Teen falls 15m from cliff at popular Gold Coast swimming spot

A teenage boy has fallen 15 metres off a cliff at a popular swimming spot in the Gold Coast hinterland.

Emergency services rushed to Mount Tambourine’s Cedar Creek Falls just before 1.00pm.

It’s believed the 17-year-old male fell 15 metres from a ledge with a vertical rescue team working to winch him to safety.


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The boy was knocked unconscious in the fall and suffered serious head injuries as well as lacerations.

He has been transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

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