Charles Darwin walk

Follow in the footsteps of the famous naturalist, Charles Darwin, who walked this popular track in 1836. Starting from Wilson Park, today's visitors can stroll the boardwalk and bush track through open forest, shrub, and hanging swamps to the national park boundary, where the walk meets Weeping Rock loop.
Along the way, Jamison Creek's rock pools and cascades are tranquil spots to cool your feet on a hot day. Bird watchers should keep an eye out for honeyeaters, shrub wrens, and the raucous black cockatoos that can't resist the native banksia trees.
From the park boundary, it's only 400 metres to Wentworth Falls via picturesque Weeping Rock, or 15 minutes to Wentworth Falls picnic area. Spend some time exploring the many walks and lookouts in the park, including Fletchers lookout, that offer incredible views of the waterfall and vast Jamison Valley, before retracing your steps back along the walk or taking Falls Road from Wentworth Falls picnic area back to town.

Nearby events

  1. bentART

    Friday 08 June 2018 to Monday 11 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 i…

    08 Jun - 11 Jun
  2. 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
  3. 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