Cougal Cascades

Springbrook National Park
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A short walk next to Currumbin Creek. Great for a short walk not too far from the Gold Coast or for cooling off on a hot day (without the sand and salt of the sea).
There are plenty of fantastic swimming holes further up the cascades if you don't mind a 20min walk upstream .

Waterfalls
Swimming
Picnic Facilities
BBQ
Toilets
No Dogs Permitted
No Camping Permitted
Rainforest
172m
Maximum Elevation
77m
Total Climb

Getting there:

Exit the Gold Coast Highway (exit 95) at Currumbin onto Stewart Road and then left onto Currumbin Valley Road It is 21km to its end.

Maps:

Cougal Cascades

Route/Trail notes

The Cougal Cascades track is a bitumen path which follows Currumbin Creek alongside a series of rock pools and small waterfalls. Viewing platforms are provided for viewing the cascades and a historic sawmill is found at the end of the track. The track is suitable for prams and wheelchairs. The path gently rises as it follows the creek.

The creek is a great place to cool off on a hot day, but follow the warning signs and avoid diving into the creek. Picnic tables are provided.

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Comments

Nice Easy Walk to Picturesque waterfalls ..

DrummerJeff on 10 May, 2014

Great walk. Very short but great for those wanting to get out of the heat & have a swim in the rock pools. There is a great old logging mill to have a look at too.

Callaghan Clan on 24 Jan, 2013

Took my 2 year old daughter on a short walk here. Nice and close to the coast and easy short walk for her to experience the walk.

Richard Mason on 7 Apr, 2012

Easy stroll beside the creek, with some nice hidden swimming holes.

Viking on 2008

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