Millaa Millaa Falls

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Millaa Millaa Falls
Millaa Millaa Falls in September 2008
Millaa Millaa Falls is located in Queensland
Millaa Millaa Falls
Location Far North Queensland, Australia
Coordinates 17°29′44″S 145°36′36″E / 17.49556°S 145.61000°E / -17.49556; 145.61000Coordinates: 17°29′44″S 145°36′36″E / 17.49556°S 145.61000°E / -17.49556; 145.61000[1][2]
Type Plunge
Total height 18.3 metres (60 ft)[3]
Number of drops 1
Watercourse Theresa Creek

The Millaa Millaa Falls is a plunge waterfall located in the Far North region of Queensland, Australia.[4]

Location and features[edit]

Milla Milla Falls

The falls are adjacent to the town of Millaa Millaa on the Atherton Tableland. 'Millaa Millaa' is an Aboriginal phrase meaning plenty of water or waterfall. A popular destination of international tour operators, the falls are 18.3 metres high with a pool suitable for swimming at their base. The Millaa Millaa Falls are accessed by sealed road off the Palmerston Highway about 5 minutes from the township of Millaa Millaa.

Cultural references[edit]

Video filmed here include:

  • XXXX Gold Beer advert "Jacko's Retreat"
  • Herbal Essence commercial "Rainforest - Waterfall"[5] for its Rainforest Deep Nourishment and Shine shampoo product[6][7][8][9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Millaa Millaa Falls (QLD)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government. 
  2. ^ "Millaa Millaa". Place name search. Queensland Government: Department of Natural Resources and Mines. 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Millaa Millaa Falls". World of Waterfalls. 18 May 2008. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Welcome to Millaa Millaa". Tablelands, Queensland, Australia: Tablelands Tourism. 25 June 2010. Retrieved 25 June 2010. 
  5. ^ Arthur, Ken (10 June 2009). "HERBAL ESSENCES UK - WATERFALL - KEN ARTHUR HAIR -" (STREAMING VIDEO). YouTube. Retrieved 25 June 2010. 
  6. ^ Shell, Karena (6 October 2009). "I gotta feelin’, whooo-hooo!". Queensland, Australia: Karena Shell. Retrieved 25 June 2010. 
  7. ^ Herb, Jen (5 July 2010). "Townsville, Queensland". Townsville, Queensland: Jen Herb. Retrieved 25 June 2010. 
  8. ^ Hanagan, Ellie (31 July 2009). "Brusbabem Queensland – Ellie's Travels". Sorrento, Victoria, Australia: STA Travel. Retrieved 25 June 2010. 
  9. ^ Roberts, Alexandra (4 April 2007). "Entries for Wednesday 4 April 2007". Warwick, United Kingdom: Alexandra Roberts. Retrieved 25 June 2010. 

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