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Trevathan Falls, Cooktown, QLD

Trevathan Falls is a little off the beaten track. There are no signs from the main highway to get here. Access is ok in a 2WD but you may have to walk the last few hundred meters of the track if you don’t have high clearance.

There is a superb swimming hole at the base of Trevathan Falls. The falls are picture perfect and the swimming hole is large and deep with water pure enough that you can drink without treating. (Please treat your water though - we don’t want you getting sick!)

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Location

Mount Amos Road, Cooktown, QLD

Directions

From Cooktown

  • Head south out of Cooktown along the Mulligan Highway 18km.
  • Turn left onto Mount Amos Road and follow 10km.
  • Turn right and follow the signs to Trevathan Falls 3.8km.
  • Park where the track ends and walk up the hill to the falls or follow the creek upstream if you would prefer to clamber over boulders.