Rent vacation rentals in Katoomba, New South Wales
. Katoomba is a small town that is a part of the Blue Mountains
, one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in Australia. Katoomba, perched on the edge of a 170 metre cliff is the home of Echo Point and the famous Three Sisters and has been a popular bushwalking area for nearly 170 years. Located two hours west from Sydney
is Katoomba, New South Wales
Katoomba comes alive at night with the many cafes and restaurants in the main street within easy access of your vacation rentals. The only problem is choosing which one you wish to dine in. Katoomba also features many galleries within close proximity to your accommodations.
Katoomba is the most visited town in the Blue Mountains. It wasn’t until 1879 that the town of Katoomba became known when J.B. North opened the Katoomba Coal Mine. Coal was obtained from the side of the mountain near Orphan Rock using a cable car to bring the coal to the top. The now famous Scenic Railway operates in the original cutting in the mountain side.
The Scenic Railway is the steepest railway incline in the world and is now one of the most popular man-made tourist attractions in Australia. The ride takes you down the steep descent past Orphan Rock, through a tunnel and the beautiful fern-damp cliff face.
A visit to a Blue Mountain vacation rental accommodation would not be complete without viewing the spectacular Three Sisters at Echo Point. The character of the Three Sisters changes throughout the day and throughout the seasons as the sunlight brings out the magnificent colours. The Three Sisters is also floodlit at night looking even more stunning set against the black background of the night sky. The famous Giant Stairway is also found at Echo Point. If you are enthusiastic and energetic, you can take the 800 steps down to the floor of the valley.
Rent lodging directly from owners of vacations rentals and accommodations in Katoomba the home of traditional shopping. It's also a place where history, the arts, breath-taking natural scenery and cafe culture merge, making it a fascinating place to explore at a leisurely pace from your vacation rental accommodations.