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WilderQuest Wondrous waterbugs

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about WilderQuest Wondrous waterbugs.

Getting there and parking

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    Charles Darwin walk starts from Wilson Park in Wentworth Falls village, just outside Blue Mountains National Park.

    To get there from Sydney:

    • Drive along the Great Western Highway west, towards Katoomba
    • At Wentworth Falls village, turn left at the traffic lights onto Falls Road, where there is signage for Wentworth Falls and the national park.
    • Wilson Park is on your left, immediately after the lights.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • All roads require 4WD vehicle

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather


    Free parking is available on Falls Road, including several designated disabled spots. It can be a busy place on the weekend, when parking might be limited.

    By public transport

    Regular trains run from Sydney Central Station to Wentworth Falls. Charles Darwin walk begins in Wilson Park, 500m from the station.

    Maps and downloads


    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

    Not wheelchair-accessible – Charles Darwin walk is a narrow eroded track, with uneven tree roots along the way.

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    Park info

    Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Jeremy Little/OEH