Kondalilla National Park

Kondalilla National Park (327 ha) derives its name from an Aboriginal word meaning rushing waters.  Kondalilla Falls, where Skene Creek drops 90 metres into a valley of rainforest, is a spectacular sight.  Check out Walks – Kondalilla National Park.

Picnic Creek circuit 1.7 km.  Allow 45 min to 1 hour from the picnic area.  Class 3 track – Moderate

This easy walk crosses Picnic Creek (400 m), passes through tall eucalypt forest and patches of wet sclerophyll – a mix of eucalypt and rainforest species.  Enjoy views over the valley from a lookout point.

Kondalilla Falls circuit 4.7 km.  Allow 1.5 – 2 hours from the picnic area.  Class 4 track – Moderate to Hard.

This walk follows the Picnic Creek circuit down the escarpment and includes a lookout with views of Kondalilla Falls.  A reasonable level of fitness required – uphill section with over 150 steps.  It winds down through the rainforest to the base of the waterfall and continues back up the ridge where you can see emergent bunya pines with their distinctive symmetrical dome shapes.  The walk then brings you to the rock pool above the waterfall on Skene Creek.  Continue back up the escarpment to Picnic Creek circuit back to the picnic area.

Remember:  Wear sturdy, enclosed boots or shoes.  Surfaces can be slippery.  Carry drinking water.  Plan to complete your walk well before dark.  Wear a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.  Stay on marked tracks.  Use a map or track guide.  Ensure an experienced adult accompanies children.  Obey all safety and warning signs.  Take a charged mobile phone.  Accidents have happened, even to experienced bushwalkers.  In case of emergency try calling 000 or 112 if you are experiencing bad reception.  Domestic animals are not permitted on the walks.