Tag Archives: Tullah

Our ‘home’ at Corinna

We were elated with the high quality of our accommodation.  After the extreme smells at Tullah, and the ugly house in Waratah, our cottage named ‘Hobbs’ (named after James Hobb who landed at the Pieman River in 1824) was stylish, … Continue reading

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Waratah

Waratah sits at the eastern gateway to the Tarkine wilderness and adjacent to the Savage River National Park. It is a 40-minute drive south of Burnie and 50 kms north from Tullah. The road through the area was not completed until 1963.  … Continue reading

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Stamping our feet was out of the question

By the time we left St James Church my travelling companion and I were mentally fatigued from information and sensory overload and my feet wanted a rest.  Our experiences early that day included driving from Tullah, walking to and from … Continue reading

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On the road again; this time towards Waratah

  We enjoyed the beauty around Tullah, despite not allocating sufficient time to explore the town and its surrounds in depth. With mixed feelings we left this small town and headed north on the Murchison Highway (A10). Mostly we were … Continue reading

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Walking and other opportunities around Tullah

Tullah is not properly considered to be part of the Tarkine and therefore we did not allocate time to explore the area. However, blog followers may be interested in two walks: Mt Murchison is the highest point on the West … 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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