8 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

8 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

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8 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Blackheath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Richmond
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

4
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden (in Mount Tomah) and Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, make a trip to Echo Point Lookout, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Blackheath trip itinerary planner .

Brisbane to Blackheath is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In June, Blackheath is slightly colder than Brisbane - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Wentworth Falls, Bilpin Cider Company
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Govetts Leap ©
Govetts Leap

3
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town in New South Wales, in the local government area of the City of Hawkesbury. Kids will appreciate attractions like Trees Adventure Grose River Park and The Australiana Pioneer Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook (in Glenbrook) and Hillbilly Cider (in Bilpin). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Convict Trail and examine the collection at Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Richmond journey builder .

Traveling by car from Blackheath to Richmond takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Convict Trail, Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, Hillbilly Cider, The Australiana Pioneer Village, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 23:
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Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook ©
The Australiana Pioneer Village ©
The Australiana Pioneer Village
Trees Adventure Grose River Park ©
Trees Adventure Grose River Park

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