1. Madden Falls, Dharawal National Park

    Previously off-limits to the public, Madden falls is one of New South Wales best kept secrets.

    Photo Credit: Nick Cubbin/OEH

    2. Red Cedar Falls, Dorrigo National Park

    This gem is located just an hour and 20 minutes outside of Coffs harbour and is surrounded by some of the oldest trees in NSW.

    Photo Credit: R Cleary Seen Australia/OEH

    3. Wollomombi Falls, Oxley Wild Rivers national Park

    This is the highest waterfall in NSW. It’s estimated that it takes an entire 22 seconds for the water to fall 260 metres.

    Photo Credit: Shane Ruming

    4. Gloucester Falls, Barrington Tops National Park

    Only three hours out from Sydney and a short 1.8 km walk, you can be treated to the twin drops of Gloucester Falls, which is also home to plenty of native wildlife.

    Photo Credit: Shane Ruming

    5. Minyon Falls, Nightcap National Park

    Minyon Falls is just an hour of out of the laidback coastal town of Byron Bay and is dotted with walking tracks and lookouts.

    Photo Credit: John Spencer/OEH

    6. Fitzroy Falls, Morton National Park

    If you’re looking for a thrill, the main lookout at Morton National Park is right above Fitzrtoy Falls. Note: not for those with a fear of heights.

    Photo Credit: J Yurasek/OEH

    7. Ebor Falls, Guy Fawkes River National Park

    While it may be a beautiful sight to see, this one’s for the die-hards who are willing to trek seven hours outside of Sydney. 

    Photo Credit: Michael Van Ewijk/OEH

GALLERY: Top 7 waterfalls in NSW

By AG STAFF | November 8, 2017

If you’re looking to avoid the crowds of Manly or Bondi beach this summer, the waterfalls dotted around NSW are a great alternative. These are the top seven according to the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.