Crystal Cascades, Redlynch

4.6
#3 of 8 in Nature in Cairns Region
Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
A scenic stretch of water set in lush parkland, has an idyllic atmosphere that lends the whole area an idyllic feel. Gentle waterfalls and leafy riverside paths make this an ideal location for a leisurely walk. Or+E8 dip your feet in the nearby swimming hole or plunge right into the cool water. Put Crystal Cascades and other Redlynch attractions into our Redlynch day trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Lovely cool clear water. Only down side don’t go when school is out. Lots of high-schoolers in places where it clearly states not to go.  more »
  • One of the first hot days for this spring so it was a beautiful place for a walk. The walk is slightly uphill for part of the way but certainly not strenuous. It is quite shaded so lovely on a hot.....  more »
  • Google maps gives you the impression you can drive right up to the Cascades, but, that road is closed at a carpark where you embark on about a 20min walk up a steady paved incline to visit Crystal...  more »
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  • Crystal Cascades is one of those local staples in Cairns that is a must do for everyone. You park down the bottom and then walk up towards the waterfall at the end. Along the way there are stairs that lead to the creek where you can pick a spot to jump in. Be secluded or make friends. There are plenty of places to choose from and it's up to you where you want to go. Also a great place to discover wildlife.
  • Very tranquil, peaceful, and a relaxing atmosphere. A easy walk to see the spectacular waterfalls. Just be careful of the stinging trees. As long as you don't touch any of the trees you will have no problems
  • Amazing experience after very heavy rain Freshwater creek was pounding rapids. Access to the cascades is very easy along a wide, well maintained path and the creek and rainforest views are lovely. Worth the little bit of effort to walk
  • Beautiful rain forest. Just wish there was disability access other than stairs as I wasn't able to fully experience everything as I couldn't get down the stairs
  • Nice place to visit while in Cairns. Easy to acces by a short walk. It was a little bit too touristy here. We liked to see the turtles sunbathing on the stones.

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