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Little Crystal Creek, Paluma Range National Park
Stone Arch Bridge Crystal Creek
Paluma Range National Park
Paluma Range National Park
Map of Paluma and Crystal Creek Rainforest
Paluma Range Road
Off Bruce Highway
Townsville City
Queensland 4810 Australia

Paluma and Crystal Creek Rainforest
Townsville City, Townsville Area

Free Entry


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Paluma Range is a rainforest haven located approximately 60 minutes drive north of the city of Townsville. Paluma village is located on the mountain-top - a quaint rainforest township offering tea and craft rooms. Along the Paluma Range highway is Little Crystal Creek and Big Crystal Creek, both of which are ideal for swimming, camping (permit required), bushwalking, picnicking or barbecue. Magnificent panoramic views from various lookouts along the Paluma range. Paluma and Crystal Creek is an eco-tourism paradise with a wide array of wildlife and birdlife in this rainforest habitat.

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Little Crystal Creek is located seven kilometres along the scenic road to Paluma and features a giant Roman Arch stone bridge which was constructed manually in the early 1930's during the depression. Big Crystal Creek leaves the highway two kilometres north of the Paluma turn off.

Camping is permitted and day visitors are welcomed. Camping sites can be booked online.

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Property Details


  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area


  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Water Skiing
    Water Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Walking

Open Times

Note: National Park, accessible 24 hours. Camping requires permit.

Free Entry

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