Killen Falls, Tintenbar

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  • Lovely waterfall BUT overcrowded, no toilets (maybe a portable when the poor locals have to whinge to Council about tourists pooing everywhere & wrecking it) Other local spots are better.  more »
  • Wonderful surprise and not too hard to get to. Bit trickier going down rather than walking out. Wear thongs and shoes to wear in the water as there are rocks aplenty. Wear thongs and shoes for swimmin...  more »
  • Great swimming Place,and you can see Turtles,and the Waterfall looks beautiful. The Walk is to the Waterfall is short but pretty.Car Parking is available close by.  more »
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  • 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.
  • Great little waterhole near Byron Bay. Its one of the few places you can also bring your dog which is great!! The rocks are sharp and i the water level was quite low but that just made the waterfall seem bigger. The walk down is a little longer than you think but very manageable.
  • A perfect picturesque waterfall where you can walk behind the falls and swim in the pool at the bottom. It can be quite popular on weekends and public holidays but during the week you can usually have the place to yourself. There is a 200 metre walk to reach the bottom of the falls. The last 100m requires following a steep dirt track down to the creek and then carefully walking over the rocks that form the creek bed. The jewel at the end is worth it! For those unable to rock scramble there is a lookout above the falls. The best time to visit is a sunny day around midday when the sunlight streams down through the trees lighting up the area.
  • Went today, this place is way better than currumbin rock pools!! Bit busy today but had plenty of room for everyone......Awesome rock pool, worth the short walk down👍 Be careful when you first get in it's a bit rocky.

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