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Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track is a 0.7km, grade 2 return hike, located in the Boonoo Boonoo National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30mins to complete.
Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track offers a short easy walk from Falls picnic area along the southern side of Boonoo Boonoo Gorge. Go for a wander while the barbecue lunch is being cooked, or walk your food off afterwards. Take your time along this trail to notice the various wildlife habitats and plant communities such as rainforest, dry eucalypt forest and grassy woodland. Can you recognise the flowers of the boronia, banksia and grevillea that add their colours to this bushland? Keep an eye out too for the threatened brush-tailed rock wallaby that makes its home in this granite landscape.
The grand finale of this track is the viewing platform that overlooks the fabulous Boonoo Boonoo Falls where, legend has it, Banjo Patterson proposed to his sweetheart Alice Walker. Over the sound of the pounding waterfall, Banjo was relieved to hear, or at least lip-read, an unmistakable yes’.
About the region
Boonoo Boonoo National Park in the Country NSW region
Boonoo Boonoo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
On entering Boonoo Boonoo National Park:Follow the unsealed Boonoo Boonoo Falls Road for 4km to the park entranceContinue for a further 9km to Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Boonoo Boonoo Falls can become flooded during heavy rain. Parking Parking is available at Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is available.
The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.