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Boonoo Boonoo Falls lookout

Boonoo Boonoo National Park

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Boonoo Boonnoo Falls lookout is in Boonoo Boonnoo National Park. You can reach this dramatic waterfall by making a short stroll down Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track.

This lookout just 40 minutes from Tenterfield offers dramatic views of Boonoo Boonoo River cascading over a 210m cliff into a gorge.

According to local legend the bush poet who penned Waltzing Matilda, Banjo Patterson, proposed to his sweetheart Alice Walker at these beautiful falls.


  • A formed track through trees along Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track in Boonoo Boonoo National Park. Photo: Leah Pippos © DPIE

    Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track

    Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track allows a short stroll between Boonoo Boonoo picnic area and the scenic lookout onto the magnificent Boonoo Boonoo Falls.

  • Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area, Boonoo Boonoo National Park. Photo: © David Young

    Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area

    Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area is not only a great place to eat and rest, it teems with wildlife, wildflowers and is close to Falls lookout, rock pools and River track.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.

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  • in Boonoo Boonoo National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Boonoo Boonoo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring the correct change.

    Buy annual pass