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Nelson Falls

Lyell Highway | Between Queenstown and Derwent Bridge, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia
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Lovely Falls, Short Walk, Great Rest Stop

Great place to stretch your legs and a pit stop either heading to Queenstown/Strahan or the return... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Goldcoastfan
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Hobart, Australia
Pleasant Forest Walk to Nelson Falls

Nelson Falls are a 10 minute (easy) walk along a beautiful rain forest track. The walk is worth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeff P
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Perth, Australia
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy walk” (18 reviews)
“car park” (19 reviews)
“short walk” (32 reviews)
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Lyell Highway | Between Queenstown and Derwent Bridge, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stretch your legs and a pit stop either heading to Queenstown/Strahan or the return journey with picnic and toilet facilities. It’s an easy short walk along the Franklin River and cool temperate rainforest 20 mins approx. return on a well maintained track....More

Thank Goldcoastfan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nelson Falls are a 10 minute (easy) walk along a beautiful rain forest track. The walk is worth doing, even without the falls, but the falls are a bonus. The track meanders along the creek banks, with only the sound of the birds and water...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this fantastic spot. Beautiful walk to the falls through the rainforest - even in the rain! Falls were thunderous and standing in front of them with the noise and wind on your face will just reinforce the amazing western wilderness of Tasmania.

Thank Kathryn0911_12
Reviewed 28 April 2017

It's worth a 20 minute stop to walk through the rain forest to photograph Nelson Falls but make sure you visit the falls after Queenstown and Strahan as it is on the road back to Hobart.

Thank MacFarnsworth
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery along a well maintained track takes you to these amazing falls. The turn off to the car park is easy to find with good signage - well worth a stop to stretch your legs along this easy peasy walk!

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Can be reached from Queenstown, the walk is flat, well marked, informative and has toilets and is well worth the brief stop.

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

These are beautiful falls just a short walk in from the car park on the main highway. Lots of information signs along the path beside the river. Falls are not high but very pretty. Plenty of fungi in the lush vegetation to spot along the...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

An easy walk for young and old. Not a long walk less than 1km. Has toilets. Would be an even better spot if had a table of some sort. Loved the falls. On a hot day this would be perfect.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The track takes a gentle rise through the bush and can be easily walked by anyone able in twenty minutes. The falls are worth the time as is the walk. There is a well paved car park with toilet facilities.

Thank Roger J
Reviewed 3 April 2017

A short, easy, level track that meanders into the rainforest to the attractive Nelson Falls and one of “Tasmania’s 60 Great Short Walks”. The information claims it’s a 20 minute return hike (or 700 m one way), but you could complete it much faster. Still,...More

Thank wucie
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