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Waterworks Reserve

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Beautiful and kid-friendly!

We did a beautiful short bush circuit track with kids without problems. It's a very peaceful place... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Liz H
Sydney, Australia
Beautiful walks, history and more

Walked to Gentle Annie Falls, all convict built and two tiers, but it doesn't run anymore. There... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Alice R
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Waterworks Road, Hobart, Tasmania 7054, Australia
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

We did a beautiful short bush circuit track with kids without problems. It's a very peaceful place to visit! There is a playground, BBQ facilities and toilets close by.

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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Walked to Gentle Annie Falls, all convict built and two tiers, but it doesn't run anymore. There is other convict brick structures including a bridge and the current information room. There are plenty of seats, tables, toilets and BBQ's with some sheltered and you can...More

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Tranquil hideaway just 5 minutes from the CBD. Playgrounds BBQ areas and walking tracks set ib a beautiful bush surrounding. I've been coming to the Waterworks for nearly 30 years and I find it as wonderful and peaceful now as I did when I 1st...More

Thank JonS3810
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We are visiting family in Hobart and this is a popular spot with them and their friends. There are barbecues which can be booked in advance and lots of picnic spots. There are 2 toilet blocks, a playground and walks round both Upper and Lower...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Have had many barbecues here over the years and remains one of my favourite parks in Hobart. Plenty of sites but I recommend that you book, especially over the summer months. A nice playground for the kids. Some easy walks around the dam and one...More

Thank TassieDan
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Went here recently for a picnic. Glorious weather and plenty of picnic spots to chose from. There are a couple of walks that are worth doing. Both the lower and upper reservoir walks are about 30-40 minutes. It's a fairly easy walk with just a...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Very accessible, not far from the centre but require a car. Great for family picnics, bbqs and short hikes. A number of walking tracks to choose from and at varying levels.

Thank Corinne H
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Great park area for a peaceful walk - or pleasant quiet relaxing time.Well kept reserve with facilities. Ideal early in the morning - blood pressure will reduce within minutes of arriving.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This reserve is a real credit to the council. It is fully equipped and well maintained. There are at least 10 different picnic areas and two toilet blocks in the reserve. Lots of seats, picnic tables, and BBQs, as well as clean tidy grassy areas....More

Thank Noi-Pip
Reviewed 2 April 2017

A groupe of us wanted to have a good walk with a hill or two this is a very good and short walk with a great view.

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Sheila J
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Response from TassieDan | Reviewed this property |
About 64 species of birds have been recorded there. Notable Species: Tasmanian Native-hen, Forest Raven, Scarlet Robin, Hoary-headed Grebe Rarities: Forty-spotted Pardalote Birds you can see here include: Cape Barren... More