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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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Must Not Miss Attraction

Amazing view while you're riding in it. Different experience, too. It offers a different... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
medvtan
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Manila, Philippines
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Fun Trip!

This is a fun attraction. BEST seat is at the front. One seat sits 3 people if not a packed trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Larapintara
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Port Stephens, Australia
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“echo point” (39 reviews)
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Echo Point road | Echo Point, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 4787 8877

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing view while you're riding in it. Different experience, too. It offers a different perspective than just looking out at the view.

Thank medvtan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun attraction. BEST seat is at the front. One seat sits 3 people if not a packed trip. It feels safe and def a fun way to see the landscape,

Thank Larapintara
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Scenic Railway down the Giant Stairway. Our seats were set at a 52 degree angle, although there was an electronic switch that could be used to adjust the relative angle - making it more or less parallel to the rail. Almost immediately...More

1  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here together to visit Echo point, The 3 Sisters, Wentworth Falls, Scenic World, etc with a tour group.

Thank purisu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to take this trip , you are going down an incline at an almost impossible angle and then you enter a narrow tunnel and you are immediately reminded of the saying " a light at the end of a tunnel " you then...More

Thank mlb186643
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was really fun. You can adjust the seats so you either have a very easy ride down or one where you are nearly going down face first. Its much steeper than we expected. the staff are really friendly and the driver - she was...More

Thank Twotanks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a pretty fun tracking in the morning. I am glad That We started our trip early morning, because it was crowded after 10 am. We took the train from central station at about 5.48am then Arrived at katoomba at 7.50. We started our...More

1  Thank Jaya S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the giant stairway down to the 3 Sisters. It's very steep, hard on the legs but so worth it. I am afraid of heights but really wanted to give this a go. With the help of my Husband and help of other amazing hikers...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Riding the steepest rail way in the world while simultaneously seeing stunning views was amazing. This was fun for every age in our group.

Thank conmom7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun, heart racing ride - especially if you sit in the front of the car and set your seat to "cliffhanger"

Thank Lorry L
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ohpandawn
Hi would like to attempt the stairway this weekend. Would i be able to ascend the stairway and then take the scenic railway? -and exit the area via scenic world?
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
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