Emerald Creek Falls walking track

Far North Queensland
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Emerald Creek rushes out of the rainforests of the Lamb Range. The waters of the creek tumble over granite boulders, forming the picturesque falls that plunge into placid pools.

Bird Watching
Eucalypt Forest

Getting there

From Cairns, take the Kennedy Highway towards Mareeba.  3 km before Mareeba turn left onto the signposted Tinaroo Creek Road. Follow Tinaroo Creek Road for about 3 km and then turn left into Cobra Road. After 2 km of bitumen the road is unsealed for the final 6 km. This road is steep in places and can be boggy when wet. It is unsuitable for caravans and trailers.



Route/Trail notes

A walking track takes you alongside the creek to the numerous falls and lagoons, up to the lookout with views of the valley towards Mareeba. It is steep in sections of the track to the upper falls lookout however some rock hopping and scrambling is requited to access the bottonm of the falls


Free - No camping allowed

Other References

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