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Blue Tier North East Tasmania

Mt Paris Dam

There are a lot of hidden gems in Tasmania’s north east. A major one is the Mt Paris dam, on the back road from Branxholm to Weldborough. The area has a great deal of rich mining heritage, and this dam was built during the 1930’s. Dotted throughout the north east forests are water races, historic...Read More

Rattler Range Tasmania

The Rattler Range is a little known patch ot ancient myrtle rainforest in north east Tasmania. It is part of the Mt Victoria Forest Reserve which includes (of course) Mt Victoria and stretches north to somewhere near the Mt Paris Dam Rd which connects Branxholm and Weldborough. It is a truly beautiful patch of forest...Read More

The Groom River – Blue Tier

As an extension to the Blue Tier Giant walk, visiting the Groom River when in north east Tasmania is highly recommended. The river has many cascades and mossy green boulders and is fringed by tall tree ferns – a perfect setting for the photographically minded! I visited last week, and the water levels were quite...Read More

Blue Tier Giant

The Blue Tier Giant is a 70 metre high Eucalyptus regnans, found in north east Tasmania. The Blue Tier area is known for beautiful tall trees, rainforest and lovely creeks, and this short walks has all of these in an easy hour or so circuit. The walk starts on Lehners Ridge Rd (which is not...Read More