Gordon River Landing – A walk through the rainforest and back in time!

So we have been on a wild and windy ride through Macquarie Harbour and Hells Gates, then a calm and mysteriously misty cruise up the Gordon River. Now we get the chance to walk through the World Heritage rainforest. We pull up at a ‘landing’ for the next stage of this Gordon River amazing cruise. It feels quite ‘magical’ and ‘spiritual’ walking through the dampness and semi darkness – … Continue reading Gordon River Landing – A walk through the rainforest and back in time!

Queenstown, Tasmania – A Mining Town

Driving down into the valley from Iron Blow Lookout sits historical the mining town of Queenstown.  Its a proud past with monuments and wall collages on the local motel. In these now small towns , take a look at the pubs to get an idea of how busy and prosperous they once were in their day.   The grand lady of Queenstown, ‘Empire Hotel’ is a … Continue reading Queenstown, Tasmania – A Mining Town

The End of the Road – Cockle Creek, Tasmania

Driving to the far south of Tasmania, lies Cockle Creek. It is home to the most southern most street in Australia. There are many kms of unsealed corregated road, and my two wheel drive was quite capable of the trip – however I was mostly in second gear!!! People come here for the glorious beaches and walks. If you want to mark it as an adventure, take the easy four hour return trek to South … Continue reading The End of the Road – Cockle Creek, Tasmania