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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.

The Western Wilderness: Lake St Clair, Mt Rufus, Shadow Lake Circuit, Echo Point, Franklin River Nature Trail, Donaghys Hill, Nelson Falls, Kelly Basin, Hogarth Falls, Montezuma Falls, Huon Pine Walk, Dove Lake Circuit, Enchanted Walk, Crater Lake Circuit and Cradle Mountain Summit

Hogarth Falls

By |2020-11-19T23:17:29+13:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The delightful Hogarth Falls are in People’s Park in the township of Strahan, 36km from Queenstown on the northern shore of Macquarie Harbour

Cradle Mountain Summit

By |2020-11-19T23:44:37+13:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Level 3, Cradle Mountain Summit Walk is suitable for well-equipped walkers with good levels of bush walking proficiency and fitness.

Donaghys Hill

By |2020-11-19T23:34:58+13:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The rugged King William Range breaks the southern horizon and you will have no trouble identifying the very aptly named Frenchman’s Cap.

Dove Lake Circuit

By |2020-11-19T23:34:35+13:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The circuit around Dove Lake is regarded by many as one of best walks. The circuit itself is graded at Level 2 with just one moderate hill.

Kelly Basin

By |2020-11-19T23:22:59+13:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Kelly Basin walk to the remnants of the town of East Pillinger is a walk into the rich and vibrant history of Tasmania.

Lake St Clair

By |2020-11-19T23:17:00+13:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lake St Clair is situated just a few kilometers off the Lyell Highway (A10), there is a choice of 3 short walks waiting to be enjoyed.

Montezuma Falls

By |2020-11-19T23:27:53+13:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

To reach the falls, you have an easy 4km walk through beautiful rainforest along the route of the former North East Dundas Tramway.

Shadow Lake Circuit

By |2020-11-19T23:46:23+13:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Shadow Lake is one of a trio of small lakes to the West of Lake St Clair and accessible from the Lake St Clair car park.

Mt Rufus

By |2020-11-19T23:53:20+13:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mount Rufus, at 1416m, provides the experienced hiker with spectacular, panoramic views over the Western Wilderness area.

Enchanted Walk

By |2020-11-19T23:58:58+13:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The magical Enchanted Walk certainly is just that for many people. This is a short circuit and is an easy walk for people of all ages

Franklin River Nature Trail

By |2020-11-16T10:12:18+13:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Franklin River is the few true remaining wilderness rivers in Australia, and if you are travelling between Queenstown and Tarraleah.

Huon Pine Walk

By |2020-11-16T10:11:39+13:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: The Western Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Huon Pine Walk is regarded as one of the best short walks in Tasmania. Taking the opportunity to walk amongst the oldest living organism.

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