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:
- Buley Rockhole
- Florence Falls
- Surprise Creek Falls - along the Reynolds River Track, 4WD access
- Tjaynera Falls (Sandy Creek Falls) - along the Reynolds River Track, 4WD access
- Walker Creek
- Wangi Falls.
Read more about swimming in Litchfield National Park .
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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