Ebor Falls

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Ebor Falls
Upper ebor falls small.jpg
Upper Ebor Falls
Ebor Falls is located in New South Wales
Ebor Falls
Location New England, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 30°24′08″S 152°20′30″E / 30.402287°S 152.341576°E / -30.402287; 152.341576Coordinates: 30°24′08″S 152°20′30″E / 30.402287°S 152.341576°E / -30.402287; 152.341576
Type Cascade
Total height 115 metres (377 ft)
Number of drops 2
Watercourse Guy Fawkes River

Ebor Falls is a cascade waterfall on the Guy Fawkes River, located near Ebor and about 37 kilometres (23 mi) north-east of Wollomombi on Waterfall Way in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia.

Location and features[edit]

Lower Ebor Falls.

The first lookout is on a sealed road, approximately 200 metres (660 ft) off the Waterfall Way. This viewing platform shows the upper falls tumbling 115 metres (377 ft) over columned basalt rock in two falls. The lower Ebor falls, 600 metres (2,000 ft) further on, fall into a steep forested gorge below.

The falls are a well known tourist attraction within Guy Fawkes River National Park, with viewing platforms of the falls and walking tracks, a rest area with barbecues, an information display, picnic tables and toilet. In 2008 the waterfalls were attracting up to 80,000 visitors each year.[1] Camping is not permitted at Ebor Falls, however camping is available at nearby Cathedral Rock National Park.

The falls were first protected in a recreation reserve in 1895.[1] In September 2008 new lookout platforms were opened. These replaced platforms that were destroyed by fire in 2007.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Ebor Falls welcomes visitors on the Waterfall Way". Ministerial media releases. New South Wales Government. 18 September 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-11. [dead link]

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