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Sidney’s Retreat is located in historic Lurline Street, Katoomba in the centre of the World Heritage region of the Blue mountains , a scenic 1 1/2 hours drive from Sydney.

This beautiful self-catering cottage is a convenient 2 minute walk into Katoomba’s interesting Art Deco main street for shopping and restaurants and a 5 minute stroll to the rail station.

A leisurely stroll down Lurline Street takes you past cafes, galleries and craft centres to the amazing sight of the Three Sisters on the edge of the Katoomba Escarpment.

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The Three Sisters From Echo Point, Blue

3 Sisters

From the viewing platform at Echo Point you can see the magnificent  views of the Blue Mountains, Kanangra-Boyd Wilderness and the iconic Three Sisters rock formation from a variety of lookouts.

The Scenic Cableway at Scenic World, tou

Scenic World 



Discover the thrill of a 52 degree incline riding the steepest passenger railway in the world, the Scenic Railway. Experience the thrill of theScenic Skyway with the clear glass reveals the valley floor 270m below. Travel by cable car to enjoy the valley floor on the Scenic Cableway.  Or perhaps you can stroll through ancient rainforest on 2.5km raised boardwalk on the Scenic Walkway.


Leura Cascades



Following Leura Creek down to a beautiful small waterfall, this is one of the prettiest short walks in the Leura area. Sit under the overhang and watch as the falls cascade down around you, then climb to great views of the Leura cliffline, before this circuit track leads back to the park.

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