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Notley Fern Gorge

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Notley Gorge Road, Legana, Tasmania 7277, Australia
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Mystical and Wondrous

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

Reviewed yesterday
discover99
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Queensland
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
wtandy
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Launceston, Australia
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“moss” (2 reviews)
“creek” (3 reviews)
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Notley Gorge Road, Legana, Tasmania 7277, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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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

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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
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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

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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
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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
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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

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Trevor S
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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.
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