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Echo Point to Scenic World via Giant Stairway

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Echo Point to Scenic World via Giant Stairway.

Track grading

Features of this track


4.7km one-way


2 - 3hrs

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

Some bushwalking experience recommended


Very steep


Many steps

Quality of path

Formed track

Getting there and parking

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    Echo Point and Giant Stairway are in the Katoomba area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

    • Take the Katoomba exit off Great Western Highway
    • Turn into Katoomba Road and follow the signs to Echo Point
    • Walk 450m along Three Sisters walk to reach the top of Giant Stairway.


    • Parking is available at Echo Point lookout, the Three Sisters and Scenic World.
    • It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.


    Toilets and kiosk are located at Scenic World

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    Safety messages

    Bushwalking safety

    If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    River and lake safety

    The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.



    Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

    This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

    Commercial filming and photography

    Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.


    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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