Launceston, Tamar and The North

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Tasmania is incredibly popular with bushwalkers due to the huge range of hikes and walks on offer to suit all fitness levels, experience and time frames.

Launceston, Tamar and The North: Hollybank Forest, Duck Reach, Tamar Island, Liffey Falls, Pine Lake and Meander Falls

Hollybank Forest

By |2020-11-17T16:21:18+13:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Launceston, Tamar and The North|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Just 19km from Launceston, Hollybank Forest, comprising a mixture of native bush and ash and pine plantations, is a popular picnic spot.

Liffey Falls

By |2020-11-17T16:15:23+13:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Launceston, Tamar and The North|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The beautiful Liffey Falls, as their name suggests, are situated on the Liffey River which flows out of Great Lake.

Meander Falls

By |2020-11-17T14:07:27+13:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Launceston, Tamar and The North|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Meander Falls Bushwalk is in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area below the Great Western Tiers. The walk is 5km (one way)

Pine Lake

By |2020-11-17T16:30:03+13:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Launceston, Tamar and The North|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pencil pine grows only in the Tasmanian highlands, and there are few other places on the island where it can be accessed as at Pine Lake.

Duck Reach

By |2020-11-16T23:00:45+13:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Launceston, Tamar and The North|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Duck Reach walk starts in Launceston itself and runs through the Cataract Gorge Reserve an on to the historic Duck Reach Power Station.

Tamar Island

By |2020-11-20T11:06:14+13:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Launceston, Tamar and The North|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Situated in the Tamar River, the 7-hectare island is the largest in a group of five small islands found in this section of the river.

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