We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Notley Fern Gorge

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Mystical and Wondrous

This forest is a truly beautiful place. It is accessed by a sealed road and there are parking... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Easy bush stroll - close to town

30-40 minute loop trail through giant ferns and temperate forest. Undulating but firm path. A few... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Launceston, Australia
via mobile
Read all 7 reviews
All photos (7)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sealed road”(2 reviews)
“moss”(2 reviews)
“creek”(3 reviews)
Notley Gorge Road, Legana, Tasmania 7277, Australia
Reviews (7)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sealed road moss creek towering platypus track gorge launceston
Updating list...
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This forest is a truly beautiful place. It is accessed by a sealed road and there are parking spaces, toilets and a guide map at the entrance. The walk itself takes roughly an hour to complete and is well-kept though occasionally there are overhanging branches...More

1  Thank discover99
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

30-40 minute loop trail through giant ferns and temperate forest. Undulating but firm path. A few bridges across water but not much flow today. I have seen a platypus here on previous occasions. Family, but not wheelchair, friendly. Pretty drive from Launceston and nice pre-lunch...More

Thank wtandy
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Very peaceful and tranquil setting approx 20 mins leisurely drive from Legana on the west Tamar. Rainforest setting. Need sturdy footwear. The walk down to the river/ creek is easy but coming back up may prove a little diffiicult if you are not reasonably fit....More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This less-known short trail is located about 30 mins drive from Launceston. Best approached from Bridgenorth Road then via Notley Gorge road, as this is a sealed road approach (Google Maps currently has Notley Fern Gorge in the wrong location, btw). The trail starts at...More

Thank mostlyharmless
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely 45 minute bushwalk loop featuring giant trees, huge ferns, and though a good firm track, some steep terrain. The bushranger Matthew Brady has a tree shelter along the way, and there are several bridges over creeks. Lucky enough to see a platypus there yesterday...More

Thank wtandy
Reviewed 15 February 2017

this is a lovely 45 minutes round walk and a great rainforest experience with huge treeferns and a little creek running through the Gorge

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Notley Gorge is about 25 kilometres from Launceston. The trail takes you down into the gorge over a creek, across bridge and beside a small waterfall. The walk is beautiful, with towering tree ferns and thick, lush greenery. There are several varieties of moss and...More

Thank Famof5Travellers
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Aspect Tamar Valley Resort
667 reviews
5.39 km away
Rosevears Estate
34 reviews
6.34 km away
Riverside Hotel Motel
309 reviews
12.59 km away
Tamar River Villas
148 reviews
14.61 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 7 nearby restaurants
Alpenrose Lakeside Bistro & Bar
206 reviews
5.40 km away
Hubert & Dan
88 reviews
6.27 km away
Elmslie Tasmania
45 reviews
7.40 km away
Rosevears Hotel
310 reviews
7.78 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4 nearby attractions
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
128 reviews
6.56 km away
Glengarry Bush Maze
24 reviews
7.37 km away
Tasmania Zoo
429 reviews
6.35 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Trevor S
2 April 2018|
Response from wtandy | Reviewed this property |
There certainly are on occasion. Though more likely after regular, recent rain. None of our family of five encountered any on our walk through there this morning.