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Victoria Falls walking track

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Victoria Falls walking track.

Track grading

Grade 4

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    2hrs - 2hrs 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Limited signage

  • Gradient

    Very steep

  • Distance

    4km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

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    Victoria Falls walking track is in the Blackheath area of Blue Mountains National Park, near Mount Victoria.

    To get there:

    • Follow the Great Western Highway towards Mount Victoria
    • As you reach Mount Victoria, turn right onto Victoria Falls Road
    • Follow the unsealed road 5km to the carpark
    • From here, follow the signs to the lookout and falls.

    Road quality

    • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    Parking is available at the end of Victoria Falls Road.

    By public transport

    Take a train to Mount Victoria station and walk or cycle 6.5km to Victoria Falls lookout carpark, where this walking track starts. Be cautious of cars and trucks along the highway section. If cycling, you’ll need to bring a bike chain and lock, plus walking shoes.

    Facilities

    A toilet is located in the lookout carpark. There are no other toilets along the walk. Additional public toilet facilities are located in Mount Victoria or Blackheath.

    Carpark

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    • Keep well back from cliff edges and waterfalls at all times, especially when taking photos. Read our waterfall safety tips.
    • Please stay on tracks and be aware of your surroundings and footing.

    Bushwalking safety

    If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

    Prohibited

    Camp fires and solid fuel burners

    Camping

    Camping is not permitted along this walking track. Please camp in designated remote campgrounds in the Upper Grose Valley at Burra Korain campground or Acacia Flat campground.

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    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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