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Sublime Point lookout - Leura

Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

A great picnic spot for families and rock climbers alike. Sublime Point lookout -Leura offers birdwatching and scenic valley views, in Blue Mountains National Park.

Type
Lookouts
Where
Blue Mountains National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water, sunscreen, hat, sturdy shoes, clothes for all weather conditions
Please note
  • The Think before you trek initiative operates in this park, please check out the website when planning your hike.
  • Climbers need to be well prepared and very experienced to tackle the vertical cliffs around Sublime lookout
  • The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, please ensure you are well prepared for your visit.
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch

It will feel like you’re on the edge of the world as the views go on forever at Sublime Point lookout – Leura, in Blue Mountains National Park. Offering sensational scenic views of the Jamison Valley, it’s a popular spot for picnicking and birdwatching with families. The more adventurous know it as a haven for rock climbing.

Following an easy track, look for gang-gangs and cockatoos feeding in the casuarinas during summer. You’ll cross a bridge over a dramatic ravine before arriving at the lookout platform.

Gaze across the scenic valley views and soak up the unending wilderness. You’ll get a different viewpoint on Katoomba and the extended family of The Three Sisters. On a misty morning, Mount Solitary rising out of the clouds is a magnificent sight.

The sheer cliffs attract experienced rock climbers, who are often seen tackling climbs such as ‘Hells Bells’ and ‘Sweet Dreams’.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan.

Conservation program:

Bush Trackers

Bush Trackers was created to encourage children to engage with the environment in and around the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area. This program highlights the natural and cultural splendour of the greater Blue Mountains through education initiatives and bushwalks.

Charles Darwin walk, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton

Park info

  • in Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
  • Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day applies only at attractions in the Glenbrook area.

    Buy an annual pass.
  • More
    • Blue Mountains (Glenbrook)
      (02) 4720 6200 (Infoline)
      Contact hours: Entry station is open weekends, public holidays and school holidays only.
    • Blue Mountains National Park, Bruce Road, Glenbrook NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4739 6665
    More
    • Richmond
      (02) 4588 2400
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • Bowmans Cottage, 370 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4588 5335
    More
    • Oberon
      (02) 6336 1972
      Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW
    More
See more visitor info
Sublime Point Lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government