Sights

A selection of beautiful sights in and around Sydney and New South Wales, including maps, pictures, highlights and characteristics.

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Belmore Falls and the Hindmarsh Lookout

The Belmore Falls in Morton National Park is a stunning plunge waterfall with two drops on the Barrengarry Creek. A short walking track guides you along several lookout points, including the Hindmarsh Lookout from where you can enjoy panoramic views over Kangaroo Valley.

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Katoomba Falls Round Walk

Often overlooked by tourists, Katoomba Falls is a beautiful segmented waterfall located between Echo Point and Scenic World in the Blue Mountains.

A short but picturesque circuit walk starting at Scenic World guides you through lush rainforest all the way to the waterfall with panoramic views across Jamison Valley.

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Chasing Waterfalls on the Waterfall Way

The Waterfall Way is a 185km scenic drive between Coffs harbour and Armidale, passing through New England and Dorrigo national parks, with numerous impressive waterfalls as the key attraction.

With so many impressive sights to visit, the Waterfall Way is a popular weekend destination in northern New South Wales. If you want to see everything and also do some of the walking trails, you will need two full days. However, further below you will find a customised itinerary in case you only have one day to spare in this beautiful part of the world.

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Wollomombi Falls and Chandler Falls, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

Wollomombi Falls is an enormous plunge waterfall located 40km east of Armidale in the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in the New England region of New South Wales. Its neighbour Chandler Falls may be a bit smaller but is still very impressive.

With a height of well over 200 metres, the Wollomombi Falls were once considered the highest waterfall in Australia. Several lookout points give visitors spectacular views of the two waterfalls and the massive gorge they drop into.

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10 Best Lookouts in the Blue Mountains

One of the most popular tourist and weekend-getaway destinations in New South Wales is the famous Blue Mountains, a World Heritage listed area an hour away from Sydney.

Suitable to visit during all four seasons, the Greater Blue Mountains region consists of seven National Park areas and a conservation reserve. The Blue Mountains is home to a large number of impressive lookouts, some very popular, others not so well-known.

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