Queen Mary Falls Circuit

Main Range National Park
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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.

Picnic Facilities
No Dogs Permitted
Camping Permitted
Maximum Elevation
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.



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.



Other References/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.


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

A brilliant stopover whenever travelling in the south-west of the scenic rim.

Viking on 10 Apr, 2012

Comfortable walk and very scenic.

Nagle Clan on 11 Aug, 2011

Great walk for the entire family ..

DrummerJeff on 7 Nov, 2010

Falls are very nice and walk is interesting through the different ferns and native trees.

Belinda Cruickshank on 27 Dec, 2008

Awhile back but nice walk

drewmac on 14 Jun, 2008

Lovely walk. Does get very cold at night in this area.

Grumps on 13 Dec, 2006

Been to the falls a few times over the year, the last of which was showing visiting friends from England around the area. Judging by the photo, it must have been English weather as well!
Interestingly, nearby Daggs Falls was named after my housekeeper's great grandfather, who was the postmaster in Killarney.

F.A.B. on 7 Aug, 2004

Nice walk, stayed at the campground across the road

Walkinghawk on Apr, 2000

A must do...

Mackamcb on Sometime...

Nice short walk with beautiful up close view of the waterfall.

Caitlin on Sometime...


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