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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“scenic railway” (41 reviews)
“echo point” (42 reviews)
“three sisters” (70 reviews)
Echo Point road | Echo Point, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4787 8877

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very fun ride. Wait for the front car for an amzing ride, Recommend highly for 10 and above.

Thank dixiebell13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started our hike at Echo Point and moved down the Giant Stairway to Scenic World. Personally, the stairway was a good workout for me, however, there wasn't much views along the way to Scenic World. I prefer the Prince Henry Cliff Walk which I...More

Thank Eve420
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went up and down on this a few times. Quite interesting and very steep but not scary or unsafe. We used this to go up and down from the rainforest walkway...

Thank timmm_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

As my husband is a retired HST train driver, this was a must. going down is steep,its like standing up, although you can adjust your seat, but as there are about 4 to a seat you all have to agree where you are going to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rode this twice on our day visit to Scenic World - make sure you ride this both up and down for the full experience. Kids absolutely loved it!!

Thank 19travel69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The steepest train in the world, a real WOW. Loved it, the walk at the bottom is another world. The ride back WOW again.

1  Thank Nicholas W
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It was just wonderful even if scary; but didnt need to feel that way as staff were amazing. Went on the long skyway and then up the scenic railway.

1  Thank julieg1707
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this attraction on a crowded weekend. I enjoyed it but the wait times were a bit long and the ride was not very long. I’d recommend going on a weekday to avoid the crowds. There is a fantastic view at the top if...More

2  Thank Suzaaan26
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Hold onto your hat and belongings hehehehe Caught us by surprise when it set off but what an experience!

1  Thank Gemma G
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Fantastic views. You will appreciate the power of Nature. If you can, avoid vacation season to fully enjoy all the attractions.

Thank Olga T
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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