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Josephine Falls

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Address: Wooroonooran, Queensland, Australia
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Well worth a visit!

An absolutely beautiful place and loads of fun with the natural water slide! I really wished I had reef shoes on at all the water places as my feet are really sensitive :/ , plus... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
karen g
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An absolutely beautiful place and loads of fun with the natural water slide! I really wished I had reef shoes on at all the water places as my feet are really sensitive :/ , plus the climb up the rock to use the slide was really slippy but well worth the fun! A local told us after our return to... More 

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Thank karen g
Castle Cove, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The falls are set amongst rainforest and are a short easy walk from the car park. There are a number of viewing platforms. Off the bottom platform venture out onto the big rocks to explore and swim in the cool crystal clear water and slide down the rocks. This is a popular spot with many travellers enjoying the scenery and... More 

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Thank Lisa P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot to stop and have a swim. Husband enjoyed climbing up the rocks, having a swim around and sliding down the natural waterslide. I entertained our toddler well enough watching others but he couldn't do much due to water flow and slippery rocks. Not great if you have young kids but lovely otherwise.

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Thank Kristen B
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Beautiful clear water and a fun rock waterslide. This was one of the highlights of my trip. Bring old bathers or shorts as the rock slime can stain and the rocks damage fabric. The current can be strong so swimming here is not for children, people who can't swim, or wimps. If bruises and the possibility of a minor cut... More 

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Thank AnnabellaRose
Port Douglas, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stunningly beautiful falls just close to the city , it has a 3 main pool hole that tourist love , worth seeing and nice place for a picnic and a good swim or just relax and enjoy the view of the water falls

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Thank michaelaj24
Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

What can I say, Hhmm, picturesque, green, refreshing, tropical, rocky, magical, fun, truly a Far North Queensland experience not to be missed. I think this is one of the better waterfalls and swimming holes. It has a natural water slide but wear durable shorts as the rock waterslide will destroy anything flimsy. I would also advise wearing river shoes or... More 

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Thank LorinE-lovestotravel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

An awesome beautiful place. Something you must see if you are in Cairns, the water was cool and delightful, sliding down the rock fall was soooooo much fun. A natural wonder

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Thank Dale A
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Its about 1.25 hours drive south of cairns and worth it. Because it had been raining there was plenty of water in the falls and it was nice and refreshing. The swimming hole is nice and deep and quite spacious so even when a few people are there we had plenty of space to swim in. Well worth the drive.

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Thank Kayne O
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We hired a car to drive around all the waterfalls in the Tableland area. Enjoyed the trip but if you are short of time and you want to have a nice swim and take great photos- Josephine Falls is the place for it. Don't waste your time going anywhere else and forget Mossman Gorge. This is better and the entrance... More 

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Thank Kas P
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

What North Queensland does best - swimming holes. Pure, clear, cold mountain water. Either relax in the rapids for a spa, challenge yourself on the rock slides, or go rock hopping and explore downstream. TIP - Bring a pair of denim shorts to wear on the rock slides or you will wear holes in your swimmers. Not suitable for the... More 

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