Sphinx Rock Katoomba Overlooking the Jamison Valley

By | July 17, 2020
 
This is a weathered sandstone and ironstone outcrop that resembles an Egyptian Sphinx. The “Pictorial Guide to the Blue Mountains” in 1882 refers to “The Sphinx”.
 
Sphinx Rock, Katoomba
 
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• Distance: 50m off the Prince Henry Cliff Walk
• Time: 30 mins return
• Kid-safe: Older children only with supervision
• Dogs on-leash: No
• Steps: Very steep rock scramble
• Accessible: No way
• Heights: Not for anyone who is concerned about heights or has trouble scrambling up and down a steep goats track going straight up. Follow that for about 50m and you have arrived.
 
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Park your car at the Katoomba Cascade’s carpark and follow the Prince Henry Cliff walk to Cliff View Lookout. From Cliff View Lookout continue on for about 200m to where the track levels off after some steps and there is a seat ahead of you. On the left, you’ll see the steep goats track going straight up. Follow that for about 50m and you have arrived. See the 2 images showing access.
 
 
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