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Behana Gorge Waterfall

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Address: Behana Gorge Rd, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: 0427820993
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Great walk with awesome views

This is a great walk for those able to traverse a steep path - in places - and you need to be relatively fit to complete the 3km walk up to the top and then down again. There is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great walk for those able to traverse a steep path - in places - and you need to be relatively fit to complete the 3km walk up to the top and then down again. There is a well surfaced path to follow, and spots for photos on the way. Take a drink and bathers for a swim... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic 3.2 kilometer walk up to the very top. Path was concrete all the way but is a up and down track. We all managed but some of the hills where steep but is so worth the effort. Such a pretty place very blessed to have it for my backyard.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Great walk up to the waterfall with some small hills about 3km I think. Lovely waterfall very beautiful to see with a big swimming area! Water was crisp and cold but very lovely even in the winter! Recommend it over Josephine Falls

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Very nice walk and trip. Lots to look at and being able to wallow in the many pools on a hot day is lovely

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Just south of Walsh's Pyramid mountain id the Behana Gorge. One can drive to the bottom of the gorge but then you have to walk up and down a couple of hills for a kilometre or so before coming across a choice of swimming holes, each more beautiful ad inviting then the other. The further you walk up the track... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

It's a 3.8km walk each way, not a hard walk if you are somewhat fit. It's all paved, so a pretty easy path. Great paddling spot but need to be careful of slippery rocks. Seems to be a favorite for the locals.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Behana Gorge is about 30 minutes south of Cairns along the Bruce Hwy past Gordonvale. You will pass a Pyramid mountain look ,for a sign the says Behana Gorge Road. Then turn into it. If you are coming from Cairns its on the right hand side of the road. Then drive to the end of the road about 4.7 Kms.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I live in cairns and do a lot of bushwalking to keep fit. During the wet season Behana Gorge is one of the few walks we can still do as its along a sealed road and so hasn't turned into a mud slick. The waterfall at the end is beautiful and you can climb down to swim... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

You can walk as far or as little as you want, there are little water holes along the way, but it's worth the walk to get up into the gorge. The path is now paved. Bring a picnic in a back pack or on wheels. Worth making a day of it to relax by the running waters off the mountains,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

The walk to the actual waterfall is 3.2km each way, with the last 1km being fairly consistently up hill. Park the car at the end of the road (keep going along Behana Gorge Rd, you can't miss it), and then walk along the path. Long walk, but the pools at the end are beautiful to watch and relax at, and... More 

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