Meander Falls : Bushwalking Deloraine : Western Tiers Bushwalk
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Meander Falls Bushwalk Tasmania
Meander Falls bushwalk Tasmania are located a comfortable 1
hours drive from either Launceston or Devonport. Meander Falls
are very popular and widely considered one of the great short-medium
bushwalks in Tasmanian. The
track is quite rocky, and does have some steep sections and there
can be snow and mud to negotiate during the wetter winter months. The
walk is uphill for app. 3 to 3 1/2 hours,a nd the only relief
is the last 20 minutes or so which crosses a short plateau.
The falls are in two distincy tiers as they drop through a
rocky chasm. A great time to visit the Meander Falls in after
snow or frost in
winter and spring when sections of the falls can freeze and form
There are a bumber of wonderful walks in the Meander World Heritage
Area, from half to full day walks. Meander Falls and Split Rock
Track (2.5 hours return) are both good walks for fit, experienced
and well-equipped bushwalkers. The track begin from an
area app. 30 minutes drive from the town of Deloraine.
Quamby Bluff, Projection Bluff and Liffey Forest Reserve. Featured walks in the area are Liffey
Falls walk which takes app. 1-2 hours return, Projection Bluff, a wilderness ramble of 1-2 hours and Quamby
Bluff is 5 hours return. Nearest accommodation is at Golden Valley, Bogan Gap or Quamby Brook.
The Meander Forest Reserve is a haven for those people who love outdoor activities such as bushwalking, picnics and adventure activities such as rock climbing, abseiling or horse riding.
The Meander Falls at a glance:
Bush toilet and shelter hut at car park
Relatively easy 1-day return walk
Spectacular waterfalls, take your camera
May see Platypus if lucky; particualry at dawn or dusk
Easy 1-hour from Launceston or Devonport
No pets, firearms or bicycles
Ice and snow can make track challenging
in winter months
Launceston to Deloraine - 50 km
Deloraine to Liffey Forest Reserve - 27 km
Deloraine to Meander Forest Reserve - 25 km
Deloraine to Mersey White Water Forest Reserve - 60 km
Devonport to Deloraine - 52 km
Devonport to Liffey Forest Reserve - 79 km
There is no accommodation immediately near the Meander Falls Reserve, however the town of Deloraine is just a short 15-minute drive and offers a range of accommodation options. Alternatively Launceston and Devonport are just 1-hour away from Meander Falls and both offer a range of accommodation choices from caravan parks, bed and breakfast through to 5-star luxury.
The Meander Falls Walking track has signs and
an information area in the carpark with information about
the condition and length of the track. There are also sign-in
sheets and a map of the walk at the start of the Meander Falls
walk. The walk can be completed in app. 5-6 hours. Tracks in
the Meander reserve are rough in places and the area is high and exposed and prone to snow and ice.
The walk is not recommended foryoung children
and is suitable only for people who are reasonably fit and healthy.