What does Girringun mean?
Girringun is the name of the ancestral creator of the Warangnu, Jirrbal, Warrgamay and Girramay people. This ancestral creator is responsible for the marriage and hunting lore.
Are there crocodiles at Blencoe Falls?
� Be sure not to swim in the Herbert River downsteam from Blencoe Falls. As tempting as a dip might be along the walks, saltwater crocodiles (the dangerous kind) can be found in these parts.
Can I take my dog to Wallaman Falls?
Leave your pets at home. Domestic animals are not permitted in national parks. Do not interfere with native animals and plants. Remember, this is a national park—everything is protected.
Is the Kirrama Range Road open?
The Kirrama Range Road is accessible for local traffic only. Tablelands Regional Council have announced the bridge is repaired and the road is now open.
Where is Girramay country?
The Girramay are an Australian Aboriginal tribe of northern Queensland.
Can you swim at Blencoe Falls?
The sparkling water of Blencoe Creek tumbles 90 metres, then 230 metres to the bottom of the gorge before joining the mighty Herbert River further downstream. Above the falls, Blencoe Creek is great for swimming while a nearby 4WD track leads to vantage points overlooking the falls and the Herbert River Gorge.
Can you fish at Blencoe Falls?
Fishing. Fishing is permitted in Girringun National Park.
Is Wallaman Falls worth visiting?
Definitely worth a visit. Lovely drive -cattle , something to do for all – trekkers, sight see’ers, picnic, took my 22mth yr old – she loved the view and stroll. The falls are amazing and one of the best parts is that you don’t have to walk miles to see it.
Does Wallaman Falls flow all year?
It flows all year round Fed by Stony Creek, a tributary of the Herbert River, there is no bad time of year to chase Wallaman Falls. However, while permanently flowing year-round, Wet Season (November to April) is when the Falls are at their strongest and loudest.
What is there to do between Townsville and Cairns?
Be prepared to leave early to make the most of your first day of your Cairns to Townsville road trip.
- Cairns Lagoon. Behana Gorge.
- Emerald green pools of Behana Gorge. Babinda Boulders.
- Babinda Boulders.
- Josephine Falls.
- The Grand Staircase, Paronella Park.
- Vibrant Cardwell Spa Pools.
- Wallaman Falls from the base.
Can you swim in Wallaman Falls?
Yes you can swim at the bottom of the falls and it is about 20ft deep in the pool. The walk down the canyon is about 2KM down and back and very steep. Yes you can totally swim there and if your a really strong swimmer you could swim up to the waterfall.
Where should I stop between Townsville and Cairns?
Moving right along, here are the best places to stop on the Bruce Highway route from Cairns to Townsville.
- Cairns, Queensland.
- Babinda, Queensland.
- Innisfail, Queensland.
- Paronella Park, Queensland.
- Cardwell, Queensland.
- Ingham, Queensland.
- Wallaman Falls, Queensland.
- Crystal Creek Falls, Queensland.