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Updated on 15 Aug 2021
Grade 4 HikeSuitable for experienced hikers only.
Generally distinct without major modification to the ground. Encounters with fallen debris and other obstacles are likely.
average rating of 5.8 out of 10
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Holwell Gorge Falls is the first waterfall on a hike through Holwell Gorge State Reserve. From the parking area located from Gorge Road on the northern side of the gorge, a sign sign will point you towards the 'first waterfall', which has 2 excellent bridges to walk on. The walk has a slight slope and the track is easy to follow as it meanders alongside Andersons Creek. Within about 15 minutes you will reach Holwell Gorge Falls. The waterfall is approximately 5 to 6 metres in height, and appears to slope at about a 30 degree angle down a rocky slide.This waterfall can be seen as an easy 30 minute walk, and is popular with families with young children. For more adventurous explorers with good fitness you can continue along the track to Holwell Falls which is the largest and most impressive of the waterfalls located in Holwell Gorge.
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Grade 4 Hike
Suitable for experienced hikers.
Grade 3 Hike
Some bush walking experience recommended.
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