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Paluma Range National Park

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Fabulous lookouts and waterfalls

Be prepared to be about 4-5 degrees cooler when you step out of the car after your 18km windy road... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Sydney, Australia
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avoid all the crowds and cool off in plenty of nice swimming holes

Paluma is frequented by Townsville locals as a place for a swim and picnic. There are plenty of... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2018
Fiona G
Adelaide, Australia
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“crystal creek”(2 reviews)
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Spiegelhauer Road, Mutarnee, Queensland 4816, Australia
+61 13 74 68
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to be about 4-5 degrees cooler when you step out of the car after your 18km windy road drive up to Paluma. Definitely stop at Little Crystal Creek falls on the way up for some great photos and perhaps a dip, and then...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Paluma is frequented by Townsville locals as a place for a swim and picnic. There are plenty of places to choose from, but I would recommend the rockslides. It's a short walk, plenty of parking and there is shade available at the swimming hole. If...More

2  Thank Fiona G
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

We walk uo to see the view, the path is quite easy tp walk wich is a good thing, and we saw un lagarto ENORRMEEE lo cual fue genial, really cool, the biggest we spoted in Australia till now. The fall is cool gor me...More

Thank mmjime
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Set 20kms off the Bruce Highway at Mutarney, the range offers magical scenery. The narrow winding road is an effort. Need to maintain your concentration. No room for error here. Road is all bitumen. Paluma village has cafes with outlooks of the national park. You...More

Thank John B
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We had friends visiting us recently and we decided this Sunday to have a day out. We came to Paluma National Park which is about 80 km away from Townsville. The road is very winding, but along the way the gully is very beautiful. The...More

Thank HannahJord
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Very close to and easy access from Townsville. Be warned the access road from the Bruce Highway through the park up to Paluma township is very narrow and winding all the way up and is slow going. Bring all food with you as there are...More

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