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Address: Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia
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Stunning views, started at this location and followed through to the Pulpit rock walk trail which took around 3 hours. highly recommend, not a highly strenuous walk but there are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Stunning views, started at this location and followed through to the Pulpit rock walk trail which took around 3 hours. highly recommend, not a highly strenuous walk but there are some parts which are completely up hill. Once you arrive at Pulpit the views are unbelievable. Defiantly take the time to do this walk!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

One of the best views in the Blue Mountains is at Govetts Leap (also known as Bridal Veil Falls). We visited the area the day after some substantial rainfall, so the waterfall was quite spectacular. It is well worth the short drive from Katoomba (to Blackheath) for this scenic view. There are several hikes in the area if one wishes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A must see for all passing by this region. Spectacular views of the valley. Do take note of bus times if arriving by public transport, the frequency is different of weekends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Don't miss it ! The spectacular views were well worth the short detour & making the effort during winter on a cold, rainy day was a bonus as the valley below was filled with mist or clouds which enhanced our photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The lookout is about 30-45 mins walk from the station, the lookout is amazing and a must see. No many people visit Blackheath when visiting the blue mountains becuase no one knows how beautiful this place really is. I highly recommend visiting this lookout. It is stunning and you can see the waterfalls. There are a lot of great walks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Absolutely breathtaking there are walks from this point, the 15min walk may suit some. We took some great early morning shots, so take a camera. There is a BBQ area with rest rooms. Good family picnic spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Spectacular views out across the valleys. It was amazing to see the vertical rock faces that showed the structure of the rock formations, from how many years ago. There was also a quite spectacular waterfall not far from the main lookout point. There were several walks available but unfortunately we didn't have enough time available to try them out, maybe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

My opinion is that Govetts Leap is just as good as, if not better than, those views in Katoomba. Even better, the crowds are fewer. A must see if visiting the Blue Mountains area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful easy flat walk. Braeburn track follows a little creek down to the excarpment. Then follow the cliff along. You can walk it clockwise or anti clockwise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I went hear because it was the number one trek on TripAdvisor and I didn't want to be a tourist. It's located one stop after Katoomba. You will see signs directing you to the walk when you exit the trainstation. It took me maybe 15 minutes the get to the start of the walk. On the beginning you walk trough... More 

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Address: Address: Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Blackheath

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