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Crystal Cascades

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Address: The Rocks Rd | The end of the road, Redlynch, Queensland, Australia
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40592713
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US$128.61*
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Cairns Canyoning Experience from Cairns or Northern Beaches
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Beautiful falls and swimming spot

After being disappointed by the northern beaches of cairns we discovered the crystal cascades.. what a beautiful spot plenty of great swimming spots and doesn't require hiking or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Steph9201
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Rockhampton, Australia
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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice refreshing lace to swim (away from the threat of crocs) but while a pretty walk, the Cacades arent that impressive when there hasn't been much rain.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After being disappointed by the northern beaches of cairns we discovered the crystal cascades.. what a beautiful spot plenty of great swimming spots and doesn't require hiking or extremely long walks to get to... enjoying cooling of in one of the many swimming holes before walking to the waterfall which was one of the nicest ones we came across in... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing spot amongst the rainforest. POSITIVE Gorgeous scenery Has to be 5 degrees cooler than Cairns Water was refreshing Easy walk Bins and seats along a concrete path to water Well signed and easy to find Warning sign for stinging vine (excellent tip) Loads of parking Clean public toilets NEGATIVE Handicap sign faded and useless Female toilet door... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Great spot to cool off so close to cairns. Very refreshing, water is very cold but it is worth getting in.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The hike is not too long (maybe 15-20 mins each way) but it's a nice place to stop and take a quick stroll thru the wilderness and see a nice natural wonder like Crystal Cascades. Very beautiful and off the beaten path.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful scenery and location is close enough for all to easily get too and enjoy. Highly recommend the waterfall rappelling, jumping and zip lining adventure by Reading Thunder

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Take a dip to cool off or enjoy a walk alongside the river or into the forest. Toilet faciities are provided and plenty of parking.

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a good free alternative to Mossman Gorge. The path is cement so very accessible. The water levels were a bit low when I visited but during the wet season I imagine there would be plenty of good little cliff jumps. Lots of places to swim so if its busy just keep on walking up the path to find... More 

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Port Douglas, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We have stayed in this beautifully maintained,quiet and very friendly park for 20 years, usually twice a year. Last stay of 7 weeks Sept./Oct. was at the end of the main tourist season so always sites available. We always take one of the 10 ensuite sites which are serviced once a week and bath mat and hand towel changed. Owners... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you have a short time to kill just drive up the hill from Cairns to visit this small cascade with plenty of swimming holes along the way. The locals go there a lot since it is free and free of crocs.... Paved road so easy access. About a 20 minute walk.

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