Barron Falls, Kuranda

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#2 of 8 in Parks in Kuranda
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. Before you head to Kuranda, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kuranda day trip site , to make sure you see all that Kuranda has to offer, including Barron Falls.
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  • A walk in the Rainforest on gateways designed to lead to a stunning view of the waterfall, it's nice, little physical and fast enough to do. A little hassle to find a parking space based on the world...
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  • I saw the falls from a lookout on the way up to Kuranda. I enjoyed seeing them from the various vantage points and got some good photos too. There was some water running but not nearly as robust as I ...  more »
  • We went to these falls after a bit of disappointment at the markets but it’s a visit that’s well worth the drive. A short walk down the hill on an easy path which can accomodate prams or wheel chairs....  more »
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  • Very well maintained walk way with plenty of shade and rest spots for hot days or even just to take it your surroundings. Enjoyable walk to the viewpoint. Best seen during the wet season where the water flow is shows its full ability. We visited during the dry season so waterflow was weak (as expected) but the simple view of the rock formations of nature is breathtaking!
  • What a beautiful water falls ! From both sides, either from stop over on the way up to Kuranda village by skyrail as well on the way from Kuranda to Cairns train makes stop over there for tourists to take nice memorable photos !
  • Well maintained trail down to a lower viewing platform and train station looking out of Barron Falls. A combination of steps and gentle slope of a well maintained bitumen path suitable for prams and wheelchair accessible.
  • Quite a memorable sight when visiting Queensland. The scope of the falls were amazing. Nice walk around the surrounding area's too.
  • A must visit place. I visited long time ago and it was beautiful. A good day out.

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