Jumrum Creek Conservation Park protects a small pocket of rainforest in the middle of the Kuranda township.
The Jurum Creek walk may be accessed via Barang Street or via Barron Falls Road, both of which have small parking bays. At Barron Falls Road, the track continues for two kilometres (45 minutes) to Barron Gorge National Park and the Barron Falls lookout. At Barang Street, walkers must return the way they came. Alternatively, the walk may be undertaken as part of a longer, well-signposted circuit through Kuranda township beginning at the Kuranda Visitor Information Centre in Therwine Street.... more
Keep to the walking track at all times and take note of the safety signs at each trail head.
Jumrum Creek walk
Distance: 750 metres one way.
Time: allow 30 minutes walking time.... less
This circuit is an easy 1 hour stroll suitable for the whole family.
There are signposts at each section of the walk.
The dry season from May to October is the best time to visit.
How To Get There
Kuranda township is 27 kilometres north-west of Cairns via the Captain Cook and Kennedy Highways. The walk through Jumrum Creek Conservation Park may be accessed via Barang Street or via Barron Falls Road, both of which have small parking bays.
This region has a tropical climate, with generally hot and humid summers, and milder drier winters. Most rainfall occurs between December and March when monsoonal conditions bring thunderstorms and heavy rain. Summer daytime temperatures are around 33 degrees Celsius, while winter averages a more pleasant 26 degrees Celsius. The cooler, drier months of the year (from May to September) are the best times to visit.
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