Girramay National Park Tropical North Queensland

Murray Falls, Girramay National Park. Photo credit: Michael Petersen © Queensland Government

Murray Falls day-use area

Halfway between Cairns and Townsville, this a perfect spot to break the drive with a picnic.

Attraction facilities

  • Wood-fired barbecue (BYO wood)
  • Picnic tables

Tables are provided in the day-use area. There are wood barbeques, but firewood is not provided and it must not be collected from the national park. Multiple small waterholes spread out along the Murray River make this a great place to swim, but there are no changing rooms. Toilets are provided at the camping area. A set of concrete stairs links the day-use area to the camping area.

Getting there and getting around

From Cardwell, travel 21km north to Bilyana and turn west for 20km. See Getting to Murray Falls.

Wheelchair accessibility

There are no wheelchair accessible facilities at Murray Falls day-use area.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Murray Falls day-use area is open 24 hours a day. Read more about before you visit.

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Girramay National Park safely.