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Better than Mossman Gorge

We heard about this place from a local. It is wonderful. Beautiful swimming in the clear waters... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fishing Point, Australia

Very popular spot. Is a little low in water at the moment but that didn't stop people from enjoying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ipswich, Australia
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“march flies”(17 reviews)
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The Boulders Road, Babinda, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4067 1008
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Reviewed yesterday

We heard about this place from a local. It is wonderful. Beautiful swimming in the clear waters here. Not as touristy as nearby and much busier Mossman Gorge. (and you can grab some fresh bananas on the way from a number of roadside stalls). Totally...More

Thank MarianneandSusan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very popular spot. Is a little low in water at the moment but that didn't stop people from enjoying it. The council has done a great job putting in wonderful facilities that have a reduced environmental impact. Free of charge too, which is wonderful for...More

Thank jason791
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

No doubt this is a beautiful spot, however the March flies were in plague proportions! It would have been great to know this so we could have prepared (we stopped at the visitor information centre). We weren’t able to stay at the boulders as a...More

1  Thank Graches
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Arrived at Babinda Information Centre after a one and a half hour drive. Received some information and a mud map from very helpful staff on the Babinda Boulders. Upon our arrival at the car park 4 of us exited the car only to be met...More

2  Thank TrailBlazer816931
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Off the beaten track and not on any tours we could find, this is a nice spot for a picnic and a dip in the water.

Thank Vicky J
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We are a couple in our 30s and stopped by briefly in our travels from Mission Beach to Port Douglas. I wish we were more prepared for how cool this place is. I’d recommend taking a picnic lunch to have on the lovely lawns nearby,...More

Thank Georgina C
Reviewed 12 September 2018

WOW!! This place absolutely blew our minds! It is so pretty and just insane to swim around in this crystal clear cold water! There is a great free camp only 100 metres away with showers and toilets as well. If you explore you will find...More

Thank tripinavan
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

On the way back to Cairns. I went to have a break there and it look beautiful and relaxing. But the water is low in this time.

Thank Gift_A_Williams
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

When you arrive look at the swimming hole which is so so and then head along the track to the left all the way to the end. Brilliant view of the granite gorge and sapphire pools in the rocks

Thank WestOZ1
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Recently visited whilst travelling with a caravan to Cairns. Lovely area with lawns, facilities and playground. The access to tge waters edge is very good and safe.

Thank danbre56
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Niamh E
10 October 2018|
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Response from Andowhite | Reviewed this property |
I’m not too sure but it is a large area ... I’d suggest calling the information centre there and seeing ... good luck it is well with the stop it’s beautiful
21 October 2017|
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Response from pragasam | Reviewed this property |
No. The signboard at Devil's Pool Walk states that dogs and cats are not allowed.