Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle, Cairns

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Escape to the tranquil Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle for a swim under the cascading waterfall surrounded by native trees and plants. Venture out along the paths and bridges to discover the ruins of Spanish Castillo and view the falls from different angles. In the Bamboo Forest is a secluded spot where you can hand-feed the turtles. Consider bringing a snack and picnicking by the falls. Work out when and for how long to visit Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle and other Cairns attractions using our handy Cairns trip maker app .
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  • Good learning experience on history, take the guided tour well worth it Thanks to Mandy. Thanks to the other staff.  more »
  • This is a beautiful place to visit and the falls are absolutely breath taking. We took a pre-packed picnic and had a wonderful day. It does get pretty crowded though. Very popular.  more »
  • the same day was llovoso but we went to see all the waterfalls, lagoons and trees (ficus) antique d' Park and very interesting
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Though Cairns seems to offer an endless selection of cozy rooms, most budget-friendly options remain fully booked through the high season, stretching from June to September. Reserve early if you want a hotel room packed with amenities, or look for alternative lodgings in the city's smaller inns. As the backpacker capital of northern Queensland, Cairns features dozens of economical hostels providing comfortable beds and free Wi-Fi. For something far more luxurious, look for centrally located rental apartments with spacious rooms and harbor views.
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