The Greater Blue Mountains has some of the most spectacular waterfalls that can be found around Sydney, with many of them easily accessed – often from multiple vantage points. Spend a day around Leura or Katoomba after there’s been some decent rain and you’re guaranteed to get some spectacular photos!
A beautiful waterfall which drops into an idyllic pool, surrounded by rainforest-like vegetation. While Numantia Falls is most spectacular after rain, the falls & swimming hole are always photogenic!
A beautiful and popular waterfall and swimming hole in Leura, the Pool of Siloam is reached via a short bushwalking track that descends through lush rainforest.
A small but picturesque cascade in Blackheath, Taylor Fall is above Horseshoe Falls along Popes Glen Creek. You can cool off in the shallow pool at the base of the falls.
The Grotto is an incredibly picturesque waterfall and swimming hole, inside an easily-accessible slot canyon near Centennial Glen in Blackheath.
Fairly remote and requiring a demanding bushwalk to reach, the Tootie Cascades is a beautiful small waterfall and large swimming hole on Tootie Creek.
A spectacular Blue Mountains waterfall walk, the Valley of the Waters Track passes two cliff-top lookouts, before descending into the valley past eight picturesque waterfalls.
Vera Falls is along the Valley of the Waters Creek in the Blue Mountains. There is a rough trail to both the base and the top of the fairly remote waterfall.