A scenic stretch of water set in lush parkland, has an idyllic atmosphere that lends the whole area an idyllic feel. Gentle waterfalls and leafy riverside paths make this an ideal location for a leisurely walk. Or+E8 dip your feet in the nearby swimming hole or plunge right into the cool water. Put Crystal Cascades and other Redlynch attractions into our Redlynch day trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
Tours to Crystal Cascades
Small-Group Canyoning Experience from Cairns or Northern Beaches BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $127
Duration: 6 hours
Small-Group Afternoon Canyoning Experience from Cairns or Port Douglas BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $127
Duration: 360 to 465 minutes
Crystal Cascades Reviews
This was a nice surprise, just a few kilometres out of Cairns. Walk the 1.2km track up to Crystal Cascade Falls which will take you about half an hour (probably more if you stop and take a million pho... more »
Lovely spot for a swim. It was fairly quiet but would imagine it would be packed during tourist season. The path is wheelchair accessible, the water not so much. The water was clean and a bit chilly. ... more »
Crystal Cascades is one of those local staples in Cairns that is a must do for everyone. You park down the bottom and then walk up towards the waterfall at the end. Along the way there are stairs that lead to the creek where you can pick a spot to jump in. Be secluded or make friends. There are plenty of places to choose from and it's up to you where you want to go. Also a great place to discover wildlife.
Very tranquil, peaceful, and a relaxing atmosphere. A easy walk to see the spectacular waterfalls. Just be careful of the stinging trees. As long as you don't touch any of the trees you will have no problems
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