Collier’s Causeway

Download & Print Map and Notes

2 hrs

3.1 km One way

380 m

Hard track
Collier’s Causeway is a fantastic walk with many views of the Kanimbla Valley and varied scenery. The track mostly travels under the imposing cliffs between Centennial Glen and Porters Pass, with waterfalls, ferny glens and heath flowers along the way. The track is a great one-way trip from Bundarra St to Burton Ave with access to many climbing areas along the way.

Maps for the Collier’s Causeway 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.
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Collier’s Causeway bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Collier’s Causeway

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 3.1 km
Time 2 hrs

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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


This whole walk, 3.1km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 1.8km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 1.3km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


1.7km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection and another 1.3km has minimal directional signs. The remaining (90m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.8km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.3km requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 3.1km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


1.7km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced) and another 1.3km has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged). The remaining (90m) 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 Collier’s Causeway walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Collier’s Causeway walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Collier’s Causeway walk starts at the End of Bundarra St (gps: -33.635024, 150.28051)
Your transport options to End of Bundarra St are by;
Train. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Collier’s Causeway ends at the Burton Ave (gps: -33.627039, 150.2775)
Your transport options to Burton Ave are by;
Train. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(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 🙂