Blue Mountains - Katoomba YHA

Check in
Check out
Book with ePack

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 backpacker activities, and night walks.

At the hostel

Bbq night

Spend your Saturday night with us and join us for a BBQ dinner!

When:
Saturday
Where:
Outside area
Cost:
$5

Board game night

Challenge your new friends to a board game or two! Check out our free Board Game night every Monday.

When:
Mondays
Where:
Lounge Area
Cost:
$0

Fitness class

Stretch your muscles at our free fitness class!

When:
Wednesdays
Where:
Reception
Cost:
$0

Ice cream night

Enjoy ice cream in the lounge with a gold coin donation.

When:
Sunday nights
Where:
Communal dining hall
Cost:
$1

Movie night

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

When:
Thursday nights
Where:
TV room
Cost:
$0

Outdoor chess/WII Olympics

Checkmate! Enjoy a game of chess with our giant outdoor chess set. Not keen on chess? Challenge yourself in our Wii Olympics competition.

When:
Tuesdays
Where:
Outside
Cost:
$0

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.

When:
Fridays
Where:
Reception
Cost:
$0

Tours & activities related to this hostel

$115
per person

1 Day Active Blue Mountains Tour

The perfect tour for those short on time and looking for an active day of bushwalks and incredible views. See kangaroos and koalas up close and hear the stories of the local Aboriginal legends.
$105
per person

1 Day Blue Mountains Scenic Tour

If you are short on time and looking to experience the must see sights of the Blue Mountains- this is the tour for you. Hand feed kangaroos at Featherdale Wildlife Park and come back to Sydney on a River Cruise!
$185
per person

Blue Mountains Overnight Tour

This tour combines a one day guided tour and a day for you to make the most of your time in Blue Mountains. Spend the day hiking, canyoning or venture a little further to check out Jenolan Caves.

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

Connect with this hostel

TRAVEL TO LEARN. LEARN TO TRAVEL