Govetts Leap Loop
  • Length: 8.7km

  • Duration: 4 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 266 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath

  • End: 266 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath

  • Closest Town: Blackheath

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 112 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6338755216

  • Longitude: 150.2843988138


Govetts Leap Loop is a 8.7km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs 30 mins to complete.


This walk from Blackheath Train Station is a fantastic way to see some of the iconic areas of the Blue Mountains in the Blackheath area. The walk heads through Pope’s Glen to Govetts Leap via a wonderful stroll along the creek before breaking out to the views of the Grose Valley. The stunning views over the valley waterfalls and bush make this a great walk with public transport access.

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