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Prince Henry Cliff walk

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

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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.

7km one-way
Time suggested
3 - 4hrs
Grade 3
What to
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note

The Visitor Information Centre at Echo Point is a good place to pick up maps and find out more about the area. The centre is open 9am-5pm daily and closed on Christmas Day.

If you’re fond of magnificent views, famous lookouts, and iconic scenery, then look no further than Prince Henry Cliff walk, in Blue Mountains National Park. Following the cliff edge from Katoomba Cascades to Gordon Falls, near Leura, this moderate walking track boasts some of the best views in NSW.

Passing several unique hanging swamps, take a look at the variety of sedges, rushes and grasses. In summer, you may see the beautiful yellow and gold flowers of Christmas bells. With over 20 lookouts offering magnificent views of Jamison Valley and three waterfalls, this track is a visual delight at any time of year. From Echo Point lookout, you’ll see the iconic Three Sisters.

Pick and choose the length of your walk, picking up the track at various lookouts along Cliff Drive. Unroll the picnic blanket when you’ve found the perfect spot and enjoy a picnic lunch with a million-dollar view.

Take a virtual tour of Prince Henry Cliff walk captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Along the way:

  • Gordon Falls Picnic Area, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government

    Gordon Falls picnic area

    Family-friendly Gordon Falls picnic area offers valley views, a great playground for the kids, and plenty of nearby walking tracks, in Leura, near Blue Mountain National Park.

  • 2 walkers approaching Gordon Falls lookout, Greater Blue Mountains Heritage Area. Photo: Remy Brand © Remy Brand

    Gordon Falls lookout

    Gordon Falls lookout is near Gordon Falls picnic area and the village of Leura, in Blue Mountains National Park.

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

    Echo Point lookout (Three Sisters)

    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.


Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.

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