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liffey falls

Liffey Falls open – for now

The Liffey Falls track is again open to visitors! During June 2016, over 400mm of rain fell on the Great Western Tiers and Central Plateau causing major floods throughout northern Tasmania. Major towns like Deloraine, Devonport and Launceston all felt the force of these floods, and there was of course major damage to infrastructure and...Read More

Liffey Falls Tasmania

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. There are many cascades to stop at on the way down...Read More

Liffey River Tasmania

The Liffey River is most well known for the magnificent Liffey Falls which entice many visitors all year round. The rainforest surrounding the falls, and further upstream is exquisite, and deserves it’s own special mention. As with most areas of Tasmanian rainforest, the myrtle beech is the dominant tree, with a host of understorey trees...Read More

Platypus!

One of the trickiest little critters to spot in the wild is the platypus, and last week in the creek above Liffey Falls we found this little guy! Please note – I feel compelled to say that something awful has happened to the sound in uploading to the internet, believe me the original doesn’t sound...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