Nestled in Nightcap National Park near Byron Bay is the dramatic plunging Minyon Falls.
The perfect travel bug destination; to reach the falls is a strenuous trek but well worth the effort according to an abundance of positive reviews found online. It is recommended to be prepared for a long walk with ample water, durable footwear and appropriate clothing.
The park is brimming with Australian wildlife and natural splendour; take a camera and be ready to meet cheeky kookaburras and take snaps of the breathtaking lookout.
Nightcap National Park, Bangalow, New South Wales, Australia
Ellenborough falls is one of the longest single drop waterfalls in the Southern Hemisphere- Roughly an hours drive from Taree, this will be one of those days when you say ‘this better be worth it’- and it absolutely will be. Ellenborough falls is a trek to be well prepared for and a suitable car has to be considered as the road in is gravelly and unsealed. Insect repellent, water/food, durable footwear are all a must for this day out.
There are ample platforms available for viewing the falls once arriving as well as picnic tables, a kiosk and a BBQ area.
Ellenborough Falls Rd, Elands, New South Wales 2429, Australia
Wentworth falls is around 8 kilometres east of Katoomba in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales. Wentworth falls offers a free parking area and picnic spot before the array of walk-intensity options from the extremely taxing to the light and easy option.
Known for being crowded on the weekends- Wentworth falls is best visited early evening or during the week for a serene setting. Be sure to bring water, appropriate footwear and a camera for the panoramic views of the Blue mountains.
Wentworth falls township is an attraction in itself with beautiful antique shops, eateries, arts & craft shops and historical attractions.
Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
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