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Philosopher Falls, Waratah

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Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • This is what a rainforest should look like. And it was all the more stunning because we didn't plan to see it, didn't know about, and just stumbled into it when we saw the brown sign on the road from....  more »
  • It was quite a magical place to wander through. The fall was beautiful, but the highlight was the journey getting there spotting mushrooms and other different coloured fungi. Kids were so excited...  more »
  • Only a few minutes from Waratah and well worth the short trip with a good dirt 1km at the end. The walk through the Forrest is magical. Keep an eye out for amazing fungi and moss. The 200 steps are in good condition and end with a great view of the falls.
  • Second time here and it was an amazing experience again. Beautiful rainforest walk to an amazing waterfall. Walk it easy but a bit hard on the knees on the stairs. Fungi in abundance, bright green moss and trees to admire. Part of the walk is on an old water race and was quite wet. Waterproof footwear was practical. Will return again.

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