Ruined Castle

Guide | Ruined Castle (Blue Mountains)

After planning numerous times, one fine day I made it to the Ruined Castle. The views from the top is surely worth it. Unfortunately, I could not complete the last leg of the climb because of the difficulty. In spite of this, it is one of my favourite walks in Blue Mountains.

Ruined Castle (Blue Mountains)

How to get there?

  • Public transport:
    • There are frequent trains between Sydney Central and Katoomba.
    • More information can be found on Transport NSW website.


  • Starting point: Katoomba
  • Distance: 16.3 kilometers
  • Grade: Very hard
  • Path: Katoomba – Narrow Neck – Golden Stairs – Ruined Castle – Scenic World
Ruined Castle (Blue Mountains)

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