YHA Blue Mountains (Katoomba)

YHA Blue Mountains (Katoomba)

Escape to the Blue Mountains and explore this World Heritage area that is famous for its dramatic scenery, bushwalking, adventure activities and villages:

  • abseiling, canyoning, mountain biking
  • Jenolan Caves tour
  • local shops and cafes
  • live music is offered in local venues (Wed-Sun)

Suggested local walks (enquire with staff):

  • Three Sisters Walk | 30mins | 0.8km return
  • Mini Ha Ha Falls | 30-40mins | 2.6km return
  • Leura Cascades Fern Bower Circuit | 3hrs | 4.5km loop
  • Cliff Top Walking Track | 3-4hrs | 6km return
  • Grand Canyon Track | 4hrs | 6.3km loop
  • Ruined Castle Walking Track | Long | 4-5hrs | 6.6km return

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Blue Mountains Canyoning and Rock Climbing

The most epic way to spend a day in the Blue Mountains! From breathtaking canyons to epic abseiling and rock climbing- you are guaranteed an unforgettable adventure!

Things to do in the Blue Mountains

  1. Adventure on the beautiful hour-long Three Sisters Walk, 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. Explore the Blue Mountains Botanical Gardens, open every day from 9am-5pm.
  5. Trek it to The Ruined Castle - A beautiful rock formation that offers great views over the valley as far as Wentworth Falls and Katoomba.
  6. Walk through the blue mountains Grand Canyon a hidden gem amongst tourist staying in Katoomba (6km circuit)


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Blue Mountains Mystery Tours
$5 Off all tours
We offer Ghost Tours, Mystery Tours and Scenic Tours in the Blue Mountains World Heritage National Park. Let us do the organising for you while you sit back and enjoy the ride! YHA members get $5 off tours.
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