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Chasm Falls

Chasm Falls is a delightful small fall on the edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, accessed through the small town of Meander. The falls are accessed from the very end of Smoko Road, where you need to cross the Mother Cummings Rivulet on foot, which could be a significant challenge, if not impossible,...Read More

Styx Valley World Heritage Area

A welcome addition to the Styx Valley World Heritage area is this new sign! For years the valley has been the scene of bitter disputes between the forest industry and conservationists. Now, the North Styx and two Big Tree reserves in the valley of the giants are officially part of the World Heritage Area. On...Read More

Red Knoll Lookout

The Red Knoll Lookout in Tasmania’s South West National Park has to be one of the best places to visit to easily experience the grandeur of Tasmania’s rugged World Heritage Area. There is camping nearby at the Huon and Edgar campgrounds so spending a night is an easy option. This sequence of shots was taken...Read More

Leeawuleena – Sleeping Waters

Leeawuleena – or “Sleeping Waters” is the aboriginal name for Lake St Clair. Here is a selection of dawn shots taken on the lakes edge. Utterly peaceful and serene. Lake St Clair is a beautiful spot. Many of Tasmania’s best bushwalks start (and finish!) here. The Mt Rufus day walk, the Labyrinth area and the...Read More

Video from Mt Anne Tasmania

Here are a couple of videos I shot while up Mt Anne last weekend. Very simple/straightforward videos basically, but I thought they would be of interest as the weather was so magnificent – all the great peaks of south west Tasmania could be clearly seen 🙂 Mt Anne Tasmania – Panoramic This first one is...Read More

Mt Anne Day Walk Tasmania

The Mt Anne day walk in Tasmania’s South West National Park (and World Heritage area) is an absolutely stunning hike. Mt Anne stands at 1423 metres and involves a full day walking. From the car park at Condominium Creek, it is a solid hike up to the appropriately named “High Hut” which is at approximately...Read More

Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area expanded!

Some great news this week for forest conservation in Tasmania – the World Heritage Commitee meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia has passed a recommendation to extend Tasmanias World Heritage Area by 172,500 hectares. The new boundaries will now include some of Tasmania’s most pristine wild forests such as the Styx Valley, the Upper Florentine Valley and...Read More