Meander Forest Reserve

Under the backdrop of the Great Western Tiers, past the village of Meander lies the headwaters of the Meander River.

A haven for bushwalkers, picnicers and those seeking adventure activities that are offered by the commercial tourism operators, such as abseiling or horse riding

Meander Forest Reserves Bushwalks

An information booth located at the end of the road car park provides details of the walks in the area. For those short of time take a 10 minute stroll over the swingbridge to get a feel of the magnificent rainforest in this World Heritage Area.

Meander Falls Track

This 5-6 hour return walk gets you right under the Tiers with the beautiful falls, just fantastic when frozen in winter. One of Tasmania's Great Short Walks.

Split Rock Track

Starts at the swingbridge over the Meander River and features sandstone rock formations and pretty waterfalls. Expect to spend 2-3 hours on this track.

Stone Hut/ Bastion Cascade Circuit

This 5-6 hour circuit takes you to delightful areas of tall sandstone cliff and rock overhangs called 'The Croft'

Chasm Falls and Zig-Zag Rock Track

This 3-4 hour return walk from Smoko Creek follows old forestry roads and creeks before the track gets steeper near the falls.

Meander Picnic Area

An ideal starting point to explore the surrounding forest areas. Enjoy a barbecue or picnic before discovering the short streamside walk with its Gondwana species. Interpretation at this site also allows you to tap into the fascinating history of the area and gain insight into the local community's forest heritage.

Scotts Road Lookout

4 km up from the Meander Falls Road on this windy track through working forests gets you to a lookout with sweeping views over the valley and Tiers.


GPS Coordinates :

LAT :   41°39'57.62"S
LON : 146°36'54.99"E

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