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Barron Falls, Kuranda

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Waterfall
At Barron Falls, walk down the gently sloping boardwalk to the viewing point and see where the Barron River descends to the Cairns coastal plain. Protected within the Barron Gorge National Park, substantial rainfalls occur during the rainy season. The falls are used to supply the Barron Gorge Hydroelectric Power Station located downstream. Bring your lunch and have a picnic or grab a bite at one of the eateries. You can reach the falls via the Kuranda Scenic Railway or Skyrail aerial tram. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Barron Falls by using our Kuranda itinerary builder.
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  • This is a great board walk and a sight worth seeing in the wet season. There is plenty of information regarding the natural aspects of this area regarding flora and fauna. It is an easy walk with elev...  more »
  • The falls were stunning. We viewed them from the Scenic rail and the Sky rail. definitely worth a look.  more »
  • A nice little fall that you see from a lookout during the train ride. Nothing special but OK. After a rain, there must be more water
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  • Amazing waterfalls. It is better during the wet season. Go down to the train station the view is so much has better
  • The Barron Falls are awesome, a bit of a trek to get to the best view, but well worth the effort.
  • Absolutely incredible !!! A Camera cannot capture the beauty, transcendence and magnificence of this view. If I could give any advice, spend your time taking in the scenery instead of capturing it on your camera. Truly a amazing display of nature. Another tip: it's perfectly safe to walk barefoot and also I found gave me a stronger connection with the place :) Enjoy.
  • Nice view. The lower level viewing has the widest range of viewing. Also great walk through gully to get there.
  • Scenic with fantastic Walkways POSITIVE Well made walkways Bins and seating available along the walk Informative signs tell you a little about the Falls and rainforest Creative local art at lookout Beautiful scenery and rainforest canopy Male/Female toilets NEGATIVE Toilets were very stinky