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Josephine Falls, Cairns

Take your family on an adventure to stunning Josephine Falls in Cairns! Just an hour's drive away, it's the perfect day out: picnic, swimming & fun!

Josephine Falls, Cairns


  • Located in the beautiful Wooroonooran National Park in QLD

  • The falls have natural waterfall slide, so much fun for kids

  • A short walk from the carpark to the falls with 3 lookouts

  • Always supervise children closely! No dogs are allowed

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If you're looking for the perfect outdoor adventure while you're in Cairns, Josephine Falls is a must-see!

In just an hour's drive from Cairns to Josephine falls, Queensland, you'll find one of the best family adventures!

This stunning 150 - 300 m / 492 - 984 ft tall falls are located in the beautiful Wooroonooran National Park, a beautiful area perfect for nature lovers.

Josephine Falls Cairns is a popular tourist destination during the Australian school holidays, so visiting this lovely waterfall and swimming holes with the kids can be a fun and exciting way to enjoy the outdoors, spend quality time together and make lasting memories.

Josephine Falls carpark offers plenty of parking space and a toilet. The short 700m Josephine Falls walk from the carpark takes you to three different lookout points. 

You can also bring your picnic lunch as a few picnic tables are available. The Josephine Falls camping area looks lovely too! 

Swimming and natural waterfall slide are available. However, look after your children closely and don't let them swim unsupervised!

Flash flooding (rapidly rising water) is common during wetter months at Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park. So always supervise your children closely, never jump into the water, leave it immediately if it changes colour or the water levels rise and wear reliable footwear. Also, access to the top section of Josephine Falls is prohibited for safety reasons. 

Pack your picnic lunch and head to Josephine Falls, QLD, for an adventure your family will never forget!

Josephine Falls dogs

Dogs are not allowed at Josephine Falls.

Looking for another exciting family adventure? Discover the most beautiful Australian waterfalls to visit during the next kids holidays!

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