This walk offers fantastic views of the Jamison Valley and surrounding cliffs, not to mention stunning waterfalls at both ends of the walk. Highlights would be the paths cut halfway up the cliff face leading toward a crossing of the incredible Wentworth Falls, right next to the aptly named Giant Staircase. Type of forest: Dry eucalypt forest Walking distance: 5.4 kilometres Time: 3.5 hours Difficulty: Hard, with some sections - such as the Giant Staircase - requiring reasonable fitness. How to get there: Wentworth Falls is also a suburb of the Blue Mountains, a 90-minute drive from Sydney. National Pass is a loop walk, accessible via Conservation Hut.