Currumbin Rock Pools

Currumbin Valley

The Currumbin Rock Pools are a secret swimming hole, a mere fifteen minute drive from Currumbin Beach, is popular with locals and those who take the time to seek out this little treasure. The drive alone is worth the trip as Currumbin Creek Road follows the creek inland through the lovely, lush Currumbin Valley.

Boy jumping off rocks into the Currumbin Rock Pools

Setting the scene for reminiscences of idyllic childhood days, kids swing on ropes and leap off ledges into the refreshing rivulet while those too timid to brave the icy, cold creek lounge like lizards on the rocks nearby. Pool depths vary but there are plenty of places for pre-schoolers to splash around and you can even take man's best friend along for a swim.   

People swimming in the Currumbin Rock Pools

Pack a picnic to enjoy on the grassy banks or grill some snags on the barbie. Not totally untamed, picnic tables and toilets are close at hand.  You'll also find hot coffee, cold drinks, snacks and ice-creams across the road at the Currumbin Community Farm Campus.   

Kids swinging off ropes and diving into the Currumbin Rock Pools

Nice to know: Continue another five minutes along Currumbin Creek Road and you'll reach the Mount Cougal section of Springbrook National Park where an 800 metre walking trail leads to cascading waterfalls, rock pools and an historic bush sawmill. 

by Deb Lidster

Currumbin Rock Pools

Currumbin Creek Rd

Currumbin Valley

Map

currumbin valley

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Brisbane Night Market is celebrating all things Burgers and Beers
Queensland's Government House will open to members of the public
Meet the world's great resorts at Brisbane's #1 international ski travel show
Be inspired, be informed and be empowered at Brisbane's Modern Woman Expo coming to BCEC in June
Ponies, people watching, fashion & fine jewellery combine at the 2019 McLaren Polo by the Sea
The hugely influential, living jazz legend Herbie Hancock is coming to QPAC
Brisbane’s biggest bi-annual sustainability festival is set to hit Chermside's 7th Brigade Park
Grammy Award winning guitarist and composer Bill Frisell is coming to Brisbane
Cooly Rocks On is Australia’s coolest rock 'n' roll nostalgia festival celebrating the 50s, 60s and 70s

Arthur Boyd: Landscape of the Soul

Arthur Boyd: Landscape of the Soul is a must-see major exhibition of one of Australia's most significant artists and it's free to visit
Arthur Boyd editor's pick