Crystal Canyon, Crystal Creek
Crystal gorge is the closest thing to a real canyoning experience Townsville has to offer and it's super beautiful! Big drops, gorges, and large waterfalls.
Location - Paluma Range National Park, Queensland, Australia
Skill Level - A very difficult and strenuous day trip
Distance - 12-18 km car to car (car shuttle optional)
Time - 8-11 hours
Grade - V4 A3 IV ** (French Grading System)
Approach - 1-3 hours
Descent - 7-9 hours for 4-6 people
Exit - 1 hour
Elevation loss - Approximately 400 metres
Flash flooding level - High - see notes
Longest rappel - 35 m
First Descentists - It is believed to have been Luen Warneke and company 2016
Crystal gorge is the closest thing to a real slot canyoning experience North Queensland has to offer and it's super beautiful!