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Sublime Point lookout - Leura

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

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

Type
Lookouts
Where
Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water, sunscreen, hat, sturdy shoes, clothes for all weather conditions
Please note
  • Sublime Point lookout is managed by Blue Mountains City Council and is located outside Blue Mountains National Park.
  • For more information visit the council's visitor centres at Echo Point, Katoomba or on Great Western Highway at Glenbrook.
  • Climbers need to be well prepared and very experienced to tackle the vertical cliffs around Sublime lookout.
  • For council reserve and walking track closures visit the council website. Please report any incidents or safety issues at the lookout to the council.

You'll feel like you’re on the edge of the world as the views go on forever at Sublime Point lookout. Located in Leura, overlooking Blue Mountains National Park, this spot offers sensational views of the Jamison Valley, and is popular with picnickers and birdwatcher. 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

Sublime Point Lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government