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Feb 08, 2018

Vettisfossen from above

It's already a long walk to the base of Vettisfossen, but better views can be had by taking the bridge across the main river before you reach the base

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Jan 07, 2018

Penny Royal Waterfall (Launceston, Tasmania, Australia)

The Penny Royal Waterfall really felt more like a mall and amusement park backdrop than a legitimate waterfall attraction. That said, the way the artificial falls was situated, it attractively...

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Jan 07, 2018

Preston Falls (Gunns Plains, Tasmania, Australia)

Preston Falls was an attractive waterfall where the Preston Creek plunged some 25m into a deep gorge. For a waterfall of this size, it was also one of the easiest waterfalls to visit. Julie and I...

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Jan 06, 2018

Oldaker Falls (Burnie, Tasmania, Australia)

Oldaker Falls was essentially an urban waterfall that was the centerpiece of Burnie Park, which itself sat within the city limits of the coastal city of Burnie. It was at the top end of the hilly...

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Jan 06, 2018

Waratah Falls (Waratah, Tasmania, Australia)

Waratah Falls was the feature waterfall in the town of Waratah, which was built right above its brink in an area said to have one of the wettest and coldest climates in Tasmania. So perhaps it...

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Jan 06, 2018

Dip Falls (near Mawbanna, Tasmania, Australia)

Dip Falls was a bit of an out-of-the-way excursion as it sat to the far northwest of Tasmania. For a waterfall that required quite the drive to reach, we wondered whether it would be worth the trouble

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Jan 05, 2018

Guide Falls (Ridgley, Tasmania, Australia)

Guide Falls was one of the more satisfying waterfalls that we encountered in Tasmania. Not only was this an easy waterfall on the eyes with its wide block shape as the Guide River fell around...

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Jan 05, 2018

Champagne Falls and Bridal Veil Falls (near Moina, Tasmania, Australia)

Champagne Falls and Bridal Veil Falls were a pair of attractive waterfalls that we combined into a single excursion that began and ended at the Lemonthyme Lodge Wilderness Retreat. Although each...

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Jan 05, 2018

Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls (Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia)

Neither Pencil Pine Falls nor Knyvet Falls were waterfalls that we expected to visit prior to our visit to Cradle Mountain National Park. It wasn't until we noticed some maps in the visitor...

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Jan 05, 2018

Crater Falls (Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia)

Crater Falls was a series of small cascades and waterfalls where each drop was on the order of 5m to 10m tall though the cumulative height could very well be on the order of more than 30m or so...

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Jan 05, 2018

Montezuma Falls (Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia)

Montezuma Falls had to have been one of the more impressive and memorable waterfalls that Julie and I had visited in Tasmania. It was definitely up there as one of the best waterfalls we had seen...

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Jan 03, 2018

Hogarth Falls (Strahan, Tasmania, Australia)

Hogarth Falls was our waterfalling excuse to visit the quaint coastal township of Strahan. It was where Botanical Creek fell probably around 5-10m in cumulative height as there were further tiers...

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Jan 03, 2018

Horsetail Falls ["Queenstown Falls"] (Gormanston, Tasmania, Australia)

Before locals had informed me that this waterfall was actually called Horsetail Falls, I made up the name "Queenstown Falls" to refer to this very attractive waterfall that we stumbled upon when we...

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Jan 03, 2018

Nelson Falls (near Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia)

Nelson Falls was a gorgeous 30m high wall of water shaped like an inverted wine glass. Julie and I were very pleasantly surprised to see this waterfall pumping the way it did on our first visit...

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Jan 03, 2018

Russell Falls (Mt Field National Park, Tasmania, Australia)

Russell Falls could very well be our favorite waterfall in Tasmania. It was certainly the best known and most popular waterfall that we had visited in the state. In fact it had been said that it...

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Jan 03, 2018

Snug Falls (Snug Tiers / near Hobart, Tasmania, Australia)

Snug Falls was one of the closer waterfalls to the city of Hobart that we encountered. It was where the Snug River fell around 25-30m into a deep and lush gorge filled with low-lying ferns, fallen...

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Jan 03, 2018

Waterfall Bay (Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania, Australia)

Waterfall Bay typically referred to a body of water off the east coast of Tasmania on the rugged Tasman Peninsula. For the purposes of this page, I'm also using that term to refer to the 100m...

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Jan 03, 2018

Pelverata Falls (near Huonville, Tasmania, Australia)

Pelverata Falls was an attractively tall waterfall that was said to be 114m tall. The main drop didn't look to be that tall, but the overall height figure might have included the cascading...

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Jan 02, 2018

Lost Falls (Lake Leake, Tasmania, Australia)

Lost Falls was a truly lost waterfall, so to speak, as it was dry both times that Julie and I had visited it. As each visit took place in the month of November, I wondered if perhaps we just...

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Jan 02, 2018

Meetus Falls (Lake Leake, Tasmania, Australia)

Meetus Falls turned out to be a surprisingly pleasing and tall (I'm guessing 35m) waterfall that even produced a short rainbow on the day that we visited it for the first time in late November 2006...

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Jan 02, 2018

St Columba Falls (Pyengana, Tasmania, Australia)

Julie and I came to St Columba Falls with some expectations given that it was said to be one of Tasmania's tallest permanent waterfalls at 90m thereby drawing quite a bit of fanfare and literature...

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Jan 01, 2018

Ralphs Falls (Ringarooma, Tasmania, Australia)

Ralphs Falls was a very tall but thin waterfall dropping 100m over a rugged cliff facing a wide open expanse of farmlands belonging to the community of Ringarooma. We were able to take in the falls...

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Jan 01, 2018

Mathinna Falls (Fingal Valley, Tasmania, Australia)

Mathinna Falls was an attractive waterfall that seemed to have a backcountry quality about it even though the walk to reach its base was fairly short. Technically, there were actually four...

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Jan 01, 2018

Liffey Falls (near Deloraine, Tasmania, Australia)

Liffey Falls was a series of four distinct waterfalls on the Liffey River where each of them had distinct characteristics as well as unique names. The individual falls were named...

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Jan 01, 2018

Lilydale Falls (near Launceston, Tasmania, Australia)

Lilydale Falls was a pair of quaint but attractive waterfalls that really chilled out Julie and I on each of our visits here (despite these visits occurring in lower-than-average rainfall years)...

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Dec 31, 2017

Agnes Falls (near Toora, Victoria, Australia)

Agnes Falls was an impressive multi-tiered waterfall in the quiet South Gippsland region. Both times we've been to this waterfall, it was seen as part of a long day trip that looped throughout...

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Dec 31, 2017

Toorongo Falls (Noojee, Victoria, Australia)

Toorongo Falls was an impressively tall waterfall (I'm guessing at least 30m tall) with reliable flow on the Little Toorongo River. The smaller Amphitheatre Falls was on the adjacent Toorongo river.

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Dec 31, 2017

Steavenson Falls (Marysville, Victoria, Australia)

Steavenson Falls had a lot of fanfare prior to our visit during a drought-stricken November 2006 trip to the southeast of Australia. When we first saw it, we could totally see why even...

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Dec 31, 2017

Snobs Creek Falls (Eildon, Victoria, Australia)

Snobs Creek Falls (also known as just Snobs Falls) was a surprisingly reliably flowing waterfall that seemed to have defied the drought-stricken conditions that plagued most of our first visit...

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Dec 31, 2017

Woolshed Falls (Beechworth, Victoria, Australia)

Woolshed Falls was a cascading waterfall over a granite surface that gave it an interesting multi-tiered characteristic. While the falls itself was attractive and reason alone to make a visit...

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Dec 31, 2017

Newtown Falls (Beechworth, Victoria, Australia)

Newtown Falls was an unexpected waterfall attraction as it sat relatively hidden in the historic mining town of Beechworth. I noticed that in some of the literature out there, this waterfall may...

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Dec 31, 2017

Strath Creek Falls (Mt Disappointment State Forest, Victoria, Australia)

Strath Creek Falls (I've also seen it referred to as Murchison Falls; not to be confused with the one in Uganda) was barely hanging on to its last flows when we made a second visit here in...

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Dec 31, 2017

Sailors Falls (Daylesford, Victoria, Australia)

Sailors Falls was a convenient almost roadside waterfall situated in the Hepburn Regional Park just south of the historic town of Daylesford. As you can see from the photo at the top of this page...

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Dec 30, 2017

Trentham Falls (near Daylesford, Victoria, Australia)

Trentham Falls was one of the more well-known and popular waterfalls in the state of Victoria. And as you can see from the photo at the top of this page, it was little wonder why this was the case...

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Dec 30, 2017

Phantom Falls (Lorne, Victoria, Australia)

Phantom Falls was the last of the waterfalls in Victoria that we visited in the Great Ocean Road vicinity, which happened to be an area so full of waterfalls that visiting this one was almost...

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Dec 30, 2017

Straw Falls (Lorne, Victoria, Australia)

Straw Falls was a slender but tall waterfall in a seasonal creek feeding the Erskine River. Since it was on such a thin-flowing creek, I'd imagine that seeing this waterfall flow would require...

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Dec 30, 2017

Erskine Falls (Lorne, Victoria, Australia)

To Julie and I, Erskine Falls was probably the most impressive waterfall amongst the cluster of waterfalls around the town of Lorne in the Angahook-Lorne State Park (part of the larger Great Otway...

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Dec 30, 2017

Sheoak Falls (Lorne, Victoria, Australia)

Sheoak Falls was one of the few Great Ocean Road waterfalls that was very close to the Southern Ocean coast. We had seen another one that could be called a coastal waterfall on the Great Ocean Road...

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Dec 30, 2017

Carisbrook Falls (Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia)

Carisbrook Falls was probably one of the few waterfalls that we could quite seriously say was literally on the Great Ocean Road. Most of the rest of the waterfalls required some bit of a drive...

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Dec 30, 2017

Stevenson Falls (Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia)

Stevenson Falls was kind of a throw-in waterfall that Julie and I treated as a bonus after having been waterfall-saturated by visiting those found near Beech Forest (namely Beauchamp Falls, Triplet...

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Dec 30, 2017

Hopetoun Falls (Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia)

Hopetoun Falls was certainly one of the more pleasing waterfalls that we visited during our drought-stricken trip to Victoria in November 2006. And it performed equally well during a follow-up trip...

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Dec 30, 2017

Beauchamp Falls (Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia)

Beauchamp Falls was another waterfall that we targeted a visit to while touring the Great Otway National Park as we briefly detoured inland from the famous Great Ocean Road. What attracted us to...

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Dec 29, 2017

Triplet Falls (Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia)

Triplet Falls far exceeded our expectations as Julie and I were becoming conditioned to think that just about all the waterfalls west of Melbourne would be dry or trickling during our drought...

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Dec 29, 2017

Hopkins Falls (Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia)

Hopkins Falls was our waterfalling excuse to visit the quieter west end of the Great Ocean Road near the coastal town of Warrnambool. It was a short but wide waterfall (said to be 11m high and...

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Dec 29, 2017

Wannon Falls (Southern Grampians Shire, Victoria, Australia)

Wannon Falls had that classic rectangular plunge that really pleased Julie since this was the type of waterfall she tended to like more than the others. As you can see from the photo above...

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Dec 29, 2017

Nigretta Falls (Southern Grampians Shire, Victoria, Australia)

Nigretta Falls (a lady from the visitor centre in Hamilton pronounced it "NYE-gret-uh") was pretty much a mandatory stop for us since it was very close to and easily accessible from Wannon Falls...

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Dec 29, 2017

Kalymna Falls (Grampians National Park, Victoria, Australia)

Kalymna Falls was one of those waterfalls that had eluded us over the years. The first time we attempted to come here in November 2006, there was a total fire ban so there was a gate blocking...

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Dec 29, 2017

Beehive Falls (Grampians National Park, Victoria, Australia)

Beehive Falls was another one of the "minor" waterfalls within the Grampians National Park boundary where I happened to see it in two different personalities within a 24 hour period. Like with...

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Dec 29, 2017

Clematis Falls (Grampians National Park, Victoria, Australia)

Clematis Falls was what I considered to be one of the "minor" waterfalls of the Grampians National Park. As opposed to the "major" waterfalls in the park which would have pretty reliable flow...

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