Mulligan Falls

1 h to 1 h 45 min

3.8 km
return

↑ 84 m
↓ -84 m

Moderate track
Starting from Mulligan Bay, Hinchinbrook Island, this walk takes you to Mulligan Falls and back via Thorsborne Trail. After a rather undemanding walk from the beach, you can reach Mulligan Falls, which is formed by Diamantina Creek. The pool is situated beneath a magnificent rock, and it is deep enough for a swim to clear off the dust and sweat after the walk. Mulligan Campsite is pretty close to the falls if you are planning to stay. Access to the upper side of the falls and the rock is restricted due to safety reasons. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
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Start (-18.4485279,146.3276519)
Mode Special (You can access the starting point via a private vessel (a boat or a kayak).)
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Track Notes
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Start heading along Thorsborne Trail.
After another 1.7 km veer left, to head along Thorsborne Trail.
After another 60 m continue straight, to head along Thorsborne Trail.
After another 40 m pass the toilet (7 m on your left).
After another 100 m come to the "Mulligan Falls campsite".
Continue straight, to head along Thorsborne Trail.
About 40 m past the end is "Mulligan Falls".
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 1.9 km to get back to the start.
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Mulligan Falls


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 3.8 km
Time 1 h to 1 h 45 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (2/6)

Some facilities on route
Camp site: There is one 1.9 km from the start.

Toilet: There is one 1.8 km from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
1.8 km[toilet]
Camp site
1.9 kmMulligan Falls campsite
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