The Falls walk Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 4.2km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Unnamed Road, Jamberoo

  • End: Unnamed Road, Jamberoo

  • Location: Budderoo National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 128 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -34.6344051273148

  • Longitude: 150.717693087359

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The Falls walk is a 4.2km, grade 4 Return hike located in the Budderoo National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Summary

Mother Nature truly shines on The Falls walk, which starts halfway through the Rainforest loop at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre.
Amble along the elevated walkway and paved track, taking in the trickling streams, moss-covered rocks and feathered ferns beneath you. Soak up the breathtaking views over the rainforest canopy and canyon and take your time at the viewing platforms at the lower and upper Minnamurra Falls.
There are steep sections along the way, but it’s easy to find a seat and catch your breath in idyllic surroundings. You’ll likely see butterflies, animals and birds in the trees and leaf litter and, if you’re lucky, maybe even a lyrebird showing off his tail.

About the Region

Budderoo National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
Budderoo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. The park gates at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre open at 9am and close at 5pm every day.
9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.

Getting There

The Falls walk starts from the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, which is located in the foothills of the Jamberoo Valley, west of Kiama on the NSW South Coast. To get there from Jamberoo drive west on Jamberoo Road and turn left onto Jamberoo Mountain Road. Take the first right onto Minnamurra Falls Road, you’ll find Minnamurra Rainforest Centre located 3km along the end of the road. Parking Car and bus parking is available at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, including designated disabled spots. Note: Coach Bookings are essential prior to arrival.


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.

 

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