Wentworth Falls

Wentworth Falls is a charming village with some of the finest scenery and bushwalks in the Blue Mountains right on its doorstep. Take a hike, dine in style at the town’s cafes, stay the night – for anyone who loves wilderness and adventure there are many things to do. The historic town of Wentworth Falls opens onto spectacular walks and lookouts with postcard views. 

Beginning at Wentworth Falls village, Falls Road leads to the large, leafy Wentworth Falls Picnic Area and the nearby Wentworth Falls Track. This trail runs a level path past Jamison and Wentworth lookouts before descending to the cliff-edge at Fletchers lookout. Enjoy superb views of Wentworth Falls, as it cascades 100m to the valley floor.

Wentworth Falls - Blue Mountains National Park

The nearby Valley of the Waters is another one of the prettiest spots in the Blue Mountains. Enjoy lunch at the Conservation Hut Café, at the end of Fletcher Street. From here, the trail dives down the hillside, becoming more lush until the sound of rushing water signals your arrival. A number of lookouts are accessible along this trail, including Queen Victoria Lookout, Empress Lookout and Lyrebird Lookout.

For further spectacular views turn off the Great Western Highway at Tableland Road, turn onto Queen Elizabeth Drive and then Ingar Road and after about 10 km you reach Ingar Picnic Ground, one of the most remote and beautiful in the Blue Mountains. Known as Kings Tableland, this area offers sensational views over the traditional land of the Gundungurra people.

Empress Falls, Blue Mountains

There are many other local attractions around this beautiful area. Teetering on the cliffs above the Jamison Valley, Wentworth Falls Country Club is a panoramic 18-hole, par-70 course. Enjoy the undulating fairways lined with a mixture of native and exotic trees.

Follow the Charles Darwin Walk along Jamison Creek, in the footsteps of the famous naturalist who walked this popular track in 1836. Enjoy waterfalls and birdwatching as you follow the trail from Wentworth Falls Village.

Wentworth Falls Lake is a great spot for a family day out with picnic and BBQ facilities, safe swimming, shade and a children’s playground. Created as a water source for steam trains, the lake is now home to native and introduced water birds, crayfish and dragonfly nymphs. An easy walking circuit winds around the lake.

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  1. Boxboards Theatre presents The Vicar of Dibley

    Thursday 26 April 2018 to Saturday 05 May 2018 , Wentworth Falls

    The heartfelt BBC series The Vicar of Dibley is to be staged during April and May at the Wentworth Falls Country Club by Blue Mountains-based production company Boxboards Theatre. Audience members can expect to re-live many of their favour…

    26 Apr - 05 May
  2. bentART

    Event dates to be confirmed: June 2018 , Wentworth Falls

    bentART was established in the Blue Mountains in 2005 to celebrate works in the visual arts of Australian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) artists. Each year over the June long weekend, the annual four day bentART exhibition…

    08 Jun - 10 Jun
  3. The Annual Blue Mountains Elvis Festival

    Thursday 16 August 2018 to Sunday 19 August 2018 , Wentworth Falls

    The Blue Mountains Elvis Festival's main venues this year are the Wentworth Falls Country Club and the Palais Royale Hotel, Katoomba, with additional shows at the Family Hotel and other venues in and around Katoomba. The Festival includes …

    16 Aug - 19 Aug
  4. Task Force 72 Model Ship Association Annual Regatta

    Saturday 24 November 2018 to Sunday 25 November 2018 , Wentworth Falls

    Come and watch as members from the Task Force 72 Model Ship Association from around Australia gather to display and run their 1:72 scale model vessels on Wentworth Falls Lake. The detailed models, which are owned, built and maintained by …

    24 Nov - 25 Nov