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We drove our Suzuki Swift to this lovely spot and knew the last 8klm in was dirt road, however no warnings that it was not suitable to regular vehicles. The dirt road is highly corrugated with some sections also very pot holed and steep. Luckily...More
About 30 minutes from Mareeba, there are parking and picnic areas, including amenities, along Emerald Creek just before the walk to the falls.
To get to the falls is about a 2km walk, generally uphill, along a well marked and well made trail. It is...More
There is nearly a 1km walk to the base of the falls, but it is well worth it. Large granite boulders with trees growing over the water make it very picturesque. There is also a side track to view the top of the falls.
We visited Emerald Creek Falls not knowing what to expect but were very impressed. It was beautiful. I recommend to wear shoes but some in our group wore thongs. The rocks were very smooth and therefore slippery, so be careful. We swam under the waterfall,...More
Emerald falls is an amazing area to have a fresh water swim near a flowing waterfall. Whilst we were there we were completely alone for about an hour before anyone else came along and it was extremely relaxing with amazing scenery.
It is recommended you...More
A short trip out of Mareeba, along a washboard dirt track (nothing or economy rental couldn't handle), we were very glad to have made the journey to these falls and swim spots. Even when dry, some rocks are like ice, so tread carefully.
The signs were ominous two burnt out car on the dusty but scenic route were signs of things to come on a lazy Sunday afternoon.
Out of the car with family in tow and reached the bottom of falls and greeted by loud music being...More
What a spectacular spot this place is. A great drive from Port Douglas. It is a 2 km round trip from the car park to the falls. Make sure you wear runners / sneakers as this will help. The view from the top is amazing,...More
Don't attempt this walk unless you have shoes with a great grip and you are mobile. We had no trouble getting there and the swim was great. But I slipped back into the pool after climbing out. The secret was to basil de back up...More