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Luina way below

Our maps and information brochures indicated the remnants of a long gone mining town, Luina, were located not far from the foot of the hill on which the Whyte Lookout stands. Westwards from the Lookout, Waratah Road descends steeply to … Continue reading

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Aboriginal connections to the land now known as the Tarkine

At the Whyte Lookout, panels provided a range of information about the original owners (pre-European settlement) of the land in this part of the world; the Noe.Teller people. I was disappointed when I read these information boards; in my view … Continue reading

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Learning about plants

In a number of places during our visit to the southern Tarkine I saw interpretation panels providing information about the flora of the region. At the Whyte Lookout an excellent interpretative panel introduced us to a small selection of plants … Continue reading

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Whyte Lookout

After retracing our steps from Philosopher’s Falls and driving back to Waratah Road, we turned right and continued westwards for approximately 3 kilometres until we reached the left hand turn off for the Whyte Lookout. Two different viewing platforms each … 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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