Nature in Wentworth Falls
Wentworth Falls is a historic town in the Blue Mountains. It's a good base to explore this World Heritage-listed area on foot.
About Wentworth Falls
Wentworth Falls has a good collection of Victorian and other historic buildings and excellent trails into the Blue Mountains National Park. It offers spectacular views over the Jamison Valley and boasts the magnificent waterfall for which it is named. It has been a tourist destination for 130 years.
Be sure to take the walking track from Wentworth Falls Reserve to the Princes Lookout for a great view of the Wentworth Falls and the Jamison Valley. Meanwhile the Wentworth Falls Lake is a perfect spot for a picnic and has a children's playground. Nearby Leura, Katoomba and Blackheath are worth a visit.
Arguably one of the most beautiful towns in NSW, Wentworth Falls is a popular setting for weddings and honeymoons. Imagine celebrating your wedding surrounded by the natural splendour of the Australian bush, with scenic mountain views in the background. There are a number of excellent wedding reception venues to choose from in this area, all offering a personalised experience that will ensure a lifetime's worth of treasured memories.
Meanwhile, the Wentworth Falls Village provides an opportunity to experience the friendly and relaxed atmosphere for which the Blue Mountains is famous - with several coffee shops and restaurants lining the street.
And for a fun day in the great outdoors with family and friends, Wentworth Falls Lake features barbeque facilities as well as a children's playground to keep the littlies entertained. If you live in Sydney and want to get away from the city, it's possible to drive to Wentworth Falls and back within the same day.
Golfing enthusiasts will enjoy the 18 hole golf course at Wentworth Falls - providing you with the chance to enjoy a game while breathing in the fresh mountain air. And bushwalkers will be spoiled for choice, with a number of scenic walks offering challenges for hikers of all levels.
Friday 5 June to Monday 8 June 2015
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Enjoy the spectacular view of Jamison Valley from Wentworth Falls in the Blue Mountains. Image Mark Sherborne, Destination NSW
Aerial view of Wentworth Falls. Image Hamilton Lund