Leura Cascade – Charming waterfall
The Leura Cascade is hidden within the rich beauty of the Blue Mountains, bringing you closer to nature. Let’s speak about this location to understand more about it and what you can see here.
History of Leura:
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains‘ local government territory. The Dharug people were the region’s first occupants. The name Leura first appeared in print in March 1881. Leura Pools, one of the several swimming baths built in the Blue Mountains during the 1950s, was at Leura Cascades. The baths are now only a thing of the past.
Things to do:
You can participate in a lot of activities when visiting Leura Cascades. Here, we’ve included a few unique things to do.
Leura Cascades Walking Circuit
The Leura Cascades hike is the first thing you may do at Leura Cascades. It is a simple stroll that anyone who can walk may complete. The picturesque stroll is a 1-kilometre return route that takes about an hour to complete. Although the walk is short, you may become diverted by the splendour of the waterfall, eucalyptus trees, and bridges along the route.
Prince Henry Cliff Walk
Prince Henry Cliff Walk is a moderately graded walking trail that is 7 km long (one way) and can be done in three to four hours. If you enjoy trekking in the woods, you shouldn’t skip this trek to the Leura Cascades. On this walk, you will pass about 20 lookouts, all of which have the potential to capture your view. The hike starts at Gordon Falls Picnic Area in Leura and ends close to the top of the Blue Mountains cable car after crossing the Leura Cascades and Echo Point.
You can view the Majestic Lookout on the Prince Henry Cliff Walk trail. This overlook at Mount Solitary gives a mesmerising view of the verdant forest cover, craggy cliff tops, and mountain peaks encircling the region. The lookout is located above Leura Falls.
Leura Cascades Picnic Area
If you don’t like hiking and prefer to spend the day resting in nature, go to the Leura Cascades Picnic Area. This lovely open meadow, rich with native flora and fauna, will immerse you in the green. Picnic benches, swings, sanitation facilities, and free parking are available in this location.
Leuralla Toy & Railway Museum
The biggest assortment of toys, trains, and other artifacts may be seen in the Leuralla Toy & Railway Museum. The hours of operation are from 10 am to 5 pm daily. The mansion where the museum is located belongs to the 20th century and is surrounded by five hectares of gardens.
Leura Candy Store
Do you like sweet things? Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, don’t miss out on the Leura Candy Store. The shop, which opened in 1990, sells chocolates, sweets, toffies, and lollipops worldwide. You name it, and the Leura Candy Store has it!
Leura, New South Wales 2780
If you enjoy nature, the Leura Cascade is a must-see. And, for the best experience, arrange your trip to this location with Blue Mountains Tours.