Visiting Somersby Falls on the NSW Central Coast
A popular place for family picnics and bushwalking, the Somersby Falls are located on the NSW Central Coast, an hour-and-a-half drive from Sydney.
The Somersby Falls picnic area has plenty of picnic tables and free barbecues available, plus lots of space to throw down a picnic blanket and set up your own table a chairs.
Set up either under the shade of the tall trees at the end of the carpark or next to Floods creek before it descends over the cascades.
The Somersby Falls walking track is a 500m return walk that takes in views of the top and bottom waterfalls. Note that the walk is steep and can be slippery in places.
.The falls themselves can be a bit dry depending when you visit, so the best time is after a heavy rain (but mind how slippery that will make the track and be prepared).
There is an $8 entry fee into the park per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines – please bring correct coins.
There are bathroom facilities available at the picnic area.
Somersby Falls Rd, Somersby
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