Nelson Falls, Queenstown

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The Nelson Falls, a cascade waterfall, is located in the UNESCO World Heritagelisted Tasmanian Wilderness, in the West Coast region of Tasmania, Australia.Location and featuresThe Nelson Falls are situated in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, accessible from, located to the west, via the Lyell Highway through the Nelson Valley. The falls descend approximately.
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  • Walk to the falls is flat and accessible by wheelchair or with a strollers. Path meanders through rain forest to the falls. Toilets also available at the beginning of the track. One of Tasmanias top 6...  more »
  • An amazing waterfall hidden in the rainforest which is easily accessible. It's only a 20min return walk along a very easy track. Parking and toilets are available. It can get very cold even in summer.  more »
  • Beautiful set of falls that is an easy walk from the carpark. Clean well looked after toilet facilities and a great spot to stop to stretch your legs and have a picnic to break your journey.  more »
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  • With an easy walk mostly on Boardwalk comma Nelsons Falls is a beautiful little stopping spot when driving from Strahan to Hobart along side the edge of the Franklin Wilderness. When there in October, Nelsons Falls were flowing in full force and it was beautiful. We walked in the rain about just over 1 km with our umbrellas. Worth the stop!
  • Super easy to find and walk. Took less than 20 minutes return and disabled accessible the whole way. Beautiful serenity and Boeing platform
  • Yes if you driving through you must stop and take the short easy walk to be blown away by this wide cascading water fall. The Nelson falls was very good indeed.
  • Easy 15-20 mins walk into a rainforest style walk and at the end you will find the lovely waterfall
  • Amazing!!! The waterfall was so beautiful, and the walk to it was about 15-25 minutes return.

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