Solitary Restaurant to Fossil Rock
  • Length: 200m

  • Duration: 15 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 90 Cliff Dr, Katoomba

  • End: 90 Cliff Dr, Katoomba

  • Closest Town: Leura

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 102 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7215653321

  • Longitude: 150.3195171582


Solitary Restaurant to Fossil Rock is a 200m, grade 3 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 15 mins to complete.


This short walk starts at Solitary Restaurant on Cliff Drive and soon arrives at the lookout at Fossil Rock with great views down the valley. If you are feeling a bit more energetic there is an optional side trip to Bridal Veil Lookout giving great views of the Bridal Veil waterfall. This walk can be topped off with a snack from the kiosk back up on the road.

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