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Potaroo Falls walk

Tapin Tops National Park


Take a walk through the rainforest from the lovely Potaroo Picnic area down to scenic Potaroo Falls with its tranquil swimming hole.

Tapin Tops National Park
0.9km return
Time suggested
15 - 30min
Grade 4
What to
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen, suitable clothing
Please note
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
  • There is limited/no mobile reception in this park

From the picnic area, follow Potaroo Falls walk approximately 1km upstream along Little Run Creek to the tranquil, scenic waterfall and swimming hole.

At the start of the track, you’ll spot the largest recorded watergum in New South Wales, not to mention many species of rainforest trees and interesting plant life and wildlife along the way.

As the route follows the creek, it involves some rock-hopping, so be prepared for wet feet and a bit of splashing. Don’t forget to take your swimming gear for a dip at the beautiful swimming hole – it’s the perfect place for cooling down when the weather is hot.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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Potaroo Falls walking track, Tapin Tops National Park. Photo: Kevin Carter/NSW Government