Govetts Leap Lookout

There’s something special about Govetts Leap Lookout. This lookout at Blackheath in the Blue Mountains offers a bit of everything — deep and far valley views, escarpments that glow golden in the magic hour, and a waterfall too. From Govetts Leap Lookout you can join a number of walking tracks, including the Cliff Top track to Evans Lookout or the track around to Pulpit Rock.


Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park

Nearest Train Station:

Blackheath Station is 3km from Govett’s Leap lookout, and is an approximately 45 minute walk.


  • car park

  • toilets available at lookout and nearby Blue Mountains Heritage Centre

  • tap water also available at Blue Mountains Heritage Centre

  • picnic tables and benches at the lookout

Nearby hikes:

  • Cliff Top Track

  • Fairfax

  • Govett’s Leap descent

  • Pulpit Rock

Visit for:

  • the epic valley views as far as the eye can see

  • the waterfalls

  • the proximity to the Cliff Top and Pulpit Rock walking tracks


Govetts Leap Lookout on a rainy day.

Govetts Leap Lookout on a rainy day.