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Jourama Falls

Address: Jourama Falls Road | Ingham, Townsville, Queensland 4850, Australia
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Ranked #9 of 27 Attractions in Townsville
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

A lovely little spot for a day trip from Townsville. Take a picnic or camping grounds available with basic amenities. The lookout walk is for moderately fit people. Not pram friendly but still great for kids in the lower areas.

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Queensland, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful walk and wonderful waterfalls. Walk down to the first and waterfall by sticking to the right side of the rocks, and there is a second waterfall behind you can sit under. It's slippery so be careful. Go back to the first small waterfall pool, cross over the pool and head up around the front right side of the rocks... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A short walk provides some nature experience. However, if it's not been raining recently don't expect much in the way of 'Falls'. IMHO, it's not worth the 90km drive from Townsville as a day trip. But if you're passing by on route to Cairns or Port Douglas then, yes, make the stop.

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Maryborough, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We have a 7 meter motorhome and got in easily. I would not try it in the wet season as there is a shallow causeway to cross. The camp is secluded and tranquil. Although the walk to the lookout is tough it is ok if you take your time. There is steps that are steep but there is seats to... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Jourama Falls are located at the end of a walk through the scrub in Paluma National Park. The falls themselves are quite disappointing unless there has been a good downpour for a week of so. The start of the walk is very pretty walking across the creek on a man made track by the Rangers. You can swim all of... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We go there often for a picnic. Good swimming. Turtles and fish are in wonderful natural habitat. A favourite place. Barbecues available too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The best thing about the walk into the falls is that there are four areas and you can stop at any one feeling you have seen something worthwhile, if you are a limited walker then the first area has only a few steps. The walk has lots of pools and small waterfalls along the way, we took a little detour... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Very pretty spot. Lovely walk to the top for some great views & photo opportunities.. Not too difficult a walk ..but walking shoes recommended. Nice pools to swim if the weather was warm enough

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

About an hour and 15 minutes to drive to from Townsville, but well worth it. Keep in mind that it take an hour to do a round trip up to the falls look out and back so if your on a time budget make sure you account for that. Really breathtakingly beautiful :)

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Townsville, Australia
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11 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Very pretty spot not far from the Ville. Good nat park camping with composting loos (don't park too close, bit pongy). Shaded camping for quite a few. Nice spot not far from camp ground for swimming/paddling, and a walk takes you to the falls. Not a tough walk. I haven't done it, but those who have reckon it's not hard... More 

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