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Nelson Falls

Lyell Highway | Between Queenstown and Derwent Bridge, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia
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An easy walk - scenery will both calm you and blow you away

We were told that we MUST take in Nelson Falls by the locals at Queenstown. So glad that we did... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JanitaBlinco
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One of the most beautiful falls in Tassie

Very scenery! Compared to other falls that we visited in Tassie like Liffey &Russell, this one was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
amiri455
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“easy walk” (18 reviews)
“car park” (20 reviews)
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Lyell Highway | Between Queenstown and Derwent Bridge, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told that we MUST take in Nelson Falls by the locals at Queenstown. So glad that we did - it's a very easy and flat walk on a wooden boardwalk the whole way - great for wheelchairs. The ferns, greenery and trees are...More

1  Thank JanitaBlinco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very scenery! Compared to other falls that we visited in Tassie like Liffey &Russell, this one was more beautiful. It's close to Queenstown and 45 mins from St Clair lake. The track to get to the falls is almost 20 mins. It's a 35 metres...More

Thank amiri455
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk to the falls is flat and accessible by wheelchair or with a strollers. Path meanders through rain forest to the falls. Toilets also available at the beginning of the track. One of Tasmanias top 60 great short walks.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing waterfall hidden in the rainforest which is easily accessible. It's only a 20min return walk along a very easy track. Parking and toilets are available. It can get very cold even in summer.

Thank X2943JCmarkw
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful set of falls that is an easy walk from the carpark. Clean well looked after toilet facilities and a great spot to stop to stretch your legs and have a picnic to break your journey.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The road from Hobart to Strahan is a tough journey. This is a great 20 min leg stretch. Very well maintained track, which is wheel chair accessible. The falls are magnificent. The kids did the walk in a mere 15 mins. Hats off to Tasman...More

1  Thank NeJ1975
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The walk to Nelson falls is very easy grade, and follows a small river through beautiful rainforest with ferns and interpretive signs for kids. Waterfall was in full swing after some rain. Was hoping to eat lunch at the falls, but not possible unless you...More

1  Thank Aussie-Travel-lerzz
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Nelson Falls walk is a part of the 60 Great Short Tasmanian Walks and a worthy one at that. Suitable for all ages being an easy walk with no gradient or major effort. Walk would be 20-30 mins return. The falls are about 30 kilometres...More

1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The Tassie short walks are dotted all around and are well worth doing. Nelson Falls are one of 4 short walks between Derwent Bridge and Queenstown. It is an easy flat short walk to a pretty little waterfall. Good signage along the short track.

1  Thank KathrynS400SA
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Make the effort to stop as it is a quick walk. The path is accessible and easy for the less able. No benches though. We went in Oct so falls were strong. Woodland walk was great. Accessible toilets tho infuriating loo paper dispenser as evidenced...More

1  Thank Wasamut
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