5 Beautiful Waterfalls to Visit in the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains region west of Sydney is home to countless exciting walking tracks and various scenic lookout points.

But the most popular weekend destination in New South Wales is also home to several beautiful waterfalls, some easy to access and others a bit harder to find.

Here are five scenic waterfalls in the Blue Mountains that you can get very close to with a bit of bushwalking. Some of these waterfalls even have natural swimming holes at the bottom which makes for a great outdoor adventure.

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National Pass Walking Track in Wentworth Falls

National Pass walking track in Wentworth Falls

Built with picks, shovels and dynamite in the early 20th century, the National Pass is one of the most famous bushwalks in the greater Blue Mountains region.

Starting at either the Wentworth Falls picnic area or the Conservation Hut, this circuit trail passes several lookouts with panoramic views of the famous Wentworth Falls and the Jamison Valley, with sections of the track built into the side of the cliff.

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Lockleys Pylon Walking Track

Lockleys Pylon walking track

The Lockleys Pylon walking track is an exciting bushwalk in the Blue Mountains, offering scenic 360-degree views of the Grose Valley, Govetts Gorge and the sandstone cliffs of Mount Hay and Mount Banks.

This part of the Blue Mountains is still relatively quiet and undiscovered, which makes the track to the top of the pylon even more enjoyable.

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