Conservation Hut to Empress Lookout
  • Length: 800m

  • Duration: 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 90 Fletcher St, Wentworth Falls

  • End: 90 Fletcher St, Wentworth Falls

  • Closest Town: Wentworth Falls

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 97.3 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7202156495

  • Longitude: 150.36290381


Conservation Hut to Empress Lookout is a 800m, grade 3 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30 mins to complete.


This is a walk that engages the senses from Conservation Hut into the Valley of the Waters. The walk starts off with coffee aromas from Conservation Hut and winds down through the inspiring bushland with a number of views along the way. The turn-around point of Empress Lookout doesn’t have the greatest views but the sounds of Empress Falls roaring through the canyon are quite enjoyable.

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