6 days in Katoomba, Castle Hill & Sydney Itinerary

6 days in Katoomba, Castle Hill & Sydney Itinerary

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6 days in Katoomba, Castle Hill & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly + train:  8​h 45​min
1
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Castle Hill
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Auckland

1
night
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 7th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Katoomba trip itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Katoomba is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Auckland in February, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Katoomba: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Castle Hill.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Gallery Blackheath, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath

1
night
Castle Hill

Castle Hill ©
On the 9th (Sat), get your game on at Zone Bowling and then browse the different shops at Castle Towers Shopping Centre.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Castle Hill travel route site .

You can drive from Katoomba to Castle Hill in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Castle Hill

Fun & Games Shopping
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Castle Towers Shopping Centre ©
Castle Towers Shopping Centre

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, stroll through Manly Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online itinerary planner .

Getting from Castle Hill to Sydney by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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