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Govetts Leap Sunrise Wow

ABOUT: For those photographers who want probably the easiest but best vista lookouts, Govetts Leap will not dissapoint Best at sunrise when rays shoot from the mid right across the mist (often around) but through the day when partially cloudy and the valley cliffs glow red at sunset. Night photography also recommended. Lots of trails start here also.

PHOTO EQUIPMENT TO BRING: You can park a few meters from a long platform so bring heavy tripods for low light photograph. A moderate wide angle 28-35mm will give the most pleasing coverage, but ultra wides can get the right Bridal Veil waterfall plus the left high cliffs in one shot. Recommend the usual neutral density grads and a long telephoto for zooms down the left Grose Valley and distant hills.

GETTING TO THE SPOT/S: Park right next to the photo platform. Consider a short 5 minute walk down to one of the two lower platforms for less ‘touristy’ shots & a little more peace if midday.

Govetts Leap View, Blue Mountains