Tia Falls


Tia Falls

Tia Falls, a neighbour of Apsley Falls, is located in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Reached by a gorgeous 30-min walk, which offers great views of stunning Tia Falls and Tia Gorge.

Driving and walking conditions

GPS of the view point: S 31° 9' 22.7556" E 151° 51' 29.0232"
Parking: the end of Tia Falls Rd, Walcha
Vehicle type: All vehicle types Track type: Walking track
Road type:7km of Gravel Road Return track duration: 1hr 

Waterfall parameters

Waterfall height: 63m Type of the waterfall: Multi-step

Rating:       ⭐⭐⭐
GPS:          S 31° 9' 22.7556" E 151° 51' 29.0232"
Parking:     the end of Tia Falls Rd, Walcha
Access:     1hr  return walk

Walking and driving instructions


Tia Falls is roughly a 2hr10 minutes’ drive away from Port Macquarie, or about 1hour20minutes’ from Armidale town centre. From Armidale head south-west on the A15 for 25km. In Uralla turn left onto Thunderbolts Way and follow it until you reach Walcha (42km). From Walcha travel east on the B56 for 36km. Then turn left onto well-signposted Tia Falls Rd, which is unsealed road. You will reach Tia Falls parking and campground in 7km. The road is a gravel one.

The car park associated with the campsite has all sorts of facilities, including toilets, picnic tables, BBQ and track’s signs.

From the parking a well-maintained and easytrack, which in roughly 30 minutes brings you to the Tia Falls lookout. The walk is quite enjoyable and offers great views of the gorge.

Return via the same route. Total walking time is about 1 hour.

Tia Falls is a permanent waterfall, but best to visit is after decent rain.

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Rating:       ⭐⭐⭐
Access:     2min return walk
Driving:   25.1 km (22 mins)

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