Newdegate Cave - Adamsons Falls - Plenty of good attractions are found in the Newdegate Cave which makes it one of the most visited place in the area. The nearby thermal pool in the Hasting Caves area is also among the point of interest. However only few people know about the lovely Adamsons Falls on the steep slopes of Adamsons Peak filled with forest trees and ferns.

Newdegate Cave - Adamson Falls walking trail and map - best walks around Tasmania

Pencil Pine Lodge - Knyvet Falls - Dove River - Located at the northern entrance of Cradle Mountain and Lake St. Clair National Park, Pencil Pine Lodge is close to several waterfalls along the Pencil Pine Creek. Near the lodge are good number of tracks but the best route follows Pencil Pine Creek and the Dove Rive. Some short climbs and steep tracks are involved especially along the Dove River gorge area, but the whole circuit is relatively short.

Knyvet Falls on the Pencil Pine Creek, at the northern entrance of Cradle Mountain and Lake St.

Quamby Bluff - A good number of spectacular walking opportunities are being offered in the Great Western Tiers. Some good spots are close to Launceston as is the case with Quamby Bluff. The bluff is actually an 'island' peak set apart from the Central Plateau. It rise to 1226 m above sea level and lies alongside the Lake Highway.

Quamby Bluff walking trail and map - best walks around Tasmania

Russell Falls - Lady Barron Falls - Inside the Mount Field National Park lies a spectacular falls called Russell which ranked as one of Tasmania's most beautiful waterfalls. The park is basically an alpine park which caters for Hobart skiers and more adventurous walkers. The falls has three stages cascading in the magnificent wide veil over an  extremely old rock which is believed to be around 220 million years old.

Russel Falls - Lady Barron Falls walking trail and map - best walks around Tasmania

Projection Bluff - Along the way you get to see the spectacular views from the three high points the Mother Cummins Peak, the Quamby Bluff and the whole of central northern Tasmania off to Bass Strait. Since sightseeing is the point of interest in the area it is recommended that walkers do not attempt the walk in fog or bad weather.

Projection Bluff walking trail and map - best walks around Tasmania

Projection Bluff - To reach the Great Lake, you need to go through the South of Deloraine along the Lake Highway that leads to the Great Western Tiers. The highest point along the road marks the suggested commencement of a fine clifftop walk along the rim of the Tiers.    Along the way you get to see the spectacular views from the three high points the Mother Cummins Peak.

Projection Bluff walking trail and map - best walks around Tasmania

Waldheim - Wombat Pool - Lake Lilla - Lake Dove - The walk starts at the left east side of the road which leads to the rear of the Waldheim Chalet. It initially leads downhill, south-south-east through a narrow band of myrtle trees, then out onto open slopes. You need to cross the Ronny Creek which is at 400 m distance on a bridge and a track fork should be met. Walkers will expect to get wet, muddy feet due to the typically Tasmanian alpine conditions.

Waldheim - Wombat Pool - Lake Lilla - Lake Dove walking trail and map - best walks around Tasmania

The Gnomen - Mount Dial - A walk to Mount Dial from the Hales Road car park is one of the shorter walks many tourists would love to experience. The walk will start at the Penguin Township going south to Ironcliffe Road. The road leads through pastoral country and along the western margins of the Dial Range passing through a picnic area in Ferndene where you can rest and take your lunch. Then about 4.4 km from the Hales Road a car park on the saddle should be reached.

Ferndene Gorge State Reserve, near the north-west coastal town of Penguin. (Article & photo by Michelle Kneipp-Pegler)

Tasman Arch-Waterfall Bay - The walk starts at the Tasman Arch then go beyond the nearby Devils Kitchen and the end of the sealed tourist road. You need to travel through the quaint little settlement of Doo Town to reach the Tasman Arch. Tasman Arch is right beside the tourist road and the arch ceiling is stated to be 52.7 m above sea level.

Tasman Arch-Waterfall Bay walking trail and map - best walks around Tasmania

Safety Cove - Mount Brown - There are plenty of delightful coastal sceneries from Cape Pillar Tasman Island and Cape Raoul sea cliffs. From the Port Atrhur travel Bond Street initially. Then the Safety Cove Road is soon reached. Then you need to Pass Palmers Lookout Road which forks off right. About 3.9 km along the road south of Port Arthur, you will see a bridge and a toilet block on the left across the bridge. This is where the walk starts.

Safety Cove - Mount Brown walking trail and map - best walks around Tasmania

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