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Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

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Things to do in Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

Escape to the Blue Mountains and explore this World Heritage area that is famous for its dramatic scenery, bushwalking and adventure activities. Try abseiling, canyoning, mountain biking, Jenolan Caves tour, or just enjoy the local shops and cafes. There is also a cosy and friendly log fireplace to enjoy a hot chocolate in front of after a long day. 

Live music is offered in local venues (Wed-Sun), along with traveller activities, and night walks.

At the hostel

FREE Movie night

Relax and watch a movie with your fellow hostellers, popcorn included.

Thursday nights
TV room

FREE Outdoor Chess/WII Olympics

Enjoy a game of chess with our giant outdoor chess set! Or, perhaps challenge yourself indoors with our Wii Olympics Competition?

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FREE Self guided bushwalk

Discover the beauty of the Blue Mountains for yourself! Ask reception for the map and instructions for this awesome self guided bushwalk.


Tours & activities related to this hostel

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Blue Mountains Canyoning Adventure

The most epic way to spend a day in the Blue Mountains; an awesome abseiling + canyoning adventure. Full day tour.

FREE things to do in Katoomba

  1. Adventure on the beautiful hour-long Three Sisters Walk, and prepare for some serious 'Gram potential!
  2. Go one better and tackle the two hour Laura Cascados walk
  3. Dazzle your senses with the sunset at Cahill's Lookout
  4. Trek it to The Ruined Castle - A beautiful rock formation that offers great views over the valley as far as Wentworth Falls and Katoomba

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Blue Mountains Mystery Tours
$5 Off all tours
YHA members get $5 off all tours. Ghost, mystery, scenic and history tours.
Bamboo Box
10% off dinner
YHA members receive 10% off dinner the menu. Located at 50 Katoomba St, Katoomba.
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