• Kearneys Falls at Wooroonooran NP
    Kearneys Falls at Wooroonooran NP

A Townsville couple have died after falling from Kearneys Falls at Wooroonooran NP in Far North Queensland.

Sherei Anderson, 32, and Simon Walker, 24, were reported missing in the Cairns area on Monday after failing to turn up to their respective jobs after a camping trip.

A search began after the alarm was raised and a friend let police know where they had gone camping.

Their bodies were found at Kearneys Falls late on Monday after a search of the Goldsborough bushland.

Police said on Tuesday it appeared to be misadventure.

They believe the couple slipped and fell to their deaths after climbing the steep falls.

The Kearneys Falls walking track and viewing platform are 850m from a camping area in the Goldsborough Valley section of Wooroonooran National Park.

The walking track and viewing platform had been closed for maintenance work.

The man had picked his partner up from Cairns airport on Thursday after she returned from holidaying in Japan.

They were planning to camp for a few days before returning to Townsville, police said.

Queensland Parks said that section of the park will be closed until Saturday.

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