Crystal Cascades, Redlynch

#3 of 8 in Nature in Cairns Region
A scenic stretch of water set in lush parkland, has an idyllic atmosphere that lends the whole area an idyllic feel. Gentle waterfalls and leafy riverside paths make this an ideal location for a leisurely walk. Or+E8 dip your feet in the nearby swimming hole or plunge right into the cool water. Put Crystal Cascades and other Redlynch attractions into our Redlynch day trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Visited on a super hot day and found the water cold and refreshing. The walk up the hill wasn't worth it due to the number of people, compared to the pools lower by the carpark. Would recommend wearin...  more »
  • Crystal Cascades was lovely, with many fish, waterfalls, and crystal clear water. I would recommend taking a picnic as you will probally want to stay for a good couple of hours especially if the day i...  more »
  • Excellent. Visited in August, the dry season... easy drive from Cairns, ample parking (at least when we were there), and an easy walk. The 1.2km walk is up a gradual incline, so it gets you ready for a swim by the time you are at the top. The water was nice and clear, and to my Victorian sensibilities was not that cold. Others there were less convinced, but after visiting Halls Falls out past Atherton a couple of days before, it was really nowhere near as cold as Halls... ;) The furthest part of the open walking trail has a lovely waterfall, which, if you try really hard, you can get up and under. Also some awesome rocks to climb on and around. My 11 year old loved that much more than the water!! Loved it.
  • A nice place to go for a walk or a swim. Some nice swimming holes which you can access via stairs. Water is pretty clear. We saw fish and a turtle. My daughter enjoyed skimming rocks and looking for crystals.

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