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Waterfall Hopping in Litchfield

Spend a weekend in Litchfield National Park exploring one waterfall to the next.

1. Florence Falls

Florence Falls Litchfield National Park

Photo:  Florence Falls, Litchfield National Park
A spectacular double waterfall set amidst monsoon rainforest. There are 160 steps through rain-forest to take you to the base of the falls, but if you don’t feel like walking all the way a nearby viewing platform is ideal for sightseeing and photography. The falls has a campground with showers and toilet facilities. Camping fees apply.


2. Tjaynera Falls / Sandy Creek Falls

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Photo:  Tjaynera Falls / Sandy Creek Falls, Litchfield National Park
Nestling in an open valley luxuriant with paperbarks, the falls can be accessed by taking the 1.7 kilometre walking trail. After your walk enjoy the usually uncrowded plunge pool. The falls are nine kilometres from the southern access track accessible by four-wheel drive only Toilet and shower facilities. Camping fees apply. Closed over the wet season.

 

3. Surprise Creek Falls

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Photo: Surprise Creek Falls, Litchfield National Park
A short walk through a shady monsoon forest leads to a large tranquil pool. A little further, a couple of round rock pools sunk into the rock face towards the start of these small but pleasant falls. A great cooling-off spot after a walk. Accessible by four-wheel drive only. Camping fees apply. Toilet facilities only. Closed over the wet season.

 

4. Wangi Falls

Wangi Falls

Photo: Wangi Falls, Litchfield National Park
The most popular because of it's easy access. Wangi has a camping ground with all amenities including toilets, showers and free gas BBQs in designated areas and waterfalls surrounding a cool freshwater swimming hole. Meals and refreshments are available from the café at the Wangi Falls Centre. Camping fees apply.

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