Brisbane Waterfalls - 15 Waterfalls Near Brisbane to Visit Story

By Amanda Strube


Brisbane Waterfalls - 15 Waterfalls Near Brisbane to Visit Story

Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, is the third-largest city in Australia population-wise. Built on the banks of the Brisbane River,... Read more

Waterfall 1

Kondalilla Falls, Kondalilla National Park

One of the best waterfalls in the Brisbane area is Kondalilla Falls. The falls drop 90 m (300 feet) into... Read more

Waterfall 2

Cedar Creek Falls, Love Falls & Greens Falls, D’Aguilar National Park

This out and back hike is just shy of 10 km (6 miles) and can take up to 7 hours... Read more

Waterfall 3

Curtis Falls, Tamborine National Park

Located near Mt. Tamborine, Curtis Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls around Brisbane. This short, out-and-back trek is... Read more

Waterfall 4

Queen Mary Falls, Main Range National Park

The Queen Mary Falls Circuit is an easy hike with breathtaking views of the falls plummeting 40 m (131 feet)... Read more

Waterfall 5

Twin Falls, Springbrook National Park

An hour and a half south of Brisbane is the Twin Falls Circuit, a gorgeous hike located in Springbrook National... Read more

Waterfall 6

Purling Brook Falls, Springbrook National Park

Another hike located in Springbrook National Park, close to the Gold Coast Hinterland, is the Purling Brook Falls Circuit. Purling... Read more

Waterfall 7

Natural Bridge Falls, Springbrook National Park

The Natural Bridge Falls is a phenomenal combination of a waterfall and rock bridge tucked away in a Gondwana Rainforest.... Read more

Waterfall 8

Cougal Cascade, Currumbin Valley

Located in Springbrook National Park, the Cougal Cascade contains a hike that leads you deep into the beautiful, extravagant, lush... Read more

Waterfall 9

Simpson Falls, Mount Coot-tha

The Simpson Falls Circuit is an 8 km (5-mile) loop offering views of the city as you walk through the... Read more

Waterfall 10

JC Slaughter Falls, Mount Coot-tha

The J.C. Slaughter Falls is a seasonal waterfall that is spectacular during the monsoon season or after a rainy day.... Read more

Waterfall 11

Morans Falls, Lamington National Park

The Morans Falls Track is a super popular trail for both locals and tourists and can be accessed throughout the... Read more

Waterfall 12

Elabana Falls, Darragumai Falls, Box Log Falls & Yanbacoochie Falls

The Box Forest circuit is a nearly 11 km (7-mile) loop featuring numerous gorgeous waterfalls. You'll pass through lush rainforest,... Read more

Waterfall 13

Baxter Falls and Mapleton Falls, Mapleton Falls National Park

The Baxter Creek Falls has an out-and-back track that can take up to 3 hours to finish. Located in Mapleton... Read more

Waterfall 14

Serenity Falls, Buderim Forest Park

Serenity Falls is tucked deep in Buderim Forest Park's jungle, but it is easily accessed by crossing a bridge spanning... Read more

Waterfall 15

Booloumba Falls, Conondale National Park

The Booloumba Falls are protected in Conondale National Park and feed into several rock pools that are magical to swim... Read more


Final Thoughts

There are loads of waterfalls fairly close to Brisbane that will literally blow your mind with their beauty. This guide... Read more