Nestled under the canopy of a lush rainforest, Josephine Falls is a popular recreation site where you can take a plunge in a crystal clear swimming hole or laze on large rocks. Wearing water shoes will make scrambling over slippery rocks easier. After splashing around, make use of the picnic tables and barbecues near the parking. Observation decks on the way to the falls offer great views. Use our Cairns itinerary builder app to visit Josephine Falls on your trip to Cairns, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Tours to Josephine Falls
Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls Tour from Cairns BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $77
Duration: 10 to 12 hours
Paronella Park, Mamu Skywalk, Waterfalls, Rainforest, and Wildlife Day to Night Tour from Cairns BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $102
Duration: 8 hours
Josephine Falls Reviews
Josephine Falls really took me by surprise. I had done my research and knew the waterfall itself was exotic in itself but didn't expect the ridiculously fun waterslide that accompanied it! more »
Très belle chute d'eau qui se compose en deux parties La partie haute (la plus belle) qui est interdite aux activités nautiques et qui est un plaisir pour la contemplation Et la partie basse qui offre... more »Very beautiful waterfall which consists in two parts The upper part (the most beautiful) which is forbidden to water activities and which is a pleasure for contemplation And the lower part that offers water holes but also natural slides thanks to rocks smoothed by erosion
Beautiful but very crowded, even in the quiet season. Good spot for a swim if you can get to the water and don't mind other people around. Water is cool and refreshing. Have to walk a little but it's easy.
Beautiful waterfall. There was high waters when we went as there was continuous rain previous few days, but this made it more beautiful. A wonderful place to take a swim on a hot summer day.
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