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Franklin River Nature Trail

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30 minute walk in rain forest with lots of mushrooms

The nature trail is a 30 minute walk in the rain forest by the Franklin river and the Surprise... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Fred T
Reno, Nevada
7 Day Full Franklin Rafting trip

This is a truely amazing experience that I am happy to recommend to anyone wanting a genuinely... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Lyell Highway | Between Derwent Bridge and Queenstown, Tasmania 7140, Australia
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

There are so many forest walks along the way that it could take days to cover a short distance to do them all justice. This one starts by the Franklin, one of Tassie's magic rivers, then bends back into the forest where there are wonderful...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 7 May 2018

The nature trail is a 30 minute walk in the rain forest by the Franklin river and the Surprise river. We saw mushrooms in various colors: yellow, orange, blue, red. Almost everything is covered with green moss.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

This is a truely amazing experience that I am happy to recommend to anyone wanting a genuinely unique and memorable trip. If you are Rafting down this beautiful river, through untouched wilderness with guides who a both experienced and passionate book with these guys. Has...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

A group of 10 friends in 2 x 3m rafts and 4 x packrafts did the descent at the start of March. Our group's level of experience varied. One had never been in a raft before, one was a first time packrafter but on the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The Franklin River is such a beautiful place. Thank-you Klaudia, for your passion and experience in guiding us into this wild river world and inspiring us to see the water and its moods. And to Rebecca, thank-you for bringing Wild Yoga to the Franklin and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kate H
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing safe outdoor experience headed by Brett - aka Roger Federer of the rapids with fun fit and fabulous Abigail and Jayde. Food was AAA; the body develops some muscles and the repartee kept the jaws loosened. Don’t do it with anyone else.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank William B
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We absolutely loved our 8-day Franklin River trip in January 2018 with Water by Nature Tasmania. The river and surrounding wilderness is breathtaking. We felt lucky everyday just to be in such a special place. Our guides Scotty and Angelo were fantastic - they had...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BombaGryph
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I whole heartedly recommend rafting down the Franklin River and Water by Nature Tasmania. I am 58 years old and a vegetarian. The food was great and the care of the rafters and attention to safety was clearly paramount to the guides. Its not an...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank NicholasA1572
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Spent christmas and new year on the beautiful Franklin river on a 10 day white water rafting expedition with Water By Nature. Huge thanks to Matt, Jim, and Abigail for an incredible journey in such stunning World Heritage Wilderness. You need a bit of fitness...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank skitch16
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Our family of 4 (with boys aged 11 & 13 years) have just spent an incredible journey of a lifetime rafting down the Franklin River with Water by Nature. We have been lucky enough to have had many adventures travelling around the world but this...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from Kym1204 | Reviewed this property |
Hi LaurenLiz, Sorry about the delay, but don't always check this site. I can definitely recommend FranklinRiver Rafting. We went with friends in January 2018 and it was a fantastic trip. Felt safe and secure, but also... More