Tag Archives: Lyell Highway

The largest town on the west coast: Queenstown

The carpark where the Frenchman’s Cap track starts is only 55 kms from Queenstown on Tasmania’s west coast. Not far to travel. Should be quick to get there? No. Not so. The tortuous Lyell Highway over the last 20 or … Continue reading

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Friday. The beginning of our adventure

At 8 am on a glorious blue sky morning, Jeanette drove to my home already loaded with food and walking boots and much more.  I slotted my esky and walking boots and all my bags into the remaining crevices.  This … Continue reading

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How to get to the Tarkine?

  Southern Tarkine We travelled from Hobart via overnight stops at Tullah and Waratah then onto Corinna for two nights next to the Pieman River. The route from Hobart followed the Lyell Highway (A10) to Queenstown, onto the Zeehan Highway … Continue reading

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