Wollomombi Falls


Wollomombi Falls

At 260 metres, Wollomombi Falls, one of the highest in Australia, is located in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in 30 minutes’ drive away from Armidale, and it’s easy accessible from Wollomombi Falls Picnic Area.

Driving and walking conditions

GPS of the view point: S 30° 31.969' E 152° 02.004'
Parking: the end of Wollomombi Falls Rd, Hillgrove
Vehicle type: All vehicle types Track type: Easy walking track
Road type: Sealed Return track duration: 5min

Waterfall parameters

Waterfall height: 260m Type of the waterfall: Horsetail

Rating:       ⭐⭐⭐
GPS:          S 30° 31.969' E 152° 02.004'
Parking:     the end of Wollomombi Falls Rd, Hillgrove
Access:     5min return walk

Walking and driving instructions


Wollomombi Falls is roughly a 3hr30 minutes’ drive away from Port Macquarie, or just 30minutes’ from Armidale town centre. From Armidale head east on the B78 for 39km. Then turn right onto well-signposted Wollomombi Falls Rd and follow it for the next 1.7km until you reach the Falls Picnic Area. The road is sealed.

The car park is huge and has all sorts of facilities, including toilets (non-flush), picnic tables, BBQ and track’s signs. There is a campsite nearby.

From the parking follow a well-maintained Chandler Walking Track which leads to the main falls lookout and the Chandler Lookout. It takes just a couple of minutes to reach the main falls lookout which offers a great view of Wollomombi Falls and Chandler Falls (on the right from Wollomombi Falls). Best photo opportunities of the falls is 20 metres further on from the viewing platform.

Return via the same route (total walking time is 5 minutes), or continue on to the main trail which brings you to the Chandler Lookout (total walking time is about 1.5 hours).

Wollomombi Falls is a waterfall which might have little or no water at all during dry season. Ideal time to visit – late autumn, winter, early spring.

If you’re allowed to fly a drone near this waterfall, then you will be able to take best photos.

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Chandler Falls

Rating:       ⭐⭐
Access:     1hr 30min return walk
Driving:   1 m (1 min)

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Upper Ebor Falls

Rating:       ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Access:     5min return walk
Driving:   41.4 km (29 mins)

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Lower Ebor Falls

Rating:       ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Access:     5min return walk
Driving:   41.9 km (30 mins)

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