Leura to Katoomba via Dardanelles Pass
  • Length: 6.6km

  • Duration: 4 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 50 Olympian Parade, Leura

  • End: Katoomba Falls Access Track, Katoomba

  • Closest Town: Leura

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 101 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7253650188

  • Longitude: 150.3319118287

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Leura to Katoomba via Dardanelles Pass is a 6.6km, grade 4 One way hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs to complete.


With approximately equal parts cliff-walk and forest track this track truly shows what the cliff edges of the Jamison Valley have to offer especially at Tarpeian and Fossil Rocks. There is a beautiful descent into the valley as well as the mystique of Leura Forest and a number of great spots to take a break along the way. The walk finishes with an exciting ride to the top of Scenic World on the world’s steepest railway.

Download maps and tracknotes for Leura to Katoomba via Dardanelles Pass hiking track from wildwalks.com.