Solitary Restaurant to Jamieson Lookout
Dharug & Gundungurra Country

10 min to 15 min

305 m
return

↑ 34 m
↓ -34 m

Moderate track
Starting near Solitary Restaurant in Leura, this walk heads into the bush passing Echo Tree Lookout. The track the follows the Prince Henry track to Federal Pass, soon coming to Jamiesons Lookout. Jamiesons Lookout provides a great view across the valley, with a bench seat to help you rest and take it in. Consider starting or ending the walk with a snack at Solitary Restaurant. Let us begin by acknowledging the Dharug & Gundungurra people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Solitary Point Cafe. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Top of steps at cliff drive. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2007.
Steps near Solitary cafe. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Looking down towards Echo Tree lookout near Solitary Cafe. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Prince Henry Cliff walk. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Prince Henry Cliff walk. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Prince Henry cliff walk. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Chair on walk. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Sign at eastern end of Federal pass. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
Jamison Lookout. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2007.
Jamieson Lookout. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2007.
Jamieson Lookout. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2008.
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Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-33.7215456,150.3193807)
Mode Bus Car (There is free parking available.)
DirectionsFrom
  • Turn on to Bathurst Road, BMD then drive for 165 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 1 onto Gang Gang Street, BMD and drive for another 105 m
  • Turn right onto Lurline Street, BMD and drive for another 800 m
  • Turn left onto Merriwa Street and drive for another 530 m
  • Continue onto Cliff Drive, BMD and drive for another 240 m
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From Cliff Drive, opposite the car park behind Solitary Restaurant, this walk follows the 'Prince Henry Cliff Walk to Federal Pass' sign, down the short set of wooden steps to the intersection with the Echo Tree Lookout track.....
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After another 8 m head up the steps (about 8 m long)
Find the Solitary Kiosk and Restaurant at the start.
Solitary Kiosk and Restaurant
Solitary Kiosk and Restaurant

Solitary Restaurant offers fine dining in a heritage-listed building overlooking the beautiful Jamison Valley, as well as housing a kiosk for a more casual lunch. The kiosk is open for lunch 7 days a week, from 10am to 4pm (opens 11am weekdays in winter). The kiosk provides a casual dinning experience, with breakfast foods from $10 and lunches around $15 per dish. The restaurant is open for lunch 7 days from 12-4.30pm, and dinner on Fridays and Saturdays from 6pm. Light lunches start from $14, and dinners from $55 for a mouth-watering 2 course meal. Contact details - 90 Cliff Drive, Leura Falls Ph: 02 4782 1164.
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Solitary Restaurant offers fine dining in a heritage-listed building overlooking the beautiful Jamison Valley, as well as housing a kiosk for a more casual lunch. The kiosk is open for lunch 7 days a week, from 10am to 4pm (opens 11am weekdays in winter). The kiosk provides a casual dinning experience, with breakfast foods from $10 and lunches around $15 per dish. The restaurant is open for lunch 7 days from 12-4.30pm, and dinner on Fridays and Saturdays from 6pm. Light lunches start from $14, and dinners from $55 for a mouth-watering 2 course meal. Contact details - 90 Cliff Drive, Leura Falls Ph: 02 4782 1164.

Find the Leura parking at the start.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. An optional side trip to Echo Tree Lookout. To start this optional side trip turn left here. On returning from this side trip continue straight when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
Veer right, to head along Prince Henry Cliff Walk.
After another 80 m veer left.
After another 30 m turn left.
(Jamieson Lookout) Continue another 20 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 150 m to get back to the start.
"Jamieson Lookout".
Jamieson Lookout
Jamieson Lookout

Jamieson Lookout is a fenced lookout at the east end of the Federal Pass track, and just off Prince Henry Cliff Walk. The lookout has a bench seat and provides great views up the Jamison Valley, along Kings Tableland escarpment and past Mount Solitary. The lookout is perched up on a large rock buttress, giving views unobscured by trees.
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Jamieson Lookout is a fenced lookout at the east end of the Federal Pass track, and just off Prince Henry Cliff Walk. The lookout has a bench seat and provides great views up the Jamison Valley, along Kings Tableland escarpment and past Mount Solitary. The lookout is perched up on a large rock buttress, giving views unobscured by trees.


An optional side trip to Echo Tree Lookout.
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After another 5 m continue straight.
Continue another 20 m to find Echo Tree Lookout at the end.
"Echo Tree Lookout".
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 25 m to the main route.
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Solitary Restaurant to Jamieson Lookout


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 305 m
Time 10 min to 15 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
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