Elysian Rock Lookout

In Greek mythology, Elysian Fields was said to be a paradisiacal place — and the word ‘elysian’ is now defined as blissful or delightful. And that’s precisely how you’ll feel perched on the edge of the clifftop at Elysian Rock Lookout at Leura in the Blue Mountains. The sweeping valley view from Elysian Rock Lookout is sensational.

Location:

Leura, Blue Mountains National Park.

Nearest Train Station:

Elysian Rock lookout is 20 minutes walk from Leura Train Station, via Leura Mall. The walk is about 2km one way, and 4km return.

Facilities:

  • Bench seat

Nearby Hikes:

  • Prince Henry Cliff walk

  • Lyrebird Dell walking track

  • Leura Cascades Fern Bower

Visit for:

  • the view across the valley to Mount Solitary and beyond

  • the dreamy afternoon light that comes just before the sun sets over the valley

Views:

Elysian Rock is a lookout near Leura in the Blue Mountains National Park.

Elysian Rock is a lookout near Leura in the Blue Mountains National Park.

Afternoon golden hour light in the Blue Mountains.

Afternoon golden hour light in the Blue Mountains.