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Forestry Rd, Springbrook, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a beautiful hike if you’re up for a small hike or bigger hike, there’s a 4K loop or 16k loop. Easy to travel on even in just running shoes. The scenery is amazing with some great views from the top overlooking the Gold Coast...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Extraordinary232951
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fine day when we left home, but raining hard by the time we arrived, this ensured that our stay at the Falls was brief, but having traveled that far, we had to go there.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gerald E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All up this hike took about 3 hours, but this was stopping to take photos and enjoy the surrounds. there are a lot of stairs on 1 side of the falls so be prepared! Was by far the best bush walk and waterfall hike I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank awildwanderess
Reviewed March 11, 2019

We spent an enjoyable couple of hours walking around this area. Lovely rainforest, beautiful waterfall. Several wildlife namely birds but also a black skink.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David L
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

An easy 1.5hr circuit from the carpark. Winding down to the valley into stunning rainforest with massive old trees to arrive at the base of the beautiful Purling Brook Falls. At 109m high the waterfall is spectacular in the lust setting of the escarpment and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AndyHUB
Reviewed March 3, 2019

A must see on the Gold Coast. Stunning natural scenery and amazing walks amongst nature. Make a day of it!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DFK2014
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Hi guys, make sure you wear some comfortable shoes for this one, bring some water, a hat and a snack if you want. This is in total about 6kms of trail being 4km return for the falls circuit. Has lots of uneven steps and dangerous...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 565travist
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

As a kiwi, I honestly had no idea there was a rainforest in the gold coast. I generally picture sunshine, white sand and surf. This blew me away. I loved it. I packed a lot of activities into a couple of days so we chose...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank W3255DDkeithh
Reviewed February 2, 2019

8km to the bottom round trip but it was brilliant. Swimming in the pools was exhilarating and we all loved it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CEG18
Reviewed January 24, 2019

My daughter (11) and I decided to drive up into the Hinterlands, we had already visited the 'Best of All Look out' on a previous trip. It was about an 90 minute walk and the views were spectacular, especially the waterfall. Take some water with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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March 20, 2018|
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Response from sand2skis | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lansom, To be honest, the walk isn't too arduous. In fact, we first took our kids there when they were about that age. That said, we had two adults looking after two kids. Patience is key and long as you don't rush it... More
May 29, 2017|
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Response from Anto_Nella8884 | Reviewed this property |
I yes it is. Enjoy this lovely place. Just a part is no available because of the Debbie cyclon.