Purling Brook Falls circuit, Springbrook National Park

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Spectacular waterfalls and cool ancient forests await you in the beautiful World Heritage-listed Gondwana rainforest of Springbrook National Park.

High on the Springbrook Plateau, walk through fragrant forests of New England ash, ancient lepidozamias, colourful hakeas and dazzling wildflowers to this stunning waterfall on Purling Brook.

There are 265 steps on this walk and it's easier to walk in a clockwise direction.

If you've got time, take the two kilometre return track to the Warringa Pool.

Image credits—Briony Masters © Queensland Government

Journey Details

Duration
2 Hours
Distance
4 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching

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Purling Brook Falls circuit, Springbrook National Park

Spectacular waterfalls and cool ancient forests await you in the beautiful World Heritage-listed Gondwana rainforest of Springbrook National Park.

High on the Springbrook Plateau, walk through fragrant forests of New England ash, ancient lepidozamias, colourful hakeas and dazzling wildflowers to this stunning waterfall on Purling Brook.

There are 265 steps on this walk and it's easier to walk in a clockwise direction.

If you've got time, take the two kilometre return track to the Warringa Pool.

This walk is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. The map only shows an indicative start point; the track route and end point are not shown, and the map cannot be used for navigation purposes. See www.npsr.qld.gov.au for detailed maps and the latest park information. When you are in the park, read the signs at and near the start of the track.

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Route Details
Mode of Travel Walk
Distance 4 kms
Route Type Circuit
Level of Difficulty Level 3: Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience

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