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Echo Point lookout (Three Sisters)

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Take a day trip to famous Echo Point lookout in Katoomba for stunning views of the Jamison Valley and the iconic Three Sisters, in the Blue Mountains.

Please note
  • Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for closures and to report any incidents at the lookout.
  • The council's Visitor Centre at Echo Point is open daily 9am to 4pm. Closed Christmas Day.

Echo Point lookout is managed by Blue Mountains City Council and is located on the boundary of Blue Mountains National Park.

Part of the Greater Blue Mountains Area World Heritage Property, the Three Sisters is an iconic formation that you must see at least once in your lifetime. There are different versions of the Aboriginal story of the Three Sisters, but what you’re bound to agree with is how truly spectacular it is.

Standing proudly in the land of the Gundungurra and Darug People, the traditional custodians of this declared Aboriginal Place, the imposing Three Sisters is best seen from Echo Point lookout, just outside the national park, on the edge of the plateau above. These three weathered sandstone peaks, formed thousands of years ago through erosion, are set among the cliffs of the Jamison Valley. From the lookout, you’ll be able to see the Ruined Castle and Mount Solitary.

Echo Point lookout is the gateway to many great walks and nature experiences in the area. Take the short Three Sisters walk. If you have time, Prince Henry Cliff walk connects Echo Point to Leura Cascades and takes you past many scenic lookouts along the cliff edge. Or try going down the Giant Stairway to get to the tracks below the cliffs.

Take a virtual tour of Echo Point lookout and the surrounding Blue Mountains National Park captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • Three Sisters walk, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Rosie Garthwin

    Three Sisters walk

    The easy 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.

  • Prince Henry Cliff walk in Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Natasha Webb

    Prince Henry Cliff walk

    Scenic valley views and wildflowers abound on Prince Henry Cliff walk between Katoomba and Leura, via iconic Three Sisters and Echo Point in Blue Mountains National Park.

  • Dardanelles Pass loop walking track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin

    Dardanelles Pass loop walking track

    From Echo Point, the historic Dardanelles Pass loop walking track in Blue Mountains National Park is a hard walking track with scenic views of The Three Sisters, waterfalls and rainforest.


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Hike 19km in 2 days along Grand Cliff Top Walk, which seamlessly links Wentworth Falls, Leura, and Katoomba. Discover Aboriginal culture, countless waterfalls, lookouts, and unique Blue Mountains villages.

2 walkers on Grand Cliff Top Walk admiring the waterfall at Weeping Rock, Greater Blue Mountains Heritage Area. Photo: Remy Brand © Remy Brand


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