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Prince Henry Cliff Walk
3 Sisters, Blue Mountains, Australia.

Cliff-top walk through Leura & Katoomba.
Panoramic views, lookouts, rock formations.

 

                                   
Blue Mountains Explorer Bus Lone Pine Ave, Leura Olympian Pde - Cliff Drive Cliff Drive Cliff Drive - - Cliff Drive  - Cliff Drive Cliff Drive Cliff Drive      San Rafael Drive  
  Gordon Falls Picnic Area 

Display map, toilets & drinking water, picnic area, lookout.

 

Adjacent to Toy & Railway Museum, 3km from Leura railway station.

 

  Leura Cascades

Display map, toilets & drinking water, picnic area, easy canyon walk. Birdlife, waterfalls.

 

Kiah Lookout

 

 

Honeymoon Lookout

 

 

   

 

 

Echo Point 

Information centre, food & souvenirs, lookouts, local buses, toilets & drinking water, picnic area.

 

  Katoomba Cascades

Picnic area.

 

Katoomba Falls Reserve

Display map, local buses, kiosk, top of Furber Steps. Adjacent to caravan park.

 

Katoomba Scenic Railway

Local buses, toilets & drinking water, picnic area, information centre, food & souvenirs.

 

  Narrow Neck Peninsula Narrow Neck Peninsula  
Prince Henry Cliff Walk Gordon Falls Lookout Olympian Rock Lookout Bridal Veil Falls Lookout 1╝hrs from Gordon Falls Picnic area, medium grade. Numerous lookouts, superb views.   Tallawarra, Minnamurra & Lady Carrington Lookouts Three Sisters,
Giant Stairway. Concrete path from here to Echo Point. 
2hrs from Leura Cascades, medium grade. Numerous lookouts   1hr from Echo Point, medium grade. ╝hr from Katoomba Cascades, easy grade.        
Cliff face         Fern Bower Walk     Giant Stairway       Furber Steps Funicular railway     Golden Stairs  
Dardanelles Pass         Kiah Lookout to base of Scenic Railway via Dardanelles & Federal Passes 3hrs, medium grade.   Thick tree canopy - clear understory ideal for lyrebirds. Dardanelles Pass rejoins Federal Pass                  
Federal Pass         Leura Forest       Rainforest, views of Katoomba cliff-line.   Base of Katoomba Falls Abandoned coal-mine adits Scenic Railway bottom terminus.

Back to the top with no-effort!

The Landslide

Site of a major landslide in the 1930's. Popular with rock climbers who like sheer rock faces.

Mt Rennie Tunnel

Abandoned cable tramway tunnel through to Megalong Valley.
From here to below the Ruined Castle, Federal Pass follows the route of an abandoned horse-drawn mining tramway.

  Ruined Castle

Rock formation & site of nineteenth-century oil shale mines.

 

                                  Rainforest, bird life, historical interest.

 

 

 

Please take extreme care near lookouts & cliffs! 

Carry drinking water, use sun protection.


The Prince Henry Cliff Walk commences at Gordon Falls Picnic Area in Leura. It follows the cliff top, past Leura Cascades & Echo Point, ending near the top of the Scenic Railway in Katoomba.

Explorer Bus - Leura Cascades - Stop 15

 
 

Hiking
Rock Climbing

Times are only approximate.
Gordon Falls Picnic Area, Lone Pine Ave, Leura
Display map, toilets & drinking water, picnic area, lookout.
Olympian Rock, Olympian Pde
Lookout. Adjacent to Toy & Railway Museum, 3km from Leura railway station.
Leura Cascades, Cliff Drive
Road access & EB15*, display map, toilets & drinking water, picnic area, stairs to Federal Pass. 
1╝hrs from Gordon Falls Picnic area, medium grade.
Kiah Lookout, Cliff Drive
Start of Fern Bower Walk down to Leura Forest, Dardanelles Pass & Federal Pass. Kiah Lookout to base of Scenic Railway via Dardanelles & Federal Passes 3hrs, medium grade.
Honeymoon Lookout, Cliff Drive
Road access & EB13*.
Tallawarra, Minnamurra & Lady Carrington Lookouts
 Giant Stairway & Three Sisters
Concrete path from here to Echo Point. 
Echo Point, Cliff Drive
Local buses, toilets & drinking water, picnic area, information centre, food & souvenirs, lookout.
2hrs from Leura Cascades, medium grade.
Katoomba Cascades, Cliff Drive
Road access, EB9*, picnic area.
Katoomba Falls Reserve, Cliff Drive
Display map, local buses, kiosk, top of Furber Steps. Adjacent to caravan park.
1hr from Echo Point, medium grade.
Scenic Railway, Cliff Drive
 Local buses, toilets & drinking water, picnic area, information centre, food & souvenirs.
╝hr from Katoomba Cascades, easy grade.
* EB11 or symbolises Explorer Bus stop number.

Below the cliffs, Federal Pass runs from near Leura Cascades past the bottom of the Giant Stairway, Furber Steps, Scenic Railway & on to Narrow Neck. Dardanelles Pass runs parallel from Leura Forest to Giant Stairway - less climbing.

More Info

Bushwalking in the Katoomba & Leura Area, NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. Aprox. $4.00 from information centres & local shops.


 

 
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