Scenic World to base of Katoomba Falls (Via Furber Steps)
  • Length: 1.7km

  • Duration: 3 hrs 45 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Katoomba Falls Access Track, Katoomba

  • End: Prince Henry Cliff Walk, Katoomba

  • Closest Town: Katoomba

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 104 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7285850694

  • Longitude: 150.3009550303


Scenic World to base of Katoomba Falls is a 1.7km, grade 4 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs 45 mins to complete.


This pleasant walk starts at the popular Scenic World in Katoomba where the Scenic Railway and the Skyway are located. The walk finds its way down the Furber steps where there are some great side trips to lookouts. At the bottom the walk heads around through the forest to the base of the Katoomba falls. This is a great spot for a lunch break before tackling the climb back up to the top.

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