Greater Blue Mountains Drive – Blue Mountains Discovery Trail

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The ‘edge-of-the-world’ drive around the cliff tops between Katoomba and Wentworth Falls are part of this Blue Mountains Discovery Trail. Part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area is packed full of lookouts, picnic areas, and walking tracks located alongside galleries, cafes, museums, antiques, and accommodation in Katoomba, Leura and Wentworth Falls.

Highlights include Echo Point and the Three Sisters, Katoomba Falls, Scenic World, Sublime Point, and Wentworth Falls Lake. The Wentworth Falls Picnic area and The Valley of the Waters are linked by walking tracks at different levels on the escarpment. Check the NPWS website for track closures.

This Trail is best started west of Katoomba at the intersection of Valley Road and Bathurst Road, is 36 kilometres one way to Wentworth Falls and takes about one hour, plus stops, all on sealed suburban roads.

Staff at the Blue Mountains Visitor Information Centre at Echo Point can assist with information. Open 7 days from 9 am to 4pm.



Birdwatching Walks

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


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Nearby Things to Do

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Aspect across the botanic gardens

Blue Mountains Country Charm® Discovery Tour

Katoomba, Blue Mountains

Murder Mystery Events

Murder Mystery Events

Katoomba, Blue Mountains

Family enjoying the Scenic Walkway

Spring School Holidays at Scenic World

Katoomba, Blue Mountains

Valley of he Waters

Valley of the Waters

Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains

Overcliff-Undercliff track, Blue Mountains National Park

Overcliff-Undercliff track

Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains

Grand Canyon Track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government

Grand Canyon Track

Blackheath, Blue Mountains

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