Murray Falls, Girramay National Park Tropical North Queensland

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About Murray Falls

    Park features

    Murray Falls, Girrramay National Park is in the foothills of the Kirrama Range and is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Murray Falls is one of the prettiest waterfalls in north Queensland, with spectacular water-sculpted rocks and crystal clear pools.

    The day-use area is a great location for a picnic. The falls can be viewed from the boardwalk and viewing platform. For the more adventurous, a walking track through the rainforest will take you to a lookout, with views of the falls and the Murray Valley.

    Read more about the nature, culture and history of Murray Falls, Girramay National Park.

    Looking after the park

    • Camp only in the designated camping area.
    • Use toilets provided.
    • Do not chase, scare or feed animals.
    • Leave pets at home—domestic animals are not allowed.
    • Use rubbish bins provided.
    • Light campfires responsibly using the fire rings provided and do not collect firewood within the park. Fuel stoves are recommended. Obey fire restrictions.
    • Everything in the park, living or dead, is protected. Please leave everything as you found it.

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

    Park management

    Murray Falls, Girramay National Park is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and is managed to preserve the area's natural, cultural and scenic values while providing nature-based recreational opportunities for visitors.

    Girramay National Park was gazetted on 20 July 2007. Murray Upper National Park became part of Girramay National Park on 5 June 2009. This followed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the department and the Girramay Aboriginal people.

    Girramay National Park is managed by Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) in collaboration with the Wet Tropics Management Authority and the Girramay Aboriginal people.

    Tourism information links

    Townsville Bulletin Square Visitor Information Centre
    334A Flinders Street, Townsville QLD 4810
    ph (07) 4726 2700 

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

    Tully Visitor and Heritage Centre
    Bruce Highway, Tully QLD 4854
    ph (07) 4068 2288

    Hinchinbrook Visitor Information Centre
    Cnr Bruce Highway and Cooper Street, Ingham QLD 4850
    ph (07) 4776 4790

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