Even though I have lived in Bundaberg for almost my entire life I had only become aware of Mount Walsh a couple of years ago. It is a large national park just outside of Biggenden in the North Burnett region. Biggenden’s average elevation is 110 metres above sea level while the highest summit of Mount…
Tasmanian Bushwalking Resources
When planning for a trip I always try to do as much research as possible. After many, many hours here is a summary of the most useful resources I found when searching for bushwalking options in Tasmania.
Tassie Trip Winter 2018 Day 12 – Mt Wellington
After spending the morning at Battery Point and Hobart Harbour my wife and daughter returned to our hotel for a much needed rest.
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.
Tassie Trip Winter 2018 Day 10 – Markets & Mountains
On our 10th day in Tasmania we headed straight to the Salamanca Market which was only a short 2 minute walk from our accommodation.
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 9 – Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Today we decided to visit the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton. It’s a relatively short 30 minute drive from the centre of Hobart.
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…