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Things to do
Camping and accommodation
Walk-in and vehicle-based camping is available at Blencoe Falls camping area. Toilets are provided in the camping area and drinking water is not provided. Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.
- Find out more about camping at Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park.
To avoid trampling vegetation, disturbing wildlife and causing erosion, please keep your four-wheel-drive vehicle on marked tracks. Failure to stay on the track may incur a penalty.
If you prefer to rough it, then limited bush camping opportunities exist as part of the Wet Tropics Great Walk. These are hike-in sites and campers need to be totally self-sufficient.
There is a range of holiday accommodation in and around Atherton, Ravenshoe, Mount Garnet, Cardwell and Tully.
For more information, see the tourism information links.
Blencoe Falls provides a gateway to the Wet Tropics Great Walk. With 110km of walking opportunities, including short and overnight walks, there is something for everyone.
- Find out more about walks at Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park.
Fishing is permitted in Girringun National Park. Size, take and possession limits apply. Contact the Fisheries Queensland for further information. Estuarine crocodiles live in the Herbert River and have been seen near the base of the Herbert River Falls—always remember to be crocwise in croc country.
- Temporary closure: Blencoe Falls section, Girringun National park 6–31 January 2021