Updated: 13th April 2021
If you’re looking for a lookout and picnic area that’s easily accessed and private, Peckmans Plateau Lookout Katoomba is ideal. It’s located on the northern end of Peckmans Plateau off Cliff Drive. This lookout overlooks Nellies Glen, Megalong Valley.
It’s named after Henry (Harry) Peckman (1846-1934), who in the 1860s drove wagons and coaches between Hartley and Mount Victoria.
Peckmans Plateau’ is bounded on the western and southern side by an escarpment and on the east by Narrow Neck Road, Katoomba. Named after Henry (Harry) Peckman (1846-1934), who in the 1860s drove wagons and coaches between Hartley and Mount Victoria. In 1884, he moved to Katoomba where he drove visitors to the local sights. Later with his brother John they began the first daily coach service from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves. Harry Peckman and his son cleared a section of the plateau for a picnic area prior to 1930.
PICNIC: There is also a picnic area nearby to enjoy your picnic and a view.
- Distance: 200m return, 20 minutes return
- Kid-safe: Yes with supervision
- Steps: Not many
- Dog on leash: Yes
ACCESS: Park your car at the small parking area and walk down. HERE: https://w3w.co/dynamo.coiling.powdered
Download the eGuide: https://askroz.com.au/upload/ARBM-eGuides/Peckmans-Plateau-Lookout-eGuide.pdf