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Behana Gorge Waterfall

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Address: Behana Gorge Rd, Cairns, Queensland Aloomba 4871, Australia
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Behana Gorge

Very nice worth the drive, camped o/n very quite and peaceful. Plenty to do one can either laze around at the camp site or swim or even go for a 3km walk, can be steep in some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Tully, Australia

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Tully, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Very nice worth the drive, camped o/n very quite and peaceful. Plenty to do one can either laze around at the camp site or swim or even go for a 3km walk, can be steep in some places but worth it and making the swim all the better, though remember to take plenty of water for yourself. I visited this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place is amazing! You do have a bit of a walk (1.5km) to get to the top and there are some decent inclines but most people should be able to handle it (intermediate) but the reward at the end is well worth the sweat you will work up! You will get some beautiful photos of the waterfalls and the... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Before visiting here I read the reviews online. From what I read i understood that it was a long walk and to take water as there was no water on the way. After completing the walk which I found quiet difficult (the path was fine, is it very wide and more like a road in size) but it defiantly did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Having been to Cairns on a number of occassions and never having heard of Behana Gorge I was surprised to read of it as a top Cairns attraction. I can now see why it is so highly rated. The 3k walk in whilst steep in places is not as bad as some have written. Getting to the end however and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The walk does take a while and it's quite hilly so be prepared to sweat. The water is freezing but so refreshing. It's amazing! Ellie

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Don't be fooled - the walk is pretty strenuous. It is paved though but give yourself a good hour to get there and then 45 mins back (its much more downhill). Take repellant to keep of the march flies, and make sure you remember to take something to swim in because you will want one if you make it. My... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Just south of Cairns Benana Gorge makes for a nice day outing if you like experiencing some nature. When you come to the end of the road there is a gate which is locked. Have a think about it and go around the gate as you will experience some great waterfalls ponds . be careful as rocks can be slippery... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We could only swim in a few spots here, we were worried about the strong current. Definitely a beautiful place that i enjoyed swimming in. The walk up is flat and paved.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A lovely ( although strenuous walk) to the top of the gorge. It can take up to 50/60 minutes each way with a few big hills.The path is concrete so an easy walk. Most fitness levels could do it.

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Gordonvale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The turn off for Behana Gorge is just south of Gordonvale along Behana Gorge Rd. This is generally a shady walk following the pipeline along a sealed road running parallel to the gorge. Only 3.5km to the end with some gentle ups and downs as you climb higher towards the top of the gorge. There are plenty of spots on... More 

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