Natural Bridge

Springbrook National Park
Many walks are currently closed due to COVID-19. Please,
  • check the walk's official website to confirm if the track is open
  • turn back if it looks like the track is too busy when you get there

A sealed circuit track takes you through the forest, across Cave Creek, and into the arched cave to witness the waterfall plunging from above. At night the cave is illuminated by thousands of glow-worms' tiny green lights. While glow-worms are visible year-round, their display is significantly reduced during the winter months. Interpretive signs along with the circuit highlight the park's special features. The hoop pines Araucaria cunninghamii that emerge through the thick greenery of the surrounding rainforest are living relics of the Jurassic Age—the age of the conifers—about 180 million years ago. These pines are 'living dinosaurs'—they are among the most primitive of conifers.

No Swimming
Picnic Facilities
No Dogs Permitted
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there

Follow the signs towards Springbrook and then you will see signs for Natural Bridge.  Natural Bridge Rd, NATURAL BRIDGE QLD.


Don't need one.

Route/Trail note

Starting at the top of the carpark follow the signage around the circuit.



Other References


A lovely finish to the day with Underwood Scouts. Not too busy - had the cave to ourselves for a decent time.

Richard Mason on 19 Sep, 2020

Lovely short easy walk to a beautiful waterfall wasn't too busy for a Sunday

skippyedo on 23 Aug, 2020

Simply stunning

xxxNickyxxx on 19 Aug, 2020

Easy short walk. Path the whole way. Great for kids. Stunning view.

Tegan Atkins on 14 Aug, 2020

An easy circuit walk to view the water fall and 'natural bridge'. An interesting geological feature.

Mark on 3 Jul, 2020

A nice short walk for the kids. The section under the Natural bridge is still closed because of COVID19.

Philip on 2 May, 2020

We always love to take visiting friends along. Their excitement reminds us how special our NPs are.

Wanderlust on 12 Jan, 2020

If you go at night to see the glow worms please bring a red light and don't shine lights in the cave at all. People flashing lights everywhere severely detracted from the experience : (

Sasha Walker on 1 Oct, 2019

Short walk, not many people around. Not as scenic as I was expecting.

Linda on 17 Jul, 2019

Loved the cave and arch, the "sink" hole is worth the view from above. Easy walk with some stairs. Some local rain during the week meant there was some water flowing which was a bonus. Lovely drive from the coast up the valley also. We will revisit soon.

Mark & Marina on 9 Jun, 2019

Best little walk on the coast

Kcdixon on 12 May, 2019

Public Holiday so quite busy, that said nice walk and fairly easy.

ozsailor on 6 May, 2019

Nice easy walk with a variety of things to see. Can get busy at times.

Ross on 25 Mar, 2019

One of my favourite walks. A few stairs both down and up but a wonderful place to see.

AbbiG. on 9 Mar, 2019

No swimming allowed and couldnt see glow worms, lots of people here

Hannah MC on 2 Mar, 2019

Nice and easy
Stunning scenery

Nathan Boyce on 28 Jan, 2019

Been here many times to view the glow worms after dark...

Mackamcb on Jan, 2019

This has been a life time goal to get to, and it did not disappoint. Lovely circuit walk. Too bright for glow worms, but watched what we think were bats in the back corner of cave. Waterfall amazing!

CassyN on 31 Dec, 2018

Did this when I was a fat c*** with my baby strapped to me. Easy as you can do it Karen

Kaitys on 4 Dec, 2018

Nice short walk with beautiful cave and waterfall. The trail is neat and tidy.

Reptor on Sep, 2018


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