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Franklin River Nature Trail

#99 of 681 things to do in Tasmania Features Animals
Lyell Highway | Between Derwent Bridge and Queenstown, Tasmania 7140, Australia
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Great short walk

Stopped to break up the drive and stretch the legs. Relatively flat path, well marked, picnic... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Alice R
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Franklin River Rafting - phenomenal

I did the 10 day option with Franklin River Rafting. Our guides Elias, Leon and Chris skillfully... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
emilyjanetclarke
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Melbourne, Australia
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Lyell Highway | Between Derwent Bridge and Queenstown, Tasmania 7140, Australia
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped to break up the drive and stretch the legs. Relatively flat path, well marked, picnic tables and toilets here with ample parking. Plenty of fungi around, mossy trees and a running river.

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I did the 10 day option with Franklin River Rafting. Our guides Elias, Leon and Chris skillfully guided the group of 10 rafters on 3 rafts. The scenery is spectacular, the food is delicious and ample and the knowledge of the guides is excellent. We...More

Thank emilyjanetclarke
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Our trip down the Franklin with Elias, Leon and Elaine from Franklin River Rafting was fantastic. I was concerned about the food we would be given (and the coffee) but came away really impressed. From start to finish we felt safe and thoroughly looked after....More

Thank simon863
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The guides were so experienced - their knowledge was amazing and their food and preparation was outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble. Could not recommend it highly enough.

Thank 168kelly
Reviewed 30 March 2017

what an amazing river and what an amazing rafting company to share this experience with. the knowledge of history and knowledge of the area by the guides was awesome, the food they provided was amazing and the overall experience of the trip was excellent! really...More

Thank muel101
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Came out on the 10 Day trip with Brett Jim and Klaudia. The Franklin is world class rafting. This World Heritage area is a hard one to beat in any measure. Brett and the team are experienced, professional, and love this river. Going down with...More

Thank scorryjones
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Be aware that the signage says picnic stop but there is a short walk that is a definite must see. Lots of beautiful lichens and mosses all throughout this rainforest. There are also toilets available.

Thank S P
Reviewed 17 March 2017

this is a beautiful part of Tasmania an area not to miss. If caravaning or in a motor home free camping along the river. tranquil relaxing amazing .

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Four of us just finished 10 amazing days in the beautiful Tasmanian wilderness rafting the Franklin River. We highly recommend going with Water by Nature. We had the time of our life, thrills, spills, wildlife (birds including sea eagles & 2 platypus) & tranquility. Our...More

1  Thank Paul J
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Not one of the best walks we did during our trip but it seems to be popular with families as there is a boardwalk, so walking is easier than some. I expected better views of the river, but whether the erosion of part of the...More

Thank Julie P
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