Summary: A cascade in Lamington National Park, West Canungra Falls is accessed by the Box Forest Circuit (and also the longer West Canungra Creek Circuit).

The West Canungra Falls is the uppermost waterfall along West Canungra Creek which you can reach via a walking track. The water cascades over multiple tiers of rock next to Picnic Rock, with the track crossing the creek just above the falls.

West Canungra Falls

There’s a partial view of the waterfall from the Box Forest Circuit track.

West Canungra Falls

Getting to the West Canungra Falls

This is unsignposted waterfall is along the 10.3km Box Forest Circuit, which starts about 2.3km along the Border Track in the Green Mountains section of Lamington National Park. The waterfall is also part of the West Canungra Creek Circuit (13.9km loop) and is a very short side-trip off the Toolona Creek Circuit (17.4km loop). All these loop walks start with the Border Track from the O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat carpark at the end of Lamington National Park Road. It’s about 2km (one-way) to the West Canungra Falls the start of the Border Track.

Finding the best waterfalls in Lamington National Park has more information on the best bushwalks to do if you’re chasing waterfalls, and a list of all the waterfalls along the major trails.

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