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Prince Henry Cliff walk

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Prince Henry Cliff walk.

Track grading

Grade 3

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    3 - 4hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    7km one-way

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

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    Prince Henry Cliff walk follows the cliffs from Katoomba to Leura in the Blue Mountains National Park.

    To start from Echo Point in Katoomba: 

    To start from Gordon Falls picnic area in Leura:

    • Turn off Great Western Highway at Leura Mall
    • Follow Leura Mall then turn left into Olympian Parade and continue to the intersection with Lone Pine Avenue.
    • Gordon Falls lookout and picnic area, is located at the end of Olympian Parade.

     

     

    Park entry points

    Parking

    • Parking is available at either Katoomba Cascades, Echo Point lookout, or Gordon Falls near Leura.
    • It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

    Facilities

    Toilets, picnic facilities, drinking water and a kiosk are located at Echo Point lookout, Katoomba Cascades and Gordon Falls.

    Maps and downloads

    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 + 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.

    Prohibited

    Pets

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

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Prince Henry Cliff walk

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    Park info

    Echo Point lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: David Finnegan