Tim Shea Falls

 

Tim Shea Falls

Festoon Falls and Tim Shea Falls are found along Scenic circuit. Enjoy 1 hour and 20 minutes’ return walk and opportunity to visit 2 waterfalls at once.

Driving and walking conditions

GPS of the view point: S 26° 52.367' E 151° 35.603'
Parking: Bunya Ave, Bunya Mountains
Vehicle type: All vehicle types Track type: Walking track
Road type: Sealed Return track duration: 40min

Waterfall parameters

Waterfall height: 12m Type of the waterfall: Horsetail

Rating:       ⭐⭐
GPS:          S 26° 52.367' E 151° 35.603'
Parking:     Bunya Ave, Bunya Mountains
Access:     40min return walk


Walking and driving instructions

 

Tim Shea Falls is roughly a 1hr 30 minutes’ drive away from Toowoomba, or 1 hour’ from Dalby. From Dalby travel north-east on Dalby Cooyar Rd for 25.7km. Then turn left onto well signposted Bunya Mountains Rd and follow it for the next 34km. Last 15km is a typical winding road, so be careful. Then turn right onto Bunya Ave which in 750m brings you to Dandabah car park. The road surface is sealed.

The car park at the end of the road has all sorts of facilities, including i-Site, café, toilets, picnic tables and even a campsite.

Festoon Falls and Tim Shea Falls are found along Scenic circuit – 4 km, 1hr 20min.

From the parking follow a well signposted and easy to navigate Scenic circuit (clock-wise direction). Roughly in 20 minutes you will reach Tim Shea Falls (signposted). From here, either return to car park via the same route (total walking time 30-40 minutes), or continue to walk the track as a loop (total walking time is 1hr 20 minutes).

Tim Shea Falls can dry out completely. Best time to visit – after decent rain, or Jan to Mar.

Alternately, Tim Shea Falls can be visited as part of Barker Creek circuit – 10 km, 3-4hrs. There 3 more waterfalls en route - Paradise Falls, Little Falls and Big Falls.


Waterfalls nearby

Festoon Falls

Rating:       ⭐⭐
Access:     40min return walk
Driving:   1 m (1 min)

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Big Falls

Rating:       ⭐
Access:     4hrs  return walk
Driving:   1 m (1 min)

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Little Falls

Rating:       ⭐
Access:     4hrs  return walk
Driving:   1 m (1 min)

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Paradise Falls

Rating:       ⭐
Access:     4hrs  return walk
Driving:   1 m (1 min)

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Coomba Falls

Rating:       ⭐⭐
Access:     20min return walk
Driving:   30.5 km (33 mins)

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