World of Waterfalls Blog

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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Upper Calf Creek Falls

Upper Calf Creek Falls is a lesser known 88ft waterfall sitting upstream from the wildly popular Lower Calf Creek Falls in Grand Staircase National Monument.

“Mothers Day in September” (Grand Staircase National Monument, Utah – September 15, 2006 to September 17, 2006)

With simultaneously growing anticipation and doubt, mom and I took the apparent advice from the pair of hikers we talked to and scrambled down the slickrock and into the bushy depths of Calf Creek…

Australia Outback Road Trip Itinerary – June 1, 2006 to June 23, 2006

This itinerary covers our very first trip to Australia, which focused on two of the country’s largest states – the Northern Territory and Western Australia. I guess you could call this the stereotypical Outback Trip because we did indeed visit some of the country’s iconic…

Hovea Falls and National Park Falls

Hovea Falls and National Park Falls were the two main seasonal waterfall attractions in the John Forrest National Park in the eastern suburbs of Perth.

Fernhook Falls

Fernhook Falls can be a very wide waterfall on the Deep River spanned by a road bridge in a forest sprinkled with karri trees in the Walpole Wilderness Area.

Beedelup Falls

Beedelup Falls is a 10m waterfall accessed on a short 300m loop walk that included a suspension bridge and tall karri trees near the town of Pemberton, WA.

Lane-Poole Falls

Lane-Poole Falls is a short waterfall at the end of a pleasant bush walk involving a grove of large karri trees including the Boorara Tree in Northcliffe, WA.

Quinninup Falls

Quinninup Falls is an ocean-facing 10m waterfall tumbling onto a sandy beach near the Cape-to-Cape Trail in the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park in WA.

“A Roo’d Encounter” (Perth, Margaret River, and Albany, WA, Australia – June 17, 2006 to June 22, 2006)

While my thoughts were on the task ahead as we had planned to see at least three waterfalls around the city’s suburbs, I increased the cruise control to 100km/h. Suddenly…

Lesmurdie Falls

Lesmurdie Falls is probably the nearest waterfall to the city of Perth that we encountered in WA. It’s seasonal with views back towards the city from its top.

Serpentine Falls

Serpentine Falls is a sloping waterfall that seemed to be both true to its name and a swimming hole. Access is by a short 200m walk in the suburb of Jarrahdale.

Fortescue Falls

Fortescue Falls is a 20m year-round waterfall contrasting with red cliffs in the Dales Gorge area of Karijini National Park in the remote Pilbara Region of WA.

Joffre Falls

Joffre Falls is a 50m seasonal waterfall in the red-cliffed Joffre Gorge near the Oxer Gorge in Karijini National Park in the remote Pilbara Region of WA.

Kalamina Falls

Kalamina Falls is a seasonal waterfall sitting at the head of Kalamina Gorge in Karijini National Park accessed via a brief 5-minute walk to the gorge floor.

“Something in the Middle of Nothing” (North of Western Australia – June 10, 2006 to June 16, 2006)

Still, we didn’t know what it was nor did we know if it was life threatening. So once we got into the visitor center, Julie asked the Aboriginal woman behind the cashier if she had ever seen…

Mitchell Falls

Mitchell Falls is a very remote four-tiered waterfall in the WA dropping 80m contrasting with red cliffs and accessed by rugged 2-day 4wd adventure or air.

King George Falls

King George Falls was a very remote dual waterfall in the Kimberley Region that we happened to see as part of the larger Mitchell Falls Explorer day tour.

“The Bungle Bungle Bumble” (Kununurra, WA, Australia – June 8, 2006 to June 9, 2006)

As the helicopter landed, Julie and I gave each other a very confused and puzzled look. We weren’t sure what had happened, but the sinking feeling of being ripped off and not being able to see…

Twin Falls

Twin Falls is a series of waterfalls in Kakadu National Park dropping 180m with good flow in the Wet but better access in the Dry. It sits past Jim Jim Falls.

Double Falls

Double Falls is an unexpected waterfall sitting in the Death Adder Valley in the Top End as it we saw it during our air tour over Twin Falls and Jim Jim Falls.