One of the must see places in Australia is the Blue Mountains. It is two hours by train from Sydney’s Central Station to Katoomba. Its name was derived from the natural blue haze created by vast eucalypt forests in this World Heritage area. The blue colour is formed when tiny droplets of oil released from the trees mix with water vapour and sunlight.
If you are a person who truly loves nature, you will love it here! Cliffs, caves, waterfalls, and many more are delightful and refreshing to see in this place.
The worst time to visit the Blue Mountains is during the winter when it is raining. The reason why is because fog starts to form, and so you will not fully enjoy the view of the whole Blue Mountains.
Thus, if you are planning to see the Blue Mountains, it would be better if you will schedule it not on a rainy day…
But, hey! We were still happy even though it was raining during our visit to the Blue Mountains, and all we could see was fog instead of The Three Sisters!
Hunter Valley is one of the popular wine regions in New South Wales. It was established in the 19th century by James Busby, the father of Australian wine. This region is best known for Chardonnay, Shiraz and Semillon.
Approximately 2.5 to 3 hours away, Hunter Valley is worth to pay a visit when you are traveling to Sydney.
First activity in the Hunter Valley tour is the wine tasting.
After that, the tour host or the guide will bring you to the cellar to show you how wine is made and where they are kept. Wines are stored in a keg until they are ripe for drinking!
Finally, the Hunter Valley host or guide will bring you to the vineyard.
Not only wine is available at Hunter Valley. They, too, have a wide variety of cheese to choose from.
Aside from wine and cheese, Hunter Valley has an amazing landscape!
If you get lucky, you will also get a chance to meet wild kangaroos along the way from Sydney to Hunter Valley or Hunter Valley back to Sydney!
Never miss visiting Hunter Valley when you are in Sydney!