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tasmanian rainforest walks

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

McGowans Falls

I revisited the wonderful McGowans Falls last week. Unlike my previous visit, which was in the late summer, there was a great amount of water and the falls were at their best. Winter and spring really are the best seasons for visiting and photographing waterfalls for this very reason. The falls are an easy walk...Read More

Great Western Tiers: Mother Cummings Rivulet

A walk I have been meaning to do for a very long time is Mother Cummings rivulet, and I finally made it up there last week. Mother Cummings Rivulet is accessed through the town of Meander. The road is quite rough and ends at the rivulet itself, where you need to wade across the river....Read More

Tarkine Fungi: Corinna and surrounds

Of the many reasons to visit and photograph the Tarkine fungi is one of the more compelling and interesting at this time of year. The rainforest in autumn is damp and cool and a myriad of colourful forms appear on the soaking wet logs, mossy tree trunks and sponge-like forest floor. On a recent visit...Read More

St Columba Falls

St Columba falls is a very easy short walk in north east Tasmania just 30 minutes away from the seaside town of St Helens. Deep into dairy country, you will pass the Pyengana Dairy and it’s wonderful “Holy Cow Cafe” – well worth a stop after exploring the exquisite rainforest surrounding the waterfall. Visiting St...Read More

Great Tasmanian Rainforest Walks – Westmoreland Falls

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...Read More

Photographing Waterfalls in Tasmania: Liffey Falls

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Tasmania to photograph would have to be Liffey falls which is nestled deep within the rugged peaks, cliffs and rainforest of the Great Western Tiers in northern Tasmania. Located around 30 minutes from Deloraine, the falls are great to visit at any time of the year with the...Read More

Tasmanian Waterfalls: Nelson Falls

Nelson Falls is a perfect spot to break up the long drive through Tasmania’s World Heritage Area on the way to/from Tasmania’s West Coast. The walk is flat, along boardwalk and is no more than 10 minutes each way. The track follows Nelson Creek to a viewing platform right in front of one of the best Tasmanian waterfalls. The creek...Read More

Tasmania’s Best 5 Photography Locations: Tarkine

Part 2 of my Top 5 Photographic Locations in Tasmania is the wild lands of the North West, the Tarkine. The word “Tarkine” does for me what few other locations names can – it conjures up an image of somewhere wild and a land as old as time itself yet at the same time new and fresh and waiting...Read More

Tarkine: Rainforest and Waterfalls

The Tarkine is a huge area of ancient landscapes, with great landscape vistas from the Waratah-Corinna, and Corinna-Arthur River roads. These drives rival those of the World Heritage Area near Lake St Clair or the Anthony Road out of Roseberry in terms of the views and experience of a truly timeless and unique landscape. Of course, if you’re willing to get...Read More