Crystal Shower Falls walk
Dorrigo National Park
Walk through lush rainforest to reach Crystal Shower Falls in Dorrigo National Park near Coffs Harbour. Enjoy spectacular views from the rocky cavern behind the waterfall.
- Dorrigo National Park in North Coast
- No wheelchair access
- 4.4km return
- Time suggested
- 1hr 30min - 2hrs
- Grade 2
- Please note
Remember to check the weather before you go because it can change quickly.
Crystal Shower Falls walk is a short but stunning waterfall walk in Dorrigo that takes you behind the waterfall itself. It's easily combined with Walk with the Birds boardwalk.
Part of the Wonga walk circuit, Crystal Shower Falls walk starts from Dorrigo Rainforest Centre. Lush rainforest towers above you on the walk to the falls, and you might hear the call of fruit doves and other rainforest birds.
Once you reach the falls, a suspension bridge carries you across the valley in front of the falls for fantastic views of the waterfall dropping into the pool below. A short side track leads behind the waterfall into a rocky cavern, where you can look through the veil of falling water.
If you're feeling energetic, continue to Tristania Falls and loop back to the Rainforest Centre on Wonga walk. For a shorter walk, you can also reach Crystal Shower Falls from The Glade picnic area.
Take a walk amongst subtropical rainforest and 600-year-old trees along the Wonga walk in Dorrigo National Park, home to the Tristania and Crystal Falls.
Walk with the Birds boardwalk
Wind through the trees on wheelchair-accessible Walk with the Birds boardwalk and spot some of the 150 bird species found in Dorrigo National Park.
The Glade picnic area
The Glade picnic area is part of Dorrigo National Park near Coffs Harbour on the NSW north coast. This pretty rainforest clearing offers a great spot for a picnic or barbecue and lots of rainforest walks.
Dorrigo Rainforest Centre
Dorrigo Rainforest Centre is the best place for Dorrigo National Park visitor information and school excursion visits. Book a guided tour, take the Skywalk for stunning views out to Coffs Harbour or relax in the Canopy Cafe.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Dorrigo Rainforest Centre
- 9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6657 5913
- 142 Dome Road Dorrigo Mountain NSW 2453
- in Dorrigo National Park in the North Coast region
Dorrigo National Park is open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am to 4.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
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