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Echo Point road | Echo Point, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
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All reviews scenic railway echo point three sisters scenic world furber steps great walk worth the effort afraid of heights take your time steep descent hour walk the cliff blue mountains reasonable level of fitness valley floor great fun prince henry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started at Echo Point Lookout. Walkway is paved until you reach the Giant Stairway. From there it is steep and narrow! Some of the stairs are concrete, some are steel, and a few are natural rocks. There is a handrail along the stairway. The views...More

Thank bobe2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A hard walk but you get some good sights. Take lots of water. A few stopping points along the way to catch your breath and take in the view. The most spectacular being the honeymoon bridge which takes you to the the first sister.

Thank c3017599
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk to the stairway is excellent. The walk down the stairway is steep. You can go all the way to the bottom and walk along the river back to scenic world and get the train back to the main entrance.

Thank wazzab
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Take the stairs down 300 meters and either a. turn right with the tourists and go for an hour along the cool flat path of pleasure to the bottom of railway back up or climb up via Furber stairs which are much better than the...More

1  Thank DanielM358
Reviewed 17 September 2018

One of my favourite early morning walks - park at the Oval near Katoomba Falls, walk across the top to the Giant Stairway, down then back across to the Furber Steps to ascend out of the valley - best views across to the Three Sisters...More

1  Thank 361sutts
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Went to the giant stairway and gawked at the beauty of the three Sisters! I've been here a few times and every time has been amazing!

Thank G-Hendrix
Reviewed 29 August 2018

If you are reasonably fit and don't have physical issues climbing stairs this trek will help you to add some fitness to your holiday.

1  Thank Mary Anne C
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I tagged along with some acquaintances to this gorgeous spot and we were completely unprepared for the intensity of the experience, with no water and no knowledge of the train back up across the valley. It was extremely hot, in the upper 90s, and I...More

3  Thank hanktheo
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great walk and requires a medium level of fitness. There is plenty to see on your way down. You can catch the cable car back up if you dont fancy the walk.

1  Thank resign70
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Very worth the effort to get through all the stairs. Magical views were reward enough as I found the stairs challenging. Take your time and lots of rests if needed, but the walkway through the area provided spectacular views of the Blue Mountains area. Do...More

2  Thank Mandy L
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Tashacaroline
1 October 2018|
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Response from Peter d | Reviewed this property |
Echo Point is definitely the place to park, you can either walk back around the rim after after catching the Scenic Rail up (about half an hour easy walk) or catch the Skyway across then walk. Last option is catch the... More
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scoutmama
22 December 2017|
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Response from Aurelia106 | Reviewed this property |
The walk takes about an hour and a half.
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17 July 2015|
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Response from cromansydney | Reviewed this property |
If you mean to descend via the giant stairway, yes you can do that and take scenic railway back up to the scenic world. You will need to walk from when you get to the bottom to the scenic railway for probably 1 hour, or even... More
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