Killen Falls, Tintenbar

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  • It’s a rocky walk going though the waterfalls but it’s all worth it , it’s an amazing Falls with nice pool to swim to or just enjoy a picnic while u enjoy the view of the waterfalls .  more »
  • A bit off the beaten track, the falls are reasonably well signposted heading north from Tintenbar village, at the end of a small sealed road. There are not a lot of car parking spaces so go during the...  more »
  • Step walk down and very rocky which makes it hard to walk up or down. Once down there, theres no place to sit except on sharp rocks. Water only about a foot deep and full of sharp rocks. No toilets an...  more »
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  • There is plenty of parking and it is a bit of a walk to get to the bottom of the falls. It's not tiring but taking kids would be a bit of effort for what you get. I haven't been to a heap of falls in the area but there has to be better ones. The water doesn't feel too fresh or clean as it is coming from a reservoir, I didn't enjoy swimming in it at all to be honest which is the first time I've felt this way at a water fall. I suggest considering visiting a different waterfall in the area.
  • This is such a wonderful spot. If I had more time I would have taken a swim. Just the trekking down to the fall might be a bit tricky, if you want to be up and close. Otherwise the lookout is just fine
  • Beautiful spot! I took my partner for a late afternoon swim on Valentines day and we love it! They was a few people around and were all respectful and friendly. I highly recommend you take foot wear (at the very least some thongs) with you since the rocks can be slippery and sharp when you go into the water. Also, for some reason the council has NOT provided toilet facilities... That did bothered me a bit but it didn't take away from the natural beauty of the falls.
  • Quite an adventure. Taking a short trek through the subtropical Forrest to find yourself at the base of the falls. A beautiful spot. There isn’t much space for a picnic though. Take your camera and bathers. Having the agility of a mountain goat wouldn’t hurt either. The water is lovely, getting in and out is tricky.
  • Good place to cool off during summer. Gets very busy during holiday time. Watch out for the drop offs into some of the deeper sections especially if you have young children with you. Getting in the water can be a bit rough on the ankles and toes as well. The track is quite easy to the lookout platform, although there is a steep drop / climb out at the creek when going to the swimming hole which gets very slippery. Worth a visit and please take your rubbish with you when leaving.

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