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Morans Falls - Lamington National Park

Morans Falls is a quite easy walk from O'Reilly's Guest House in the Lamington National Park. The 4.4 km (90 minute) track allows views of the falls from a distance, as well as continuing to the top of the falls, looking out in to the valley below.

Morans Falls (17mm, f/16, 1/100 sec, ISO 100)

Morans Falls (36mm, f/8, 1/100 sec, ISO 100)

Morans Falls (46mm, f/8, 1/100 sec, ISO 640)

Morans Falls (17mm, f/22, 2 sec, ISO 100)

Morans Falls (17mm, f/22, 0.8 sec, ISO 100)

Morans Falls (17mm, f/16, 1/3 sec, ISO 100)

Morans Falls (17mm, f/16, 1/5 sec, ISO 100)

After the walk you will have plenty of time to check out some of the other attractions at O'Reilly's Guest House, including a replica of the Stinson Airliner that crashed in remote bushland in 1937. 2 survivors of the crash were rescued by Bernard O'Reilly in an amazing feat of bushcraft.

O'Reilly's Guesthouse (22mm, f/8, 1/160 sec, ISO 100)

O'Reilly's Guesthouse (40mm, f/8, 1/125 sec, ISO 100)

Also nearby is another short walk definitely worth the effort. The Tree Top walk is only 800m, but consists of 9 sections of suspension bridges up to 16 metres off the forest floor. You can also ascend to a viewing platform in a fig tree 30 metres high.

Tree Top Walk (50mm, f/5.6, 1/80 sec, ISO 6400)

Tree Top Walk (19mm, f/8, 1/320 sec, ISO 100)

Tree Top Walk (17mm, f/8, 1/100 sec, ISO 2200)


  • Nikon D7200

  • Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8

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