Lower Creek Circuit

Tamborine National Park

Branching off the Curtis Falls track, the Lower Creek circuit crosses Cedar Creek before passing a giant strangler fig.
Beyond the strangler fig, the track has an uneven surfaces, creek crossings that involve rock hopping and natural hazards are likely to be present. Notice basalt boulders and columns on this creek-side rainforest walk.

Picnic Facilities
No Dogs Permitted
No Camping Permitted
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there:

Signposted turn off from Eagle Heights Road into Dapsang Drive, where there is a parking area and toilets. There is also a cafe for a refreshing drink on your return. There is also a broad walk access from the junction of Eagle Heights Road and Geissmann Drive.


Lower Creek Circuit

Route/Trail notes:

Follow the maintained pathway from the car park, until you take the right fork after the lookout. The track criss-crosses Cedar Creek before forming a loop at the far end.



Other References/Comments:

Tamborine Walking Tracks


Found this while moving from one walk to the next - highly recommend, such a lovely walk.

Chantel on 15 Apr, 2022

Nice easy walk, quite wet, Got a leech crossing the stream

Adrian Harvison on 8 Dec, 2021

Amazing walk a few challenges crossing the creek took the log option rather than rock hopping once across had to climb a steep embankment to get to the path above because of a huge log . Overcame the challenges and sat a while to rest.

Margaret Peril on 12 Jun, 2021

Circuit was open. The creek was flowing well and the track was a bit muddy due to rain a week ago. Really fun walk, lots of interesting things to look at. Saw a kookaburra and plenty of flying foxes. Part of the track crosses over the creek, with only some slippery boulders and a large, messy, tangled log as your options to get across. Take the log. The boulders are a trap lol

Tammy H on 22 Apr, 2021


Mackamcb on 18 Apr, 2021

Currently closed. Last creek crossing tricky with present water levels.

Wanderlust on 21 Dec, 2020

Moderate level as quite a number of steps here and there. At one point the path was blocked by fallen tree and debris so we had to navigate over the creek boulders.

Annie on 20 Nov, 2020

nice walk, lovely rock pools. however it was very uneven ground with lots of rocks and tree roots over the path. part of the path was closed due to fallen tree but they were chainsawing it into pieces at the time. uphill on the way back.

Rach on 9 Nov, 2020

We love doing this walk. At a cracking pace with two boys we can get from the ice cream shop at Curtis Falls and back again in 30mins.

TheTwhits on 1 Jul, 2020

Great circuit but for those less fit just be aware it’s a lot of uphill and stairs on the way back up 😀

Suzanne on 22 Jul, 2019


Kcdixon on 23 Mar, 2019

Nice, easy walk

Holger on 13 Sep, 2018

Gorgeous short walk. Would be near perfect if it wasn't for the traffic noise.

Lyric on 11 Sep, 2018

Beautiful little trail. Close to the road though.

Georgia Keogh on 1 Aug, 2018

3.5/5 stars, 1.25hrs return at relaxed pace. Small lookout at the base of the small Curtis Falls, going out onto the rocks in the river to gives a better view. Ease of the walk also means that there can be quite a few people at the lookout, although there isn’t much to look at so people tend not to stick around long. The Lower Creek Circuit is a loop that branches off the Curtis Falls track but circles back to the same spot, with both sides of the loop following the river closely. Nice scenery, there are spots along the river where you can walk across felled trees to the other side. The river itself runs relatively flat. I've done this walk 1 time.

Sam on 6 Jul, 2018

Did the lower creek circuit the same time as doing Curtis Falls. Did it in an anti clockwise direction. The walk is quite easy, may be a little bit easier if done in a clockwise direction....theres a few stairs to climb once you cross the creek by hopping across a few stones at the halfway mark.

David S on 21 May, 2018

Nice little walk on a hot day, very busy on the weekends.

Timo on Apr, 2018

Decided that the extra walk would be nice after seeing Curtis Falls. Easy track along a beautiful creek. Has a few bridges passing over the creek.
Had recently rained, so several parts of the path were muddy - be prepared for your shoes to get a little mud!

Cavnah on 25 Mar, 2018

Love this, would be my favourite Tamborine walk.

luvwalking on 1 Dec, 2017

Gorgeous pool at the bottom.

Lisa D on 17 Sep, 2017


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