Gordon Falls Lookout Walk
Dharug & Gundungurra Country

10 min to 15 min

350 m
return

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Moderate track
This short, pleasant bushwalk from Leura leads to the Gordon Falls Lookout. As the name suggests, there are view of Gordon Falls, as well as a great view along the escarpment to Sublime Point, across to Mount Solitary and over to the Three Sisters. Let us begin by acknowledging the Dharug & Gundungurra people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Signage on Prince Henrey Cliff walk. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Prince Henry CLiff walk. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Welcome to Blue Mountains NP. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Along Prince Henry Cliff walk. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
On Prince Henry Cliff walk. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Gordon Falls Lookout track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Gordon Falls Lookout track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Staircase on Gordon Falls Lookout track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Steps on Gordon Falls Lookout track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Gordon Falls Lookout. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
The view from Gordon Falls Lookout. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Mount Solitary from Gordon Falls Lookout. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Sublime Point escarpment from Gordon Falls Lookout. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Back of the Three sisters from Gordon Falls Lookout. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Gordon falls from Gordon Falls Lookout. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-33.7250762,150.3319934)
Mode Bus Car (There is free parking available.)
DirectionsFrom Alexandra Terrace
  • Turn on to Leura Mall, BMD then drive for 165 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Leura Mall, BMD and drive for another 215 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Leura Mall, BMD and drive for another 1.2 km
  • Turn left onto Olympian Parade, BMD and drive for another 400 m
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From the corner of Olympian Pde and Lone Pine Ave, this walk heads south through the park and, at the information sign, connects to a small bush track. Heading down just a few steps, the track comes to an intersection with a bush track.....
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After 40 m to find the car park.
After another 40 m continue straight.
After another 80 m pass a seat (6 m on your right).
Then head down the metal steps (about 7 m long)
After another 15 m come to "Gordon Falls Lookout".
Gordon Falls Lookout
Gordon Falls Lookout

Gordon Falls Lookout is a fenced lookout near the end of Lone Pine Rd, Leura. As the name suggests, there is a good view of Gordon Falls to the left. There is also a wonderful view along the escarpment to Sublime Point. The lookout is right at the edge of the cliff and also has a great view across the Jamison Valley, out to Mount Solitary. Narrow Neck and the 'back' of the Three Sisters are visible on the right-hand side.
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Gordon Falls Lookout is a fenced lookout near the end of Lone Pine Rd, Leura. As the name suggests, there is a good view of Gordon Falls to the left. There is also a wonderful view along the escarpment to Sublime Point. The lookout is right at the edge of the cliff and also has a great view across the Jamison Valley, out to Mount Solitary. Narrow Neck and the 'back' of the Three Sisters are visible on the right-hand side.

Turn around here and retrace the main route for 175 m to get back to the start.
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Terrain
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Gordon Falls Lookout Walk


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 350 m
Time 10 min to 15 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)

Some facilities on route
Seat: There is one 160 m from the start.


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