From Sydney, it’s only a 2-hour train ride to Blue Mountains National Park. A perfect place to enjoy nature and go for a hike. In this blog, I’ll share my favorite pictures.
Three Sisters: the most famous rock formation
There are lots of stairs to climb
The edge of the canyon
Walkway in the forest
If you dare, take the cableway!
The next morning, you can see the canyon covered by clouds
When you walk from one viewpoint after another
Feeling like you’re on top of the world
Blue Mountains National Park: the practical things
How to get there?
Every day several trains leave from Sydney Central Station to Katoomba. Tickets will you cost you somewhere between 6 and 9 Australian dollars. Check out this website for the timetable. It will take about 2 hours to get from Sydney to Katoomba. The town is not that big, so you can walk everywhere from to the station. It’s a 30-minute walk from the station to Three Sisters, the most popular viewpoint in the park.
Where to stay?
I stayed at Flying Fox Hostel in Katoomba, which I can highly recommend. It’s within walking distance from the train station and there are dorms and private rooms. They have a very cozy living room to hang out in for a bit. The owner is very friendly and knows everything about hiking in Blue Mountains National Park. It’s not a party hostel, so you’ll meet people of every age in this hostel. You can book a room in Flying Fox here.
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