Woman airlifted to hospital after nasty waterfall incident, Gold Coast

UPDATE @ 4.00 PM by Monique St Clair | A woman has been airlifted to hospital after sliding down a waterfall on the Gold Coast this afternoon.

The rescue chopper was sent to a waterfall in the Cedar Creek National Park just after midday today, following reports a woman had fallen.

Paramedics later clarified that the woman had slid around 100 metres down a waterfall, and had suffered a few abrasions to her leg.


She’s since been winched to safety and airlifted to the Gold Coast Hospital where she’s in a stable condition.

QAS was unable to confirm her age.

EARLIER @ 1.15 PM by Shanee Dobeson | A rescue helicopter has been called in to help winch a woman to safety, after she suffered a fall in the Gold Coast Hinterland.

It happened at the waterfalls in the Cedar Creek National Park just after midday on Thursday.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson told myGC the patient is currently being treated on scene by paramedics.

At this stage, she appears to have escaped serious injury, suffering a few abrasions to her legs.

The spokesperson confirmed the patient is in a stable condition.

There are no further details available at this time.