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Address: 144/168 Terania Creek Rd, The Channon, New South Wales 2480, Australia
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One of the most beautiful places in the world

I'm a local and Protestor's falls is actually more-or-less my backyard. I have little else to say than what has already been said except that PLEASE DO NOT SWIM AT THE TOP POOL... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
zeptinune
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a local and Protestor's falls is actually more-or-less my backyard. I have little else to say than what has already been said except that PLEASE DO NOT SWIM AT THE TOP POOL UNDER THE WATERFALL!!! I know that there is a strong urge to swim there after getting all the way to the top, but please don't. The area... More 

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Thank zeptinune
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About 40 min out of Lismore. Unsealed road but you will get there in any car. 10 min walk through beautiful rainforest to the falls. There is a small pool under the fall, but the signs requests you don't swim (people were the day I was there). Really relaxing spot with a bit of history, worth seeing if you are... More 

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Thank Dicktation
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

this is a beautiful walk! it starts on a timber boardwalk then you will need to cross a creek and the walk starts to get a lot more tropical and natural. dirt path with some rocks. We saw a huge blue cray in the bush on our way back and a python on the road on the way up. We... More 

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Thank Jazdark
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

The walk doesn't take too long but there is a bit of rock climbing at the end of the track. Well worth the long drive and hike though. You're not supposed to swim here because of some rare frogs. But you can swim in a rock pool at another smaller and weider waterfall on the way there. No official sign... More 

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Thank Sabina S
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Such a beauty of nature. Very short walk from the road following the flow of water to the base of the amazing waterfall! Worth a look if you don't want to walk far for picturesque scenery. Very easy to find ! Best time to go is after rainfall.

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Thank Aaron W
Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

We visited the falls in January 2017 after a weekend of rain and this place was incredible. The path was clear and safe, we walked it in thongs and although that wasn't ideal footwear it wasn't too bad - as we had to walk across some wet areas it was easy. The hike in was so pretty and the actual... More 

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Thank Alison R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place! The trees themselves are the focal point of this walk- with the Giants being so eye catching it's difficult to concentrate in where your walking. The walk is relatively easy, with a third of the way boarded. The sounds of the wildlife is hypnotising! A must do for people in the area!

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Thank zoeharris84
Perth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Not having read any reviews prior to visiting I did not expect such beauty - both the walk to the falls and the falls themselves......and with moderately easy access. As non NSW people even the 15km access drive over poor road through lovely scenery was enjoyable. This place is really amazing and that's after seeing Minyan Falls and Rocky Creek... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

about a 15 minute walk it was well worth it you take your time to take it all in its amazing view and takes your breath away it a wonderful site

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N.S.W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

About a 50min drive from Lismore you will find a lovely hidden gem that is Protestors Falls. Easy 10>15 min walk each way up to the falls. as others have said, last 9klms is dirt. We done it in a small hatchback but had to travel slowly. Not a lot of signage but follow gps and then keep going 9klms... More 

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