Tourists flock to a magical swimming hole at the bottom of a waterfall hidden in the Blue Mountains

Tourists flock to a magical swimming hole at the bottom of a waterfall hidden in the Blue Mountains


Incredible waterfall pool that EVERYONE is talking about… and it’s just 90 minutes from Sydney’s CBD

  • Travellers are flocking to a magical waterfall hidden in the Blue Mountains forest
  • Empress Falls flows into a stunning swimming hole surrounded by lush greenery
  • It is only a 90-minute drive from Sydney and are best visited after a bout of rain 
  • Empress Falls is a popular spot for bushwalking, abseiling and canyoning  










Tucked away in the Blue Mountains National Park is a magical waterfall oasis that travel-starved Australians are flocking to in their hundreds.

Empress Falls is along the Wentworth Fall walking track just an hour and a half drive from Sydney.

The picturesque swimming hole has been popping up all over social media and is known for its incredibly scenic cascading falls that are surrounded by lush rainforest. 

Scroll down for video 

Tourists flock to a magical swimming hole at the bottom of a waterfall hidden in the Blue Mountains

Tucked away in the Blue Mountains National Park is Empress Falls, a magical waterfall oasis, that travel-starved Australians are flocking to

Empress Falls is along the Wentworth Fall walking track just an hour and a half drive from Sydney

Empress Falls is along the Wentworth Fall walking track just an hour and a half drive from Sydney

Empress Falls has also been visited by Hollywood actor Luke Evans who posted a video of himself jumping into the water on Instagram earlier this year. 

They are worth visiting after a period of rainfall when the waterfall is at its highest volume and the water flows down into the natural pool below.  

The falls can be accessed via a short but steep walking trail through the dense forest from the old conservation hut. 

The picturesque swimming hole has been popping up all over social media for its incredibly scenic cascading falls that are surrounded by lush rainforest

They are most worth visiting after a period of rainfall when the waterfall is at huge volumes of water flows down into the natural pool below

The picturesque swimming hole has been popping up all over social media for its incredibly scenic cascading falls that are surrounded by lush rainforest

Empress Falls has also been visited by Hollywood actor Luke Evans who posted a video of him jumping into the water on Instagram earlier this year

Empress Falls has also been visited by Hollywood actor Luke Evans who posted a video of him jumping into the water on Instagram earlier this year

As you head down the series of steps, you will see the bushland change around you from drier eucalypts to lush green rainforest and lucky visitors may even be able to catch a glimpse of some of the area’s local lyre birds. 

Along the track there is the stunning Queen Victoria lookout with breathtaking views of Jamison Valley as well as the Empress lookout to see the canyon below.  

Adventure-lovers can also continue downstream along the trail to see the spectacular Sylvia and Lodore Falls.

As you head down the series of steps, you will see the bushland change around you from drier eucalypts to lush green rainforest and lucky visitors may even be able to catch a glimpse of some of the area's local lyre birds

As you head down the series of steps, you will see the bushland change around you from drier eucalypts to lush green rainforest and lucky visitors may even be able to catch a glimpse of some of the area’s local lyre birds

Empress canyon 30 metres above the falls is also a popular spot for abseiling and canyoning

Empress canyon 30 metres above the falls is also a popular spot for abseiling and canyoning

Beyond that, there is a series of waterfalls than can be accessed by a walking track best suited to experienced bush hikers.  

Empress canyon 30 metres above the falls is also a popular spot for abseiling and canyoning. 

For more information, head to the Sydney Uncovered website.  



Source link

Author: Shirley