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Nelson Falls

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Address: Lyell Highway | Between Queenstown and Derwent Bridge, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia
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Visiting Nelson Falls was a nice break during a tiring drive to Queenstown. It's a pleasant short walk from the main road and an impressive sight. We saw it towards the end of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting Nelson Falls was a nice break during a tiring drive to Queenstown. It's a pleasant short walk from the main road and an impressive sight. We saw it towards the end of summer - I imagine it would be even more impressive at the end of winter with stringer water flows.

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Thank LindsayMann
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I didn't know about this waterfall until we looked at TripAdvisor, the town is definitely not stating one of it's best attractions. My friend and I agreed that she should get married there, she fell in love with everything about the waterfall. I am slightly less romantic but enjoyed myself thoroughly and it was only about a... More 

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Thank Rebekah G
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the 15 minute walk from parking area to view these falls. There was quite a bit of water coming over the falls at the time we visited. Very quiet - not many people around.

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Thank Joyous99
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short walk off the highway, this beautiful waterfall is great. You won't regret the trip. Go on a rainy day to really see it rushing!

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Thank Jamie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow such a surprise the falls were fantastic with a lovely walk thru rainforest and lovely creeks simply beautiful and falls amazing and surprising in there flow considering it is summer ,don't drive past visit this little gem as its only a short enjoyable and easily accessed walk you won't be disappointed

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned on seeing the wall in the wilderness but couldn't get there before closing so chose to drop in on these falls - so glad we did. Due to the rain recently,the falls were gushing and made for a spectacular site. The walk was a very easy at pretty in itself. So glad we stopped for a look.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Short walk along a small river that lead to this beautiful waterfall. Great spot to stretch your legs and take a break from the drive. It was remenescent of some of the walks and waterfalls that we saw in South Island ,New Zealand. Highly recommend.

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Thank Julie R
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relaxing ten minute stroll through truely beautiful rain forested area to the Neilson falls is a welcome stop after negotiating the winding roads from Strahan to this point on our way to Hobart.An easy access car park and amenities add to this Most welcome stop.

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Thank Joanne N
Adelaide
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

10 minute walk from the parking lot to the fall. It's absolutely gorgeous! Low level of fitness required. Boardwalk track, very well preserved. A nice, well needed stop coming from Queenstown. I could say you can access by wheelchair. A must if your coming from Strahan or Queenstown.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

A short 20 minute return walk through magnificent ferns and quiet stream leading to a magnificent waterfall. Track is easy and very well preserved. A refreshing stop for all ages.

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