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Millaa Millaa Waterfall, North Queensland

90 mins inland and upland from Cairns, in the Atherton Tablelands is a small tropical dairyland town of Millaa Millaa… Surrounded by lush rainforest, the internationally recognized, Heritage listed falls is famous for many things. It is seen in TV ads, movies, documentaries and music clips all around the world.

Millaa Millaa falls sits in the middle of the Atherton Tablelands waterfall circuit. Within the Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls Circuit is the Millaa Millaa waterfall circuit. This has a few nearby waterfalls such as Ellinjaa falls, Mungali falls, Zillie falls & Pepina falls!

Today when in the Wet Tropics visiting Atherton Tablelands waterfalls from Cairns, you’ll see the jaw dropping natural features. Millaa Millaa falls has a 18m (60ft) waterfall dropping over the long pipe formation of surface rocks. Beneath the waterfall is a plunge pool, surrounded by a rich green rainforest and a grassy picnic area. Swimming under or standing behind the waterfalls, is popular with many visitors visiting Millaa Millaa falls.

If you are extremely lucky some people have spotted platypus in the creek, as well as small turtles and fish. You’ll want to put this on your bucket list when exploring the region, make sure you bring a camera!