Ellenborough Falls

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Ellenborough Falls
A view from the 'knoll' opposite Ellenborough Falls
Ellenborough Falls is located in New South Wales
Ellenborough Falls
LocationMid North Coast, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates31°37′S 152°17′E / 31.617°S 152.283°E / -31.617; 152.283Coordinates: 31°37′S 152°17′E / 31.617°S 152.283°E / -31.617; 152.283
Total height200 metres (660 ft)
Number of drops1
Longest drop200 metres (660 ft)

Ellenborough Falls, a horsetail waterfall on the headwaters of the Ellenborough River, is located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Location and features[edit]

Ellenborough Falls is situated in the MidCoast Council area and is near Elands and Comboyne,[1] on the Bulga Plateau.

The waterfall has a single drop of about 160 metres (520 ft)[2] although some estimates place it at 150 metres (490 ft) or 200 metres (660 ft).[3]

At the falls there is a kiosk, picnic tables and a barbecue area. There is also a viewing platform and walking trails.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Comboyne". Archived from the original on 2008-04-20. Retrieved 2007-10-18.
  2. ^ Ellenborough Falls | World Waterfall Database: World's Tallest Waterfalls
  3. ^ Mabin, M. C. G (2000). "In search of Australia's highest waterfalls". Australian Geographical Studies. 38 (1): 85–90. doi:10.1111/1467-8470.00102.
  4. ^ Exploring NSW's Mid North Coast