Babinda Boulders, Babinda

4.8
#26 of 232 in Nature in Queensland
A swimming hole decked out in smooth boulders, Babinda Boulders is a slice of paradise. A tropical rainforest surrounds the boulders with lush greenery that is filled with the sounds of wildlife. Take a dip in the cool waters to refresh yourself after a hike or enjoy a rest on top on of the smoothed rocks that peek out of the water. Put Babinda Boulders at the forefront of your travel plans using our Babinda trip itinerary site .
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  • This is not the normal rivers you visit. There is native story attached to this place. The place itself is lovely, it was a bit crowed, when we went there.  more »
  • Great place for a swim and bbq or picnic. About 60kms south of Cairns at Babinda. Surrounded by rainforest and the clear water is from the surrounding mountains. Worth a visit  more »
  • We drove from Cairns to Babinda Boulders. This took about 1 hour. The last part was great because the road and scenery were amaizing. There was enough free parking space. The water was a bit cold and ...  more »
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  • A beautiful little watering hole with covered picnic tables. Very easy walk to the water but be careful, while the water looks benign and clear some have got into difficulty. Under currents are not obvious from the surface.
  • Much quieter than Josephine Falls. The council have recently renovated the whole area and done a great job with wheelchair access all the way down to the water. There‚Äôs a large open water area safe for the little ones, amenities right at the top, and no long walk before you get there. The car park is 100m away. There is also a picnic area right there too
  • Recommended Boulders for nice refreshing dip. But do recommend to arrive early on the day you plan to go. We went on a extremely hot day and had to park a far distance from the car park and had to walk and was very crowded.
  • Best spot for swimming in calm clear waters. They recently upgraded the water entrance with a wheelchair ramp and concrete platform. Very nice.
  • Beautiful place to swim. 30 minute drive south from Cairns. BBQ and toilet facilities and wheelchair access
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