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Address: Queensland, Australia
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Kuranda train

We travelled to baron gorge on the train then took cable car through the rain forest the scenery was spectacular

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 June 2016
mickley22
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We travelled to baron gorge on the train then took cable car through the rain forest the scenery was spectacular

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

We drove out to the car park and went for a walk down to the Rail Station. The walk was all on board walks sometime many metres off the forest floor. The views of the Gorge from the Railway Station were great. This was a relatively easy walk which could be enjoyed by persons of all fitness levels.

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Thank John W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Having no time to get catch the Karunda Scenic Rail we went to the Barron Gorge. Fantastic place and was pram friendly enjoyed the scenery and the walking trail as there was not many people and it was very peaceful.

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Thank AdnanMir
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

WOW! The Barron Gorge National Park is an absolute Must for freshwater hole swimming. These amazing waterholes of which there are plenty are beautiful. In the summer months stingers are in the ocean and make swimming very hard so freshwater creeks are the way to go.

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Thank AJCLARKY
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

The Barron Gorge is a magnificant gorge that can be viewed from a cable-car, a train, walking, mountain bike or explored by car. The upper gorge which hosts the spectacular Barron Falls is best viewed from the Barron Falls Railway Station which is 5 km from Kuranda. The lower gorge, which is a mecca for white water rafting and the... More 

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Thank Paddles55
australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

There is a picturesque walk to overlook the Barron Falls near Kuranda out of Cairns. You can see this Gorge from the Sky-train but it is a lovely walk in the Barron Gorge national Park.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

We had been told to take the cable car up to the Barron Falls but we were tooling along Highway #1 and turned off at Kuranda and drove up to Barron Falls Lookout. There is a small parking lot and from there an elevated trail through the jungle and down to the narrow gauge railway station. At a few points... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Barron Gorge Natl Park has everything: Dry bush, rain forest, Kauris, red earth, loads and loads of rooty tracks. Tracks add up to more than 20 k, you can park at the end of Stoney Creek Road (Smith Track trailhead). I wouldn't recommend it for running, cause it's quite rooty and steep at stretches. But there is a running race... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Beautiful gorge and waterfall. Worth a visit even when not in full flood. Interesting reading about the Barron Gorge Hydro.

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Wirral UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

It's a short walk from the car park to the bridge across the gorge. We came here 18 months ago when the river was in full flow and the water pounding through the narrow gorge was spectacular - less so this time, as the water volume was quite low. Still worth a visit. No charge.

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