Echo Point to Eastern Skyway Station

Download & Print Map and Notes

1 hr 30 mins

2.2 km Return

280 m

Moderate track
This walk follows the Prince Henry Cliff Walk from Echo point to the Scenic Skyway eastern station. The pleasant cliff top walk explores many great lookouts. There is the option to go for a ride on the Skyway one way or return (fee applies). This walk can be done one way, there is vehicle access at both ends of the Skyway.

Maps for the Echo Point to Eastern Skyway Station walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Six Foot Track 1:50 000 Map Series Six Foot Track NSW-six-foot-track
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Echo Point to Eastern Skyway Station bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Echo Point to Eastern Skyway Station

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 2.2 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


Around 710m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 410m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 680m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 430m follows a smooth and hardened path.


Around 680m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 430m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.1km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 1.1km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 880m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 240m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Echo Point to Eastern Skyway Station walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Echo Point to Eastern Skyway Station walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Echo Point to Eastern Skyway Station walk starts and ends at the Echo Point Information Center (gps: -33.732072, 150.31242)
Your transport options to Echo Point Information Center are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. Parking fees apply in the area.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂