Govetts Leap, in Blue Mountains National Park, is a popular visitor precinct in the upper Blue Mountains attracting about 250,000 visitors every year. The lookout in Blackheath is one of the best locations to check out the spectacular views down into the Grose Valley and across to the stunning cliff lines of Mount Banks, Mount Hay and Mount Tomah.
What's happening at Govetts Leap?
The Govetts Leap Lookout upgrade will deliver an accessible visitor precinct whilst retaining the site's unique character and protecting its world heritage significance by the:
- provision of universal access for all to the lookout, amenities and carpark
- development of a new landscaped terrace for visitors to relax and enjoy the view
- redesign of car parks to provide minibus drop off and to meet traffic safety codes
- improvements to the lookout, including the replacement of lookout barriers to ensure everyone's safety
- improvements to the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, including pathways, planting signage and bollards.