Watch the Sunrise

Watch the sunrise in the Blue Mountains

Imagine watching the sunrise over Jamison Valley with the Three Sisters in sight. It’s truly worth waking up early in the morning for.

It’s beautiful to wake up early in the morning to watch the sunrise light up over Jamison Valley and the Three Sisters. Or maybe you prefer a sunrise over the Nepean River. There are many different lookout points to watch the sunrise in the Blue Mountains. Whichever one you decide to go to, you will get a beautiful view and sunrise.

Blue Mountains sunrise lookouts

Even if you are not a morning person, trust us, you don’t want to miss this! Below are a few of the best locations to admire a stunning Blue Mountains sunrise.

Echo Point

Echo Point is by far one of the most popular lookouts in the Blue Mountains. From this lookout point, you will see the sunrise behind the Three Sisters. As the sun makes its way above the horizon, you will be able to watch as the Jamison Valley becomes illuminated with a morning glow. It’s truly a beautiful spot to watch the sunrise when in the Blue Mountains. Besides, it’s a great way to be able to see the iconic Three Sisters as well.

After watching the sunrise from Echo Point, there is a lot to explore nearby. You can sip a warm cup of coffee as you stroll along the Three Sisters Walk. This walk is about one kilometre long, and it can take between 30 minutes to 45 minutes to complete. The walk continues to offer stunning views across the expansive Blue Mountains.

Echo Point Sunrise

Evans Lookout

Evans Lookout has a stunning view of the Blue Mountains and Grose Valley. A lot of people come to Evans Lookout for the sunrise and even the sunset. If you choose to come here for the sunrise, you can sit on the ledge and take in the spectacular views.

After enjoying the sunrise, you can do the Grand Canyon Walking Track, which is located nearby. This walk is about six kilometres long and it can take about two and a half hours to complete. The walk takes you through Grose Valley and the lush rainforest.

The Grand Canyon Walking Track is a great hike to enjoy in the morning. Be surrounded by nature and soak in the sounds of the rainforest waking up and the birds chirping!

Yellow Rock Lookout

The Yellow Rock Lookout gives you views of a beautiful sunrise over the Nepean River and the surrounding area. Standing and watching the sunrise from this lookout is an incredible sight. The Nepean River will begin to glisten as the sun slowly makes its way above the horizon and lights up the sky.

There are a couple of picnic tables and a walking path located near the lookout to continue exploring.

Explore the Blue Mountains

So, you’ve watched the beautiful sunrise at Echo Point and now you’ve got a whole day ahead of you. Let’s get into what you can do in the Blue Mountains for the rest of the day.

Wentworth Falls Blue Mountains

Scenic World

Scenic World is one of the most anticipated highlights when going to the Blue Mountains. There are three rides that you can enjoy and continue taking in the stunning scenery. The rides include the Scenic Cableway, the Scenic Railway, and the Scenic Skyway.

All rides will give you magnificent, panoramic views of the Three Sisters and Jamison Valley. You can also stroll along the Scenic Walkway, which will take you through lush Jamison Valley.

Wentworth Falls

Wentworth Falls is one of the many beautiful waterfalls in the Blue Mountains. You will have to take the Wentworth Falls track to see this waterfall, but it is definitely worth it. You’ll first see the waterfall from Fletchers Lookout before continuing on your way to the top of Wentworth Falls.

Now that you have expert insight into the top sunrise locations in the Blue Mountains, it’s time to check them out. There is no better way to start the day than surrounded by nature, watching the sunrise above a scenic landscape. And that is just the beginning. There is so much to explore in the magnificent Blue Mountains!

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