Tag Archives: Queenstown

Arriving in Corinna on the Pieman River

The walk down Mt Donaldson was fast and easy as the track widened and flattened. We were exhilarated as we returned to the car with its dusty messages. These made us laugh and furthered our buoyant mood. Of course, my … Continue reading

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The road to Tullah

The township of Tullah is located not quite 60 kms north of Queenstown. The Zeehan Highway (A10) leaving Queenstown and then the Zeehan/Rosebery bypass, the Anthony Road (B28) both wind around the foothills of mountain ranges and through steep gorges. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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