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Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we always enjoy our time here to see the falls and the cockatoos that hang around there. have even seen lyrebirds in that area

Thank dave w
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We hikes down the falls about half way. Several lookouts with great views. Can see from Skyway at Scenic World

Thank Courtney T
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Blue Mountains in the NSW drought, meaning that there wasn’t very much water it the falls. Even with more water, I’m not sure this waterfall would have been that impressive.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Flowing all year round, the falls are more spectacular in summer when the rains cause it to flow fast and full. However, even in winter with a smaller flow, the beauty of the falls from up close on the boardwalk, from the cable car as...More

Thank Mandy L
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

An easy walk from Echo Point. But with low rainfalls this year there’s not much to see but still worth it.

Thank Eskimo328
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We walked on a rainy day morning. The view is just awesome all the way. The rain does add a bit difficulty to the walking tract, but in general it’s a easy and pleasant walk. There is no water drinking facility or shops on the...More

Thank Sherry_FQ
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The katoomba falls would be nice during rainy weather but at other times may not have so much gushing water.

Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We visited Katoomba Falls on a walk from the Scenic World Cable Car. It was an easy walk but unfortunately not a lot of water at this time of year.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

At the time of this review - May 2018 - the Blue Mountains has experienced extremely low rain fall for some time, when we saw the falls we were a bit disappointed with the actually volume of water but were mindful of the weather conditions....More

Thank Christina200
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Sadly, we cannot give a full account of these views as the weather beat us, but we could see during a few breaks in the cloud that these are great views and despite the weather we enjoyed the walk. We did see the falls which...More

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3 October 2017|
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Response from dan j | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anthony, the falls are 800 feet or 244 meters, there are 3 different vertical portions with cascading falls over rocks in between.