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Draft Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan

15/01/2015

The Tasmanian Government has today released a draft of the updated Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan.More

New sign celebrates the Overland Track experience

14/01/2015

In the 1960s, visitor information signs at Lake St Clair warned of no trapping, hunting, shooting, picking shrubs, cutting timber and grazing stock. Times have changed, with a new sign installation helping Overland Track walkers to celebrate their walk.More

Overland trek guide for young adventurers

14/01/2015

Of the 8000 people who tackle the world-famous Overland Track each year, almost one in ten is under 18 years old. A new publication from the Parks and Wildlife Service recognises that the experience is different for children.More

St Columba Falls

49. St Columba Falls

time 20 - 30 minute return (600m one way)
access Highway A3 from St Helens then road C428 from Pyengana.  30 minutes drive from St Helens. See map
facilities Picnic and toilet facilities
grade Level 2 (moderate uphill walk to return from falls)
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, flowing waters.
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

For those that delight in falling water, this track leads to the base of one of Tasmania’s highest falls. The walk is on a high-quality track through cool and shady rainforest.