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Scenic World Blue Mountains

Cnr Violet Street & Cliff Drive, Katoomba NSW 2780

Scenic World – in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains of Australia – offers a range of experiences that can be found nowhere else on Earth, including the world’s steepest passenger railway. Less than two hours from Sydney by road or train, it’s a must see destination for overseas and interstate visitors; and a great day out for those who live in the Sydney region.

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Blue Mountains Adventure Company

84A Bathurst Rd, Katoomba NSW 2780

The Blue Mountains Adventure Company is the home of quality adventure experiences across the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.  

You will find our office in the bustling mountain village of Katoomba, an ideal base for accessing the world-famous sandstone cliffs and canyons that are an adventurer's playground. Experience the rewards of venturing off the beaten track and discover the hidden landscapes of the Blue Mountains.

The Blue Mountains Adventure Company has been providing memorable wilderness experiences to visitors and locals for over 30 years. Our qualified, experienced guides have the deep local knowledge to ensure you get the most out of your time here.

With a broad range of canyoning, rock climbing and abseiling adventures from introductory to advanced levels, we will work with you, your group, team or family to ensure that you choose the right adventure for you. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned adventurer, our team can guide you through some of the most remote, beautiful environments on earth.

Read more about adventuring with us on Trip Advisor, and visit our website to find out about our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

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High and Wild Mountain Adventures

207 Katoomba Street, Katoomba NSW 2780

High n Wild operate daily adventures in the Blue Mountains, including Abseiling (Rapelling), Rock Climbing, Canyoning, Mountain Biking, & Bushwalking / Bush skills courses. We also operate Snow & Ice climbing (mountaineering) courses both in Australia & overseas.

High n Wild for Blue Mountains Canyoning, Abseiling, Rock Climbing, Snow Climbing, Ice Climbing, Adventure Abseiling, Canyoning and Mountain Bike Adventures

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Federal Pass

Federal Pass, Katoomba NSW 2780
9km (one way) - 4.5 hour - Hard difficulty If you like your scenic views from the ground up, you'll love this magnificent walk through Jamison Valley. Originally built by the Katoomba community, from Leura Forest to Katoomba Falls, the track was extended on the old horse-drawn coal tramway line and now goes all the way to Ruined Castle, on the other side of Jamison Valley. This historic ... Visit website for more info
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Narrow Neck Lookout

Glen Raphael Drive, Katoomba NSW 2780
Narrow Neck Lookout, as the name implies, has views over the Narrow Neck Peninsula, a plateau which divides the Jamison and Megalong Valleys. There is a lookout on Cliff Drive down over Narrow Neck and the two valleys or you can continue along Cliff Drive to Glen Raphael Drive, a dirt road leading two kilometres along Narrow Neck to a locked gate. The next seven kilometres is for walkers and mountain bike riders only and offers spectacular views into the surrounding valleys. Narrow Neck is well known as a 'must do' mountain bike ride.
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Katoomba Family Hotel and Restaurant

1 - 15 Parke Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
Katoomba Hotel has a varied history. Built in 1918, it has undergone various changes, until 2005 when the Blackburn family took over the business and embarked on a complete refurbishment of the hotel. They are committed to restoring this grand old establishment to it's prominence as a traditional Australian hotel in the heart of the world famous heritage listed Blue Mountains, while providing friendly service and a great atmosphere. The Bistro is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. As well as the best steaks in town and great value meals, they also offer a children's menu and old fashioned friendly service. Their fully licensed dining room has a separate entrance and is available for functions with full catering services available. Popular entertainment, plus activities are regular at Katoomba Hotel. View their website for program details.
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Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

30 Parke Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre showcases innovative and diverse cultural programs for enjoyment of visitors to the Blue Mountains. The Centre features the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery and the World Heritage Interpretive Centre. The World Heritage Interpretive Centre is devoted to education about the distinctive environment, history and culture of the Blue Mountains region. The current exhibition "Into the Blue" is an immersive high-tech interactive exhibition that includes film, audio and touch-screens to introduce visitors to the richness and wonders of the Blue Mountains World Heritage area. The 600 square metre Blue Mountains City Art Gallery is one of the leading regional art galleries in Australia. Divided into three spaces, each year the Gallery will feature and present quality, curated, local, regional and major touring exhibitions. Built on the highest point in Katoomba, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre offers panoramic views of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area.
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Mountain Blue Vintage Linen

Katoomba Vintage Emporium, 59 - 61 Katoomba Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
Mountain Blue Vintage Linen within Katoomba Vintage Emporium, offers charming and affordable vintage linen and china for sale. Antique, art deco, mid century and modern lace, crochet, embroidered doilies, tablecloths, rugs, runners, pillowcases, napkins, jug covers and more. Also vintage china, crystal and glassware including Shelley, Royal Doulton, Bunnykins, Royal Albert, Meakin, Wedgwood, Rikaro and coloured glass, souvenir ware, Delft, Holly Hobbie, ornaments and other popular fine china brands. Vintage beaded bags, costume jewellery, jewellery boxes and sterling silver are also stocked. Come in and browse the unique and collectable range of lovely items and vast range of bric-a-brac. Small vintage furniture items are also in the ever changing range. Or visit the stall at first Sunday markets at Leura School, Grand View the second Sunday and Magpie Markets at Lawson Public School on the third Sunday of the month. Have a special request? They are happy to source items.
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Peace Memorial

Civic Place, Katoomba NSW 2780
Blue Mountains artist Tom Coley sculpted and donated his black granite Peace Memorial to the town of Katoomba in 2008. It's believed to be Australia's first public peace memorial, and is located at Civic Place, just across the highway from the Gearin Hotel and train station. The sculpture sits in the quiet Civic Place gardens, and viewers are welcome to touch the sculpture and feel the hand-ground and polished texture variations. A lovely place for art enthusiasts to visit, and a nice relief from the busy Katoomba town centre.
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Peachtree Antiques

67 Katoomba Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
At Peachtree Antiques they love finding treasures. They pride themselves on showcasing beautiful and quality antique, vintage, and retro items. Most importantly, their priority is providing exceptional customer service and giving great deals every time. They stock everything from antique, vintage and retro furniture, to collectables and rare and unique pieces. If you want it, they've probably got it and if they don't have it they will find it for you! At Peachtree Antiques they not only have a huge range of antiques and collectables to sell but are always on the look out for rare and unique items to add to their store. If you have something to sell, a deceased estate to clear, are moving overseas, or even just cleaning out the garage or spring cleaning ? Found something you think you think they might like ? Make sure you let them know.
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Mr Pickwicks Fine Old Books

86 Katoomba Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
Nestled in the heart of the glorious, World-Heritage-listed Blue Mountains, in a massive 3-storey superannuated Bank Building, sits the delightfully eccentric books and antiques shop known as Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books and Antiques. Mr Pickwick store contains some 60,000 books in all, ranging from rare and arcane leather-bound antiquities through extensive sections on Art, Architecture and Literature to a virtual second-bookshop upstairs containing some 4,000 Penguins and a further 10,000 paperbacks. Mr Pickwick has built a large and loyal trade amongst the locals of the Blue Mountains community, but the shop is also a welcome discovery for the several millions of tourists from all over Australia and the rest of the world who annually pass through this lovely spot. The spectacular Blue Mountains area is well worthy of a visit in any event. Mr Pickwick's just adds a dollop of cream to the bun for the civilised visitor.
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The Edge Cinema

225 Great Western Highway, Katoomba NSW 2780
The Edge Cinema is open daily showing all the latest movies. Set centrally in Katoomba, The Edge Cinema contains four theatres with a variety of session times available. Now you can experience a 737 type flight simulator with a VSjet. Try this amazing piece of technology as you fly with a pilot and experience a take off from any airport of your choice. You can fly over Sydney and take in the sights or any city in the world.
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Lost Bear Gallery

98 Lurline Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
The Blue Mountains has long been a renowned centre of artistic activity, which Lost Bear Gallery is proud to enhance with its representation of contemporary artists. With an exciting collection of paintings, sculpture, ceramics and hand blown glass from a diverse combination of artists, at different stages of their respective careers, Lost Bear Gallery is a leading destination for art in the Blue Mountains. The mix is thoroughly eclectic, with each artist's originality and quality allowing for a cohesive look. Lost Bear Gallery is located on Lurline Street in Katoomba. A larger-than-life polar bear, created from steel and recycled plastic by Ian Swift, stands proudly out the front of this grand dwelling, which once served as a convalescing home and guesthouse. Following extensive renovations, it has evolved into one of the Blue Mountains' major attractions for art lovers and visitors alike.
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Yindi Day Spa

171 Lurline Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
The award winning Yindi Day Spa, has moved into its own premises located just five minutes' walk from the iconic Three Sisters lookout in Katoomba. It is the largest Day Spa in the Blue Mountains. Offering a large amount of luxurious treatment rooms, Yindi offers packages that will suit everyone. The three double rooms are great for couples, friends or mum and daughter. One has a double spa, another has a single shower and the third holds the luxurious steam shower unit where they offer their very own 'tropical rain experience' and 'Yindi Rasul'. All the products used are completely natural focusing on the Australian Spa range Waterlily and the world leader Dr Hauschka. They also have a beautiful beauty section and a pregnancy table. The relaxation room allows groups to relax comfortably after their treatments. So whether you are one person or a group Yindi can look after you.
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Waradah Aboriginal Centre

33-37 Echo Point Road, Katoomba NSW 2780
Imagine witnessing Australian Aboriginal culture in a contemporary gallery. Experience traditional dance, take part in interactive didgeridoo performances, examine authentic artworks, and take home genuine Aboriginal souvenirs. Learn about Australia's living Aboriginal culture from the local tribes through informal cultural discussions and lectures. Waradah Aboriginal Centre offers a once in a lifetime experience. Performances happen throughout the day, ranging from five to 15 minutes in length. Audience members are able to witness Aboriginal Dance and Didgeridoo performances, with explanations of the stories that accompany each dance. The Corroboree showcases four to five authentic dances; performed by Aboriginal dancers in traditional paint and costume. Lectures at the Centre provide an introduction to Aboriginal Culture, including the story of the Three Sisters and an explanation of a traditional tool kit permanently on display.
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Echo Point lookout (Three Sisters)

Echo Point Road, Katoomba NSW 2780
Part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, the Three Sisters is an iconic formation that you must see at least once in your lifetime. There are different versions of the Aboriginal story of the Three Sisters, but what you're bound to agree with is how truly spectacular it is. Standing proudly in the land of the Gundungurra ... Visit website for more info
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Leura Cascades Fern Bower

Cliff Drive, Katoomba NSW 2780
4.5km (return) - 3 hour (each way) - Medium difficulty Leura Cascades Fern Bower circuit is a moderately challenging track along an impressive cliff line, with waterfalls and gorgeous scenic views. A great walk for those who love to get amongst it, you'll venture deep into the lush vegetation of Jamison Valley in Blue Mountains National Park. With so many lookouts and vistas, it's a photographer's paradise. From Leura ... Visit website for more info
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Three Sisters - Honeymoon Bridge

Cliff Drive, Katoomba NSW 2780
For over a hundred years, honeymooners have been flocking to this famous spot to create a photo for the mantlepiece. Whether you're on a romantic getaway or a family day trip, you'll fall in love with the spectacular views and fresh mountain air from Honeymoon Bridge, near Echo Point lookout. Accessed via the Giant Stairway near the visitor centre, ... Visit website for more info
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Mount Solitary

Jamison Valley, Katoomba NSW 2780
Mount Solitary is an isolated plateau and at 919 metres it dominates the landscape of the Jamison Valley and can be seen from all vantage points along the eastern escarpment. Rising 165 metres above the valley floor and about four kilometres long, it is a prominent landmark for walkers and sightseers. Experienced walkers can venture out to Mount Solitary but please be well prepared and plan your walk in advance.
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Greater Blue Mountains Drive - Blue Mountains Discovery Trail

Great Western Highway, Corner of Valley Road, Katoomba NSW 2780
The 'edge-of-the-world' drive around the cliff tops between Katoomba and Wentworth Falls are part of this Blue Mountains Discovery Trail. Part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, it is packed full of lookouts, picnic areas and walking tracks located alongside galleries, cafes, museums, antiques and accommodation in the villages of Katoomba, Leura and Wentworth Falls. Highlights include Echo Point and the Three Sisters, Katoomba Falls, Scenic World, Sublime Point, and Wentworth Falls Lake. The Wentworth Falls Picnic area and The Valley of the Waters are linked by walking tracks at three different levels on the escarpment. This Trail is best started west of Katoomba at the intersection of Valley Road and Bathurst Road, is 36 kilometres one way to Wentworth Falls and takes about one hour, plus stops, all on sealed suburban roads. Staff at the Blue Mountains Visitor Information Centre at Echo Point can assist with information.

Ultra-Trail Australia

Violet Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
Ultra-Trail Australia (formally The North Face 100) is five day running festival incorporating a 100 kilometre, 50 kilometre and 22 kilometre trail run through the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park. The UTA start/finish event hub is located at Scenic World, Katoomba. The UTA festival also includes kids trail races and the UTA 951, a stair climb from the base of the iconic Furber steps to the Ultra-Trail Australia finish line at Scenic World. There is also an event expo, athlete forums, film festival and more. UTA is part of the Ultra Trail World Tour and attracts runners of all levels from all over Australia and internationally vying for UTWT points. Ultra-Trail Australia is a truly unique and spectacular event that sees the world's elite athletes, recreational runners and first time ultra-runners converge to take on a breath-taking and challenging course....

Katoomba

Katoomba, Katoomba NSW 2780
Katoomba is an historic town that is surrounded by the spectacular scenery of the World Heritage Blue Mountains. Known for its bushwalking and wildlife, experience the dramatic cliffs and deep canyons, the famous Three Sisters rock formation or hike to Ruined Castle. The area is famous for its heritage listed guesthouses and luxurious resorts offering spa treatments, natural therapies and great dining experiences. Its main street has cafes, restaurants, antiques, shopping and collectibles. Stop at Scenic World and ride the world's steepest incline railway, or the Scenic Skyway for 360 degree views of the magnificent Jamison Valley. For information on the region call into the Katoomba Visitor Centre located at Echo Point. Open from 9am, seven days a week....
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Kurrara Historic Guest House

17 Coomonderry Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
Built in 1902, Kurrara Historic Guest House is recognised as the longest continually running guest house in Katoomba. Back then, Kurrara was run by Mrs. Wilkins, the proprietress as a 'first class establishment' and travellers could stay for the princely sum of six shillings per night. Kurrara is a beautiful heritage house offering eight guest rooms and a glimpse into the past. The peaceful and relaxing ambience offers visitors a chance to unwind in a turn of the century residence, with all the modern comforts. Conveniently located midway between Katoomba Town Centre and Echo Point, Kurrara is surrounded by mature gardens, in a quiet street away from traffic noise but within walking distance to popular restaurants and famous bushwalks. ...

The Gatsby

314a Katoomba Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
The Gatsby offers luxury Art Deco accommodation in the Blue Mountains. Re-live the romance of the Art Deco era at The Gatsby. The Blue Mountains flourished in the Art Deco era and Katoomba is dotted with classic examples of this style. The Gatsby, perfectly located on the doorstep of the region's most famous attractions, is a luxury self-contained cottage meticulously restored in unmistakeable Art Deco style. The Gatsby offers guests luxury self-contained cottage accommodation with no detail overlooked. Meticulously furnished in authentic Art Deco style, the cottage sleeps one to three couples in the luxury of days gone by. Full breakfast included to cook at your leisure complete with boutique wine, port, chocolates, bathrobes and slippers....

Wollemi Artisan Market

30 Parke Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
These curated markets features artists and designers from the Blue Mountains, Sydney and West of the Divide. Don't miss out on the live music, food and beautiful quality products....

The Lounge at Lilianfels

5 - 19 Lilianfels Avenue, Katoomba NSW 2780
The Lounge invites its guests to relax in plush Victorian armchairs, curl up by the fireplace with a book, or simply gaze out over the spectacular views of the Jamison Valley. Afternoon tea is served in grand tradition daily and a stylish mahogany bar is the perfect setting for pre-dinner drinks. The Lounge offers all day dining from Monday to Sunday, sumptuous afternoon teas and refreshments served both inside and outside in the adjoining garden....

Sidneys Retreat

36 Lurline Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
Sidney's Retreat has two large queen size bedrooms and is perfect for two couples or a family. A single roll away and queen size sofa bed can also be supplied, with the property comfortably sleeping eight guests. To make your stay more enjoyable they provide electric blankets and 100 per cent cotton quality bed linen, comfortable mattresses and breakfast provisions. There is a deep claw foot bath in the bathroom for total relaxation. All kindling and firewood for the slow combustion fireplace in the lounge is provided. Additional electric and gas heating is provided in the bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom. Relax in a well equipped country kitchen with all you need to completely self cater and a balcony with stunning views to enjoy the gas barbecue and outdoor setting. Games, books, digital radio/music player, blue-ray player and selection of DVDs are supplied. ...

Elizabeth Flats

21 Warialda Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
Elizabeth Flats is a beautifully restored Art Deco building featuring a trio of luxury apartments in Katoomba, the heart of the Blue Mountains, within cooee of the high street, and the iconic Echo Point and the Three Sisters. Elizabeth Flats offer you the grace and style of the era with modern features and convenience. Two bedroom luxury apartments and a queen spa studio apartment are available which are fully equipped for your self catering holiday. The romantic spa apartment is linked to the lower garden apartment giving two full kitchens, two bathrooms and sleeping up to eight - just right for the large family or friends sharing. At the end of another great day, light the fire, run a deep bath and relax in the ambience of an era gone by, savour the moment and get ready to enjoy tomorrow!...

Christine Johnson - Voyages Botanical

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba NSW 2780
Voyages Botanical is Christine Johnson's tribute to the untamed treasures of Australia's vast native flower garden. It is indeed a voyage: through rare and wonderful landscapes, but also through botanical heritage and history. Johnson's delicate and beautifully-realised solar plate engravings of wildflowers are powerful symbols of the vulnerability and fragility of Australia's natural environment and heritage. Image: Christine Johnson, Xerochrysum bracteatum 2014 Solar-plate engraving created from the original copper-plate engraving of Sydney Parkinson's drawing from Sir Joseph Bank's Endeavour Journal. Times: 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday. Public Holidays: 10am to 2pm....

Echo Point Holiday Villas

36 Echo Point Road, Katoomba NSW 2780
Echo Point Holiday Villas have on offer, five self-contained villas and two country cottages central to the spectacular Three Sisters in Katoomba 100m to lookout. Ideal for a romantic getaway for two or a family holiday; guests can enjoy bush walking, restaurants, antique shops, galleries and the popular Scenic Railway attractions during their stay. Echo Point is situated less than an hour from Jenolan Caves and it is the closest self-contained accommodation to the Three Sisters - you only need to walk two minutes to this world famous view....

Tin Pan Alley Dinner and Show

Hotel Blue, Katoomba NSW 2780
Featuring an energetic live soundtrack of popular songs from the Roaring Twenties,'Tin Pan Alley' is the comic tale of Godfrey, a hapless ukulele-wielding song-and-dance-man plotting his rise to stardom from the gritty regimen of the vaudeville stage. Inspired by absurdist comedy and set to the music of an era celebrated for its decadent rambunctiousness,'Tin Pan Alley' honours the frivolity, hedonism and genius embodied by prohibition-era-jazz. Through renditions and adaptations of pre-War hits by the likes of Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Hoagy Carmichael and George Gershwin, audiences are transported to another era and invited to soak up the rich lyricism and humour of some of the greatest music of all time. Bringing together a hand-picked group of Sydney's most gregarious and multi-talented musical entertainers,'Tin Pan Alley' harks back to a bygone style of artful showmanship. Suitable for all ages. Free live music before the show (5pm to 7pm) in the Lounge....

Body Beyond Belief

shop8 81-83 Katoomba St, Katoomba NSW 2780