Govetts Leap, Blackheath

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For spectacular views of Bridal Veil Falls and the Blue Mountains, check out the lookout at Govetts Leap. You can choose from trails of varying difficulty to reach the point, so find one that suits your level of fitness, available time, and desire for a challenge. Watch the cliffs change color before your eyes from bright orange, to red ochre, to purple, to gold. Take in the beauty of the valleys, immense cliff faces, and great canyon. The path starting at Evans Lookout takes you into the valley. Work out when and for how long to visit Govetts Leap and other Blackheath attractions using our handy Blackheath trip planner .
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  • October 11, 2017
    We walked from Evans Lookout to here. Paths are in great condition. Lots and lots and lots of steps between the two points but if you decide to just come to this lookout you're in for a treat! Views a...  more »
  • October 8, 2017
    Wow, what a spectacular view. Definitely not to be missed. Challenging walk further down but worth it.  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    I've no idea who Mr Govett was, but it's pretty weird to call a cliff edge (and WHAT a cliff edge) a Leap. Does that imply that Mr Govett met an untimely end by launching himself into space? A gruesom...  more »
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  • September 8, 2017
    The views are spectacular. Also it's not packed with people like echo point. There is also a wheel chair/pram accessible walk.
  • July 3, 2017
    Fantastic view of the Pulpit Rock and the valley. There are a number of waterfalls to enjoy too. The walk down is a little steep and can be slippery so make sure you wear a proper hiking boots.
  • May 30, 2017
    This place is just amazing. People will regret of NOT visiting this lookout when visiting Blue Mountains. I've been there many times to watch sunrise, sunset and also watch the amazing milky way during clear night when there were no moon. MUST-VISIT PLACE for everyone!
  • July 23, 2017
    We go for two separate day, one day with rain, the other day is fine. It has total different feel, great place to visit. choose a fine day walking it's track
  • September 8, 2017
    A great view overlooking the valley. If you look to the right side of the valley you can see the waterfall.

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