Tarpeian Rock
  • Length: 400m

  • Duration: 15 mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 90 Cliff Dr, Katoomba

  • End: 8 Olympian Parade, Leura

  • Closest Town: Leura

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 101 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7223299468

  • Longitude: 150.3258561133


Tarpeian Rock is a 400m, grade 2 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 15 mins to complete.


This short walk starts from Cliff Rd in Leura and heads out to Tarpeian Rock Lookout crossing over Prince Henry Cliff Walk. The lookout provides breathtaking views down the Jamison Valley and along the Kings Tableland to Mount Solitary. The floor of the lookout is interesting in it’s own right with fascinating circular pattens.

Download maps and tracknotes for Tarpeian Rock hiking track from wildwalks.com.