Track Summary:
  • Track name: Big Crystal Creek (Paradise Waterhole)
  • Area: South Tropics
  • Track Class: Graded Track
  • Type of walk: Return
  • Length: Short
  • Time: 15min
  • Distance: 0.20km
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Barbecue
  • Carpark
  • Water
Activities & Interests:
  • Lake creek or river
  • Swimming
Track description:

From the Big Crystal Creek campground and recreational day use area, the path to Paradise Waterhole begins near the barbeque and cooking facilities. The short jaunt down to this pristine waterhole takes about two minutes. The track will take you to an outcrop of large rocks perfect for basking in the sun after a dip in the deep, crystal clear pool. You will need to obtain a permit to camp overnight at Paradise Waterhole. See the DERM website link below for details.

How to get there:

About halfway between Townsville and Ingham, turn inland off the Bruce Highway to Paluma. It is a approximately 5 kilometres to the turnoff to Paradise Waterhole. Follow the signs from there .

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More information:

If you would like more information about Big Crystal Creek (Paradise Waterhole):

See the NPRSR website page for Mount Spec, Paluma Range National Park.

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