There are so many amazing waterfalls in the Blue Mountains, but one which should be top of your list on your next visit to the area is Katoomba Falls. Katoomba Falls is a part of the Kedumba River which drops almost 150 meters into Jamison Valley in 2 main stages.
Katoomba Falls - Getting There
The proximity of Katoomba Falls to popular tourist areas of Scenic World and the Three Sisters in Katoomba make it a wonderful place to explore while you're in the area.
The best way to get up close and personal with Katoomba Falls is by following the Round Walk trail which starts at Scenic World. If you're arriving by car, you should park your car in the large car park at Scenic World in Katoomba (on the corner of Cliff Drive and Violet St).
Katoomba Falls Walk
The walk itself is a circuit of about 1.5kms beginning and ending at Scenic World in Katoomba. It should take about 1 hour 45 minutes. Along the way you'll see spectacular views from Vaniman's Lookout, Juliet's Balcony and Witches Leap. The Rainforest Lookout offers a wonderful opportunity to see the canopy of the beautiful rainforest.
For a fantastic guide to walking the Katoomba Falls Circuit, be sure to visit Wild Walks for their free detailed guide:
Download the Katoomba Falls Circuit Guide from Wild Walks
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