As of January 2020, this track is closed due to bushfire damage.

To descend Govetts Leap is to marvel at the tenacity and imagination of Tomas Rodriguez, the local stationmaster who surveyed the route in 1898, making a reality of what others had considered quite impossible. 905 steps lead down an almost vertical descent to the foot of Bridal Veil Falls.

Grade: Medium/Hard (not suitable for young children)
Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Distance: 1.5 kilometres return
Ascent/Descent: 250m descent, 250m ascent
Weather: Avoid in heavy rain
Closest public transport: Bus 698 runs as far as the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, 400 metres away

Click below to purchase a PDF of this walk, including a map and detailed walking notes. (Not sure what you're buying? Click here to view  a sample.)

$1.69 each Descent down Govetts Leap

Points of interest: Bridal Veil Falls, Govetts Leap, Grose Valley, Loop Track, Rodriguez Pass

Govetts Leap old stone stairs

Mossy steps near the base of Govetts Leap