The Wentworth Falls track is a classic microadventure which is super easy to do from Sydney, even without a car. Here’s your (train) ticket to a day well spent.
- Amazing scenery
- Both track and bush routes
- Amazing views of the Blue Mountains
- Good hike with friends
We did our trip to Wentworth Falls in just one day and it was definitely worth the effort. I went with my girlfriend and my good friend and they both absolutely loved it. I wanted to take photos and explore into the mountains, see what’s out there. The others kindly tagged along.
The train to Wentworth Falls station was only an hour and a half from Central Station, and we got there by 11.00am. The walk from the station to the start of the track wasn’t very long either. It involved walking through a park, then following the same road up to the start of the track.
Blue Mountains Views
From the very beginning, the Blue Mountains provided the goods. The clouds were so low that we were walking through them and looking out into the expansive forest landscape. Scenes like this just can’t be put into words.
We started walking down the track, taking about 1-2 hours to get to the main section of Wentworth Falls, which was enormous and stunningly beautiful. At this section, you can walk into the water which is very refreshing after a hike down the mountain. One of the best parts was looking up from under the waterfall and seeing the water falling towards me.
Wentworth Falls Track doesn’t end there though; it goes for another 2 or so hours taking in multiple lookouts and amazing vistas. We didn’t do the whole track this time as we had to get back to Sydney. However, the adventure was unforgettable and I’d highly recommend it to others wanting to a unique experience near Sydney.
- A good pair of shoes to walk up and down the mountain
- Water and snacks
How To Get There
After alighting at Wentworth Falls Station, it’s only a 10-minute walk to the start of the track.
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