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ABOUT: Pulpit Rock is a unique spot in the mountains with a railed walkway that goes out right to the edge of a promontory that juts out into the Grose Valley pointing in the direction of Govett’s leap. Fantastic views can be had looking West, South and East so sunrises and sunsets are possible. It is tricky to get good foreground off the thin walkway, but there are some great vistas and foregrounds looking east on the steps just before the end, and the steep cliffs on the right are worth exploring photographically at sunset.

PHOTO EQUIPMENT TO BRING: To capture the sheer vertigo inducing nature of this lookout near the end bring ultra wide lenses. Grads are optional as you might be tempted just to take the cliffs and valleys with little sky but for sunsets out across the valley necessary. Fantastic panoramas can be had with 35mm lenses too.

GETTING TO THE SPOT/S: The lookouts on 4 levels are about a 10 minute walk downhill from the designated car park area. The road in can be tricky in wet weather so 4WD recommended.


Couple on Pulpit Rock