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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  • 2k west of Dorrigo. Quite a spectacular waterfall. You can view from the roadside or take a 20 min trek (there and back) to view from below the falls.  more »
  • We visited after a weekend of heavy rain so the falls were thundering. Would have liked to hike down closer but we weren't dressed for the occasion.  more »
  • After driving the whole stretch of waterfall way to Armidale and stopping at every attraction along the way, this waterfall was my favorite. It would also be the best swimming hole (in the lower and u...  more »
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  • While the waterfalls in Dorrigo are better in my opinion, Dangar Falls is a large and viewable waterfall just out of town.
  • The walk to the bottom of the falls is amazing. Well kept
  • It's still very nice if you would like to visit it in winter
  • 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.
  • A beautiful place for a walk. Worth the drive.

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