Tuross Falls walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 4km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Tuross Falls Rd, Countegany

  • End: Tuross Falls Rd, Countegany

  • Location: Wadbilliga National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 440 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.22406893

  • Longitude: 149.5203903

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Tuross Falls walking track is a 4km, grade 4 return hike, located in the Wadbilliga National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

If you've got a half-day to while away in Wadbilliga National Park, making the journey along the Tuross Falls walking track is highly recommended. This medium-difficulty, 4km return bushwalking track will reward your efforts with amazing views and wildlife.
At the viewing platform at the end of the walk, you can enjoy incredible panoramic views out over the park where the Tuross Falls tumbles dramatically down rocky outcrops into the gorge.
The area is also famous for its greater glider population. If you're lucky, you might also spy the spotted-tail quoll in this area. Birdwatchers should be sure to bring their binoculars, as there is a huge diversity of birdlife here, with over 122 native species being sighted in the area.

Getting there

To Tuross Falls carpark. Tuross Falls walking track is in the Cascades precinct of Wadbilliga National Park. To get there from Canberra:Head south towards Cooma on the Monaro Highway. Exit just north of Cooma, turning left onto Polo Flat Rd and then left again after crossing the train line onto the Numeralla Rd.Follow this for about 40 minutes, then turn right onto Badja forest Rd, which turns into a dirt road immediately after the turn off.From here, follow the signs to the Cascades by turning right onto Peters Rd and then right onto Tuross Falls Rd.Follow Tuross Falls Rd to the end, where you will find a parking area. Park entry points Tuross Falls carpark See on map Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to the Cascades Precinct can become boggy when it rains. Parking Parking is available on Main Road, a short walk from the walking track.


There is no mobile reception at the Cascades precinct and very limited mobile reception in this park
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 bird watch
For more information please contact the Bombala office on (02) 6458 5900 between 9am and 12.30pm Monday to Friday.

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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