The Blue Mountains is filled to the brim with tourist attractions, scenic spots, historic monuments, caves, trails, walks, buildings, museums, boutiques and gardens. Whether your interest is in horse riding or botanic gardens, there is something for everyone to experience in Katoomba, and with Echo Point Motor Inn’s pivotal location, you’ll have no trouble getting to your destination.
We want to make sure that you have the opportunity to enjoy all that there is in the Blue Mountains, and have made it our mission to help you in any way we can, drawing upon our vast wealth of local knowledge. We offer all of our guests exclusive discounts to local attractions in the Blue Mountains and can guarantee the best price for local attractions.
Whilst the majority of attractions are within walking distance, the friendly staff at Echo Point Motor Inn can assist you in arranging transport to get you from point to point, whilst specific tours can be arranged around your desired attraction or activity. Please contact us if you would like any help arranging a tour or day trip in the Blue Mountains. If you are travelling alone and would like to join another group, we are happy to help arrange for you to join a group tour.
Echo Point Lookout
The spacious Echo Point Lookout viewing platform, only a short 200m walk from the motel.
The Three Sisters
The extraordinary naturally occurring three-rock formation is best viewed from the Echo Point Lookout.
Walking trails lead you to the doorstep of the spectacular Katoomba Falls and accompanying view of the escarpment.
The Giant Stairway
Take the exhilarating journey from the Echo Point Lookout down to the Jamison Valley floor via 800 steel and stone steps, followed by a 1.5 hour bushwalk trail to Katoomba Falls.
Explore the Blue Mountains’ rugged landscape up close via the Scenic Railway, Scenic Skyway, Scenic Walkway and Cableway at Scenic World.
Mount Tomah Botanic Gardens
Experience 252 hectares of beautifully manicured gardens and luscious rainforest jungle at the Mount Tomah Botanic Gardens.
Bridal Veil Waterfall
Explore the eucalyptus forests and take a leisurely walk beside the Leura Falls Creek down to Bridal Veil Falls and Leura Falls.
Everglades at Leura
Preserved from the 1930’s, experience the heritage Everglades gardens and natural pools, creeks, theatre, sculptures and terraces.
Venture though the enormous cave network and be amazed by the unique limestone formations at the Jenolan Caves, a 1.5 hour trip by car or bus from Katoomba.
Waradah Aboriginal Centre
A short walk from the motel, the Waradah Aboriginal Centre is Australia’s No. 1 Aboriginal Culture Centre, showcasing traditional Aboriginal live performances, art and artefacts.
Leura cascades is beautiful picnic spot connected to various bushwalks that lead to Bridal Veil, Leura Forest and to Echo Point Lookout.
Prince Henry Cliff Walk
The cliff top walk takes you from Katoomba to Leura, with lookout spots giving the perfect view of the Jamison Valley and mountains.
Whether you bring your own bike or hire one, this is an activity anyone can safely enjoy.
Why go around the mountains when you can go over them? Talk to an expert before you embark on this challenging venture.
Explore the Blue Mountains without wearing yourself out, and from new heights.
Hiking and Bushwalking
The hilly and rocky geography provides inexhaustible possibilities for walking and hiking. We can provide guests with a range of bushwalking guides – please view the information under ‘Hiking and Bushwalking’ on the ‘Features’ page for downloadable info, also available on arrival at the front desk.
At Echo Point Motor Inn we want to make your stay with us as easy as possible, and as such we offer free transport for our guests between the motel and train station should you arrive in Katoomba via train.
Guests also receive an exclusive discount for the Explorer Bus during your stay.