Devil’s Pool: Aboriginal legends, mysterious deaths & ghostly images

This is where I’m off to visit today. Read all about the aboriginal legend attached to this sacred site by weirdaustralia

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The crystal waters of Babinda Creek, south of Cairns in Far North Queensland, flow from the state’s highest mountain Mt Bartle Frere down through the steamy rainforest to the Great Barrier Reef Coast. On their way, the waters flow into a waterhole known as Babinda Boulders, an idyllic setting and favourite tourist attraction. The innocuous sounding Babinda Boulders, however, is better known by another name … the much more sinister-sounding Devil’s Pool. And for very good reason too.

Devils poolA real thrill upon visiting the Boulders

In TheCairns Post of Friday 2nd August 1940, a column titled Current Nature Topics promoted Babinda Boulders: “Those in search of little-known beauty spots will receive a real thrill upon visiting ‘The Boulders,’ on Babinda Creek.”

The correspondent went on to describe ‘The Boulders’: “The junction of three streams affords a particularly fine sight, where these tumble down over boulders and through chinks…

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