Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park Townsville | Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: Peter Lik © Tourism and Events Queensland

About Wallaman Falls

    Park features

    The Wallaman Falls section of Girringun National Park forms part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. It boasts spectacular scenery and an array of plant and animal life. The creeks and rivers are home to platypus, eastern water dragons and saw-shelled turtles. If you are lucky, you might catch a glimpse of a musky rat-kangaroo or an endangered southern cassowary.

    Natural, cultural and historical values make this region a truly special place. We invite you to explore the park, learn about its history and enjoy the diverse plant and animal life.

    Read more about the nature, culture and history of Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park.

    Looking after the park

    • Leave your pets at home. Domestic animals are not permitted in national parks.
    • Do not interfere with native animals and plants.
    • Fires allowed (except when fire bans apply) in existing fire rings only. Do not collect firewood in the national park.
    • Take all food scraps and garbage with you.
    • Remember, this is a national park—everything is protected.

    See caring for parks for more information about protecting our environment and heritage in parks.

    Park management

    Wallaman Falls lies within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. It is managed for the purposes of nature conservation and nature-based recreation.

    Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park is managed by QPWS in collaboration with the Wet Tropics Management Authority and the Warrgamaygan Aboriginal people.

    Tourism information links

    Hinchinbrook Visitor Information Centre
    Cnr Bruce Highway and Cooper Street, Ingham QLD 4850
    ph (07) 4776 4790
    Email tourism@hinchinbrook.qld.gov.au

    Townsville Bulletin Square Visitor Information Centre
    334A Flinders Street, Townsville QLD 4810
    ph (07) 4726 2700 
    email flinders@tel.com.au

    Rainforest and Reef Information Centre
    142 Victoria Street, Cardwell QLD 4849
    ph (07) 4066 8601
    email info@greatgreenwaytourism.com
    Managed by Great Green Way Tourism Incorporated.

    For tourism information for all regions in Queensland see Queensland Holidays.

    For information on road conditions contact:

    RACQ (The Royal Automobile Club of Queensland)
    www.racq.com.au (see Travel>Maps and Directions>Road Conditions)
    ph: 1300 130 595 for 24-hour road reports