Greater Blue Mountains Drive

Driving Routes

Scenic Drives and Walks

Andersons Fire Trail
Location: Woodford, NSW
Entry is FREE! Anderson Fire Trail runs from Bedford Creek near Woodford to Kings Tableland at Wentworth Falls and is suitable for mountain biking and walking. ... more
Anvil Rock
Location: Katoomba, NSW
Entry is FREE! Located at the end of Hat Hill Road in the Grose Valley, this weathered sandstone rock formation offers magnificent views over the Grose Valley to Mt... more
Beauchamp Falls
Location: Katoomba, NSW
Entry is FREE! Situated on Greaves Creek on the Rodriguez Pass Walking Track Beauchamp Falls can also be accessed as a 400 metres each way detour off the Grand... more
Berghofers Pass
Location: Mount Victoria, NSW
Entry is FREE! Berghofers Pass was constructed between 1907 and 1912 and used until 1920 an alternative to Victoria Pass to allow a gradual ascent of the... more
Birdwood Gully Track
Location: Springwood, NSW
Entry is FREE! Birdwood Gully Track is a classic easy walk of 2.5 kilometres in the mid Blue Mountains where you can experience many species of bird life. In the... more
Blackheath Glen Picnic Area
Location: Blackheath, NSW
Entry is FREE! Blackheath Glen Picnic Area situated beside a small creek in the Megalong Valley this reserve is surrounded by impressive trees. more
Blue Gum Forest
Location: Blackheath, NSW
Entry is FREE! The Blue Gum Forest has an interesting history that is closely linked to the beginnings of the Blue Mountains National Park. Covering 16.2 hectares... more
Boars Head Rock
Location: Katoomba, NSW
Entry is FREE! Boars Head Rock is reached via the Cliff Drive west of Narrow Neck this large rock on the escarpment was named because of its resemblance to the head... more
Cahills Lookout
Location: Katoomba, NSW
Entry is FREE! A short walk to Cahills Lookout provides a great place to compare the Jamison Valley, Narrow Neck Plateau and the more rural Megalong Valley as well... more
Cathedral of Ferns
Location: Mount Wilson, NSW
Entry is FREE! A short distance from the village of Mount Wilson on the Mount Irvine Road is the Cathedral of Ferns. Opposite a large picnic area the short easy... more
Centennial Glen
Location: Blackheath, NSW
Entry is FREE! Centennial Glen is a cool Glen with small waterfalls, ferns and rock overhangs and has excellent views of Kanimbla Valley. more
Coxs Road
Location: Mount Victoria, NSW
Entry is FREE! Coxs Road Walking Track is part of the historic walking track system from Mount Victoria to Hartley Vale. Coxs Road follows the original route from... more
DuFaurs Rocks Lookout
Location: Mount Wilson, NSW
Entry is FREE! DuFaurs Rocks Lookout is a rock outcrop at Mt Wilson with views into DuFaurs Creek gully and over into the Wollangambe Wilderness. more
Eagle Hawk Lookout
Location: Katoomba, NSW
Entry is FREE! Eagle Hawk Lookout is a small lookout closely surrounded by trees just past Scenic World on the Cliff Drive offer a framed 'eagle' view of The... more
Echo Point Lookout
Location: Echo Point, NSW
Entry is FREE! Perched on the edge of the escarpment the Echo Point provides panoramic views of the southern Blue Mountains, Kanangra-Boyd Wilderness and the Three... more
Empress Falls
Location: Wentworth Falls, NSW
Entry is FREE! Waterfall on Valley of the Waters Creek. more
Euroka Picnic Area
Location: Glenbrook, NSW
Entry is FREE! Euroka Picnic Area is popular spot for day use and overnight camping area (permits required). The park is situated in the eastern part of Blue... more
Evans Lookout
Location: Blackheath, NSW
Entry is FREE! Evans Lookout is located at the top of the escarpment at the end of Evans Lookout Road the Lookout is the terminus for a number of tracks in and out... more
Furbers Steps
Location: Katoomba, NSW
Entry is FREE! Walking track joins Federal Pass to the top of the escarpment passing Rainforest Lookout, Queen Victoria Lookout and Furbers Steps Lookout. The... more
Giant Stairway Echo Point
Location: Echo Point, NSW
Entry is FREE! From Echo Point a concrete path provides access to The Three Sisters and the Giant Stairway which was constructed between 1909 and 1932. The... more
Golden Stairs
Location: Echo Point, NSW
Entry is FREE! Golden Stairs , this historic miners route descends from Narrow Neck down 160 metres with 1600 steps and ladders to the Federal Pass in the Jamison... more
Gordon Falls Lookout
Location: Leura, NSW
Entry is FREE! Gordon Falls Lookout is a short walk to the cliff edge from Gordon Falls Picnic Area. The lookout provides views over Jamison Valley and Gordon Falls. more
Govetts Leap Falls
Location: Blackheath, NSW
Entry is FREE! Waterfall on Govetts Leap Brook where the falls plummet about 180 metres onto the broken rocks at the base of the cliff. Formerly known at Bridal... more
Govetts Leap Lookout
Location: Blackheath, NSW
Entry is FREE! Govetts Leap Lookout is a popular lookout and is the start (or finish) to a number of bushwalks and offers spectacular views over the Grose Valley... more
Grand Canyon Track
Location: Blackheath, NSW
Entry is FREE! The Grand Canyon Track is a popular walking track provides a unique opportunity to experience a walk through a canyon without the need for a wetsuit... more
Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area
Location: Blackheath, NSW
The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area was inscribed on the World Heritage List in the year 2000. The area consists of 1.03 million hectares... more
Katoomba Falls
Location: Katoomba, NSW
Entry is FREE! A series of small waterfalls flow over rocks to the Katoomba Falls where it drops over 55 metres over the escarpment into the Jamison Valley. An... more
Lawsons Long Alley
Location: Mount Victoria, NSW
Entry is FREE! Lawsons Long Alley and Lockyers Loop Road are two historic walking tracks. Lawson's Long Alley, named after William Lawson, one of the first... more
Lockley Pylon
Location: Leura, NSW
Entry is FREE! Lockley Pylon is the pyramid shaped hill on the escarpment overlooking Govetts Canyon and the Grose River and can be reached from Mount Hay Road at... more
Malaita Lookout
Location: Katoomba, NSW
Entry is FREE! Malatia Lookout is on the escarpment above Malatia Point between Landslide Lookout and Eagle Hawk Lookout at Katoomba. more
Mount Banks
Location: Mount Tomah, NSW
Entry is FREE! Mount Banks at 1062 metres is a basalt capped mountain which is among the highest peaks of the Blue Mountains and was named by botanist George... more
Mount Piddington Lookout
Location: Mount Victoria, NSW
Entry is FREE! At 1094 metre Mount Piddington is the tallest mountain in the Blue Mountains and is a popular area for traditional style rock climbing. A walking... more
Mount Solitary
Location: Blackheath, NSW
Entry is FREE! Mount Solitary at 919 metres, this isolated plateau dominates the landscape of the Jamison Valley and can be seen from all vantage points along the... more
Murphys Glen Picnic Area
Location: Woodford, NSW
Entry is FREE! Murphys Glen is a volcanic neck and an area of richer soil providing a home for some of the tallest Turpentines and Blue Gums in the Blue Mountains... more
Narrow Neck Lookout
Location: Katoomba, NSW
Entry is FREE! Narrow Neck Lookout as the name implies has views over the Narrow Neck Peninsula Plateau which divides the Jamison and Megalong Valleys. Access is... more
North Lawson Park
Location: Lawson, NSW
Entry is FREE! Dantes Glen, Empire Pass and Frederica Falls can all be accessed on this three kilometre circuit walk from Wilson Park in North Lawson. Waterfalls,... more
Oaks Fire Trail
Location: Woodford, NSW
Entry is FREE! The Oaks Fire Trail connects the National Park entrance at Glenbrook with the Woodford area and is popular as a cycling trail. It is best enjoyed by... more
Old Ford Reserve
Location: Megalong Valley, NSW
Entry is FREE! Situated by the Megalong Creek the Old Ford Reserve is a popular camping spot and is 8.3 kilometres along the Six Foot Track. more
Perrys Lookdown
Location: Blackheath, NSW
Entry is FREE! Perrys Lookdown this lookout at the top of the escarpment overlooking the Grose Valley and river and is the shortest but steepest descent to the Blue... more
Pierces Pass
Location: Mount Tomah, NSW
Entry is FREE! Situated off the Bells Line of Road just past Mount Banks there is a turnoff to Pierces Pass. The left hand track goes to Walls' Lookout car park... more
Pisgah Rock
Location: Glenbrook, NSW
Entry is FREE! Pisgah Rock Lookout is situated in the eastern Blue Mountains National Park. This lookout offers views of Erskine Creek gorge and has a rich... more
Prince Henry Cliff Walk
Location: Leura, NSW
Entry is FREE! The Prince Henry Cliff Walk, approximately nine kilometres in length, connects the Gordon Falls Reserve in Leura with Leura Cascades, The Three... more
Queen Victoria Lookout
Location: Katoomba, NSW
Entry is FREE! Queen Victoria Lookout is named in honour of Queen Victoria and offering views of Katoomba Falls and the Three Sisters. This lookout is located on... more
Red Hands Cave
Location: Blackheath, NSW
Entry is FREE! This Red Hands Cave site is one of the best examples of Aboriginal art in the Blue Mountains National Park. The cave is a gallery of fine hand... more
Ruined Castle
Location: Echo Point, NSW
Entry is FREE! The Ruined Castle is a rocky outcrop seen from Echo Point between Mount Solitary and Narrow Neck Plateau. Access is via the Golden Stairs off Narrow... more
South Lawson Waterfall Circuit
Location: Lawson, NSW
Entry is FREE! South Lawson Waterfall Circuit is four kilometres long and traverses South Lawson Park which contains Adelina Falls and continues to Junction Falls... more
Wentworth Falls
Location: Wentworth Falls, NSW
Entry is FREE! Wentworth Falls is located in the Blue Mountains National Park is a spectacular waterfall with magnificent views. One of the most picturesque falls... more
Wentworth Falls Picnic Area
Location: Wentworth Falls, NSW
Entry is FREE! At the end of Falls Road and off Sir Henry Burrell Drive is this lovely picnic area. The exotic trees and free stone walls have been added to since... more
Taralga Visitor Information Centre
Location: Taralga, NSW
Entry is FREE! Taralga Visitor Information Centre provides a range of services for the tourist and traveller alike. This is an unmanned centre, help yourselves... more
Badgerys Lookout
Location: Goulburn, NSW
Entry is FREE! Seven kilometres east of Marulan is the tiny village of Tallong. Beyond is a remarkable gorge bisected by the Shoalhaven River. There are fine views... more
Long Point Lookout
Location: Tallong, NSW
Entry is FREE! Seven kilometres east of Marulan is the tiny village of Tallong. Beyond is a remarkable gorge bisected by the Shoalhaven River. There are fine views... more
Windsor Heritage Walk
Location: Windsor, NSW
Entry is FREE! The heritage charm of Windsor can be fully explored on the heritage walk of the town. Windsor a town that emerged along the banks of the Hawkesbury... more
Capertee Valley
Location: Capertee, NSW
Surrounded by the wonders of World Heritage listed wilderness, the Capertee Valley is the world's second largest canyon. Sandstone cliffs dominate... more
Lockyers Road Walking Track
Location: Hartley Vale, NSW
Entry is FREE! Lockyers Road Walking Track is one of the most historic walking tracks that were the original 'roads' used to descend into Hartley Vale. Remnants of... more
Muswellbrook Heritage Walk
Location: Muswellbrook, NSW
Muswellbrook Heritage Walk is approximately 4.5 kilometres long and may be commenced from M.M. Hyndes Bailey & Co Surveyors, 208 Bridge Street,... more
Abercrombie River National Park
Location: Oberon, NSW
The Abercrombie River National Park presents a great opportunity to leave it all behind and get back to basics. Situated between Oberon and Taralga... more
Kanangra-Boyd National Park
Location: Oberon, NSW
Kanangra Boyd National Park offers visitors a rare insight into Australia's unspoilt natural environment. Away from the buzz of the more... more
Lake Oberon Park
Location: Oberon, NSW
Lake Oberon Park is a well maintained park with well kept lawns and established trees. There are electric undercover barbecues and picnic tables. A... more
Penrith Valley Heritage Drive
Location: Emu Plains, NSW
Take a drive through the historic Penrith Valley and walk in the footsteps of our pioneering settlers. The Penrith Valley Heritage Drive covers both... more
Robertson Nature Reserve
Location: Robertson, NSW
Entry is FREE! Robertson Nature Reserve is located in South Street in the rural town of Robertson. This Reserve protects five hectares of temperate rainforest and... more
Sixty Foot Falls
Location: Mittagong, NSW
Entry is FREE! Sixty Foot Falls is located on the Red Walking track at Mount Alexandra, Mittagong. Walking track maps are available from the Visitors Information... more