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By Tara Wells/Sydney Coast Walks

Curracurrong Falls, or Eagle Rock in Royal National Park, is one of those rare waterfalls that sometimes looks like it’s flowing upwards.

It can happen when the wind is strong enough to blow the water droplets back up before seemingly disappearing as mist. The churning ocean below shows the day’s wild weather. The waterfall is impressive after sustained rainfall and an extra special sight in windy conditions.

Such a large overhang is a rare sight. The heavy Hawkesbury Sandstone usually needs supportive rock underneath or adjoining blocks to lock it in place. But Eagle Rock is unsupported so it’s a ticking time bomb before – boom – gravity takes its toll and it smashes into the water below…

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