Surprise Creek Falls

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Surprise Creek Falls
Surprise Creek Falls March2008.jpg
Surprise Creek Falls, in 2008
Surprise Creek Falls is located in Queensland
Surprise Creek Falls
Location Far North Queensland, Australia
Coordinates 18°10′25″S 145°36′10″E / 18.173581°S 145.602837°E / -18.173581; 145.602837Coordinates: 18°10′25″S 145°36′10″E / 18.173581°S 145.602837°E / -18.173581; 145.602837
Type Segmented
Total height 243 metres (797 ft)
Number of drops 1
Watercourse Surprise Creek

The Surprise Creek Falls, a segmented waterfall on the Surprise Creek, is located in the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Wet Tropics in the Far North region of Queensland, Australia.

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The Surprise Creek Falls are situated in the Barron Gorge National Park, north-east of Cairns and descend from the Atherton Tableland into the Baron Gorge below. The falls are located near Barron Gorge Hydro and cascade 243 metres (797 ft) into the gorge.[citation needed]

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