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The area known as Katoomba comes under the city of Blue Mountains, in New South Wales, Australia. It is within striking distance of Sydney - at a mere 110 km away. On your holidays in Katoomba, you will soon discover what a popular tourist destination this is in New South Wales. The area boasts amazing mountain views, plus a good variety in the way of activities to participate in. All of the self catering properties in Katoomba will have been vetted to the highest standard before they are rented out to customers. This means they are checked to ensure a high level of comfort, luxury and all of the facilities you could ever need for a relaxing stay.
The main reason for taking your holidays in Katoomba is likely to have a lot to do with the scenic and mountainous scenery that exists here. With this in mind, there are many walks offered throughout the area: although, if there are people with walking difficulties in your party, it would be incumbent upon you to check any trail that you might be keen to follow - some can be downright rigorous in these parts! The area is surrounded by lush rainforests and this is the perfect opportunity to do some nature spotting. There are also many waterfalls to spot along the way.
You have a number of pleasant attractions to visit on your holidays in Katoomba. The first and one of the most popular in Katoomba is the Scenic World tourist facility. This is where you will actually find the world’s steepest funicular railway; plus a cable car that has a rather jaw-dropping glass bottom, enabling you to see everything below during your ascent. Another attraction that you should try your best to include is a trip to Echo Point. This is where you will catch sight of the world-famous Three Sisters rock formation; it is also possible to see Mount Solitary and another rock formation known as the Ruined Castle.
The weather on your holidays in Katoomba is actually described as being a sub-tropical highland climate. This means that it is generally warm across the year, but that temperatures and weather conditions will vary with increased elevation above sea level. For Katoomba, itself, you can expect to experience an average temperature of around 10 degrees Celsius in the winter. This will be closer to 22 or 23 degrees during the summer months. Snowfall is quite a rarity in the Blue Mountains but can happen from time to time.
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) will prove to be the best bet for your holidays in Katoomba. This is only around an hour and a half’s drive away. Airlines such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Singapore Airways and Emirates fly mainly out of London Heathrow (LHR). It is also possible to collect a hire car from the airport and this will definitely allow you to see far more of the Blue Mountains during your holiday.
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