Kondalilla National Park (327 ha) derives its name from an Aboriginal work meaning rushing waters. Kondalilla Falls, where Skene Creek drops 90 m into a valley of rainforest, is a spectacular sight.
Kondalilla Falls Circuit 4.7 km. Allow 1.5 – 2 hrs from 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 picnic area.