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Bell Mountain

While you won’t notice the unobtrusive Bell Mountain from afar, its location affords unparalleled 360 degree views. Look across Tasmania’s Central Highlands to the south including Lake Cethana, Cradle Mountain and Barn Bluff, Mount Roland to the east and the Dial Range and Valentines Peak to the west, complemented by a beautiful vista to the[…] Read More

Bridal Veil Falls and Champagne Falls

Bridal Veil Falls is a single drop waterfall situated near Moina on the way to Cradle Mountain. The waterfall descends approximately 20 metres into Bulls Creek. Champagne Falls is a 15 metre high cascade connecting into the mossy and shaded area of Bulls Creek. Access to Bridal Veil Falls and Champagne Falls is via the[…] Read More

Bridal Veil, Champagne and No Name Falls

All three falls are on one 2.5-hour return walk from Lemonthyme Lodge at Moina, on the way to Cradle Mountain. The Bridal Veil Falls cascade 20 metres into Bulls Creek. In full flow they form a rectangular curtain of water and at lower flow form a series of vertical columnar strands draping the underlying rock[…] Read More

Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain is Tasmania’s most recognisable landmark and one of Tasmania’s most visited attractions. Located at the northern end of the Cradle Mountain Lake-St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain is part of the Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area. The surrounding landscape of ancient rainforest and alpine lands with colourful beech makes for any number of[…] Read More

Dasher Falls

Easy when viewing from below or moderate but steep climbs to top: 25 minutes return. Consisting of three tiers, there are a good views of the falls from the cliff top. The walk is unfenced and next to a ravine so is unsuitable for small children. Care is also needed on the final section, to[…] Read More

Devil’s Gullet

Standing atop the dramatic cliffs of Devils Gullett and looking over Tasmania’s remote alpine Central Plateau, you cannot see a single sight of human existence – you could be the only person in the world. Devil’s Gullett features dramatic views into a steep, narrow glacial gorge formed by vertical dolerite cliffs 220 metre high and[…] Read More

Dove Lake

Dove Lake, at the foot of Cradle Mountain, is circled by a six-kilometre track that offers one of Tasmania’s best walks. The walk includes views of Cradle Mountain, unexpected beaches on the side of the lake, the ancient Ballroom Forest, a patch of Tasmania’s notorious horizontal scrub and the occasional echidna or platypus. Dove Lake[…] Read More

Fern Glade

Fern Glade Walk is a short (30 minute return) walk which starts at the Marakoopa Cave ticket office and leads to the cave entrance, following Marakoopa creek as it tumbles down the hillside from inside the cave itself. You can enjoy this walk for its own sake, or as a part of your cave experience.[…] Read More

Gordon River – The

The dark waters of the Gordon flow through the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area before entering Macquarie Harbour. Cruise boats from Strahan explore several kilometres of the river’s wide calm lower reaches with their often perfect reflections of riverside rainforest. Disembark at Heritage Landing and follow a short boardwalk track to see ancient Huon pines,[…] Read More

Gunns Plains Caves

Mr Bill Woodhouse entered Gunns Plains Cave in 1906 after a hunting trip. The cave consists of a series of caverns and short passages through which visitors are escorted along well lit concrete pathways. The cave entrance is situated 30 metres from the car park. Upon entry a flight of 54 concrete steps are descended.[…] Read More