Best Waterfalls in the Region

Wild swimming is a mix of adventure, fun and cooling off. To us, wild swimming is a mix of adventure, fun and cooling off. We’re not talking patrolled beaches here. Think more soaking under a waterfall or in a tree-lined creek or at a secluded beach rock pool.

With our rivers starting high in Barrington Tops and all leading towards our 190 kilometres of coastline, we have plenty to choose from. Here are our tips for some of the best. WARNING: Visitors should exercise caution when swimming at the listed locations, never jump in to unfamiliar water and check alerts pages for any National Park closures.

Rocky Crossing, a subtropical delight of the southern precinct of Barrington Tops. The clarity of the water is some of the clearest in the park. Depending on how much time you have, there are several walking options. You can either hike directly to the waterfall via Lagoon Pinch carpark. Or you can park at Williams River carpark and enjoy the entire Rocky Crossing Walking Trail. If you have the spare the time, make a day of it and enjoy the cascading waterways of the adjoining Blue Gum River Walk too.