Bulli Pass

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Horse and cart in the Bulli Pass before it was paved

Bulli Pass is a mountain pass northwest of Bulli, New South Wales, Australia. It is situated on the Illawarra Escarpment west of the Illawarra coastal plain. It was built during the 19th century for use by loggers and locals transporting goods to and from Sydney. Beforehand sea travel was the only reliable method.

It currently takes the Princes Highway from the Illawarra plain to the Woronoa Plateau, rising over 300 metres in doing so. The pass has a scenic lookout at the top of Bulli Mountain, near Sublime Point Lookout, and this is the sight of the under construction Southern Gateway project. The pass is protected bushland under the Bulli Pass reserve and walking tracks to the lookouts are under repair since 2003.

The pass was the first major route out of the plain, not including Mount Keira Road built in 1834 by convicts or O'Briens Road, a private tollway.

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Coordinates: 34°19′S 150°54′E / 34.317°S 150.900°E / -34.317; 150.900