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The Grotto

Morton National Park

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Tucked away on West Rim walking track, The Grotto in Morton National Park is well worth a visit. After a short, steep climb, you’ll be rewarded with views of a crystal shower that cascades over a rocky outcrop.

Follow the gently undulating West Rim walking track through pristine eucalypts and lush rainforest, and take a short side track detour to reach The Grotto in Morton National Park. Located 2.3km from Fitzroy Falls lookout, and at the end of a steep, rocky stairway, you’ll be treated to the sight of water cascading over a rocky overhang down to moss-covered rocks below.

As you enjoy the tranquil surrounds keep your ears peeled for sounds of the birds and animals that live in this part of the park.

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  • West Rim walking track, Morton National Park. Photo: John Yurasek © OEH

    West Rim walking track

    Moderate West Rim walking track offers scenic waterfall views, ideal for families on a car tour of Morton National Park, in the Southern Highlands, near Robertson.

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 Morton National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Morton National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Parts of the south-eastern area of this park were once used for military training and may contain unexploded artillery shells. These areas have restrictions in place for your safety.

  • Park entry fees: 

    Fitzroy Falls: $4 per vehicle per day. Bundanoon area: $8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay machines - cash and cards accepted.

    Buy annual pass