Lower Crystal Creek

This route takes you down the lower part of Crystal Creek via one of three routes. Rock hopping skills will afford you spa-like pools, swimming, and waterfalls along the way.

Lower Crystal Creek
Cover photo by @em__unstoppable

Location - Paluma Range National Park, Queensland, Australia
Difficulty - Grade 4/5,  it is an unformed track with many obstacles, slippery rocks, deep water, and small waterfalls for experienced bushwalkers
Distance - 6 kilometres, one way - depending on section
Time - 3-6 hours, one way - depending on section
Max elevation gain - 150 metres

Following this route will take you down to the lower part of Crystal Creek (also known as Big Crystal Creek) starting from either near the Intake Plant, Ethel Creek, or Nolan's Gully. Having some rock hopping skills will allow you to see the pretty spa-like pools, enjoy some swimming along the way, and check out some small waterfalls.