World of Waterfalls Blog
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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):
Cora Lynn Falls was kind of a throw-in waterfall during our visit to Marysville and the nearby Steavenson Falls sitting in the Yarra Ranges National Park.
“Christmas in November” (Melbourne and Gippsland, VIC, Australia – November 10, 2006 to November 12, 2006)
…we were dismayed to find that the street we were supposed to take had closed… But when the next street came around, it too was closed. Then the next street and the next. What was going on?
Paddys River Falls is a 15m gushing waterfall with a deep alcove making it possible to go behind it in Kosciuszko National Park not far from Victoria.
Woolshed Falls is a cascading multi-tiered waterfall over a granite surface on Spring Creek in an area once known for being Victoria’s richest goldfields.
Newtown Falls tumbled on Spring Creek beneath the Newtown Bridge in the historic mining town of Beechworth, easily viewable from a lookout near the bridge.
Tuross Falls is a remote 35m waterfall accessed by an unsealed drive followed by a two-hour walking track to a lookout in Wadbilliga National Park near Cooma.
Gibraltar Falls is a tall cascading waterfall accessed by a short track to a lookout in Namadgi National Park near Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory.
“Waterfall Surprises and the Melbourne Cup” (ACT, Riverina NSW/VIC, Australia – November 7, 2006 to November 9, 2006)
As Julie and I strolled around the CBD of Canberra looking for a place to eat, we couldn’t quite figure out why so many people were dressed to impress. Complicating the scene was the menacing skies…
Fitzroy Falls is waterfall on Yarrunga Creek leaping 80m plunge off an escarpment viewed from lookouts on a short walking track in Morton National Park.
Minnamurra Falls is a pair of waterfalls with the upper falls being accessible via a 1-2-hour well-marked loop track in Budderoo National Park near Kiama.
Carrington Falls is a 50m plunge waterfall draining the Illawarra Highlands into the Kangaroo River accessed by short walks to lookouts and picnic areas.
Belmore Falls is a 100m pair of plunge waterfalls on Barrengarry Creek in the Illawarra experienced by from a distance by short walks to a couple lookouts.
Twin Falls is a pair of waterfalls best seen after rain from a lookout along the walking track beyond the Fitzroy Falls Lookouts in Morton National Park.
Wentworth Falls may be the most scenic waterfall in Australia’s Blue Mountains near the town by the same name. It is accessed by a short 200m panoramic walk.
Katoomba Falls is waterfall with views from easily-accessed lookouts and the Katoomba Scenic Skyway near Echo Point and the Three Sisters in the Blue Mountains.
Gordon Falls was an unexpected waterfall stop as Julie and I took the scenic route along Cliff Drive from Echo Point to the town of Leura best seen after rain.
Bridal Veil Falls is a tall and light-flowing seasonal plunge waterfall at the panoramic Govett’s Leap Lookout in the scenic Blue Mountains near Blackheath.
Kalang Falls is a seasonal waterfall in the Kanangra-Boyd National Park in a remote part of the Blue Mountains, which is accessed by a 60-minute return walk.
“Feeling Blue in the Blue Mountains” (Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia – November 3, 2006 to November 6, 2006)
Sometimes you get a little more than what you’ve bargained for. And it appeared to be the case here. While I welcomed the rain to enhance our waterfall viewing in the face of Australia’s drought…
This itinerary encompassed a weekend trip to the Grand Staircase National Monument in Southern Utah. I was joined by my Mom, and the timing of this trip was kind of like a little birthday celebration for her.
Meanwhile, Julie was with her Mom in Europe…