Katoomba Kiosk to Katoomba Falls

Download & Print Map and Notes

45 mins

1.1 km Return

116 m

Moderate track
This is a excellent return walk, starting from the Katoomba kiosk and winding down to the Furber Steps, where it continues along a well signposted side track to the Katoomba Falls lookout. As this walk starts and finishes at the Kiosk, it is can be a great place to grab some tucker before heading off on the walk, or for a coffee afterwards.

Maps for the Katoomba Kiosk to Katoomba Falls 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 Katoomba Kiosk to Katoomba Falls bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Katoomba Kiosk to Katoomba Falls

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 1.1 km
Time 45 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
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


340m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 160m has short steep hills. The remaining (50m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 540m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 15m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


This whole walk, 550m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 550m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 550m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 530m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 25m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Katoomba Kiosk to Katoomba Falls walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Katoomba Kiosk to Katoomba Falls walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Katoomba Kiosk to Katoomba Falls walk starts and ends at the Katoomba Falls Kiosk (gps: -33.726453, 150.304)
Your transport options to Katoomba Falls Kiosk are by;
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



Short URL = http://wild.tl/kktkf

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 🙂