Dinner Falls


Dinner Falls

Actually two waterfalls, Upper and Lower Dinner Falls are found along popular Hypipamee Crater Walk.

Driving and walking conditions

GPS of the view point: S 17° 25.591' E 145° 29.296'
Parking: Mount Hypipamee Crater Road, Upper Barron
Vehicle type: All vehicle types Track type: Easy walking track
Road type: Sealed Return track duration: 30min

Waterfall parameters

Waterfall height: 7m Type of the waterfall: Fan

Rating:       ⭐⭐
GPS:          S 17° 25.591' E 145° 29.296'
Parking:     Mount Hypipamee Crater Road, Upper Barron
Access:     30min return walk

Walking and driving instructions


Dinner Falls are roughly a 1hr 10minutes’ drive away from Innisfail, or just 25 minutes’ from Millaa Millaa. From Millaa Millaa head west along the State Highway 25, then slide left onto State Highway 24 until you reach the National Highway 1, then turn right onto this highway and follow it for the next 13km. Then turn left onto Mount Hypipamee Crater Road and follow it for the next 600m. A dedicated car park is found at the end of the road.

The car park has all sort of facilities, including picnic tables, BBQ, toilets and track' signs.

From the car park follow a well-maintained walk leading to Hypipamee Crater. When you reach the crater, continue to walk along the river, upstream. Firstly, you will reach the upper falls, then a lower falls, which is more impressive. The base of the lower waterfall is easy accessible, and you can swim at the falls' pool.

Return via the same route. Total walking time is about 30min.

Dinner Falls are permanent waterfalls. Best time to visit – Dec to Mar.

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Rating:       ⭐⭐⭐
Access:     10min return walk
Driving:   17.5 km (15 mins)

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