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Waterfall way

Waterfall Way

Its story begins high up on the New England Tableland, above ancient Gondwana Rainforest, where dark nimbus release their cargo. Small creeks form, and soon converge, flowing ever more rapidly towards the rainforest boundary. Once here, they soar like liquid air over steep basalt cliffs, giving life to the rainforest and its animals before dissolving …

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Dalwood Falls

Dalwood Falls

Sunday morning, another beautiful day in Byron Bay. “Today is waterfall day”, I thought. And with this trickling through my mind I bounded into the car with my team and putted off towards Alstonville, where I’d heard rumour of a bushland oasis housing lofty, dual cascades named Dalwood Falls. After a 20 minute countryside meander, …

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Killen Falls

Killen Falls

While sounding like a macabre cascade where visitors meet their demise, Killen Falls is a lively waterfall that plunges into a rainforest waterhole. Foliage lined cliffs, algal adventures, the sounds of running water and flowery meadows all help to take your mind out of the silly place it often goes. I was fortunate enough to …

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Minyon Falls

Minyon Falls

I’d heard many stories about a large and beautiful waterfall not far from where I live in Suffolk Park. Named Minyon Falls, it’s one of the area’s popular attractions, and when I arrived I soon learned why. After finding the car park, about 40 minutes west of Byron Bay, a friend and I decided to …

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