Great Barrier Reef Sights

Wallaman Falls

  • Lava Plains Mount Fox Rd. Map It
  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

Published 07/21/2016

Fodor's Review

Surrounding the highest sheer-drop waterfall in Australia is glorious Girringun National Park, in which ancient rain forests accessible via scenic walking trails shelter rare plants and animals that include the endangered southern cassowary, platypus, and musky rat-kangaroo. You might also spot eastern water dragons, saw-shelled turtles, and crocodiles here. The park is the start of the Wet Tropics Great Walk, suitable for experienced hikers. For day-trippers, there are two spectacular lookouts and some scenic short walks, such as the 45-minute Banggurru circuit along Stony Creek's bank, or the steeper, two-hour walk to the base of the falls.

Sight Information

Address:

Lava Plains Mount Fox Rd., , Queensland, 4810, Australia

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Phone:

07-4776–4792-GBR region QPWS office; /13–7468-ParksQ infoline

Published 07/21/2016

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