Ellenborough Falls and Other Places


Today I took some time out and went for a bit of a drive to a few places – also did some bushwalking. I just felt I needed some time out and took advantage of the opportunity currently available to me to do some bushwalking.

First off I travelled to Wingham and to Wingham Brush. There I did a short walk along the boardwalks. Wingham Brush is an area of remnant rainforest along the Manning River, in which there are quite a number of Brush Turkeys (with their nest sites – actually, they are nest mounds) and a large population of Flying Fox Bats.

My final destination was to Ellenborough Falls, near Elands and about 40km from Wingham. Given the amount of rain that has been about the last few days I thought it would be a great opportunity to view the falls in all their glory. I wasn’t disappointed. They were great.

The walk to the base of the falls included some 641 steps and a fall of some 200m. The walk down was easy enough, but the climb back out was a little more difficult, given the steep climb and the many steps.

This was the first time that I had been able to see these falls and so I really appreciated the opportunity to do so.

More on Ellenborough Falls, visit:

Ellenborough Falls

Spray at the base of Ellenborough Falls

Ellenborough Falls from The Knoll Outlook across Ellenborough Gorge

From the base of Ellenborough Falls

Flying Fox Bats at Wingham Brush

 

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