Bloomfield Falls

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Bloomfield Falls
Wajul Wajul[1][2]
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Bloomfield Falls is located in Queensland
Bloomfield Falls
Location Daintree National Park in Queensland, Australia
Coordinates 15°57′32″S 145°19′10″E / 15.95889°S 145.31944°E / -15.95889; 145.31944Coordinates: 15°57′32″S 145°19′10″E / 15.95889°S 145.31944°E / -15.95889; 145.31944
Type Cascade
Total height 40 metres (130 ft)[3]
Watercourse Bloomfield River

The Bloomfield Falls (Aboriginal: Wajul Wajul[1][2]) is a cascade waterfall on the Bloomfield River near Cape Tribulation, close to Wujal Wujal, that is located in the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Daintree National Park in Queensland, Australia.

Features and location[edit]

The traditional custodians of the land surrounding the Bloomfield Falls are the Indigenous Australian Kuku Yalanji clan.[4]

Access to the waterfall is provided via the Bloomfield Track, south of Cooktown. In the wet season it is not possible to visit the falls.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "World Heritage listing: Facts and figures". Wet Tropics Management Authority. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Wet Tropics Plan Review" (PDF). Wet Tropics Management Plan (PDF). Wet Tropics Management Authority. 1998. p. 5. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Tour the Bloomfield Falls with an expert". 150 Must dos in Queensland. RACQ. Archived from the original on 19 May 2014. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Wujal Wujal, With the Walker Family". Walker Family Tours. The Bama Way. 2014. Archived from the original on 19 May 2014. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Things to Do Bloomfield Falls (Wujal Wujal)". Wet Tropics Management Authority. Archived from the original on 22 February 2011. Retrieved 30 October 2008.