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Apsley Falls, Walcha

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#41 of 327 in Nature in New South Wales
Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
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The Apsley Falls are two waterfalls on the Apsley River in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia. The falls are located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Walcha, and 1 kilometre off the Oxley Highway in a deep gorge, that is part of the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. They are the first falls in a succession of dramatic drops in an area that has some of the most remarkable scenery in Eastern Australia. The first drop of the falls is about 65 metres (213 ft) in depth, and the second, which is about 800 metres (2,625 ft) further on, plummets 58 metres (190 ft) to the bottom of the gorge.

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  • What a amazing place !! It was a step back in time.. The waterfall was great but obviously would be more impressive in winter..Either way it was definetly worth the visit. 
    What a amazing place !! It was a step back in time.. The waterfall was great but obviously would be more impressive in winter..Either way it was definetly worth the visit.  more »
  • Don’t leave this area without visiting this spectacular waterfall and gorge. Astoundingly beautiful when there is a lot of water going over but still beautiful with a little water going over! You... 
    Don’t leave this area without visiting this spectacular waterfall and gorge. Astoundingly beautiful when there is a lot of water going over but still beautiful with a little water going over! You...  more »
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  • Apsley Falls remains a beautiful New England attraction in the inland plains. Opening up in the dramatic geological canyon with sheer rock faces that drop hundreds of meters on each side, the falls range from a trickle in dry weather to the roaring deluge known for the mist that creates a rainbow. Known by the Aboriginal custodians of the land as the Rainbow Serpent, this attraction is priceless for reasons across several cultures throughout the ages 🌈 🐍
  • Just a couple of minutes off the main road and you will arrive at the most wonderful waterfall. Very easily accessed. I absolutely loved my stay at Apsley Falls. I'd advise booking before arriving if you wish to stay there as there is no mobile reception and you don't want to miss out on a spot. The Camp spots where ample sized with your own table and fire pit. Plenty of cut wood and clean flushing toilets. The waterfalls are spectacular and the walk around the gorge is easy and well pathed. An abundance of bird and wildlife. I can't fault the place..will definitely be going back.

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