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Leura Cascades
3 Sisters, Blue Mountains, Australia.

Picnic area & bushwalking base.
The City in a National Park - World Heritage Region


Please take extreme care near lookouts & cliffs! 

Carry drinking water, use sun protection.


On the Cliff Drive & Prince Henry Cliff Walk between Leura & Katoomba. 5km from Leura railway station.


Toilets, drinking water, display map, picnic tables, children's swings.

Explorer Bus - Leura Cascades - Stop 15


Rock Climbing


Leura Cascades was the location of Leura Baths, one of many swimming baths constructed in the Blue Mountains by damming a creek.

Picnic & playground area

Looking straight down from the Round Walk, near the mouth of the canyon.
Photos: ©2000 D. Martin
Right: the lower pool in about 1950. There were two pools, the sexes being segregated.
Photo: Arthur Martin


Times are only approximate.

Above Cliff Line
Leura Cascades
Short & easy walk down the canyon to the top of Bridal Veil Falls. No steep stairs, suitable for most people.
Prince Henry Cliff Walk
Extensive cliff-top walk with many exits. 2hrs to Echo Point, 1¼hrs to Gordon Falls Picnic Area, grade medium. More info...
Round Walk
Includes cascades walk.
Bridal Veil Falls - Lookout
Follow Prince Henry Cliff Walk towards Gordon Falls. Shortcut via road over arch bridge, join Cliff Walk about 200m after reaching Cliff Drive.
Below First Line of Cliffs
Bridal Veil Falls - Base
Path leaves Round Walk & descends via a canyon. Continues to Fern Bower.
Fern Bower Walk
Leaves Cliff Walk near Jamiesons Lookout. From Cliff Drive - Kiah Lookout, Explorer Bus stop 14.
Circuit 2-3hrs via Bridal Veil Falls base, grade medium.
Below Second Line of Cliffs
Fern Bower Walk
Descends from Jamiesons Lookout to Leura Forest. From Cliff Drive - Kiah Lookout, Explorer Bus stop 14. Kiah Lookout to base of Scenic Railway via Dardanelles & Federal Passes. 3hrs, medium grade.
Dardenelles Pass
Leura Forest to Giant Stairway following base of cliff. 
Federal Pass
Leura Forest to Giant Stairway, then on to Furber Steps & bottom of Scenic Railway. More Info... 
Lindemanns Pass
Neither signposted, maintained nor promoted by NPWS. Experienced bushwalkers only. Leaves Fern Bower Walk below Linda Falls, follows base of cliffs to Valley of the Waters. 7hrs, hard grade.

Round Walk, Leura Cascades
Cliff-ledge section of the Round Walk.
Photo from Bridal Veil Lookout with 200mm lens. ©2001 D. Martin

More Info

Bushwalking in the Katoomba & Leura Area, NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. Aprox. $4.00 from information centres & local shops.


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