Swimming in Litchfield National Park

Where you can swim and how to be safe around water.

Swimming under the falls and relaxing in waterholes is a favourite pastime for visitors and locals alike.

You can only swim at the following designated sites:

Read more about swimming in Litchfield National Park PDF (620.1 KB).

Be safe around water

Park rangers monitor the safety of swimming holes.

You must swim in designated areas.

Conditions change rapidly with flash flooding and electrical storms.

If it doesn’t feel safe, don’t swim.

Exercise caution and swim to the conditions you feel comfortable with.

Depth and currents can be overwhelming to novice and young swimmers.

Children should always be supervised.

No glass within 10m of waterways. This includes glass bottles, jars and cups.

The Reynolds River or roadside creeks are not safe and not monitored.

Last updated: 23 February 2022

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