Wet season safety information: significant stream rises at swimming locations within Paluma Range National Park

Category:
Announcement
Applies:
10 December 2021 to 29 April 2022
Published:
10 December 2021 3:58pm
ID:
21558

This alert applies to the following parks:

During the North Queensland wet season, local heavy rainfall may cause significant stream rises at Jourama Falls, Little Crystal Creek, Rockslides waterhole and Paradise waterhole in Paluma Range National Park. During and after heavy rain, creek conditions change and become dangerous. Fast flowing, rapidly rising water, with strong currents, occurs. At these times, to stay safe, do not enter the water.

Visitors are urged to use caution at all times around waterways. Always supervise children closely. 

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