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Barron Falls, Kuranda
(4/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Its a seasonal place depending on rainfall on land further up stream of the barron river worth a look just avoid staying at the caravan park in town its not a nice place at all especially compared to ...  more »
  • You can take pictures of waterfalls by the lookout next. You cannot bathe in them. 5minutes thing needed.
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  • We arrived on a slightly rainy day at Kuranda. Really enjoyed taking the skyrail and getting off at the barron falls lookout. We even enjoyed looking at the train from a distance.