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Sylvia Falls

ABOUT: One of the best walks for stunning waterfalls and a couple of vistas. A descent into a deep gorge along the ridge from Wentworth Falls takes in celebrated falls in order – Empress, Sylvia, Edith, Lodore, Red Rock and Brittania & Vera much lower down. Empress and Sylvia are the most photographed

PHOTO EQUIPMENT TO BRING: A good tripod & ultra and wide lenses. You can get very close to all falls, and a bit of scrambling actually a few inches from great angles. A 24mm is good for most shots but a 16mm area provides best coverage. An ND filter for 3-10s exposures for silky water.

GETTING TO THE SPOT/S: It is an moderate 20-30 min walk down from the Conservation Hut and the falls are almost next to each other once you descend on the final wooden & metal stairs. The tough part is reversing your trail after Red Rock and coming out. Be prepared for 60+ mins.

Empress Falls


Lodore Falls