Tag Archives: National Parks

An Overland Track adventure (and some history too).

The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area now takes in over 1.5 million hectares or around 20% of the island state. Seven of the 19 national parks in Tasmania form the vast majority of land designated and protected to World Heritage. Continue reading

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A Meander Falls adventure.

Meander Falls cascades down off the Central Plateau Conservation Area which makes up part of the Great Western Tiers mountain range. It is a component of the over 1.5 million hectares listed as World Heritage Area in Tasmania. The walk is a challenging day out and the track, while well defined, is by no means easy… Continue reading

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Narawntapu National Park (Part 1) – some history.

Tasmania has nineteen National Parks covering in excess of 1.5 million hectares (3.7 million acres). The vast majority of protected land is in the near inaccessible south-west wilderness up to the central highlands and iconic Cradle Mountain. The most famous coastal … Continue reading

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Narawntapu National Park (Part 2) – some adventure.

There is hope, my youngest child has been enthusing about more regular adventures. When I quiz her on how long she would like the walk to be there is often a comical response, “Forty-eight-hundred-hours!” or where she would like to walk to, … Continue reading

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