Visiting the Blue Mountains allows you to see the villages, or go bush walking and explore the rugged region.

The Blue Mountains have many lookouts where you can see anything from the iconic Three Sisters to waterfalls, and Jamison Valley. Only an hour’s drive out from Sydney, you’ll find yourself in a whole other world with beautiful landscapes.

Blue Mountains Lookouts

Echo Point Lookout

Perhaps the most popular Blue Mountains lookout. From Echo Point, you will have an amazing view of the Three Sisters and Jamison Valley. Travellers around the world will make a day trip from Sydney to the Blue Mountains just to go to this lookout. You get a perfect view of the Three Sisters and see just how far Jamison Valley travels.

Echo Point lookout is super easy to reach, and it is right by the Visitor Information Centre.

Govetts Leap Lookout

Govetts Leap is another popular lookout in the Blue Mountains. This is one of the best places you should go to for the sunrise over the Blue Mountains. From this lookout, you’ll see tall waterfalls, the Grose Valley canyons, sandstone escarpments, and steep cliff walls.

Govetts Leap lookout is accessible for everyone as you can drive and park right at the viewing lookout.

Evans Lookout

Evans Lookout gives you an incredible view overlooking Grose River Valley sandstone cliffs. Evans Lookout is also within walking distance from Govetts Leap Lookout and is a starting point for many walks. A good walk to do from here is the Grand Canyon track which is about three to four hours long.

You can reach Evans Lookout by parking right at the platform! This makes a great accessible viewing lookout for everyone.

Cahill’s Lookout

Another hugely popular lookout, Cahill’s Lookout has breathtaking views of the Megalong Valley. From here you will be able to see the Narrow Neck Peninsula, Megalong Head, and Boars Head Rock.

You can reach this lookout by parking at the nearby carpark and then walking about 15 minutes to the lookout.

Eagle Hawk Lookout

Eagle Hawk Lookout isn’t as busy as the other lookouts, but you still get incredible views of the greenery and the cliffs. Sit down on the chair and watch the clouds pass by.

There’s a carpark at the lookout, making it easy to reach if you have a car. And right nearby Eagle Hawk Lookout is the iconic Scenic World!

For other incredible views make sure you check out Scenic World and go on the three different scenic rides. To get the best of both worlds, you can book a Blue Mountains tour which includes tickets to Scenic World!

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward began with a passion for travel and turned it into a thriving tourism business. He co-founded Sightseeing Tours Australia after starting out as a tour guide in Melbourne. Cameron delights in helping visitors get the most from their trip to Australia. Whether he's leading tours or writing about his favourite places, Cameron loves sharing his local insight with fellow travellers.

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