Scouts Falls


Scouts Falls

Off the beaten track, Scout`s Falls is reached via a 15 minutes walk along the river bed.

Driving and walking conditions

GPS of the view point: S 30° 01.708' E 153° 00.947'
Parking: Sherwood Creek Rd, Sherwood
Vehicle type: All vehicle types Track type: Walking track
Road type:14km of Gravel Road Return track duration: 30min

Waterfall parameters

Waterfall height: 15m Type of the waterfall: Horsetail

Rating:       ⭐⭐
GPS:          S 30° 01.708' E 153° 00.947'
Parking:     Sherwood Creek Rd, Sherwood
Access:     30min return walk

Walking and driving instructions


Scout`s Falls is roughly a 40 minutes’ drive away from Coffs Harbour. From Coffs Harbour head north along the A1. Near Arrawarra turn to the left onto Sherwood Creek Rd and follow it for the next30.5km. The road surface is unsealed for the last 14km.

There is a small car park, to our left, near the Sherwood Nature Reserve sign immediately past the bridge over the Middle Creek. There are no facilities there.

An un-official trail starts from here. It follows the creek, and can be slippery. Take extra care! You will reach a small cascade and a swimming hole after 5 minutes of walk. The main waterfall is reached via further 10 minutes of walk.

Return via the same route. Total walking time is about 30 minutes.

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Woolgoolga Creek Falls

Rating:       ⭐
Access:     1hr  return walk
Driving:   34.2 km (41 mins)

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