Govetts Creek Lookout
  • Length: 2.9km

  • Duration: 1 hr 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Fortress Ridge Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • End: Fortress Ridge Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • Closest Town: Leura

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 107 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6580985392

  • Longitude: 150.3641992996


Govetts Creek Lookout is a 2.9km, grade 3 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs 30 mins to complete.


This side trail from Fortress Ridge provides access to a fantastic lookout with breathtaking views along the valley and of the amazing sandstone cliffs. The walk to the lookout is mostly along management trails through the lovely heath. The views from the lookout extend across the large valley (Govetts Creek) to the cliffs on the other side including to Pulpit Rock.

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