Queen Mary Falls Circuit

Main Range National Park


From the Queen Mary Falls lookout, watch Spring Creek plunge over the 40m Queen Mary Falls to continue its twisting journey down the valley floor to join the Condamine River. On a summer's day take time to pause for a moment to feel the waterfall's cool spray.

There are often water dragons sunbaking on rocks around the valley floor and the track goes through plenty of ferns and native Australian trees.

Waterfalls
Lookouts
No Dogs Permitted
Rainforest
860m
Maximum Elevation
118m
Total Climb

Getting there

From Boonah (64km) take the Boonah/Rathdowney Road south before turning right into Carneys Creek Road and right again into The Head Road, which becomes  Spring Creek Road.

From Killarney (11km) take Acacia Street onto Border Road and then turn left into Spring Creek Road.

The approach from Boonah is very steep and should be travelled with care. It is unsuitable for caravans.

Maps:

http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/main-range/about.html

Route/Trail notes:

Circuit can be walked either way, one section includes a lot of steps.  If it has been very wet in the area, the area at the bottom can become slippery as a mist from the falls covers this area.

Do not attempt to cross when in flood or if water covers the causeway.

Permits/Costs:

None

Comments:

Picnic tables, wood-fired barbecues and free electric barbecues, toilets are provided.

For safety reasons the track is closed following periods of heavy rainfall due to potential rock falls.


Comments

Easy circut walk to scenic waterfall. We completed in an anti clockwise direction finishing with the stairs. Not as many stairs as expected although I expect they are challenging for some. Take a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park nearby.

carissajim on 30 Jun, 2019

Short and sweet!

Lindy Ghest on 15 Jun, 2019

Nice easy walk with our 7 and 9 year olds. We did the circuit in anti-clockwise direction (forgetting the advice to walk clockwise), so ended up going up all the steps on the way back up, but we found this relatively easy going (and the kids didn't even complain! Unlike them....). If you're relatively fit and active, it wouldn't make much difference whether you walk clockwise or anti-clockwise. Perhaps if you had younger children, they'd find it easier going clockwise.

Sarah on 5 May, 2019

Nice easy walk. Do clockwise so that you do not have to climb up the stairs on the way back. Falls are majestic. Best done after rains.

Ashwin on 14 Oct, 2018

stunning views, beautiful waterfall, very steep stairs to walk up

Marie on 24 Jun, 2018

Such a good little walk for such stunning scenery!

Dvette on 4 Apr, 2018

A fantastic walk, we've done it a number of times and have also taken a group of senior students.

Vanessa & Mark on 4 Apr, 2018

Relatively easy Walk down to the base of the falls all sealed pavement .went clockwise.

David S on 21 Jan, 2018

Well looked-after path, with good bush steps. Nice and cool once in the vicinity of the base of the falls.

Rowan.P on 11 Aug, 2017

Nice easy walk, beautiful waterfall.

Rayna on 20 May, 2017

We went clockwise for this walk, and I'd recommend that. There are a lot of stairs in that section. The falls are beautiful, and the birdlife was everywhere. Really a worthwhile walk.

SweetLorikeet on May, 2017

Short walk around the falls to see the stunning waterfall.

Yvette on 9 Dec, 2016

A brisk walk to the viewing platform to see the most amazing waterfall yet.

Yvette on 21 Oct, 2015

Excellent walk and views, pleasant

Shell on 25 Apr, 2015

Nice pleasant walk and great views and birds and wildlife abundant

Shell on 25 Apr, 2015

walking clockwise was best got the steps out of the way early

wendy on 25 Apr, 2015

Nice walk we did at sunset. If you're coming from Boonah there are heaps of lookouts on the drive to the falls that are worth stopping at.

Alice on 12 Apr, 2015

Be on the look out for Koalas near the entry and exit points

rob.bushman on 25 May, 2014

Beautiful and easily accessible.

rob.bushman on 24 May, 2014

Nice easy walk, suitable for most people. Beautiful Waterfalls ..

DrummerJeff on 2 Feb, 2013

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