Fitzroy Falls picnic area

When you pull up at Fitzroy Falls picnic area, you’ll hear the waterfalls before you see them. It’s a short walk to the spectacular Fitzroy Falls, where water plummets over 80m to the deep rainforest ravine below and the views across the escarpment are not to be missed.

As you’re sparking up the barbecue or unpacking the picnic, you might see one of the resident lyrebirds or an inquisitive swamp wallaby. Green catbirds and eastern whipbirds live in the surrounding bushland, so keep an ear out for their distinctive calls. Look for the iconic waratah, the state flower of NSW, with its long stem and vibrant red flower in spring.

If you feel like stretching your legs, try the West Rim walking track or if you’re visiting in spring don’t miss the East Rim wildflower walk.

The nearby Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre provides displays and information on tours and walks. If you feel like indulging, the café serves scrumptious coffee and cake.

Nearby events

  1. Midwinter Christmas at The Loch

    Sunday 22 July 2018 to Sunday 29 July 2018 , Berrima

    If you’re partial to traditional Christmas fare, winter is the perfect time to indulge in that festive feast usually reserved for the warmer months. So gather your friends and family and join them for lunch in front of the fire or in the ga…

    22 Jul - 29 Jul
  2. Hand Building in Clay

    Wednesday 25 July 2018 to Wednesday 26 September 2018 , Bowral

    Explore hand building techniques in ceramics. This class is suitable for adults who are beginners at ceramics and would like to learn the basics. You will be instructed in the hand building techniques of pinch, coil, and slab construction.…

    25 Jul - 26 Sep