We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Disappointing as cannot actually see the falls.

We came here just after it had been raining for a few days and thought there would be lots of water... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Sydney, Australia
interesting photos for the brave

The "waterfall" itself is just a trickle but there are interesting photo opportunities of the rock... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Denise E
Brisbane, Australia
Read all 23 reviews
All photos (26)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good26%
  • Average53%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 3, 2018
“Disappointing as cannot actually see the falls.”
Apr 13, 2018
“interesting photos for the brave”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Prince Philip Dr, Norfolk Island 2899, Australia
Reviews (23)
Filter reviews
23 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We came here just after it had been raining for a few days and thought there would be lots of water going over the falls. The dirt road to the waterfall are just ends and you park wherever you like. There is a newly built...More

Thank Lea016
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We were there on a windy day and we could not see the waterfall due to the viewing platform not going all the way to the waterfall. Absolutely crazy. It was too windy to try to get to another vantage point on narrow slippery tracks...More

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The "waterfall" itself is just a trickle but there are interesting photo opportunities of the rock formations and flora around the area, especially if you're brave enough to cross the watercourse and walk the goat track to the coastal edge.

Thank Denise E
Reviewed 6 January 2018

day we went calling it a waterfall would be very generous indeed , spend some time walking around the hills and paths here as we found nesting Muttonbirds on the cliff face and awesome views from on top of the hill

1  Thank TonyBBrisbane
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Once you get to the 'car park' area, there are no signs to direct you. If you walk towards the ocean, you will see a wooden platform that is the viewing area. It is a quaint little spot, but would not be on my 'must...More

1  Thank Flickorus
Reviewed 29 November 2017

They have built a broadwalk to the top of the falls but it finishes so you cannot see the actual falls - there is goat track on the other side of the valley but too dangerous to use. The views around the falls are great,...More

Thank Ross N
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Nice serene spot with ever-present cow "pats" on the lower level and scurrying poultry up the hillside. Quite breezy on our visit and the water was just trickling over the causeway. There was no waterfall up the hill on our visit. One local had told...More

Thank Shiyu
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Stumbled on this quite by accident, just meandering in our rental car and came to the waterfall sign post. Pulled up, we were the only visitors there and walked to the newly constructed viewing platform. Nice spot, although I found myself feeling a little peculiar...More

Thank QueenslandTess
Reviewed 5 October 2017

There are no real creeks on Norfolk and this is more 'run-off' than waterfall (though it is in a pretty place and it now has its own access boardwalk). Not worth a special trip.

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It is a pretty area but with no significant flow when I visited. A new lookout walkway is nearly complete.

Thank pluralty
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 nearby hotels
South Pacific Resort Hotel
124 reviews
1.89 km away
Castaway Norfolk Island
181 reviews
2.08 km away
Paradise Hotel & Resort
252 reviews
2.27 km away
Governor's Lodge Resort Hotel
195 reviews
2.41 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 46 nearby restaurants
The Olive Cafe
1,025 reviews
1.85 km away
Bowling Club Bistro
528 reviews
1.82 km away
Hilli Restaurant & Cafe
898 reviews
2.31 km away
Cafe Tempo
352 reviews
1.89 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 74 nearby attractions
The Local Art Gallery
49 reviews
1.96 km away
Norfolk Island Cemetery
371 reviews
3.98 km away
Culla & Co Horse & Carriage Tour
17 reviews
2.38 km away
Advance Fishing
97 reviews
2.89 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cockpit Waterfall staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines