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Cradle Mountain and Central North

Cradle Mountain Summit

This summer we crossed one of those “to do” things off our Tassie list – doing the Cradle Mountain summit walk! We had an absolutely perfect run of weather up there and as well as one really stunning dusk at Dove Lake the weather for climbing the mountain was perfect. And judging by the crowds we weren’t the only ones...Read More

Life in the Cushion Plants

Summer in the mountains is flower time. Most Tasmanian flowers are small enough as it is, but the flowers that bloom on the cushion plants are very small indeed. Cushion plants, for those who aren’t familiar with them, are a very rigid plant that grows on the ground in bright green round clumps. It is an...Read More

Vale of Belvoir

The Vale of Belvoir is a beautiful and environmentally significant region located a short distance from Cradle Mountain in Tasmania’s central north. It’s preservation was called “the Tasmanian conservation triumph of the 21st century” as the valley is filled with rare and endangered plant species and provides home to Tasmania’s dwindling population of Tasmanian Devil and...Read More

Cradle Mountain Fagus – Lake Rodway

Something you don’t want to miss in Tasmania is a blue sky Autumn walk in the mountains while the fagus is ablaze in its autumnal yellows and oranges, and if you are lucky enough, red (the red fagus leaves are in fact a prized shot of every photographer down here!). When you look at Cradle Mountain front on, the summit...Read More

Liffey Falls, Great Western Tiers

Water has to be my favourite subject to shoot. For a dynamic moving image, nothing is better than fast flowing creeks and waterfalls, and the added plus to Liffey Falls is the number of cascades. The main fall itself has a couple of tiers with numerous rocky ledges, dispersing the falling water into dozens of smaller cascades. The...Read More

Mt Ossa and the Overland Track Tasmania

Here are a few more images from our recent visit to the Pelion area of the Overland Track Tasmania. This is undoubtedly Tasmania’s most well known national park, and the Overland Track is one of the most famous multi-day walks in the world. We went into the Overland Track via the Arm River Track, which...Read More

View from the Top – Mt Ossa, Tasmania

There will be more to come shortly, but for starters here’s the view from the top of Mt Ossa that greeted us on Monday. It literally could not have been better. We were at 1617 metres, the highest point in Tasmania, and there was literally no wind and the sun was just nice and warm. Even one...Read More

Walls of Jerusalem – Dixon’s Kingdom

This month’s featured photos are from the Walls of Jerusalem National Park, part of Tasmania’s spectacular World Heritage Area.   We spent 2 nights in the park recently, and while the lack of scoparia flowers was disappointing, the rugged alpine terrain, misty mountains and ancient groves of pencil pine were very rewarding. The pencil pine...Read More

Tasmanian photography locations: Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain is perhaps the best know Tasmanian photography locations and the beloved symbol of the Tasmanian Wilderness. It is the most well known and most visited part of Tasmania, and a highlight of any Tasmanian photography trip. Dove Lake is at around 900m altitude, and the peak of Cradle Mountain is over 1500m. Walks range...Read More