Josephine Falls, Cairns

4.8
#1 of 8 in Nature in Cairns Region
Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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.
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  • Have driven past this turnoff a number of times. So glad that I finally took the time to visit. Lovely waterfall so close to the main road. Do yourself a favour and take the time for a short...  more »
  • This is a place must see and experience. We done a tour with Barefoot tours and it was fantastic, we recommend it with full heart.  more »
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  • 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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