Tully Falls National Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: Barry Schmith © Queensland Government

Visiting Tully Falls safely

    Remain behind the railings at the viewing platform.

    Remain behind the railings at the viewing platform.

    Photo credit: Tamara Vallance

    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.

    Wheelchair accessibility

    Tully Falls National Park has no wheelchair-accessible facilities.

    Staying safe

    • 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.

    Opening hours

    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.