Two tourists, aged 21 and 59, drown at the popular Queensland water park
- Two men drowned at popular swimming pool
- Reports that the swimmers had trouble getting out of the water
- They were pulled unconscious at 5 p.m. Tuesday
Two men have drowned at a popular water park in Far North Queensland.
The swimmers, aged 21 and 59, were pulled unconscious from the water at about 5pm Tuesday at Crystal Cascade, about 12 miles west of Cairns.
The men, presumably tourists, were unfortunately pronounced dead a short time later.
Two men drowned at a popular swimming hole in Far North Queensland (pictured, Queensland paramedics on scene)
The swimmers, aged 21 and 59, were pulled unconscious from the water at Crystal Cascade Waterfall, about 20km west of Cairns, at about 5pm on Tuesday.
Queensland Police said officers were called to the swimming spot in Lamb Range after receiving reports of two men struggling to get out of the water.
Their deaths are not considered suspicious.
A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said a woman was being treated for emotional problems before being taken to Cairns Hospital in stable condition.
A rescue helicopter, paramedics and fast water rescue technicians were on site Tuesday afternoon.
Queensland Police said officers were called to the waterfall in connection with two men struggling to get out of the water (pictured, paramedics on scene)
Queensland Police said a report would be prepared for the coroner following the deaths of two swimmers at Crystal Cascade Waterfall.
“Police were called at about 5 p.m. about two swimmers struggling to get out of the water,” a statement said.
The men, aged 21 and 59, were found unconscious in the water and pronounced dead a short time later.
“There are no suspicious circumstances.”