Maruia Falls, West Coast, South Island

Not high or forceful, but I like it.

Amateur Photographer (Svodufoss)

In 1989 I saw beautiful Svöðufoss waterfall and was amazed. I shot a photo and here it is.

Werrikimbe Land (King Fern Falls)

Werrikimbe is a national park that borders on the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in N.S.W. but it gets a minimum amount of visitors and it helps if you’ve got a 4WD though it’s not essential. I had visited 20 years previously and been impressed with a short walk I did so I returned to […]

Tia Falls

Pronounced “tyre” these falls are but one of a multitude that dispense their waters into the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park and ultimately into the Macleay River that runs through Kempsey. These falls are not anywhere near as popular as the nearby Apsley, nor are they as dramatic. No, these suit the keen bushwalker who […]

Steep Drop indeed (Steep Drop Falls)

It was many years ago when I was first taken to this remote spot. You have to go through private property and then through almost trackless national park to get there. The drop into the Macleay Wild Rivers National Park is impressive. People have abseiled down the side on rare occasions and others have walked […]

Waiau Falls

Waterfalls weren’t on my agenda this particular day. In fact, the amazing tourist railway at Coromandel was all I was thinking of but, as is my wont, I decided to come home on a different road, albeit an unsealed one. Though the route was the shortest back to our accommodation at Tairua, most people avoid […]

That’s Pretty High! (Hopetoun Falls)

Hey there! This website is just absolutely great! I love waterfalls and I have learnt much more from this website. Anyway, just come to talk about Hopetoun Falls in the “Otways”. We’ve been there and we all liked it. I didn’t know it was 30 metres high though. That’s pretty high! The walk to the […]

A Wet Day (Eaton Canyon Falls)

First, thanks for this cool website its nice to know about hidden gems in our backyard. We went on May 24th, 2008 and had the pleasure of seeing a running stream all the way to Eaton Canyon Falls which were flowing well. Because of kids we chose to start at the Midwick drive trail which […]

A World Away (Mathinna Falls)

I was looking for waterfalls, unashamedly searching the internet for them. Thus it was that I came across Mathinna, situated in an area I’d never been before; but Tassie’s like that, there’s all sorts of stuff just off the main roads if you’re prepared to venture. To get there you have to find Fingal, west […]

Looking beyond Russell (Russell Falls)

I wonder how many “Horseshoe Falls” there are in the world? I’ve certainly seen a few and here is another to add to your collection. Once you’ve admired Tasmania’s most famous waterfall, Russell Falls, there’s a track off to the right that takes you uphill. It ultimately goes to Lady Barron Falls but, en route […]

Otway Ranges

G’day, I just wanted to say thank you for the work you’ve put into the site, I can almost feel your passion for waterfalls 🙂 I used your site to get some information on Australian waterfalls, recently going to see Lower Kalimna Falls in the Cumberland forest region of the Otway ranges in Southern Victoria. […]