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79% Avg. city rating Rated by 134 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 75%

Shopping 62%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 78%

Sightseeing 93%

Culture 76%

Nightlife / partying 55%

Value for money 87%

Customer Travel Tips for Blue Mountains

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64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
64% Avg. rating


01 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa

Customer Travel Tip: Take something with GPS

Liked: Good walks

Disliked: No

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


03 Apr 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Give yourself a few days to see the mountains. Don't try to rush it in a day trip. Theres plenty to see and do and its worth taking your time.

Liked: Incredible views. Amazing opportunities for adventure tours. Everything is within walking distance in Katoomba and most things to do are reasonably priced.

Disliked: Aside from the lack of night life, not really.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


02 Apr 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Book at No.14 hostel. You won't regret it.

Liked: Blue mountains! The views!

Disliked: Some tracks were closed and the detour maps were not clear on instructions

53% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
53% Avg. rating


30 Mar 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Take your own car if you have. Or else, you better do a research on the bus schedule. There are some buses only operate in limited days on certain streets.

Liked: Beautiful scenry

Disliked: Hard to take public transports, especially the buses.

69% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


21 Mar 2013

Customer Travel Tip: No need to waste your money on any of the red tourist buses, just walk, and save your money.

Liked: Peace and quietness and accessibility to the natural world.

Disliked: A bit parochial.

80% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


18 Mar 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Bring range of clothes.

Liked: There was a bunch of trails to go and hike and there are hiking companies that you can book adventures with.

Disliked: A little cooler at times, but that is to be expected.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
64% Avg. rating


10 Mar 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Go out! go out on the trails. If it's pouring down, sit down in the common ground cafe and have something warm to drink/eat

Liked: hiking hiking hiking! The nature is just phenomenal!

Disliked: not really!

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


08 Mar 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Cinque terre, Norway ...

Liked: Sightseeing, hiking

Disliked: A bit short

82% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


08 Mar 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: do some bushwalking!

Liked: nice place!

Disliked: no

67% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


07 Mar 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Check w/ the Parks service to see which trails are open if there has been recent rain as there were many closures while we were there.

Liked: A must visit if visiting the city.

Disliked: Weather was cold and rainy for my liking in February so I'd recommend visiting in the summer months.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
82% Avg. rating


28 Feb 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: It's worth it to spend at least one night at that area. Just go walking and try the small bakeries on the main street of katoomba

Liked: You can do everything by yourself and don't have to spend a dollar to do the tracks if you don't want to. There is also an Aldi and Cole for self-catering. SO you get much for little money.

Disliked: no

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
80% Avg. rating


27 Feb 2013

Customer Travel Tip: If you it get to do 1 walk do the national pass from Wentworth Falls, by far the highlight of my stay.

Liked: Being in the outdoors and seeing the natural wonders in the region. One of my favourite parts of Australia.

Disliked: Didn't spend enough time there.

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


11 Feb 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Visit Wentworth Falls!

Liked: The extensive bush walks

Disliked: Nothing

49% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
49% Avg. rating


13 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Go for the activities and sight seeing.

Liked: Climbing and adventure activities are really something that attracted me to the blue mountains and it I wasn't disappointed.

Disliked: Not much to do in the evenings. Also not many restaurants to choose from.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


11 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Take the train from Sydney : very easy !

Liked: Nice views, quit forest

Disliked: Steps...

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
73% Avg. rating


09 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at no 14

Liked: Stunning views everywhere.

Disliked: Was a little expensive.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
67% Avg. rating


08 Jan 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Go by yourself, do the walks without any tours!

Liked: I loved the Blue Mountains because it was so beautiful.

Disliked: No

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


02 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Try to get there as early as you can to sort your accommodation, then spend the rest of the day bush walking or relaxing.

Liked: The beautiful views and plenty of bush walking

Disliked: The flies

91% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
91% Avg. rating


20 Dec 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Do as much walking and sightseeing as you can, I recommend the Black Heath walk, very rustic and different to the others.

Liked: The scenery and the hiking. Also a nice relaxing town with nice people.

Disliked: No

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


15 Dec 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Do your research before you go

Liked: It was a nice break from Sydney, with amazing views.

Disliked: It's cold!

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79% Avg. city rating Rated by 134 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 75%

Shopping 62%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 78%

Sightseeing 93%

Culture 76%

Nightlife / partying 55%

Value for money 87%

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