Paluma State Forest, Paluma

4.7
#49 of 232 in Nature in Queensland
Lush and richly vegetated, Paluma State Forest covers the spectacular Paluma Range, a belt of mountains located approximately 60 km (37mi) north of Townsville. Enjoy a genuine sense of isolation in this verdant, exotic expanse of forest, where you can picnic or barbecue in certain locations dotted around the area. Creeks and streams littering the forest area make for ideal swimming spots. Add Paluma State Forest to your Paluma travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Paluma road trip planning app .
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  • If you're travelling to FNQ chances are that you're heading to Cairns, and you would be right to do so as it is the jewel in the crown in this part of the world. However if you're driving it is defini...  more »
  • This place is beyond what I expected. Absolutely amazing swimming holes set in the prettiest nature settings, we camped and it was great. 100% must see will defiantly be back here soon  more »
  • Delightful adventure! Big crystal creek was heavenly too. Rainforest delight. Go slow up the mountain road, views are stunning!  more »
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