Gardeners Falls, Maleny.
Gardeners Falls, Maleny.

Man critical after near-drowning at waterfall

A MAN is in a critical condition after a near-drowning at a popular Sunshine Coast waterfall.

Queensland Ambulance Service were called to Gardeners Falls, off Obi Lane South to reports of a post-immersion incident at 2.52pm.

A spokesman said crews were treating a man in a critical condition.

RACQ LifeFlight Helicopter Service were also at the scene with a doctor and critical care paramedic.

The man will be flown to hospital, but emergency crews remain at the scene.