Coomba Water Hole

Wide Bay Burnett

Follow the staircase down to this hidden water hole and water fall/cascade. Beautiful spot for a picnic and to cool off on a hot summer's day.

Bird Watching
Dogs Permitted
No Camping Permitted
Eucalypt Forest
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there:

In the small town of Maidenwell, look for the sign to Coomba Water Hole near the Maidenwell Trading Post (opposite the turn-off to The Bunya Mountains). Follow Coomba Waterhole Road to the car park at the end. 


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Route/Trail notes:

From the end of the car park a set of stairs leads you down to the waterhole and picnic area. You can clamber across the boulders at the neck of the waterhole to the far side.

Return by the same route.



Other References/Comments:

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Lovely waterhole, very popular :)

courtlalala on 1 Apr, 2022

We visited this site briefly, the walk down the stairs to the water hole is relatively easy and quite pretty. The water hole itself is a little oasis, water fall was flowing over the rocks when we visited. There were quite a few people swimming there when we arrived. We had to disconnect our caravan to drive there, we just left it in the camping area in town and had no problems. Worth the effort.

Reno on 14 Feb, 2022

The rocks are beautiful

Penny on 4 Jan, 2022

Amazing. It is 9am and this little out of the way waterhole already had two other visiting parties! Loved working my way across the boulders at the neck to get to the far side.

F.A.B. on 19 May, 2021

Lots of beautiful rock formations and grass trees. It is literally entirely stairs though, just 800m of stairs.

SweetLorikeet on Apr, 2021

Every step is scenic

Dvette on 26 Sep, 2020

Stairs have been upgraded in recent years making the climb to the water hole very pleasant

Kerr on 2 Aug, 2020

Nice place for picnic/ walks and swim in the waterhole during summer !

J on 6 Nov, 2015

We've been here a number of times and it really is a great place. If you're in the area you must take a look. The path down is no longer a path, but a well constructed set of stairs. It really isn't much of a path anymore. Never the less, pretty easy.

Ian and Sue on 22 Oct, 2015

Real nice spot for a break in the drive

DrummerJeff on 19 Feb, 2014

Beautiful little spot!

Gillian Plant on 22 Dec, 2013

A very nice little spot, thats easy to miss from the road. Look for the sign near the General Store in the small town of Maidenwell. Once at the Waterhole Carpark, follow the easy path down to the waterhole.
A reasonable sized grassy area is near the water, which overlooks a small waterfall. Easy walk for most people.

DrummerJeff on 27 Apr, 2013

A gem hidden on a back road. Not the best signposted place in the area, but a picturesque spot none the less.

Viking on 12 Apr, 2013

Often visited this place with school friends for a swim and a picnic.

Mick on 20 Dec, 1990


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