Wentworth Falls, Katoomba

(4.7/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
Situated within the Blue Mountains World Heritage National Park, Wentworth Falls is the largest waterfall in the region, featuring two drops. The waterfall is near several aboriginal sites estimated at being around 20,000 years old. A lake formed by the cascading waterfall is a popular picnic spot, located just a short walk from the nearby village. You can swim or join the Darwin's Walk tour, named after Charles Darwin, who visited and researched the area. Be prepared for a lot of steps on the various walks offered, which can take you to the waterfall or to the nearby viewing platform. These steep trails are meant for all fitness levels, but be sure to wear comfortable shoes. With our international travel planner, Katoomba attractions like Wentworth Falls can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • If you are as "serious" as my kids and I are about "leisurely" sight-seeing, wary about the organized tours of Sydney (as they are very pricey!), still wish to experience Blue Mountains, then Wentwort...  more »
  • Free parking and facilities with the option of many routes down to see the falls. The routes have various levels of intensity and they can be challenging. The paths are set out but are not level so ma...  more »
  • Beautiful part of the world. Lots of walks. Don't pay for a tour just go an explore. The conservation hut is really good but if you going to be one with nature go the whole hog and pack a picnic. Heap...  more »
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  • Very nice waterfall. We only went to two of the lookout points but there were heaps if walks from easy to difficult. We went on the easy walk and it was not very easy! Heaps of steps but good exercise.
  • Great bushwalks with spectacular views. There's a range of different walks around the Falls, all ranging for a different difficulty. There is long walks with the main walk taking about 2 hours if you're taking it slowly.
  • Great place for entertaining our two international visitors. There is less crowd here than three sisters and yet still the same spectacular view. We enjoyed one of the many picnic tables to spread out a morning tea.
  • Fantastic waterfalls that's easily accessible. You can get very close to it and enjoy the cooling waterfall spray. It gets crowded during weekends though.
  • A short drive or a train journey from Sydney. Can rest in picnic area of go out on walks that suits your abilities. Views of the falls are nice when there's enough water flowing.