Wales, Cittaslow, Communities in the Blue Mountains (New South Wales), Local Government Areas of New South Wales


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Katoomba