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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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“scenic railway” (48 reviews)
“echo point” (45 reviews)
“three sisters” (72 reviews)
LOCATION
Echo Point road | Echo Point, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 4787 8877

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"scenic railway"
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"echo point"
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"three sisters"
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"scenic world"
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"furber steps"
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"great walk"
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"afraid of heights"
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"worth the effort"
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"steep descent"
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"take your time"
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"the cliff"
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"hour walk"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First did this trip in 1969 and though the carriage has changed the thrill is still there. Must do this trip. The park itself, Scenic World, has made it a more world standard tourist attraction but not completely diminished the old world charm of this...More

Thank Donna G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's the best thing to do with the family, best to arrive as the doors open to avoid to many line ups and wanting. Listen to the service desk people to what ride to go first and if you book on line it's cheaper.good luck...More

1  Thank ZoeandMark2007
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Would have loved more interaction from the staff before boarding the train. Our previous visit was so much better. We had worded up our visitor on what to expect and it did not happen.

Thank Judyh26
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to do this at least a few times to take in the full experience! Don't forget to tilt the seats down for an extra scary ride!

Thank 77LXSS
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Boy this was a shock to the system. All happens very fast go from stop to what feels like straight up in seconds. Think perhaps there should be more advice given as in stow your bags on the floor and be prepared - I would...More

1  Thank Glenda I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Made this trip from down to up as instructed by our tour guide. That was great advice to avoid the queues. The driver was great telling so many things with great attitude.

Thank Alikki
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one ride that we liked in the scenic world. Very steep and good view but had to queue for almost an hour to get in.

Thank Chaos_Undefined
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ride to take but best position is at the front if you’re heading down, you can tilt the seats to intensify the experience, most parts of the roof are glass too so great vantage points all round, buy the pass that gives you access...More

Thank SharonJT67
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice ride. Short (about 3 minutes) but very intensive and full of fun! :) Younga e to try it when Will be around.

Thank JakubCK
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked into the valley from one of the trails then used the railway to return to the cliff top. We chose the easy rider option and found that scary enough ! Hate to think how scary the ciffhanger setting would be.

1  Thank Hammers19
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scoutmama
22 December 2017|
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Response from Eve420 | Reviewed this property |
The Giant Stairway going downside starts from behind Echo Point Information Centre. Depending on the individual's stamina, it will take about 45 minutes to an hour to reach the bottom of the Giant Stairway. The Stairway is... More
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ohpandawn
16 July 2015|
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Response from cromansydney | Reviewed this property |
If you mean to descend via the giant stairway, yes you can do that and take scenic railway back up to the scenic world. You will need to walk from when you get to the bottom to the scenic railway for probably 1 hour, or even... More
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