Leura is one of several villages of Katoomba in the Blue Mountains that perfectly captures the spirit of the region â fresh mountain air, stunning scenery, cosy accommodation and many places to eat well.
Known as the "garden village", Leura also has many fine gardens and grand old homes, some of which are open to visitors. Don't miss the celebrated National Trust-listed Everglades Gardens. This 1930s treasure features European romanticism with the natural beauty of the Australian bush. Enjoy valley views and flowering terraces, lawns, stone walls, winding paths, glades, pools, and fountains before stopping at the tea rooms or a picnic spot.
For shopping, Leura's tree-lined main street is great for browsing antique shops, art galleries and bookstores â before heading to Josophan's for award-winning chocolates.
The stunning natural attractions around Leura are best seen from lookouts at the end of any number of cliff top walking trails. Don't miss breathtaking views of the Jamison Valley from Gordons Falls Lookout and Bridal Veil Falls from Flying Fox Lookout on Cliff Drive.
Using the Blue Mountains Trolley Tour to see the sights. It departs from Katoomba Station and includes the main attractions in Katoomba and Leura including Echo Point and the Three Sisters, the Scenic World Blue Mountains, and Everglades Gardens.
You'll find a variety of accommodation in Leura to meet your needs from cabins, hotels and bed and breakfasts to self contained apartments.