Paluma Rainforest Inn is set in the Mt Spec National Park and the mountain top village of Paluma about 1 hours drive north of Townsville


The Paluma area has many local attractions, eg. relaxing walking tracks, bird life, Paluma Dam for canoeing, Little and Big Crystal Creek for swimming and picnics and an abundance of fauna and bird species to admire.

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Welcome to our Inn in the Rain Forest


You’ll discover abundant bird and wildlife at Paluma Rain Forest...

Welcome to Paluma Rain Forest Inn

Set in the Mt Spec National Park and the mountain top village of Paluma about 1 hours drive north of Townsville is this established Rainforest Inn where temperatures are cooler and weather also includes, sunny days, good wet seasons, cooler winters and rainforest misty conditions.


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Visitor Reviews

December 18, 2013 |

“Cool clear water and wow factor to picnic location”

The winding road to the top of Paluma has a vast array of ferns high in the trees, rather scary drop off to the sides though so not for the faint hearted, just take it easy on the drive. Stop halfway and explore the waterways, have a swim then continue to the top its much cooler up there with a wonderful lawn, barbecues and picnic settings under the trees. The rangers do a terrific job and keep the toilets and facilities clean thank you to the lady attendee for her terrific attitude on helping to maintain this area. Crystal Creek is a wonderful swimming spot idyllic is a perfect title. With a scramble over...

December 3, 2013 |


We got a map from a women we met. She said we had to go there, otherwise we would have passed it. We went to little crystal creek. We couldn’t drive off road so we couldn’t visit the other creek. Beautiful creek with lots of waterfalls and paths you can walk. There were no tourists at all. We also went to Paluma Village. And walked the small rainforest walk. There is also McClelland’s lookout, but it was too misty to see the view unfortunately. More reviews can be found...

November 25, 2013 |

“A day in the Rainforest”

Paluma Dam is great for water skiing and swimming – Crystal Creek is amongst the rainforest and is great for swimming in the creek, where there are often flowing waterfalls. More reviews can be found...

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