The Falls Walk

1 h 30 min to 2 h

3.4 km
return

↑ 256 m
↓ -256 m

Hard track
Starting from Minnamurra Rainforest Centre this return walk takes you across Minnamurra River to lookouts with views over Lyrebird Falls, Upper and Lower Minnamurra Falls. A well-built walk through an amazing rainforest. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-34.6345661,150.7275212)
Mode Bus Car
DirectionsFrom Jamberoo Mountain Road, 9
  • Turn on to Minnamurra Falls Road then drive for 4 km
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From the car park at the end of Minnamurra Falls Rd, Jamberoo check out the Visitors Centre then follow the elevated path along the well signposted \'The Falls Walk\'.....
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
Find the car park at the start.
After another 7 m veer right.
After another 30 m pass the "Lyrebird Cafe" (50 m on your left).
Veer right.
After another 6 m pass the toilet (6 m on your left).
After another 20 m pass the "Minnamurra Rainforest Centre".

Mo-Su 09:00-17:00
After another 160 m pass a seat (60 m on your left)., has no backrest.
After another 340 m come to the viewpoint (9 m on your left).
After another 75 m come to the viewpoint (115 m on your left).
Turn right.
After another 730 m pass the "Lyrebird Falls" (15 m on your left).
After another 175 m cross the bridge (about 10 m long)
After another 95 m pass the "Lower Minnamurra Falls" (30 m on your left).
After another 25 m head down the 14 surface|paving_stones steps (about 6 m long)
After another 10 m come to the viewpoint (15 m on your left).
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Side trip to a lookout with views over Lower Minnamurra Falls. To start this optional side trip turn left here. On returning from this side trip continue straight when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
Turn right.
Then head down the 14 surface|wood steps (about 9 m long)
Continue another 15 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 1.7 km to get back to the start.
A viewpoint.
About 50 m past the end is "Upper Minnamurra Falls".

Side trip to a lookout with views over Lower Minnamurra Falls.
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After another 15 m come to the end.
A viewpoint.
About 25 m past the end is "Lower Minnamurra Falls".
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 15 m to the main route.
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Terrain
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The Falls Walk


Grading
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 3.4 km
Time 1 h 30 min to 2 h
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 30 m from the start.

Seat: There is one 210 m from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
30 m[toilet]
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