Category Archives: Whyte River

Federal government has sanctioned more access to the Tarkine

The Bob Brown Foundation has released a number of statements including the following: “When Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull signed a new Regional Forest Agreement with Tasmanian Premier Hodgman in August, it was a death sentence for forests protected in reserves for … Continue reading

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Websites with southern Tarkine related information

Simply type in key words such as: Tarkine, Corinna, Corinna Wilderness Resort, Pieman River, Waratah, Philosopher’s Falls, Savage River, Whyte River, Luina, or Mt Donaldson.   You will find there are many tourism related online sites with information. I recall that … Continue reading

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Identifying flora along the Pieman and around Corinna

A number of panels provide excellent assistance for visitors who are curious to know what tree or bush they are looking at.      

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Time for dinner

For this adventure and discovery trip to the Tarkine, my friend and I had travelled from Hobart with packed eskies and bags of fresh fruit and vegetables so we were well prepared to cook our meals.  We had enjoyed a … Continue reading

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Walking to the Whyte River

Online information and panel boards indicated the walk to and from Whyte River would be more or less a walk in the park and take about 1.5 hours for the return trip. I remarked that it didn’t matter that my … Continue reading

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Opportunity to take a guided walk in the Tarkine

Into my email inbox flew an advertisement offering a brief 3 night guided tour experience of a few parts of the Tarkine.  More details can be read here. For avid readers of my blog you will see that this package … Continue reading

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Gold mining around Corinna

Gold was found in the north west of Tasmania during the 1850s. An April 1884 report, complete with geological sketch plans, by Mr G Thureau presented to the Parliament of Tasmania titled the  Mount Cleveland and Corinna Goldfields can be … Continue reading

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