Tassie Trip Winter 2018 Day 11 – Mt Amos

The walk to Mt Amos in Freycinet National Park was the last walk that I had planned to do during our 12 day trip in Tasmania. It would be an almost 3 hour drive from our accommodation in Hobart to the Wineglass Bay Walker Car Park. The weather forecast indicated that showers were expected from […]

Tassie Trip Winter 2018 Day 9 – Secret Falls & Myrtle Gully Falls

After spending the morning at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary we headed back to our hotel so that my wife and daughter could have a rest. This left me with 2 hours of exploring time in the Hobart area. Knowing that I would have this time, I researched possible places to visit the night before. One of […]

Tassie Trip Winter 2018 Day 8 – The Needles & Mt Sprent

Of all the things we planned to do before our trip to Tasmania there was one experience I was looking forward to the most, walking in Southwest National Park. Even though it’s the largest national park in Tasmania it’s also the most remote and the least visited. I was particularly attracted to this as many […]

Tassie Trip Winter 2018 Day 5 – Mt Campbell & Hansons Peak

Originally when I was researching for this trip I planned to do a long walk on the trails above Dove Lake. The exact route I planned to take was as follows: Dove Lake car park, Mount Campbell, Hansons Peak, Twisted Lakes, Artists Pool, Face Track, Marions Lookout, Wombat Pool, Lake Lilla, Dove Lake car park.

Tassie Trip Winter 2018 Day 4 – The Dove Lake Circuit

Dove Lake is a busy place, even in winter. I tried to drive to the lake in the early afternoon but I was unable to get past the boom gate due to high traffic levels. Initially I was a little frustrated but after a quick drive to the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre I was soon […]