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Katoomba Tourist Information & Travel Guide

Katoomba is situated in the Blue Mountains region of the Australian state of New South Wales. Geographically, it is located 106km on the west of Sydney and it is actually 1017m above the sea level. This town developed in the 20th Century due to the regular train services that connect to it. Many businesses within the area have really expanded and this has led to the growth of the town. Travelling to the town of Katoomba is very easy since there are efficient means of transport to the area. People can travel by car and this is made easier due to its location just off the Great Western Highway that is between Sydney and Bathurst. It should be noted that there is a large parking at the Scenic World where people comfortably park their vehicles.

 

People can also travel to Katoomba by train. This is made simple by the hourly City Rail services which actually run from Sydney and its western Suburbs. Adults are supposed to pay a fee of $12.2 while travelling by train from Sydney central during the normal hours but it increases to $16.8 during the rush hours especially mornings and evenings. It should be noted that one way trip time takes about 2hours which is actually enough for the passengers to view the scene outside while they are travelling. The good thing with train journey is that it will drop you at the centre of Katoomba and thus you do not have to walk anymore distance since you are already in the CBD.
There are many attractions in Katoomba that really attract tourists. These attractions are centred at the Blue Mountains where people visit and explore many world class attractions including the Scenic World. At this place, people are able to ride the steepest incline railway in the world. People also get amazed because of the zigzag railway since it is quite funny imagining how the train manages to move in such a zigzag railway. People also discover some fossils and bones near the Blue Mountains inside the Jenolan Caves which is an indicator that there was human life some centuries ago before we were born. It should also be noted that Blue Mountains offers a variety of accommodation venues for you and your family. Tourists encounter no problem when touring such places since all services are availed to them. There are luxury resorts, breakfasts, camping and many more services that you can find if you happen to visit Katoomba in New South Wales.
It is true to argue that Katoomba is a tourist centre around the Blue Mountains region. This place is easily accessible from Sydney and it is surrounded by the Blue Mountains National Park which actually attracts many tourists due to variety of wild animals found there. Thousands of tourists visit the national park yearly and they also view the three sisters which is actually the world famous attraction site around Jamison Valley and Mount Solitary. One can be able to enjoy all these when he or she plans to have a visit to Katoomba.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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