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Wangi Falls

A large plunge pool with shady grassed areas

Wangi Falls is one of the most popular swimming holes in Litchfield National Park. The falls flow all year round.

The swimming hole is a short accessible walk from the carpark.

A large green grassy picnic area with tables is located next to the carpark.

There are limited gas barbeques available for use.

Wangi Falls Cafe has outdoor undercover seating for customers. The cafe serves a range of hot and cold food.

An emergency call device (ECD) can be found near the carpark in the event of an emergency.

Check if the site is open

Wangi Falls

Activity / SiteStatusComments Forecast opening
Campground Open   -
Loop walk Open   -
Picnic area Open    -
Cafe Open Cafe is open for takeaway only, 11am to 2pm daily.
For information about the cafe, go to the Wangi Falls Cafe website.
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Swimming Closed Closed for seasonal weather conditions Anticipated re-opening mid-late June dependent on conditions

Swimming

Wangi is a large, deep water swimming escapement.

You can swim right up to the falls.

It's the most accessible swimming hole in Litchfield.

The path is paved from the carpark to the swimming hole.

There is a handrail leading into the water with a few downwards steps. The water becomes deep quickly.

It is not safe to swim at the top of the falls.

Going beyond the guided path can put your life at risk.

Camping

Wangi Falls is rated as a category A campground and offers more facilities than other sites in the park.

The Wangi Campground is drive in access. It's accessible to all vehicle types including caravans.

There are accessible toilets and change tables as well as showering facilities.

Read more about camping in Litchfield.

Book and pay online

You must book and pay online for designated campsites and some multi-day walking trails. Do this before you go.

You can't pay at the park.

Find out more about how to use parks booking system.

If you are ready, book now.

Walks

Wangi Falls

Length of the walk
Distance 1.6km return
Time 1 hour
Grade Grade 3 - moderate, steep in sections

Start at Wangi plunge pool.

The walk takes you to a viewing platform at the base of the falls, through a monsoon forest and up stairs to the escarpment.

Swimming is not allowed above the falls.

Address
Litchfleld National Park, Litchfield Park Road, Batchelor
Contact
08 8999 3947
Safety information

Prepare and stay safe in parks and reserves. Check forecast temperatures before you visit.

Facilities
  • Coffee
  • Free wi-fi
  • Cooking
  • Disabled access
  • Food
  • Information signs
  • Phone
  • Showers
  • Water
  • Public toilets
  • ECD
  • Gas BBQ
  • Drinking water
  • BBQ
  • Caravan
  • Firepit
  • Generator
Activities
  • Walking
  • Camping
  • Picnic
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming

Sites nearby

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Cascades

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Central Valley

Secluded 4WD campground next to East Reynolds River

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Florence Falls

Picnic at the plunge pool and take a walk along Shady Creek

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Greenant Creek

Take a shady walk upstream to the Tjaetaba Falls lookout

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The Lost City

Take the 4WD and see the sandstones structures that resemble a lost city

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Reynolds Track

Take the 4WD and explore the track to Tjaynera Falls (Sandy Creek Falls) and Surprise Creek Falls

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Tolmer Falls

Take the trail walk around the rim of the falls or the accessible path to the viewing decks of Tolmer Falls

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Walker Creek

Picnic and swim by the creek or stay longer in one of the 8 camp sites nestled along the creek

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Last updated: 01 March 2022

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