Farnell Road to Explorers Tree
  • Length: 4km

  • Duration: 2 hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 71-78 Farnells Rd, Katoomba

  • End: 386 Great Western Hwy, Katoomba

  • Closest Town: Katoomba

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 105 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7138070964

  • Longitude: 150.2925443537


Farnell Road to Explorers Tree is a 4km, grade 3 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 hrs to complete.


This short walk takes you from the western end of Katoomba initially following the cliff line then following Pulpit Hill Road to the Explorers Tree. There are optional side trips to lookouts providing great views across the Megalong Valley. In addition to the great views the walk provides the opportunity to see a piece of Australian heritage.

Download maps and tracknotes for Farnell Road to Explorers Tree hiking track from wildwalks.com.