Visiting Tully Falls safely
Getting there and getting around
Tully Falls Road enters Tully Falls National Park 10km south of Ravenshoe. The road is sealed but narrow and winding in places. Caravans are not recommended.
There are two trailheads for the Wabunga Wayemba rainforest walking track on Tully Falls Road: the first is 11.5km from Ravenshoe and the second is a further 1.8km along.
Tully Falls National Park has no wheelchair-accessible facilities.
- Wear appropriate safety gear and be realistic about your walking abilities.
- Beware of other park users. Vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians use the roads in this park.
- Obey speed limits and safety and advisory signs.
- Let a responsible person know your travel plans and when you expect to return.
- The section of the Wabunga Wayema rainforest walking track that leads to the viewing platform is steep and slippery in sections, especially when wet. Remain behind the railings at the viewing platform.
- Always leave walking plans with a responsible person and notify them on your return.
- Remain behind the railings at the viewing deck and take care and around steep slopes.
- Protect yourself from the sun. Wear sunscreen, a hat and a long-sleeved shirt, even on cloudy days.
- Tully Falls National Park is in cassowary territory—be cass-o-wary.
For more information, please read the guidelines on safety in parks and forests.
Before you visit
Essentials to bring
To enjoy your visit to Tully Falls National Park remember to bring:
- drinking water
- basic first-aid kit
- insect repellent and clothing to avoid insect bites
- hat, sunscreen and sunglasses
- wet weather clothing
- sturdy, reliable footwear.
Tully Falls National Park is open 24 hours a day.
Permits and fees
Permits are required for commercial or organised group activities. View permits and fees for further information.
Domestic animals are not permitted in Tully Falls National Park.
Climate and weather
The harsh temperatures of the tropics are tempered by the elevation of the tableland. Winter nights can be very cool with frosts in open areas. Summer days can be hot but temperatures drop significantly in the evenings. Rainfall is seasonal, with most falling between December and April.
Fuel and supplies
Fuel and supplies are available at Ravenshoe. For more information, see the tourism information links.
- Temporary partial track closure: Koolmoon Creek track, Misty Mountains wilderness tracks 19 August 2020 to 29 September 2023