Katoomba is perhaps the best known town in the Blue Mountains region of NSW and is located 110kms west of Sydney on the Great Western Highway. It is know for it’s amazing mountain views and landscape and is a popular, albeit only briefly snow covered, winter snow tourist destination due to it’s proximity to Sydney. If you are in or will be visiting Katoomba be sure to book car hire through Skedaddle using our online car hire comparison service. We have the best prices on all the major car hire service providers including Budget, Thrifty, Europcar and Hertz.
Katoomba is primarily a tourism town due to the amazing mountain scenery. Some of Australia’s most iconic and rugged bush walking tracks are located near Katoomba and the famous landmark the Three Sisters is located only a few kilometres from the town and is visible from many points around the plateau that Katoomba sits on. Scenic World is a tourist attraction located just outside the city that features the steepest funicular railway in the world, the Katoomba Scenic Railway, originally built to access the shale oil and coal mines located in the Jameson Valley below. The area is considered to have a thriving alternative type culture with many artists, musicians and poets calling the town home in part due to the rugged old world style of the town and surrounds. There are popular pagan influenced festivals for events such as the Winter Solstice held in Katoomba, reflecting the alternative nature of the community.
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