Baxter Falls - Rushing Waters
Flaxton Queensland - Sat 22nd June 2024

Max Participants:
Flaxton Queensland
Sat 22nd June 2024
Start Time:
End Time:
12:00pm approx
4 hrs
Hike Rating:
Grade 3
8.00km approx.
Non-Member Cost:
$55.00 per person
Member Cost:
$44.00 per person
moderate rainforest sunshine coast waterfalls

Baxter Falls is located in the northern end of Kondalilla National Park on the Sunshine Coast. It is a small section of the legendary Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk - imagine being surrounded by lush rainforest, a suspension bridge, a waterhole with a stunning waterfall cascading down. 

The walk starts fairly flat on a forestry road for the first 1.8km, until we reach the Flaxton Walker's Bush Camp. Here there is the chance to use the drop toilet before we descend along a winding single trail into the valley below in search of the falls. As the sound of the waterfall increases we arrive at a few stairs that take us deep into the gorge. 

At the intersection we have the opportunity to cross the suspension bridge which offer up spectacular views over Baxter Creek. We then head back over the bridge and push on another 100 metres until we reach Baxter Falls. 

We will stop here and enjoy morning tea in this stunning location, before we head back the way we came. The return walk feels long, however we will rest often to take photos, enjoy the rainforest and of course get our breath back.  

There is never a need to rush, our adventures are about enjoying the experience, immersing yourself in nature and making the most of the time we get to escape everyday life. 


Suspension bridge


Please note map locations and route are approximate only


● A natural waterfall and pool

● Metal suspension bridge

● Beautiful hiking through a lush rainforest canopy

● Part of the Sunshine Coast Great Walk

● A walk to suit most fitness levels, however, there are steps


Adventurous Women® Walk Hosts Kat

National Parks Pass

Photos of the adventure


Transport to and from the trail head

What To Bring/Wear

- Day pack with min. 2 litre of water

- Thermos for a cuppa at the falls (optional)

- Sunscreen and insect repellent

- Hiking poles if you use them

- Personal first aid kit

Cancellation & Refunds

Notice of cancellation must be in writing, with an email as an acceptable form of communication, directly to Adventurous Women with the following conditions:14 days + prior to departure - Full Refund13 days or less - No Refund No refund is available after departure of a tour has commenced.

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