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Prince Henry Cliff walk is a 7km, grade 3 one way hike, located in the Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3.5hrs to complete.
If you’re fond of magnificent views, famous lookouts, and iconic scenery, then look no further than Prince Henry Cliff walk, in Blue Mountains National Park. Following the cliff edge from Katoomba Cascades to Gordon Falls, near Leura, this moderate walking track boasts some of the best views in NSW.
Passing several unique hanging swamps, take a look at the variety of sedges, rushes and grasses. In summer, you may see the beautiful yellow and gold flowers of Christmas bells. With over 20 lookouts offering magnificent views of Jamison Valley and three waterfalls, this track is a visual delight at any time of year. From Echo Point lookout, you’ll see the iconic Three Sisters.
Pick and choose the length of your walk, picking up the track at various lookouts along Cliff Drive. Unroll the picnic blanket when you’ve found the perfect spot and enjoy a picnic lunch with a million-dollar view.
Take a virtual tour of Prince Henry Cliff walk captured with Google Street View Trekker.
About the region
Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.
9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
To Katoomba Cascades. Prince Henry Cliff walk follows the cliffs from Katoomba to Leura in the Blue Mountains National Park. You can at either Katoomba, or Leura.To start at Katoomba: Driving from Sydney, turn at Katoomba off the Great Western HighwayFollow the signs to Echo Point lookout (Three Sisters)In Leura, the track starts from Gordon Falls lookout and picnic area:Drive west from Sydney on the Great Western HighwayTurn into Leura and follow Leura Mall, turn left into Olympian Parade and follow to the intersection with Lone Pine Avenue.Gordon Falls lookout is located at the end of Olympian Parade Park entry points Katoomba Cascades See on map Parking Parking is available at either Katoomba Cascades, Echo Point lookout, or Gordon Falls near Leura. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.
The Visitor Information Centre at Echo Point is a good place to pick up maps and find out more about the area. The centre is open 9am-5pm daily and closed on Christmas Day.
It’s a good idea to fill in the free trip intention form and hire a PLB when planning your hike. Bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.