Lady Darley Lookout Track

20 mins

218 m Return

50 m

Moderate track
This walk provides the shortest access to Lady Darley Lookout from the road. Starting from Panorama Dr, in Katoomba, the walk heads down a hill with stairs, to the lookout. The lookout is on the Prince Henry Cliff walk, and provides great views of the Kedumba Valley. Although popular, this is much less busy than the nearby Echo point lookout.

Maps for the Lady Darley Lookout Track 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 Lady Darley Lookout Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Lady Darley Lookout Track

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 218 m
Time 20 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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


This whole walk, 110m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 110m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


This whole walk, 110m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 110m requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 110m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 110m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Lady Darley Lookout Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Lady Darley Lookout Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Lady Darley Lookout Track walk starts and ends at the Panorama Drive (gps: -33.729441, 150.30928)
Your transport options to Panorama Drive 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 :)