Of all the waterfalls to photograph in Tasmania, Liffey Falls is without a doubt one of the most rewarding.
The trail begins in a large parking and picnic area, and passes through some beautiful tall ferns, myrtles and sassafras before joining the Liffey River… Read more →
Day 5 adds that missing ingredient of the trip so far – tall rainforest and fast flowing rivers and waterfalls including D’Alton Falls, before the journey ends on Day 6 at Narcissus Bay on Lake St Clair.
So far we had traversed alpine rainforest with twisted myrtles and king billies; sub alpine woodlands of gums and pencil pines and alpine regions with wind pruned shrubs and ground hugging cushion plants… Read more →
While there are many well known Mt Wellington hikes on the Hobart side of the mountain, the Devils Throne via Thark Ridge is less well known and the trail less maintained. The trail to Thark Ridge has been refreshed and now leaves from the huge car park on the road to the Pinnacle, just past the Big Bend and Fire Trail road… Read more →
The Growling Swallet is a unique destination in Tasmania. As well as being a magnificent rainforest ramble in its own right, the sight of this fast flowing creek falling into the cave opening is something you don’t see everyday. The name is said to come from the roaring sound the water makes as it enters the cave, particularly in times of high water flow… Read more →
One of the most rewarding rainforest and waterfall walks I have taken in Tasmania was the short(ish) 2-3 hour return walk to Westmoreland Falls just south of Mole Creek in northern Tasmania’s Great Western Tiers. The track winds firstly through tallish forest before reaching a creek where things turn a little more “Jurassic Park” with tall ferns and tangled Tasmanian rainforest… Read more →