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Myrtle Forest

| Wellington Park, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6238 2176
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A nice afternoon walk

I have done this walk a few times, a little uphill in some spots but an easy walk and the falls are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
7557wendy
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Hobart, Australia
Myrtle at your fingertips!

What a place to visit! A pristine, Myrtle forest - only 20 minutes from Hobart. A delightful... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Taffy T
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“picnic area” (3 reviews)
“nice walk” (3 reviews)
“lovely bush” (2 reviews)
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| Wellington Park, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

I have done this walk a few times, a little uphill in some spots but an easy walk and the falls are great after I prefer the wall autumn/spring.

Thank 7557wendy
Reviewed 8 October 2017

What a place to visit! A pristine, Myrtle forest - only 20 minutes from Hobart. A delightful, well-maintained path meanders upwards for a 45 minute stroll through some magnificent scenery. Take your camera (and your loved ones) to the utter tranquility of this forest. You're...More

1  Thank Taffy T
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Myrtle forest is one of those off the beaten track delights that more locals than tourists take advantage of. Great for kids and older people too, the walk isn't particularly arduous.

2  Thank kmec68
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Beautiful scenery. Nature lays before you however windy roads so beware of car sickness and there are days you need to beware of the cyclists that don't always wear light colours or stick to the side of the road. Its easy to come around a...More

Thank 801tanya2015
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This walk is misrepresented. Those with even mild infirmities should not proceed past the bridge. The track past the bridge is narrow, rocky, uneven, steep and slippery, and the return time of 15 minutes stated on the track-side sign is oh, so wrong. It's way...More

2  Thank pebri2017
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little walk out the back of colinsvale about 20 to 30 min from hobart cbd. The walk takes in some easily accessed temperate rainforest and takes you up to a nice little waterfall. The walk is pretty easy and can be...More

2  Thank rodgtraveller
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the Myrtle Falls while visiting the Hobart area. A lovely drive from Glenorchy through the valley on a narrow road. No dramas for the kids 6 & 7 to walk there. Was a lovely walk through a tropical setting with the creek running...More

2  Thank Beclovestotravel
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is such a little fairy adventure. Short or long, you can choose how far you walk up past the waterfall. Delightful drive through Collinsvale winding up through fern laden roads to a beautifully quiet forest haven. Pack the egg and lettuce sambos, a thermos...More

1  Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Only about a 20 minute drive out of town on your way of sorts to Mt Wellington and it is certainly worth a stopover. Not very popular with tourists the walk offers a great opportunity to get away from it all and enjoy the serenity...More

1  Thank BoneandBtwo
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Short easy walk along the track to the Falls - a small but pretty Waterfall. Best time would be to see it after rain for more effect.

Thank RiverDream2008
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