This comprehensive list will help you discover the best and most beautiful waterfalls near Cairns — all easily reached within a day’s trip from the CBD.
Easily one of the most Insta-famous and photo-worthy waterfalls in Far North Queensland, Wallaman plunges 268 metres into a cloud of rainbow-mist.
Crystal Cascades is one of the most famous and popular swimming holes near Cairns, and definitely the closest! Who can resist a mere 20 minute drive to boundless natural wonders? This is the perfec...
Adventure and serenity await you at Fairy Falls, just a 15 minute walk off the beaten track from Crystal Cascades!
Souita is a lesser-known duo of waterfalls tucked away in the heights of Far North Queensland’s Atherton Tabletops, best seen in tandem with Millaa Millaa Falls and Windin Falls.
An hour south of Cairns, Babinda Boulders' croc-free, crystal clear waters run cool year-round, making it an oasis for escaping the Far North Queensland heat.
40 minutes from Cairns, Barron Falls (aka Din Din) is one of the largest waterfalls in Far North Queensland. The sheer size and drama of the falls and their rocky outcrops is a wonder to behold.
Millaa Millaa Falls is one of the most famous waterfalls along Australia’s East Coast, located in the enchanting Atherton Tablelands region in Northern Queensland. Nestled amongst lush tropical rai...