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Wombeyan Waterfall walking track

Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wombeyan Waterfall walking track.

Track grading

Grade 4

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

    2 - 3hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Limited signage

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    4km loop

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Wombeyan Waterfall walking track is located near the visitor centre in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Wombeyan Caves can become boggy when it rains.

Parking

Bus and car parking is available at the visitor centre, a short walk from Wombeyan Waterfall walking track.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

Spring

While the caves can be visited all year round, a trip to Wombeyan in spring is well timed to catch wildflowers in full bloom.

Summer

A great time for a weekend camping trip - pitch your tent, enjoy breakfast cooked on the barbecue and beat the heat with a dip in a natural swimming hole.

Winter

Take advantage of the cooler weather and book a weekend getaway at the historic Post Office Cottage. The wood heater will keep you warm all night.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

13°C and 26°C

Highest recorded

38.8°C

Winter temperature

Average

1°C and 11°C

Lowest recorded

-9.6°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

June

Driest month

April

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

174.2mm

Facilities

  • Ice is available at the park office at the campground
  • Firewood is not supplied and may not be collected from the park
  • You're encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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 + 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).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Prohibited

Pets

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

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Wombeyan Waterfall walking track

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Wombeyan Caves, Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve. Photo: Kevin McGrath.