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  • Not a bad spot for a picnic...
  • Sublime Point is well signed.
  • A gently sloping footpath leads down to a well maintained track.
  • Plenty of picnic tables at Sublime Point, including a sheltered area for cold or windy days.
  • You might spot one of these little guys... Lyre Birds love to scratch around amongst the pine needles.

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Sublime Point lookout offers awesome views of the Jamison Valley without as many tourists as Echo Point in Katoomba.

I love that you can see the cliffs of Kings Tableland to your left; the ‘rear ends’ of the Three Sisters to your right and out in front of you – the sleeping giant of Mount Solitary.

Even on a misty day the Jamison Valley is a spectacular sight, when a sea of clouds fills the expanse of bushland and the cliffs of Mount Solitary rise out from the top like an island castle.

There’s also a picnic area there with tables; and while the authorities wouldn’t recommend it – the rock to your left on your way down to the lookout is an impressive place to lay down a rug and crack open a thermos of hot tea… or a bottle of champagne.

Itinerary tip: Check it out before or after having brekky/lunch at Wisteria Place and browsing the boutiques of Leura.

  • Time: 30 minutes return
  • Distance: 175 metres
  • Climb: Gentle slope
  • Getting there: Drive to the end of Sublime Point Rd in Leura (see map below)
  • Style: Out and back
  • Parking: Parking area with designated disabled parking spots.

 

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