Category Archives: Lake Rosebery

Lake Rosebery

Lake Rosebery, an 8.5 square kilometre expanse of water, was created in the early 1980s by the construction of the Bastyan Dam on the Pieman River for Hydro generation. Feeder rivers include the dammed Mackintosh and Murchison rivers. When full, … Continue reading

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Reflections on Lake Rosebery

The smell was there when I woke next morning and as potent as ever, so I packed early and headed out for a walk along Lake Rosebery.  The air was fresh and I felt invigorated to be out and about.  … Continue reading

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Out and about at the Tullah Wilderness Lodge

  Benches and tables made from local wood dotted the lawn in front of the bar and restaurant. After wandering closer to the Lake Rosebery shoreline, we retreated to these seats and sat sipping welcome gin and tonics and red … Continue reading

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Spending the night in Tullah

We arrived at our accommodation, the Tullah Lakeside Lodge not long before 3 pm.  This sprawling complex sits next to the large stunningly beautiful Lake Rosebery. Our Standard Room provided two single beds and a queen sized bed in a large … Continue reading

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Tullah

Tullah is located on the edge of Lake Rosebery in the northern part of the West Coast Range about an 80-minute drive, 111 km south of Burnie. Following the discovery of silver lead ore (galena) in 1897 by Josiah Innes, the township was … Continue reading

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The Tarkine. Do you know where you are going?

When mentioning I would like to visit the Tarkine, one friend responded “no-one knows where its boundaries are, so where are you going”. All I knew was that the Tarkine was somewhere in the north western quarter of Tasmania and … Continue reading

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