Valley of the Waters lookout
Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park
Valley of the Waters lookout boasts a spectacular view of the Jamison Valley as well as access to walking tracks and waterfalls in Blue Mountains National Park.
Valley of the Waters lookout in Wentworth Falls is a fabulous spot for family and friends wanting to marvel at the spectacular landscape, a walk or lunch with a view. With plenty of active options and wheelchair-accessible facilities, it’s a no-fuss day trip for all to love.
From the lookout you can explore waterfalls and walking tracks along the cliff line or walk down into the Jamison Valley. The area is the main access point for the popular Empress Canyon.
You might catch a glimpse of a lyrebird as you take in the view to Mountain Solitary from the viewing area. If you’re feeling energetic, there’s the heart-pumping tracks down into the valley. However, if a leisurely stroll is more your style, walk along the cliff top to Wentworth Falls lookout for sensational waterfall views.
Conservation Hut at Wentworth Falls is temporarily closed but will re-open after being upgraded in 2023.
National Pass is closed between Valley of the Waters and Slacks Stairs due to rockfall. From Wentworth Falls picnic area, you can walk the upper section of this loop walk, atop the escarpment, for epic lookouts with sweeping views of the waterfalls and Jamison Valley.
The scenic views and waterfalls make for brilliant photography and walking on moderate Nature track in Blue Mountains National Park, near Wentworth Falls.
Overcliff-Undercliff track combines scenic clifftops, birdwatching, and rainforest with walking tracks and waterfalls in Blue Mountains National Park, near Wentworth Falls.
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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.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Blue Mountains Heritage Centre and Blackheath office
- 9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 4787 8877
- 270 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
- in the Katoomba area of Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Katoomba area is always open but some locations may close at times due to maintenance, poor weather or fire danger.