Ubajee walkers camp/Gheerulla falls loop

Sunshine Coast

This is pleasant 11km walk which is part of the Sunshine Coast Great walk. To get there turn down Delicia road and proceed to the M4 parking area. From there take the Great walk trail that leads to the Ubajee Walkers camp. From the camp follow the trail down to the Gheerulla falls and then from there its simply a matter of following the track back up to Delicia road and back to the carpark via the dirt road.

Getting there

Turn off at Delicia rd at Mapleton and drive to the M4 parking area

Maps

Sunshine Coast Great walks Topo map

Route/Trail notes

A detailed description of the walk!

Permits/Costs

No permits unless camping overnight

Other References

How can I find more info? Any guide books?

Comments

Long walk to the falls, it was approx 17.5km round trip from Delicia Road M4 parking area with 2.2km being downhill hike to the falls. There was a warning at the top near the Ubajee walkers camp at the start of the decent to the falls saying this walk is for experience hikers only due to 2.2km steep hike. It took us 5 hrs to do the round trip.

Marisa on 22 Jun, 2017

nice walk. we first did the steep section first for 2km. Overall, enjoyed the walk very much.

Jin Kim on 17 Sep, 2016

Nice walk via the falls up to Ubajee viewpoint , about 4.6km return hike from car park. Up to the falls is pretty much flat but to get to Ubajee viewpoint and/or campbase it's 1.8km up the mountain , not too steep but be aware you're going uphill !

J on 13 Jun, 2014

we walked late in the afternoon and camped at the walkers camp overnight and then walked to the falls the next morning .. or dry cliff face as the falls are at the moment.. the track is good the humidity is a killer and the leeches are off the planet but it's still fun to get out.

Garry Williamson on 30 Dec, 2013

Did this walk today with high expectations as I know the area. Walked for about 1 hr following the signs then came to an unsigned fork in the road we were on. Continued left then about 20 minutes later came to another unsigned fork in the road. Continued left again and cam back out onto the Delicia track, no where near the destination. I would suggest that you need to take the right fork at the first intersection to continue to the day camp and then onto the falls. What a difference a couple of signs would have made as it is a great walk through some excellent rain forest. I will have another go at this though and this time take the right fork in the road!

Mac on 17 Nov, 2013

Brilliant walk, with the changes in environment making an interesting and engaging walk.

Redback on Nov, 2010

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