Dangar Falls, Dorrigo

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The Dangar Falls is a cascade waterfall located across the Bielsdown River about 1.2km north of in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. The falls are small, picturesque, and are a popular photographic subject. For a short time after rain they are quite spectacular. There is an attractive picnic spot which offers excellent views. It is possible to climb down the banks and walk along the river below the water falls.In the past the waterhole has been the scene of several tragic accidents. Despite warning signs from the local council, the 30-metre high falls remain a popular jumping spot for tourists. In 2012 a 19-year-old German tourist died after jumping from the falls with her friends.
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  • August 13, 2017
    We got to take a leisurely drive from Dorrigo and enjoy a walk around the Dangar Falls. Several areas to view the falls from. There were a couple of people braving the chilly waters but not warm enoug...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    Loved the fact that there was a well kept path leading down to the falls. Not much I could add here that other reviewers haven't already mentioned. From what I could tell, is accessible for swimming, ...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    Great walk through the forest but steep ascend back up to the top. The waterfall and huge old trees were fantastic to view and worth the walk. Birds and fungi were also able to be seen. Not suitable f...  more »
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  • September 18, 2017
    While the waterfalls in Dorrigo are better in my opinion, Dangar Falls is a large and viewable waterfall just out of town.
  • September 7, 2017
    The walk to the bottom of the falls is amazing. Well kept
  • August 2, 2017
    It's still very nice if you would like to visit it in winter
  • January 25, 2017
    Terrific swimming spot. Three levels of swimming ponds. The biggest is under the waterfall and it's about the size of half an Olympic pool. Cool and refreshing but NOT SAFE to drink. No Bullrout in this pool so safe to stand on the bottom and walk over the rocks. The rocks at the top of the waterfall are EXTREMELY SLIPPERY and lots of people not expecting this get twisted or sprained ankles - let common sense prevail. Do NOT let your children under 15 swim alone under the waterfall as it can be a bit overwhelming especially after rain. Very picturesque and great spot for nature and family pics. Great picnic ground overlooking the falls.
  • August 18, 2017
    A beautiful place for a walk. Worth the drive.

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