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Three Sisters Walk

Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

Three Sisters Walk, in Katoomba, offers some of the most iconic views in Blue Mountains National Park, and takes you up close to the famous Three Sisters.

Where
Blue Mountains National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Distance
1km return
Time suggested
30min
Grade
Easy
Price
Free
Please note
  • The Three Sisters Aboriginal Place is recognised as a place of special cultural significance to Aboriginal people
  • The Visitor Information Centre at Echo Point is a good place for local information and to pick up maps
  • The Think Before You Trek initiative operates in this park, so please check out the website when planning your hike.
  • You'll find toilets and picnic facilities at Echo Point
  • There's limited mobile reception in this area
  • Weather in the Blue Mountains can be very different to Sydney. Be prepared for colder temperatures as conditions can change quickly.
  • Commercial tour groups need a licence to operate in the national park.
  • This walk is accessible from Echo Point to Oreades lookout. Access to Honeymoon Bridge involves sections of steep stairs. Please take care.

This family-friendly walk treats you to ever-changing views of the grand Three Sisters, rising nearly a kilometre above sea level.

Pass through the archway, next to the Echo Point Visitor Centre, and you'll soon be surrounded by soaring eucalypt forest, bird calls and fresh mountain air. Keep an eye out for the superb lyrebird and crimson rosellas as you walk the gently sloping path for 450m to Oreades lookout. Marvel at the incredible views of the Three Sisters' weather-eroded sandstone turrets, and the hazy 'blue' Jamison Valley stretching to Mount Solitary.

From here, steps lead a further 50m to Lady Game lookout, for a closer view of this remarkable rock formation. A short but very steep set of stairs at the top of the Giant Stairway leads to Honeymoon Bridge, which connects to the first sister.

On the way back, enjoy the short signposted detour to Spooners lookout. If you’re feeling energetic, there are plenty of longer walks nearby, including Prince Henry Cliff walk, Dardanelles Pass loop walking track, and the Three Sisters Walk to Scenic World via Giant Stairway.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Google Trekker, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

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

Tours and events at this location

  • Full moon. Photo: Rosie Nicolai

    Inbound study tour: Katoomba night walk

    Join a Discovery Ranger for a guided bushwalking adventure for international students, and explore the magical world of Katoomba’s rainforest at night. You’ll discover all secrets of our local wildlife.

  • Cahills lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: NSW Government

    Inbound study tour: Land management

    Discover the iconic Three Sisters in Blue Mountains National Park, on this guided bushwalk for international students. We’ll explore the many aspects of conservation and land management in this World Heritage listed landscape.

  • Echo Point, The Three Sisters, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Craig Marshall

    Inbound study tour: Three Sisters Katoomba

    Visit Echo Point and the world famous Three Sisters in Blue Mountains National Park, on this easy guided bushwalk for international students. You'll hear stories of the local area and discover classic Australian wildlife.

Visitor centre

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
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    • Richmond
      (02) 4588 2400
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • Bowmans Cottage, 370 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4588 5335
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    • Oberon
      (02) 6336 1972
      Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW
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See more visitor info
The Three Sisters, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: S Alton/OEH.