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Ebor Falls Track

North Coast NSW

Guy Fawkes River National Park


Distance (kms):

1.6 kms

Time (hrs):

Allow 1 hr

Elevation gain (m):

35 m

Max. elevation (m):

1,296 m

Difficulty (Grade):

Easy (Grade 2)

Route type:





2WD Sufficient

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A short walk to a beautiful multi-drop waterfall, with an option to extend the walk further for excellent views into the valley and to a second waterfall. 

This heavily trafficked walk starts from the car park on Ebor Falls Road in Ebor. 

The viewing area for Upper Ebor Falls is about 100 metres from the car park and offers fantastic views down to the face of the waterfall. 

Watch as the Guy Fawkes River cascades down two large cliff faces, before continuing downstream into the gorge.

There are also great views in the opposite direction into the gorge and out to the surrounding ranges.

Those wanting to stretch their legs further can walk the paved path down to the Valley Lookout, which offers even more views into the gorge and of the surrounding ranges.

On the way, you’ll also pass another lookout which offers excellent views of Lower Ebor Falls, where the river plummets over 50 metres further into the gorge. 

Overall, the track is relatively flat and a gentle, easy stroll. 

At the viewing area for Upper Ebor Falls, there are toilets and picnic tables set among the trees. There is also a road to a car park at the Valley Lookout, which also has toilets.

This walk is a must-do when travelling the 185 km Waterfall Way scenic drive from Coffs Harbour to Armidale.

Track: The walk involves paved tracks and is well-signed and easy to follow. 

Difficulty: The track is suitable for all fitness levels and is wheelchair accessible (with assistance). 

Direction: This is an out-and-back track that returns the way you came. 

getting there

The trail starts from the car park on Ebor Falls Road in Ebor, approximately 5 hours drive south of Brisbane, 1 hour drive east of Armidale, 1 hour drive west of Coffs Harbour or 6 hours drive north of Sydney.

Parking is ample, however can become busy during peak times.

best time to go

The walk can be completed year-round.

Like any walk involving waterfalls, it is best done after recent rain, however be sure to check the New South Wales Parks and Wildlife Service website for updates regarding flooding and track closures.. 

Note that there are park fees associated with entering many national parks in New South Wales. Check the New South Wales Parks and Wildlife Service website for more information.

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Remember, whenever venturing into the outdoors, practice the Leave No Trace principles and be considerate of others. This means: dispose of your waste properly, don't remove things or move things from their natural position and respect all wildlife. Also be sure to plan ahead and adequately prepare for any adventure. 

I respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which all activities listed on this website are found, as well as Elders past, present and emerging. I strive to not promote sites where requests have been made for people not to explore due to the cultural significance of the site to Indigenous peoples, or note how to respectfully visit a site. If I have a promoted a site with cultural significance, please send me a message and let me know.   

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