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Airlie Beach to Cedar Creek Falls
30 Minutes / 31 Kilometres



Description

Enjoy a scenic drive from the central Whitsunday Coast town of Airlie Beach to the peaceful and secluded Cedar Creek Falls. taking around half an hour, and winding through some scenic countryside, this drive takes you into the pristine hinterland of the Whitsunday Coast for a swim and some exploring at a fresh water swimming hole with seasonal waterfall.

Cedar Creek Falls in full flow
Cedar Creek Falls in full flowIn the shallows of Cedar Creek Falls rockpools
In the shallows of Cedar Creek Falls rockpoolsCedar Creek Falls cascading down the rockface
Cedar Creek Falls cascading down the rockface


Journey Details

Duration30 MinutesItinerary TypeLand
Distance31 KilometresItinerary RouteOne Way
Mode of TravelCar
Level of DifficultyLevel of difficulty - 2

Activities

  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Walking
    Walking
  • Self-Guided
    Self-Guided


Airlie Beach to Cedar Creek Falls Full Itinerary

Airlie Beach to Conway Road turnoff

Depart Airlie Beach in a westward direction along Shute Harbour Road towards Proserpine and the Bruce Highway. After approximately 18 kilometres you will turn left onto Conway Road at a large rural intersection, which is signposted as the way to Conway Beach and Wilson Beach.


Start your drive in Airlie Beach
Start your drive in Airlie Beach


Route Details

Duration: 32 Mins
Distance: 31 Kilometres
Mode of Travel: Car
Route Type: One Way

Experiences
  • Adventure
    Adventure
  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly
  • Flora/Fauna
    Flora/Fauna
  • Lakes/Rivers/Dams
    Waterways
  • Nature based
    Nature based
  • Rainforest
    Rainforest


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 1
Other Information
Children: Children are welcome.



Conway Road turnoff to Cedar Creek Falls

Turn off Shute Harbour Road onto Conway Road and proceed a further 8.5 kilometres until you see a turnoff to the left onto Saltwater Creek Road, signposted as the way to Cedar Creek. Continue another 4 kilometres until you reach the carpark adjacent to Cedar Creek.


Cedar Creek Falls in full flow
Cedar Creek Falls in full flow


Route Details

Duration: 14 Mins
Distance: 12 Kilometres
Mode of Travel: Car
Route Type: One Way

Experiences
  • Adventure
    Adventure
  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly
  • Lakes/Rivers/Dams
    Waterways
  • Nature based
    Nature based
  • Rainforest
    Rainforest


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 2
Other Information
Children: Children are welcome.




Driving Directions

1 - Airlie Beach to Conway Road turnoff
Start from:360 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia
End at:Shute Harbour Road, Preston QLD 4800, Australia
Distance:17.9 km
Duration:16 mins
Directions:
  1. Head west on Shute Harbour Rd toward Broadwater Ave
    Go through 2 roundabouts
    Destination will be on the left
2 - Conway Road turnoff to Cedar Creek Falls
Start from:Shute Harbour Road, Preston QLD 4800, Australia
End at:LOT 1 Cedar Creek Falls Road, Palm Grove QLD 4800, Australia
Distance:12.7 km
Duration:15 mins
Directions:
  1. Head south on Shute Harbour Rd toward Conway Rd
  2. Take the 1st left onto Conway Rd
  3. Turn left toward Saltwater Creek Rd
  4. Take the 1st left onto Saltwater Creek Rd
  5. Turn left toward Cedar Creek Falls Rd
  6. Continue onto Cedar Creek Falls Rd

Other Information

Children:
Yes. Children are welcome.


Visit our Driving Safety and Advice page for more information or the RACQ website for the latest road conditions.

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