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The Giant Stairway

Echo Point road | Echo Point, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4787 8877
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Giant Staircase

This attraction is a steep set of steps leading from the top at Echo Point to the Jamieson Valley... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael N
,
Lawson, Australia
Long staircase from the top of the 3 sisters into the Jamieson Valley

To clarify, this is NOT the scenic railway to which some of the recent reviews refer. It's an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dmc2152
,
Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent60%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Echo Point road | Echo Point, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 4787 8877

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction is a steep set of steps leading from the top at Echo Point to the Jamieson Valley below. It is NOT the Scenic Railway although you can use that railway to return to the top. These steps were (and probably still are) used...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To clarify, this is NOT the scenic railway to which some of the recent reviews refer. It's an extensive series of staircases from the three sisters rock formation to the valley below. It's graded "hard" by National Parks & Wildlife, so you need to be...More

Thank dmc2152
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's better to walk the trail and come to see it The walk is beautiful and has views that will leave you in awe of the beautiful mountains If you like to hike and enjoy connect with nature take the walk it's free while the...More

Thank Het223
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ride is not very thrilling & it last for a very few mins, but you will like the scenic view. Overall i would say its average

Thank Ruwani K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought this was called the "LIFT" but it was like a train that went straight up and straight down. We took it going up and let me tell you, there was a lot of screaming from scaredie cats.... like myself & my family! Very...More

1  Thank JAYinLosAngeles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I want to do it again and again and again! The ride was exciting and fun and the music just perfect! Tilt your seat for the cliffhanger ride!

Thank JaymieOK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From a gentle start through a natural gorge, the railway then drops into an almost alarmingly steep descent and the gorge opens out to display a breathtakingly beautiful and vast vista over the Blue Mountains with a view of the Three Sisters. It is a...More

Thank tinekeys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is may be the steepest railway in the world. It was fun. If you go to Blue Mountain, Scenic World is the destination. Then the entrance ticket is a package of three kinds of ride and this is one of the three. Worth to...More

Thank Irismiao
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was part.of.The package we bought along with the explorer bus and the skyway and sky cable for $83 at the counter. 4 people.on one seat. There's handle on top.As.It was super steep

Thank snbs96
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Short but very well worth doing. Probably the bwst of the 3 rides. Staff were friendly staff and part of a great day up at scenic world.

Thank Mark W
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ohpandawn
16 July 2015|
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Response from William R H | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible to walk down Giant Staircase (892 steps), across the valley floor and ascend up the Scenic Railway ( cost $16). In winter I would certainly recommend that you wear gloves- not just for the cold but also to... More
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