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Behana Gorge Waterfall

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Address: Behana Gorge Rd, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 427 820 993
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Absolutely stunning waterfall and lots of areas to swim (not suitable for young children). It is a steep walk, and well worth the refreshing water at the end. Great photo... read more

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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely stunning waterfall and lots of areas to swim (not suitable for young children). It is a steep walk, and well worth the refreshing water at the end. Great photo opportunity, and an asset to the FNQ region. Simply stunning!

Thank VeronicaHollands
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

-Behana Gorge is absolutely gorgeous. Views are stunning! It's roughly a 45 minute walk (depending on fitness level) and has a very good, wide pathway all the way to the waterfall. -awesome photo opportunities so take your camera -safe to swim in ( no crocs or stingers) - Certain sections of the pathway are quite steep but if you just... More 

2 Thank Angela D
Cairns, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I walked Behana gorge with my 6 month old in my ergo carrier. Definitely a mission but so worth it at the end. I wasn't fit as such but I did it and had a nice swim at the end. Concrete path the entire way. Awesome scenic place to go!!

2 Thank Hannahcairns
Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Mission of a walk up to the swimming hole but well worth it when you hit the cool water :) take water with you it's not a casual stroll!!

Thank MRPramdon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

What an awesome day! Two awesome crew members, so helpful for first timers! Made it easy, fun and safe! Awesome pick up from hotel, lunch! Highly recommend!! Thanks for an amazing day!

3 Thank Jarryd K
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Behana gorge is simply beautiful, when you arrive. The walk to Behana is reasonably difficult, with many long steep hills on the journey. However, when you arrive at the gorge, it is definitely worth the walk. The water is cold, clean and refreshing flowing from a large waterfall in the upper deep pool. I'd recommend bringing a picnic and spending... More 

Thank Robert H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic day. It was exciting and challenging. I had to step out of my comfort zone a few times but was glad for it afterwards. Dom and Wendy were great hosts. Knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend this trip for those seaking a bit of adventure.

2 Thank Eileen T
San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is a nice escape from the more touristy areas within Cairns. The gorge was mostly empty since it was close to summer when we arrived but it was still nice to see water flowing and the large boulders and abundant plant life. Would come here again.

Thank Brix510
Liberty Lake, Washington
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150 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Me and 3 other people did this hike, we were told to bring lots of water and be ready for a fairly long trek. This place kicked our butts, we hike a lot but the heat is what gets you, Be very very careful if you decide to go on this hike. The swim after the hike felt sooo good,... More 

1 Thank FogHat13
Palo Alto, California
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

If you go canyoning with Behana Days, you'll see this waterfall up close and personal. I wouldn't necessarily recommend it as a trip by itself, because as many reviewers note, it would be a long walk up a steep road, but if you go canyoning with Behana Days, you'll get driven right up close to the waterfall, and have an... More 

3 Thank cswaltz

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